According to Ayurveda, hair is considered a by-product tissues (dhatus) responsible for bone growth (asthi dhatu). That it gives rise to the growth of hair, so hair health directly and largely depends on the quality of supply of bone tissue. However, daily hair care largely determines their status, appearance, health. Hair consists of 97% protein and 3% of moisture.
Growth and hair loss depends on many factors - age, health, nutrition, hormonal activity, seasonal changes and climatic conditions. Trauma, stress and anxiety can negatively affect the growth of hair, as in these states is necessary for the health of the blood supply and oxygen to the scalp is reduced.
Ayurvedic Hair Care consists of simple daily routines, facing the nature of their nature. It is aimed at maintaining the health and beauty of hair due to the preservation of the same natural methods:
Every day in the morning or in the evening massage the scalp with light movements, pre-inflicting on her a few drops of lavender or rosemary oil. Then comb the hair, having made 50 motions brush or comb from top to bottom, from the skin to the hair ends.
Do not use metal combs and hair brushes. Avoid too tight hairpins and gums and always remove them before going to bed.
Protect your hair from the sun's rays.
Wash your hair with warm, slightly cool, not flowing water.
Do not use shampoos and hair daily, especially if you scalp dry.
Use natural composition or means of hair care, avoiding all sorts of chemical sprays, paints and tools for curling. Natural dyes and hair conditioners are broths: sage and rosemary - for black hair, henna or a pinch of saffron - for red or copper hair, chamomile flowers - for light hair, walnut - for dark brown hair. Broth is, in fact, very strong herbal tea. To cook fresh or dried plant parts is boiled to extract the essence. Decoctions are applied directly to the hair after shampooing.
Do one of the weekly nutritional treatments for the hair and scalp.
Massage the scalp is the first in importance and mandatory weekly procedure, the best way to maintain a healthy hair. It requires quite a bit of time and simple to perform:
For dry and sensitive skin: rub into the scalp 1 teaspoon of warm sesame oil for 10 minutes. Wrap your head with a towel warmed for 5-10 minutes. For sensitive skin perform this procedure once a week, and for dry skin or dandruff - twice. It is best to perform a massage in the morning, immediately after waking up, or in the evening, just before going to bed. Massage stimulates blood circulation in the scalp, so do not spend it immediately after a meal, when blood flow to the digestive organs is required.
For oily skin: head down, swipe 50 times a brush made of natural materials or comb through the hair from root to tip to the natural grease is distributed evenly.
Headstand ... is a well-known tool ozdoravlivayuschim hair. The secret to enhance blood circulation of the scalp, and therefore - to improve the supply of hair. Should be careful in case you have high blood pressure.
If you have oily hair and the activity of the sebaceous glands increase (which may be due to hormonal imbalance, in which case the excess fat clog pores) - you should just wash your hair more often suitable shampoo with natural compounds and head massage only use a light oil (sage, almond , neem or rosemary) with the addition of 2-3 drops of lavender essential oil.
Good ayurvedic method ozdoravlivayuschim hair of any type, is the daily application to the hair roots of a small amount of coconut oil with the same addition of 2-3 drops of essential oil of lavender or rosemary before bedtime. This procedure is perfectly strengthens hair.