Neelibhringadi Hair Oil or Neelibhringadi kerataila (coconut oil) is a classic recipe from Sahasrayoga, Tailaprakarana. It is a deeply cooling recipe consisting of Neeli (Indigofera tinctoria), Bhringaraja (Eclipta alba) and Amla (Embilica officinalis), fortified with the nourishing properties of four kinds of milk – Goat, Buffalo, Cow and Coconut milk.
Neelibhringadi Hair Oil is available in two bases, a sesame oil base suited for the dry winter months and a coconut oil base, more cooling and Pitta pacifying to the head and body.
Features and benefits of Neelibhringadi Hair Oil –
- The ingredients activate and rejuvenate cells in your scalp and follicles, ensuring that a major proportion of hair stays in anagen (growing) phase and attains full length and natural black colour.
- Amla combined with the milk of Cow, Goat, Buffalo, and Coconut imparts intense cooling properties to the product.
- Anjana or Antimony sulphide, a mineral ingredient is a time-tested remedy for preventing premature greying.
- Application of the Neelibhringadi hair oil to the bregma region relieves Pitta aggravation in the whole body.
- The ingredients of Neelibhringadi hair oil act in synergy to rejuvenate dry and sallow hair.
Since Neelibhringadi hair oil is intensely cooling in nature, individuals with body aches and pains (inflammatory fascitis) should seek professional advice before selecting a head oil.
- Massage a few drops of Neelibhringadi hair oil to the scalp everyday before bath.
- Massage the oil onto the scalp with fingertips, slowly in a circular motion for at least 15-20 minutes, for best results.
The coconut oil based recipe is recommended for daily use in adolescents and adults, in both men and women.
NILI (Indigofera tinctoria)
Nili is known in Ayurveda for its medicinal values and anti-poisonous effect. Many studies have been conducted on Neeli to prove its pharmacology activities. Its blue-black colour stains dull and greying hair, protecting it from further damage. Nourishes the hair from root to tip.
BHRINGARAJA (Eclipta alba)
Popularly known as ‘False Daisy’ in English, Bhringaraja is a traditional wonder herb, that is hugely recommended for growing long, silky and strong hair.
SATAKRUTHA LATHA (Cardiospermum halicacabum Linn)
It is an important medicinal plant in the traditional system of medicine, known as karṇasphoṭa. The root of it is officially included in Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia for its therapeutic uses in conditions such as jvara(fever), kuṣṭha(skin diseases), pāṇḍu, kṣaya and sandhivāta etc.
DHATRI PHALA (Embilica officinalis)
The benefits of Amalaki are numerous, part of why it is considered to be the best anti-ageing ingredient in all of Ayurveda. It is the highest source of heat-stable Vitamin C, source of polyphenols and supports digestion, metabolism, elimination and normal liver function and excellent for the hair and skin.
YASHTIMADHU (Glycyrrhiza glabra)
Yashtimadhu is beneficial in treating acid peptic disease. It reduces gastric acid secretion and inhibits the formation of peptic ulcers. It is also one of the world’s most widely researched herbs for its role in supporting the body’s normal digestive function. Useful in Hyperacidity, Useful in Peptic ulcer, Useful in Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). Externally applied, it pacifies Pitta and reverses inflammatory changes.
GUNJA (Abrus precatorious)
Gunja, one of the poisonous plants reported in ancient scriptures of Ayurveda, comes under (Upavisha) category. Gunja is used in treating various diseases such as Indralupta (alopecia), Shotha(oedema), Krimi (helminths), Kustha (skin diseases), Kandu (itching), Prameha (urinary disorders), etc.
AJAKSHEERA (Goat’s Milk)
Goats’ milk is highly nutritious, contains essential vitamins and minerals and higher amounts of potassium, iron and Vitamin A.
MAHISHA KSHEERA (Buffalo’s Milk)
Buffalo’s milk is highly nutritious and anabolic according to Ayurveda. It is brhmaniya(strengthening)and nidrajanaka (sleep inducing) in nature.
DHENU KSHEERA (Cow’s Milk)
Cow’s milk is rich in vitamins and calcium. It is strengthening and provides moisturization. It promotes bone and hair health.
Coconuts are especially high in manganese, which is essential for bone health and the metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins, and cholesterol. They’re also rich in copper and iron, which help form red blood cells, as well as selenium, an important antioxidant that protects your cells.
It is a medicine of traditional technique which protects the eye form various diseases. The collyrium is mentioned as a daily routine to the eyes. According to most of the Rasa Shastra literature, five types of collyrium (Anjana) has been described like Sauviranjana, Rasanjana, Srotanjana, Pushapanjana, and Nilanjana.
COCONUT OIL (Cocos nucifera)
Coconut oil is an excellent moisturizing product for your hair. It can be used both before and after you wash your hair to help prevent damage and keep your hair looking shiny and healthy. This can help prevent a dry, flaky scalp and dandruff, as well as split ends and hair breakage.
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