Have you ever considered doing a henna treatment on your hair? If not, you're missing out. Ayurveda is known to focus on the well being of the person, including the spiritual, physical, and psychological healing. Most naturals using Indian powders such as Henna, Cassia, Amla, and Brahmi for their Ayurvedic treatments that help with hair. Some even like to apply their powder of choice to damp hair after they have mixed with their ingredients of choice such as honey, tea, water, or their favorite conditioner for best results. Here are a few of the most common Ayurvedic treatments that are used on natural hair.
Brahmi powder: Brahmi powder is known to make your hair thicker and more nourished. The powder is typically used with other powders such as amla, neem, or tulsi to combat a dry and itchy scalp. This powder is also used to promote the overall health of your hair, including preventing split ends, reduction of hair loss, and reduction of dandruff if it is used on your hair regularly.
Amla powder: This substance is also known as Indian gooseberry, is a fruit that is native to India. Amla is known for its high content of vitamin C and high antioxidant strength, which is really great when it applied as a paste. Best of all, Amla powder is known to nourish the hair and scalp, add volume, and even darken your natural hair color with regular use.
Henna powder: Henna is one of the most popular Auyvedic powders for naturals. Most henna users enjoy using it due to its thickening qualities and it’s ability to cover grey hair since it deposits a reddish like dye on the strands that is subtle. Just like the other powders henna is best used when it is mixed with your favorite conditioner, ingredients and water.
Cassia Obovata Powder: Cassia, also known as Senna, is similar to henna powder; however, it does not stain the hair. It is great for conditioning your hair. Similar to the other powders, Cassia can strengthen the hair, and nourishing your hair scalp. If you’re looking for a great deep conditioning treatment Cassia is perfect for you.
As you can see, the Auyvedic treatments are great deep conditioning treatments for your natural hair. You can incorporate it in your regimen to increase the overall health of your hair.