How To Make Oil at Home? Checkout 4 Easy Ways To Make Homemade Hair Oil

If you wish to use natural hair oils on your hair, here are some homemade hair oil that you can make and use.

Written by: Chanchal Sengar Updated at: 2022-04-08 19:30

Oiling is very helpful for hair growth and we all know that. There are different types of hair oil with different ingredients to cater to a myriad health issues. Specific ingredients are helpful in resolving particular hair issues. For example, you must have seen people using onion oil to prevent hair thinning and falling. Similarly, bhringraj oil helps in boosting hair growth. Thus, different hair oils are meant for different purposes. But we should also not neglect that these are slightly expensive and not everyone can afford them despite these being made with natural and easily accessible ingredients. But worry not, we have got you covered. You can make homemade hair oil easily with limited ingredients, scroll down to know how.

Onion Oil for Hair

Onion oil is great for hair because it reduces dandruff and treats scalp infection that may be causing hair fall. Onion oil possesses antibacterial properties that keep scalp clean and ward off possible problems. Not just that onion oil also increases shine of your hair. Here is how to make hair oil with onion:

  • Finely chop 2 onions.
  • In a pan, add two cups of coconut oil and chopped onions.
  • Heat this oil at low flame for 5 minutes.
  • After that, cover the pan with lid and put it aside to cool down.
  • If you don’t like the fragrance, you can add two drops of any fragrant essential oils of your choice.
  • Keep this oil away from direct sunlight and store in refrigerator.
  • You can apply this oil on your hair for about 10 days.

Amla Hair Oil

Amla is rich in Vitamin C and it is extensively used since ages. This is one of the common hair oils that promote hair growth, strength and thickness. Amla or Indian gooseberry is great for hair and eating it also boosts health in many ways.

  • Take 4-5 amla and de-seed them. Cut them into fine pieces.
  • Put them to sun dry to eliminate all the moisture from amla. 
  • In a bowl, add coconut oil or olive oil, whichever you prefer.
  • Put dried amla into this oil pan and heat it on low flame for 5 minutes.
  • Let the oil cool down by keeping it aside. 
  • You can put a few drops of essential oil to make it smell good.
  • Transfer the oil to a bottle and store it in a cool place.

Hair oil with Curry Leaves

Curry leaves are widely used in South Indian foods but that is not all. Curry leaves are great for your hair too. Did you ever come to know South Indian people have long, strong, black and thick hair. Follow these steps to make curry leaves hair oil at home:

  • In a pan, add two cups of coconut oil and heat it.
  • Add 15-20 curry leaves to oil and heat it along.
  • After five minutes, put the pan aside and let it cool down.
  • Transfer the oil to a bottle and use whenever you want.

Homemade hibiscus oil

Have you ever heard of haircare benefits of hibiscus? This flower is rich in vitamin A, C and several other minerals that help in repairing and rejuvenating your hair. If you are experiencing untimely hair greying or hair fall, you must make hibiscus oil at home to treat these issues. Here is how to make hibiscus oil at home:

  • Take 5-6 hibiscus flower petals and leaves.
  • Dry leaves and petals in sun until all the water is dried.
  • Heat one cup of coconut oil and put these dried leaves and petals to it.
  • Transfer the oil to a bottle and use whenever you want.

These are only four types of homemade hair oil but you can make many such oils at home in easy way. These might take some time to make but these are free from any kind of preservatives.

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