Winter Special Hair Oil: Rujuta Diwekar’s Secret Hair Oil Recipe For Healthy Locks

Learn how to prepare winter special hair oil for dry scalp, hair fall and greying hair along with its benefits for your hair and scalp.  

Written by: Charu Sharma Updated at: 2022-01-01 10:30

As the winter season knocks on our door with jingling bells, chilli winds and the celebratory spirit, it can also be a reason for various hair concerns. Where we all try our best to take care of that mane and make our locks look lucious, dry winter hair doesn’t always corporate. Hair fall, dry scalp and even premature greying are some of the hair care concerns that come our way during this season. To solve all your hair care woes, Celebrity Nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar has shared her mother’s recipe of winter special hair oil for dry scalp, hair fall and greying hair. Let us slide right into this and learn how to prepare this oil along with its benefits for your hair and scalp. 

Winter Special Hair Oil

Follow the given instructions to prepare a nourishing herbal oil mix for preventing hair fall, moisturizing dry scalp and preventing premature greying of hair. 


  • 20 Hibiscus Flowers
  • 30 Neem Leaves
  • 30 Curry Leaves
  • 5 small onions
  • 1 teaspoon fenugreek seeds
  • 1 leaf Aloe vera
  • 15-20 Jasmine Flowers
  • 1 Litre Coconut Oil


  • Take a bowl of water and soak some fenugreek seeds into it for an hour.
  • Take the aloe vera leaf and cut it into small pieces.
  • Take a mixer blender and grind all the ingredients together
  • Add in one litre of pure coconut oil to this grinded paste.
  • Pour this mix into a skittle or pan and heat it for about 30 to 45 minutes on a low flame.
  • As the colour of this oil mix starts to turn green, turn off the flame and allow it to cool.
  • Once cooled, transfer the herbal oil into a glass bottle and massage your scalp well.

Benefits of The Herbal Winter Oil

Enriched with the goodness of plants and herbs like hibiscus, neem, curry leaves and onions, this herbal oil is nourishing, hydrating and moisturizing. Let us take a step ahead and learn more about the benefits of this winter hair oil.

Hibiscus Flowers

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Hibiscus is a deep red colored flower that has been a part of various hair care remedies. Due to its flavonoids and amino acid ich content, hibiscus helps in strengthening the roots, delaying premature greying, protects scalp from external damage, prevents dandruff, regulates sebaceous glands and provides deep conditioning to the hair strands.

Neem Leaves

Loded with the goodness of antibacterial, antifungal, antimicrobial, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, neem leaves are something that can do wonders to your hair and skin. Application of this medicinal plant leaves helps in providing relief from itching, prevents premature greying, intensifies the growth and provides nourishment to your hair. 

Curry Leaves

Curry leaves are something that are widely used in various south Indian delicacies to enhance the flavour of the food. Not just for your taste buds but the use of curry leaves can be beneficial for your hair as well. Rich in antioxidants and protein content, curry leaves help in keeping your hair healthy and makes them strong by neutralizing the free radicals. Application or consumption of curry leaves is also known to promote hair growth, control hair fall, repair damaged hair, provide strength and prevent damage.


A product that has been trending alot in the hair care industry, onions are known for their the sulphur content present abundantly in this root vegetable. The presence of sulphur helps in reversing greying, treating alopecia, encouraging hair growth, calming the itchy scalp, fighting dandruff and dry scalp along with providing moisture to the scalp. 

Aloe Vera

A gel plant that can easily be found in your neighbourhood, aloe vera leaf is known for its soothing and moisturizing properties. Application of aloe vera gel on your scalp helps in rejuvenating the dry scalp, stimulating hair growth, reduces frizziness, curbs hair fall and eliminates the microbial infection. 

Jasmine Flowers

A fresh sweet smelling flower that works as a natural conditioner and provides strength to your hair. Application of this flower helps in fighting scalp infection, makes your locks look radiant, provides moisture to the scalp and acts as an anti-lice agent. 

Fenugreek Seeds

Also Read: Fenugreek Seeds Health Benefits You Must Know

A rich source of nutrients such as protein, vitamins A, C & K, folic Acid, calciyum, potassium and iron, these seeds are not just good for your health but hair as well. Application of fenugreek seeds on the scalp helps in promoting hair growth, preventing hair fall and providing a healthy environment to the scalp. 

Coconut Oil

The Key ingredient of the nourishing winter hair oil, coconut oil is widely used and is well known for its nourishing and hydrating properties. Presence of uric acid helps in providing nourishment to the hair, tame frizz, moisturize scalp and strands, provide shine and heal damage and breakage.

Getting a hair massage can be a quite relaxing experience but one should take caution before using any hair oil as every hair type is different. Finding a hair oil that suits you can be a task but will help your strands to stay healthy. Before using this hair oil make sure that you take a patch test and ensure that you are not allergic to any of the ingredients used. 

(This article is based on a post by Celebrity Nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar on instagram)


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