Make Marigold Flower A Part of Your Hair Care Routine, Read Benefits & Uses

Marigold flowers can be used to prevent and treat different hair problems. Here is how to use marigold flowers and their benefits.

Chanchal Sengar
Written by: Chanchal SengarPublished at: May 26, 2022Updated at: May 26, 2022
Make Marigold Flower A Part of Your Hair Care Routine, Read Benefits & Uses

Flowers are beautiful and soothing but they are not meant just for admiration and gifting. Some flowers are really beneficial to enhance our outer beauty. By this we mean for skin care and hair care that define your personality. Flowers contain natural oils and nutrients that can help in treating numerous daily life issues. Marigold flowers are very commonly found and while these bright yellow flowers look every bit glorious, you can utilize these to boost your hair care game. Marigold flower leaves can be made into hair masks and oil extracted from them can also be used to promote hair growth. Without further ado, let us tell you benefits of marigold flowers for hair and how to use them.

Benefits of marigold flowers for hair

Here are some reasons/benefits of using marigold flowers on your hair.

Marigold for hair growth

One of the many benefits of marigold oil for hair is increased growth. There are many hair oils that you must have tried by now but trust us, marigold oil works wonders! It has certain proteins that boost hair growth and regrowth, both. Applying this oil on your scalp twice a week would make your hair grow faster with visible results in just a couple of weeks.

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How to make marigold oil:

  • Wash some marigold leaves to get rid of dirt and debris.
  • Now in a pan, add one bowl of olive oil, coconut oil or almond oil, whichever you prefer to put in your hair.
  • Now add marigold leaves to it and let it boil on slow flame for 10-15 minutes.
  • Keep the bowl aside and let the oil cool down.
  • You can sieve it to remove leaves from it or use as it is.
  • Store this oil in a container for future use.
Marigold flower for hair

Reduced hair fall

If you are experiencing chronic hair fall, you must try marigold flowers to prevent and reduce hair fall. This is particularly helpful for people who wash their hair often or heat style frequently as these damage hair over time. Here is how to use marigold flowers to reduce hair fall:

  • In two cups of water, add a cup of marigold flower petals.
  • Boil this water on low flame for 15 minutes until it is reduced to half.
  • Let it cool down.
  • Use this marigold water to rinse your hair after shampoo.

Treats Dandruff

This is one of the common hair care problems, right? Almost every third person is dealing with dandruff, scaly, flaky and itchy scalp. Instead of using dandruff care products, this time try marigold flowers to get rid of dandruff. To treat dandruff, follow these steps:

Marigold flower for hair

  • Massage marigold oil to your scalp before going to bed.
  • Wash your hair next day and rinse with marigold water.
  • The cleansing and antibacterial properties of marigold would help in eliminating bacteria from your scalp. It would cleanse and nourish the scalp to reduce dandruff gradually.

Regain natural shine

To bring back the lost shine of the hair, marigold flowers can help you. Dull and dry hair can be treated with marigold flower hair mask. Here is how to make marigold hair mask:

  • In a blender, add clean marigold flower leaves and make a paste
  • To this paste, add yogurt to it.
  • You can also add some reetha and shikakai powder to this to add its value.
  • Apply this hair mask on your hair and leave it for 20-30 minutes.
  • Now, wash your hair with a natural cleanser.
  • Do this 2-3 times a week regularly.

In a nutshell, marigold flowers can be used to keep hair healthy. Use can it in different ways to cater to different hair concerns. 

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