Extra virgin olive oil is moisturising, hypoallergenic, anti-infective and anti-inflammatory. It is a very stable oil that maintains its healing properties when gently infused like in this recipe. It is also rich in a host of potent natural antioxidants – which not only protect your scalp and hair from the effects of sun radiation and pollution, but also help preserve the hair oil for longer. Containing plenty of vitamin A, D, E and K, it is nourishing, soothing and protective to your scalp and to your hair.
The sacred texts of Ayurveda name sesame oil as the best of all oils. It’s used in our Hair oil for its warming and relaxing effect on the nervous system when applied to the head. It’ll also help counter any irritation in the scalp and nourish your hair.
Black seed oil
With its strong antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties, black seed oil soothes and protects your scalp. It naturally stimulates hair growth, and gently nourishes and moisturises both the hair and the hair follicle, with a variety of essential fatty acids, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.
Jojoba oil is an excellent moisturiser and a soothing remedy for dry, irritated scalps and to alleviate dandruff. It is naturally rich in antioxidants which protect your scalp and hair from harmful environmental factors.
Cold-pressed castor oil is renowned for its ability to promote hair growth. It’s also a very moisturising oil, which has a reparative effect on dry, damaged hair and dandruff-ridden scalps.
Cold-pressed coconut oil is another deeply hydrating oil that improves the condition of your scalp and hair. It works to make your hair shinier, fuller and bouncier with every use.
Sage is a powerful herb with antioxidant, nourishing, hormone-balancing and antiseptic effects. It helps keep your scalp and hair protected, nourished and healthy. It helps rejuvenate the hair, balances excessive oil production and soothes irritation and inflammation. It is traditionally used to delay the onset of greying and promote hair strength.
Nettle is cleansing, nutritious and anti-inflammatory – making it perfect for any conditions affecting the skin or hair. It helps to purify, soothe and protect the scalp and hair, bringing deep nutrition with a variety of vitamins and minerals.
Horsetail is high in silica, which prevents your delicate hair strands from breaking and boosts blood circulation in your scalp. Improved blood circulation means better tissue oxygenation and nutrition, better scalp health and enhanced hair growth.
Dried rosemary and rosemary essential oil
We’ve included dried rosemary and rosemary essential oil in our hair oil to reap all the benefits of this hair-loving plant. Rosemary enhances blood flow in your scalp, which in turn promotes better hair nutrition and growth.
Gotu kola encourages your skin cells to regenerate, which can improve your scalp health. Gotu kola also stimulates hair growth by boosting blood circulation to the scalp.
Bala is an Ayurvedic antioxidant and moisturiser.
Musta is an antioxidant that helps retain hair colour and pigmentation.
Bhringraj helps to prevent hair loss, promotes shine and improves softness.
Amla is high in vitamin C, working to keep your hair healthy and giving it shine and volume. It is a natural conditioner: it helps prevent dandruff and greying and helps to strengthen your hair’s roots.
Lemon essential oil
With a refreshing citrusy scent, lemon essential oil has been shown to uplift the mood and enhance focus, memory and mental performance. Its antimicrobial properties also assist with purifying the scalp. It also helps balance oil levels and combats dandruff.
Cypress essential oil
We added a few drops of cypress essential oil for its clean, fresh aroma and invigorating, energising effect. Cypress essential oil is also an excellent balancing and restorative remedy for oily hair, helping balance the activity of oil-producing sebaceous glands.
Peppermint essential oil
Peppermint essential oil creates a delightfully cooling sensation when applied to the scalp. It helps relieve any headaches, induces relaxation and increases blood flow of capillaries in the scalp, helping bring oxygenation and nutrition to the tissues and supporting hair growth. Studies show that it helps increase the number and depth of hair follicles.
Ylang ylang essential oil
This tropical, relaxing plant helps regulate sebum production and balances the appearance of oily hair. It is naturally antiseptic and anti-inflammatory, but also gentle and soothing. It stimulates hair growth and reduces thinning by helping to increase circulation and stimulating dormant follicles.
Vitamin E is a potent antioxidant, which helps protect your hair and scalp from various adverse environmental factors, including air pollution and sun exposure. It speeds up the healing process and reduces the appearance of any scars.
This product contains olive oil, sesame oil, black seed oil, jojoba oil, castor oil, coconut oil, sage, nettle, horsetail, dried rosemary and rosemary essential oil, gotu kola, bala, musta, bhringraj, amla, lemon essential oil, cypress essential oil, peppermint essential oil, ylang ylang essential oil and Vitamin E.
Gently massage the oil onto your scalp using your fingertips in a circular motion, to stimulate blood circulation and hair growth. Apply the oil left on your palms to your hair, to nourish and soften the hair and increase moisture and shine. Cover with a towel or shower cap and leave on overnight. The next day, shampoo your hair while dry, and rinse thoroughly. Condition as normal – you can also use coconut oil, our extra virgin olive oil or even a smaller quantity of our Hair oil as a conditioner.