Friday, August 23, 2013

My New Recipe for Hair- Hibiscus Hair Oil

Benefits of Hibiscus for Hair Care-
1.The red flowers (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) is mainly used for hair and skin care.  
2. It is claimed to be effective in curbing hair fall and dandruff. 
3. According to some, hibiscus is very effective in boosting hair growth.
4. It is also used as a remedy for premature graying and split ends. 
5. Application of ground hibiscus leaves and flowers is believed to be beneficial for the scalp, as it has cooling and soothing properties. 
6. This herb is also found to be a good conditioner and moisturizer for hair. 
7. It can make the hair soft, supple, and shiny. 

As far as skin care is concerned, hibiscus is believed to treat acne, suntan and dark circles. It is also used for improving complexion, for skin tightening, and for preventing wrinkles.
Read more at Buzzle: http://www.buzzle.com/articles/hibiscus-for-hair-care.html

Ingredients
3  16ounce Organic Coconut Oil/ Parachute Coconut Oil - Indian Store
Net wt. 8 oz Dry Red Hibiscus from Persian store

Procedure:
1. Grind to make a powder of dry Red Hibiscus flowers.
2. Soak the powder in 16 oz of Organic coconut oil for 3 days
3. In a low flame boil for at least 15 minutes.
4. Strain and reserve the oil in a glass jar. ( easy to reheat)
5. I saved the strained leftovers; it worked as a excellent body scrub but little hard.