The ayurvedic hair oil Bhringaraj is considered as a hair tonic for all types of hair to make them healthy and long. Bhringaraj is good for respiratory disorders to skin problems as it is made from Eclipta prostrata, or Eclipta alba. Hair growth is the best benefit of this oil. Bhringraj, meaning “king of hair,” and it has traditionally been used to tackle hair loss and premature greying. This oil has to be massaged into the hair properly and left overnight for the best results. It is good for treating dandruff, baldness, hair fall etc. Bhringraj oil helps to improve the hair quality and get rid of split ends. One can mix bhringraj oil with coconut oil, amla and shikakai to prepare a nutritious hair conditioner. This oil is considered as a natural hair dye with no side effects.
Another important benefit of bhringaraj oil is it relieves one from the head pain.
It is considered one of the best medicine for a migraine and headache. Bhringraj is traditionally used to treat skin diseases also. It works very well in preventing fungi, which cause skin infections such as athlete’s foot and ringworm. Bhringaraj leaf is a powerful liver cleanser also.
Some other benefits of Bhringaraj as per Ayurvedis study are it is useful in asthma and bronchitis. It is useful in treating problems like diarrhea, vomiting, stomach cramps, and fever. As per one study done in Ayurveda bhringraj leaves can control mild hypertension and treat epilepsy. It is also useful to improve your memory. To improve the brain power one has to mix a quarter of a teaspoon of bhringraj powder with a tablespoon of aloevera gel and a pinch of black pepper and takes it every day. One of the fastest ways to make this oil at home is to heat crushed bhringraj leaves with coconut oil and then store.