Ayurvedic Oils

Mahabhringraj Oil Benefits for Hair Fall and Grey Hair

Mahabhringraj Oil (Tail) is potent ayurvedic and herbal hair growth oil. Well-prepared Mahabhringraj Oil shows very good results in all types of hair problems. It promotes hair growth and stops hair fall. The second main effects of this oil appear on premature graying of hair. It increases smoothness and shine of the hair.

In addition to hair problems, Mahabhringraj Oil also helps in headache, neck stiffness, weak eyesight, and ear diseases. In these diseases, nasal administration (Nasya) of Mahabhringraj Tail is very useful and effective.

Ingredients (Composition)

Herbal Juices
Eclipta AlbaBhringraj (Whole Plant Juice)5.120 Kg
Base Oil
Sesame Oil (Til Tail)1.280 Kg
Herbs for Kalka (Paste)
Rubia Cordifolia – Manjistha40 grams
Prunus Cerasoides – Padmaka40 grams
Symplocos Racemosa – Lodhra40 grams
Pterocarpus Santalinus – Red Sandalwood – Lal Chandan40 grams
Swarngairik – Red Ochre40 grams
Sida Cordifolia – Bala root40 grams
Curcuma Longa – Turmeric – Haldi40 grams
Berberis Aristata – Daruhaldi40 grams
Mesua Ferrea – Nagkesar40 grams
Callicarpa Macrophylla – Priyangu40 grams
Mulethi (Yashtimadhu) – Licorice – Glycyrrhiza Glabra40 grams
Nelumbo Nucifera – sacred lotus (Indian Lotus) – Kamal Kesar40 grams
Hemidesmus Indicus – Anantamul40 grams
Cow’s MilkQ.S.

How to Make Mahabhringraj Oil

  1. Extract juices of Eclipta Alba (Bhringraj) for Mahabhringraj Oil and Take 5.120 Kg Bhringraj juice.
  2. Now, make herbal paste of herbs under the Kalka (paste) in above ingredients of Mahabhringraj Tail with cow’s milk.
  3. Take 1.280 Kg purified sesame oil for making Mahabhringraj Oil.
  4. Mix all ingredients of Mahabhringraj Oil in a big iron or stainless steel vessel.
  5. Now, heat the sesame oil with herbs and herbal juice and then simmer the mixture until the oil remains.
  6. The remained oil is called Mahabhringraj Oil.
  7. Leave the Mahabhringraj Oil for 12 to 24 hours for natural cooling.
  8. Then filter Mahabhringraj Oil using cotton cloth and discard herbal residues. Now Mahabhringraj Oil is ready for use.

Medicinal Properties

Mahabhringraj Oil has following healing properties.

  1. Hair growth stimulant
  2. Antidandruff
  3. Antimicrobial
  4. Antifungal
  5. Antipruritics (beneficial in scalp itching)
  6. Anti-inflammatory
  7. Improves Eyesight (Nasal Administration)

Therapeutic Indications

Mahabhringraj Oil has two main indications:

  1. Hair Fall
  2. Premature graying of Hair

It is also beneficial for –

  • Dandruff
  • Broken Hair
  • Scalp Itching
  • Dry Scalp
  • Tinea Capitis – Fungal Infection

The Nasal Administration (Nasya) is helpful in –

  • Weak eyesight
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Neck stiffness
  • Lockjaw

Mahabhringraj Oil Benefits for Hair

Mahabhringraj Oil is natural herbal oil that prevents hair fall, hair loss and premature graying of hair. It acts on hair roots and nourishes them. It is likely to restores the hydrolipidic film of the scalp skin, clears dandruff, increases blood circulation to the scalp skin, and improves hair thickness and smoothness.

For maximum benefits, a gentle massage of the scalp with Mahabhringraj Oil is required for at least 10 to 15 minutes on daily basis. Massage helps deeper absorption of Mahabhringraj Tail, which ultimately speeds up the hair growth.

In some cases with internal or hormonal problems, alone Mahabhringraj Oil may have little effects. In such conditions, following hair growth promoter & ayurvedic supplement should be also taken.

Bhringraj Powder500 mg *
Mulethi (Yashtimadhu) – Licorice – Glycyrrhiza Glabra1000 mg *
Amalaki Rasayan1000 mg *
Mukta Pishti125 mg *
Praval Pishti250 mg *
Godanti Bhasma250 mg *
Abhrak Bhasma20 mg *
Jasad Bhasma20 mg *
* Twice Daily an hour after meal with water

This formulation also prevents hair fall, hair loss, weak hair, thin hair, broken hair etc. It promotes hair growth, corrects associated internal and hormonal problems.

Hair Fall & Hair Loss

According to ayurvedic principles, hair fall and hair loss occurs due to excess VATA and PITTA. Sometimes, KAPHA may also associate with this VATA. KAPHA condition is found in people with excess oily and irritated scalp skin, dandruff with white or flaky white and greasy. In most cases, VATA aggravation is the most common cause of hair fall and hair loss. The general symptoms of VATA aggravation are dry scalp and dandruff with smaller flakes.

Mahabhringraj Oil is highly effective in all types of hair conditions. It balances and pacifies aggravation of all three DOSHA. Mahabhringraj tel pacifies VATA aggravation, detoxifies PITTA and balances KAPHA Dosha.

Massage with Mahabhringraj Oil increases blood circulation to the skin of scalp and improve nourishment to the hair roots. Secondly, Mahabhringraj Tel itself provides nourishment to under-nourished hair follicles, which ultimately promotes hair growth and make stronger hair. Mahabhringraj Oil is also effective in following cases:

  1. Scalp Itching
  2. Dry Scalp
  3. Bad smelly scalp
  4. Thin hair
  5. Broken hair

Premature Graying of Hair

Bhringraj, the main ingredient of Mahabhringraj Oil prevents premature graying of hair. Well-prepared Mahabhringraj Oil promotes restoration of natural color of hair. This oil regular application may take 3 to 6 months to show good results. In addition to Mahabhringraj Oil massage, above formulation (hair growth promoter & ayurvedic supplement) should be taken to correct other causes of the premature graying of hair.

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  1. The above given formulation how long it should be taken and in what quantity?
    Which is more beneficial Plain Mahabhringraj oil or lukewarm?

    1. Proportion is also given in the formulation for a single dosage. Treatment duration may vary from 3 to 6 months. Lukewarm Mahabhringraj oil will be considered best in winters and plain in summers.

  2. Where can we buy these oils? Are they available online for delivery in India or in Middle East?

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