Ayurveda doshas and hair care: Hair oils you must use for hair loss, dry hair, greying and split ends

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    According to Ayurveda, different doshas require different types of hair oils that cater to specific and unique conditions. Ayurvedacharya Dr Partap Chauhan, director, Jiva Ayurveda suggests your try these hair oils.

  • Vata: If you have Vata hair (thin, dry, frizzy and prone to split-ends), choose almond oil or sesame oil as the base oil. Both these oils are very nourishing for the scalp and hair and help reduce stiffness and tightness in the scalp.

  • Kapha: If you have Kapha hair (thick and oily), sesame or olive oil are good choices. Olive oil has purifying properties that help keep pores open.

  • Pitta: Pitta: If your hair is the Pitta type (fine hair prone to premature thinning or graying), cooling coconut oil is the ideal choice. As coconut is Pitta-pacifying, coconut oil massage can reduce hair problems associated with an aggravated Pitta dosha.

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  • Vata: If you have Vata hair (thin, dry, frizzy and prone to split-ends), choose almond oil or sesame oil as the base oil. Both these oils are very nourishing for the scalp and hair and help reduce stiffness and tightness in the scalp.
  • Kapha: If you have Kapha hair (thick and oily), sesame or olive oil are good choices. Olive oil has purifying properties that help keep pores open.
  • Pitta:  

Pitta: If your hair is the Pitta type (fine hair prone to premature thinning or graying), cooling coconut oil is the ideal choice. As coconut is Pitta-pacifying, coconut oil massage can reduce hair problems associated with an aggravated Pitta dosha.
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