Curry leaves for hair fall

Hair fall occurs due to pollution, improper combing, and bad food habits. Hair fall is directly connected with hair follicle. Hair follicle leaves the scalp itching, irritated, hair fall and dandruff. Hair fall, hair thinning, damaged hair, premature greying hair are the some common hair problems. All these hair problems can be easily treated with curry leaves.

Curry leaves are rich in calcium, fibre, phosphorous, magnesium, iron and copper. It is also rich in antioxidants, protein, beta-carotene and amino acids. All these nutrients help hair follicle to breath.

The antioxidants in curry leaves moisturize the scalp and help to get rid of dead hair follicles. Vitamin B in curry leaves restore the colour in your hair by strengthening and nourishing the roots. This helps in the growth of new hair roots with stronger and healthier pigments.

Amino acids in curry leaves prevent hair loss and help strengthen the hair follicles. Also it helps in removing dead scalp follicles which are the main cause of dandruff and keeps the hair healthy.

Curry leaves contains vitamin B6 or pyridoxine which act as the hormone regulators and prevents hair loss. Also curry leaves are rich in protein and beta-carotene, both of which also prevent hair loss and hair thinning.

Take one cup of fresh curry leaves and one teaspoon fenugreek seeds. Soak fenugreek seeds in water for 2 hours. Grind curry leaves and soaked fenugreek seeds. Add coconut milk to it. Mix the ingredients well and apply this mixture on the scalp and hair as a hair pack. Leave it for 30 minutes. Wash off with mild shampoo or shikakai powder.

Like curry leaves, fenugreek is also good for hair. Fenugreek contains protein, vitamin C, iron, potassium, lecithin, and nicotinic acid. These nutrients help treat baldness, premature grey hairs, and sensitive scalp. Fenugreek seed help promote hair growth, boost immunity, nourishes and strengthens the hair follicles.

Follow the below steps and know how to make a homemade hair pack to stop hair fall.

How to prevent hair fall with curry leaves – DIY

  • 1 Cup Curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Fenugreek seeds
  • 1/2 Cup Grated coconut
  • Water ((as required))
  1. Use curry leaves, coconut, fenugreek, and water.
  2. Add one teaspoon of fenugreek to water.
  3. Soak fenugreek in water for two hours.
  4. Take fresh one cup curry leaves.
  5. Add curry leaves to blender.
  6. Add little water.
  7. Add soaked fenugreek seeds to blender.
  8. Blend well.
  9. Grate cococnut and half cup.
  10. Add grated coconut to blender.
  11. Add little water before blending.
  12. Blend well.
  13. Strain the milk.
  14. Add strained milk to curry leaves paste.
  15. Mix it well.
  16. Curry leaves hair pack is done.


  1. Apply this curry leaves hair pack on scalp and hair thoroughly
  2. Leave it for 30 minutes.
  3. Wash off with mild shampoo or with shikakai.
  4. Repeat twice in a week.

Kalaivani Selvaraj, MBA, got her Master’s degree in Human Resources. Due to her interest in natural healing, she pursued studies in the field of alternative medicine and is certified in Aromatherapy by Isla Verde Spa Training Academy. Ms. Kalaivani Selvaraj is also certified by Stanford University School of Medicine in Introduction to Food and Health.