How And When To Apply Hair Oil? Ayurveda Details

Applying oil to hair is one of the ways to improve hair strength and hair quality as per Ayurvedic principles. Apart from improving hair qualities, applying hair oil also has other benefits such as – sleep improvement, calmness of mind, remedy for headache etc. Based on the desired effects, the time and method of application of hair oil changes. 

when and how to apply hair oil

Method of hair oil application

How and when to apply hair oil to improve quality of hair? 

If you wish to improve the quality of hair, to promote hair growth, to prevent early grey hairs, and split hairs, etc, it is better to apply hair oil at night and take warm water head bath on the next day morning.

Suppose you are taking head bath twice in a week, according to this rule, you may apply hair oil, twice a week, on the nights before the head bath day.
Applying hair oil on the day, after bath is not desirable because, the oil may attract dust over the hairs, when you go out in Sun.
But if you are at home only and love applying hair oil during day, only a minimum quantity of one teaspoon is sufficient. Apply directly to hair roots.

For the purpose of hair growth, the oil can be applied to the hair root, scalp and to the length of hair.
Some people heat the oil in water bath, before application, which is perfectly fine, provided it is only mild heat.
People with headache, red colored rashes on the scalp, people with pitta imbalance should not opt for hot oil hair treatment.

If you are accustomed to apply hair oil daily, then a little quantity of hair oil can be applied daily in the morning. As a general rule, it is better not to expose hair to direct sunlight or dust, especially after applying hair oil.

How and when to apply hair oil for dandruff –
If you are using hair oil particularly for dandruff or for scalp conditions, if the oil is processed with neem and other herbs having bitter odor, then it can be applied half to one hour before head bath.  Hot water head bath is helpful.

The oil can directly be applied to hair roots and the whole of scalp.

Oil to relieve headache –
If your Ayurvedic doctor has advised an oil for headache, then it makes sense to apply the hair oil in the evening time, around 5 – 6 pm. Because, usually the headache is associated with Vata. If we divide a day into three parts, last part is dominated with Vata. Hence, when the Vata is just getting the dominance, it makes sense to apply the oil for headache.

Hair oil for a good night sleep –
Hair oil for a good night sleep is better to apply after food at night. It will be better to do a gentle massage over head after hair oil application.

Sesame oil head massage:
Though coconut oil has become very famous, thanks to Kerala practice, sesame oil massage is what the traditional Ayurveda recommends.
Benefits of sesame oil head massage:
One who applies sesame oil on his head regularly does not suffer from headache, baldness, graying of hair, nor do this hair fall. Strength of his head forehead is specially enhanced; his hair become black, long and deep-rooted; his sense organs work properly; the skin of his face becomes brightened; applying sesame oil on the head produces sound sleep and happiness. (reference)

Coconut oil for people with cold and sinusitis –
Hair oils with coconut oil base may worsen sinusitis and cold in a few. If still you wish to enjoy benefits of coconut oil,  take 100 ml of the oil, add 5 grams of pepper powder to it and heat it in mild heat for five minutes and filter the oil when it is still hot. Use this oil for applying to hair.
Related article: How to make Amla hair oil? 

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  1. What are the difference between keram and thailam, and which is better for head application?

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      Keram is a Malayalam word meaning coconut oil. Oils prepared with coconut oil base are given the suffix ‘keram’. Example – Eladi Keram.
      Tailam, in general terms is used to indicate sesame oil base. For example, Narayana tailam is a famous Ayurvedic oil, prepared in sesame oil base.
      For head application, both Keram and tailam are used. it largely depends upon the herbal combination used to prepare the oil and your requirement such as anti dandruff, hair growth etc.

      • Hello Doctor, Not sure if this question of mine is related to this article, but, I cudnt stop myself from asking. I have started getting grey hair (prematurely) in the past couple months. Now noticing it has increased many-fold. Its in the temple area above the ears. So am wondering what might be the issue and had to ask you 🙂 Thanks again and again for all the wonderful articles on this forum. Regards

        • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

          According to Ayurveda, increased Pitta, low nutritional levels, imbalanced liver enzyme secretion, hereditary are main causes for premature greying of hairs. Will write a detailed article about this. Thanks.

  2. Really thanks to your posts on every article with patience,as you mentioned in hairloss i am using the Baidyanth bhrihngaraj to reduce it but its not giving good result i mean as compared with english medicines .i have been using this for 2 years some what i dissatisfied will please suggest good hair oil i can mix with Bhringhraj oil.problem to my hair loss at the frontal side due to stress and alopecia(might be)’..For your info i have article in times of india about it pls suggest among them.
    Internal use of Ayurvedic medicines like Thikthakam kashayam, Thikthakam ghritham as per medical advice are effective to correct the metabolism. Ayurvedic general tonics like Narasimha rasayanam, Chyavana prasam are effective for improving hair growth. In alopecia, due to systemic diseases, treatment of the same is also required.

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      Applying hair oil is just one of the method of treating hair loss problem. In most of the cases, the root cause lies in liver, in digestive system and in hereditary factors.
      To suggest an hair oil, if you can make Amla hair oil by yourself, that will be the best choice. – Read it here –

      For right choice of oral medicines, I suggest you to consult an Ayurvedic doctor directly for a detailed health analysis.

  3. .I have dark skin only at the face mean mostly sun exposed areas due that tan and pigmentation also but my concern about hair capsules is ,has Bringha raj it property is to produce Melanin hope melanin produce skin also so if it produce melanin definately my skin become more black.that is why i am thinking about it should i use it or not? Doctor suggessted one capsule it has it , even asked doctor he dont know about it.And moreover i am using the Baidyanth Charyana prasa in daytime(before break fast).So that i can able to hair tab take one tab for day in night time.So can i use it along with chrywana prasa ?Melanin produce with Bringharaja hair capsules will produce melanin skin also.So is if i use this capusles my skin become more dark as i am medium color and already been tan efffected on sun exposed areas on my skin?2.Should i take it along with Baidyanth chrywana prasa if so what you suggested time to hair capsules?

  4. Dear Dr,
    I’m writing you from Italy, I’ve got bhringraj powder how can I use it? How to prepare an oil with it? Thank you

  5. hello, doctor!
    I am 20 years old and I am losing a lot of hair. I thought it might be because of my diet so I started taking more protein in the last 2 days by eating more soy, paneer and sprouts. the hairfall came down by half. But today when I used brahmi oil and then combed before bathing a lot of hair came out more than 100 or so.
    Why is this?
    I’m scared. My hair is not thick to begin with so if I keep losing at this rate I won’t have much left.
    Should I stop oil? I have always noticed a bit more ahir fall after massaging with oil.

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      Hi, Brahmi oil might not be the cause for hair fall. Continue applying it for one more week. if you continue to observe hair fall, then stop it and use plain coconut oil instead.

  6. want to know which ayurvedic keram should be used for hair growth. i developed hairfall as a sideeffect of dengue fever

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      Apart from oil application, some oral medicines might also be required. Please try Amla hair oil / Bhringaraj hair oil.

      • i am getting cold when i am going for overnight oiling. will i get hair fall once i stop using bhringaraj,now i am applying kanjunnyadi keram? what is ur opinion on applying castor oil?

        • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

          If you are getting cold, then apply the oil in the morning, half an hour before head bath. Castor oil is also good for health. But it should be applied before bath only.

  7. is olive oil is good for hair?

  8. Sir, I have severe hairfall problem, just applying Bhringraj oil daily enough to get cure from this problem.

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      If the cause is dandruff, scalp skin issue, then it would help. But if it has some systemic cause, then oral medicines might be required. Please consult an Ayurveda doctor.

      • Hi Dr. Hebbar, thanks for replying back. I been to an alopethic doctor regarding my hairfall and he has diagonised me with Androgenic Alopecia and he has given me a list of medicines to follow but didnt garantee my hairfall will stop or not. It would be your very kind help if you could tell me is there any cure for my hair condition as my hair has fully thinned and its falling terribly. I am just 22 and havent yet started a proper life I am exprensing a tramutic experience. Is there any kind of ayurvedic medication which I can follow which will help me. Your kind help is required sir.

        • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

          Hi, for the time being please follow the prescribed allopathic treatment.
          To try in Ayurveda, I strongly suggest you to consult an Ayurveda doctor personally. It would be of immense help to you.
          Never lose hope. Do not be sad. Your life will be defined by the hard work that you do in your studies and profession PLUS the love that you spread among the people whom you care. Your life is NOT dependent on the thickness of your hair.

  9. Dear Doc,
    My hair becomes very much dry when I use coconut or olive oils. It is difficult to find castor oil in this country. Can you please suggest any oil that can soften my hair, anything that I can prepare at home.

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      If you apply coconut oil / sesame oil to hair, after that, if you wrap hair with a towel dipped in hot water and keep it for 30 minutes and then rinse with water. It will make the hairs a lot smoother. Try once.

  10. Dear Sir,
    I am suffering from multiple Lipomas from last 10 years. I have lipomas in my hands, stomach, thighs, chest area & back…… I tried lot of homeopathic medicines but got zero relief. Can you please suggest any ayurvedic solution for this problem?

  11. Dear sir,
    Does applying coconut oil to hair and wrapping hair with towel dipped in hot water method,softens the tangled and matted hair and makes detangling hair easy? Could you please help me with this, even though the question is not entirely appropriate to ayur subject, with your knowledge can you please shed some light on this, been bed rest for some months and hair got coiled up enitrely don’t know how to remove tangles formed in hair , i’m in very bad situation seeking for help.
    Waiting for your reply, thank you so much in advance.

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      1. Yes it helps you. If you can not do it by yourself, just visit a good male parlour.

  12. Thank you so much sir for quick reply, by the way i’m female with medium length hair.

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      Sorry, I went by your name. Just visit any herbal beauty parlor and your problem should be solved.

      • no problem sir, beauty parlor is scarce the country i’m living in, any other self to do home based can you recommend me, thanks

        • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

          Hi, I think you can do the hot towel wrap after oil application by yourself. It is not difficult.

  13. najin hyder says:

    Hello doc. I am 19 years old and i was suffering from scalp psoriasis for past 3 years. Due to my lack of knowledge i did not treat it properly and thus i suffered hell lot of hair loss. But after taking lot of medications i have recovered from it. And thank god hair is starting to appear. But still am loosing almost 10 to 12 strands daily from sides and back. I never used to oil my hair. But now am planning to. I thought of using parachute ayurvedic hair oil. Do you think it will thicken my hair and make it more healthier?? Or do i have to take any other oils??

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      Dear Najin Hyder, I suggest you to use Bhringamalakadi tailam or Neelibhringadi tailam as your hair oil.
      Take 200 ml of the oil. Mix 10 ml of neem oil to it and apply it 30 minutes before head bath. DO this at lest 2 – 3 times a week.
      Hope it helps.

  14. you have a very good site and video, thank you

  15. Nice article. Doctor can u post some home made natural shampoos to avoid chemical usage on our hair?

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      Hi, when we say shampoo, there are some chemicals invariably in it, hence I am hesitant to make a shampoo.

  16. Sir, I heard that cold water is good for hair and hot water damages it, but your article suggests hot water instead. could you please clarify? I used to take hot water bath before and lost lot of hair and almost bald in the center of the head now. now I use cold water only for head bath.

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      Hi, it is true that cold water is recommended for head and face. But when the oil is applied, hot water can be used, or else you will be able to get rid of the oil.

  17. This is great, great information. I do not like the looks of my hairs when they are oily and even washing several times with toxic, oil scrubbing store-bought shampoos leave them looking limp and feeling lifeless. Or if i wash many times they get dried out and i need to used toxic store bought conditioner to make them look nice again. What can you recommend to wash all the oils out until the next treatment? Thank you.

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      You can make your own herbal hair wash powder with dried hibiscus leaf and flower powder, triphala powder and reeta powder.
      You can use Meera herbal hair wash powder. I have used it. Pretty good in quality. – In USA, it is available here –

  18. I’m curious what you think of washing the hair. Before I used to use ayurvedic shampoos but have recently stopped washing with anything except water, thinking that it is better to let my hair retain its natural oils. Caraka sutrasthana 5, on regimes, mentions only daily hair oil, so perhaps not washing was also understood?

  19. hello doctor. this is ashwath .i have. a heavy scalp itchiness. for the past 6 months have been using pure sesame oil since my hair almost became bald in sides. my uncle suggested me to use chemparuthyadi keratailam for hair now am using it for last 5 days. stil i hav itchiness.dono wat to do? please help me.

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      Mix 25 ml of neem oil to 100 ml of chempaurthyadi keratailam and mix well. Apply this, 1 hour before hair wash, at least twice a week.
      Even after a month, if the symptoms do not improve, you will have to consult an Ayurveda doctor for oral medicines.

  20. SIr, thank you for this and many other good articles. I wanted to know why sir, you have recommended simple bhringraj oil to some people here but to some others, neelibhrigandi oil. I want to buy one oil out of these two, so please suggest. For hair fall at age 25 and vata-pitta constitution. Thank you.

  21. Dr Hebbar,

    What is your suggestion on Indulekha oil?

  22. Dr what are the medicines in ayruveda to increase hair growth

  23. Hello doctor… im jamie. My mom is suffering from headache due to after dengue fever.. cn this oil help to relieve it doctor.. like u say apply at the time of 5 to 6pm..

  24. Hello Doctor, Please suggest a complete herbal hair oil preparation for more of the hair problems like hair fall, dryness/dullness, dandruff, itching, aloepecia, etc. The reason I am asking this is because lot of people have asked things like “can we also add methi, amla powder, olive oil, etc.,” to the oil preparation process suggested by you. Thanks a lot for sharing the wonderful information and showing all the patience in answering to the various queries.

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      Here is one such complete hair oil formula that you can try –

  25. Dr.Hebbar,

    Is it alright to apply oil at night and then exercise (which involves a lot of sweating) early morning the next day before taking a bath? I am of pitta constitution and I am wondering if it is okay to sweat with an oily head.

  26. Namaste Dr. I would like to thank you for your knowledgable articles. I made anti dandruff hair oil as you suggested with neem, aloe, triphala, licorice etc. my brother used it for two weeks and his dandruff is gone! But he end up with allergic reaction on his face like itching and redness on face and cheek. He is the combination of pitta and kapha. Do u think his reaction is due to the hair oil? If yes then what would you suggest for him to use the oil without such reaction?

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      Hi, all the ingredients – neem, aloe vera, triphala and licorice are in fact used in treating an allergic reaction. I really doubt if the oil caused the reaction. If it had caused reaction over face, then there must have been some ill effect on the scalp also, which is not the case. Simple way to test it is to apply a few drops of oil over forearm and watch for 10 minutes. If there are no reactions on the applied area, then oil is not the problem.

  27. Hi Doctor. Can we prepare ayurvedic hair oils in Olive oil as base?

  28. Manisha Guleria says:

    Hello sir
    I just want to know that why after applying hair oil there is hairfall when we comb or wash our hair? There is no hairfall when i do not apply hair oil… i usually use hairoils mixed together… i use coconut oil…almond oil…sesame oil together…i sometimes also add olive and mustard oil…
    Thank you… waiting for reply..

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      It is probably due to excess oily scalp. Use Shikakai powder or Meera herbal hair wash powder to wash hair after oil application.
      Apply oil only 30 minutes before hair wash.

  29. Gopal Singh says:

    Sir,i want to know if an individual who has no facial hairs and applies coconut oil on the face will it grow facial hairs? ?

  30. Hello Doc,
    i am glad that i came across this topic.

    My concern is, if i apply oil on scalp just 30 mins before showers and if i decide to eate my lunch before the showers keeing oil on head, then is there any problem?

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      Hi, no problem with applying oil and taking food. But food should not be taken just before bath. Hence, apply oil, take bath and then have food.

  31. k.Raghavender says:

    Hi.. my 2 years baby is having less hair.. shall i use this neelibringaraj for her?

  32. Shirley says:

    Doctor, i’m trying to grow my hair upto waist-length for the first time, and i’m still stuck in shoulder…is there any way to speed up the process? Also, my hair density is low only on the sides of my head above my ear…what shall i do for it?

  33. sir
    In my scalp sweating is more and at the age of 18 my hair fall is there but now my hair is near to bald now iam using bhrugamalaki thailum it reduces my hair fall
    can you please sugest me any product hair regrowth and having dense hair

  34. Hello doctor
    Iam lossing lots of hair from the front and hair is very thin in front side. My doctor suggested me to apply triphaldi oil and malathaydi oil in equal quantity and wash it off after one hour with mix of triphla churnam and meera herbal powder. Should i follow this routine or go for some other medication

  35. I was using Almond oil for the past 2 i didnt find any hair growth after using it..and there is so much of hair fall also..Recently i started using neelibringadi oil..and i hair fall has reduced..i came to knw that castor oil is useful for hair growth..can i combine neelibringadi and castor oil ? Or shud i stop using neelibringadi ?

  36. Whenever i apply any hair oil, my eyes get swollen and redish and also start sneezing. I also get cold instantly. My nose starts running. How should i get rid of it. Why hair oil is causing problem?

  37. najmunnisa says:

    Is it OK to wrap upp Haris for overnight to refuce hair fall,…aftr head message

  38. najmunnisa says:

    Wrap up in the sense lik covering hairs whic is of cotton cloth for 1hr..?

  39. Hello Dr.
    I have hair fall and dandruff problem. shall i use Divya Kesh Taila of Baba Rama Dev or any other hair oil pls suggest me. and how i will use the hair oil that also pls tell me.

  40. Dr I have very bad hair fall atlst 60+ hair a falling after taking hair bath frm root the hairs r falling my frd suggested nilibringadi oil. I started using past one Month even then I have hair fall sometimes I have itching scaLp bcums dry pls suggest me can I use nilibringadi oil and meera sikka for hair any thg else to be added?? I’m.having iron tablets also doctor gave trichoton and livogen – z

  41. Hello sir ! I have been loosing hair badly because of sweating during workout ..I wash my hair weekly twice …friends suggested me to was my hair daily after workout without shampoo…I just want to knw can we wash our hair daily( as I have chronic sinusitis )?? Because of this sweating I have developed flaky dandruff Sir… please provide me a solution ….
    Thank you

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      Hi, it is not good to wash hair daily with chronic sinusitis.
      Sit in front of a fan and dry your hair completely after the workout.
      Use Dhurdhurapathradi hair oil, 30 minutes before hair wash.
      For further personal health advice, please consult an Ayurveda doctor directly.
      If you want my help in finding a good Ayurveda doctor for you, then let me know your place.

      For email advice (not a reliable option, we do not promise any cure), please write to our health experts here (paid service) –

  42. Is mustard oil suitable for hair and treating hair loss?

  43. hi doc i am 21 year old girl..recently started having heavy hair lossand dandruff, i am losing around hundred hairs a day..plz suggest a quick remedy,i am using a home made oil made of chemaparathi poov,mailanchi ila,nellika,karivepila,kattar vazhacoconut oil and finally karpooram.

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      Trichup hair oil – Apply this, 30 minutes before hair wash, at least 3 times a week. You can also apply this oil at night. Available here –

      For further personal health advice, please consult an Ayurveda doctor directly.
      If you want my help in finding a good Ayurveda doctor for you, then let me know your place.

      For email advice (not a reliable option, we do not promise any cure), please write to our health experts here (paid service) –

  44. Dear Dr,

    Which oil would you recommend to treat Alopecia Areata. I have patchy hair loss on my beard and thinning of my hair on the scalp? Started with Neelibhringadi thailam 2 days ago… Any other recommended treatment?

    Thank you

  45. Savita Rajan says:

    Which shampoo to be used after applying neelabhrngadi mixed with castor oil. My hair is very oily.

  46. Hello sir
    Is it good to apply hair oil day and wag with some herbal powder. I have slightly bald head now

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      It is good to do it 2-3 times a day. A few drops of hair oil can be applied daily without hair wash.

  47. zakariya khinniwala says:

    more than 50 percent my hair got permanent white so what i do my age is 32 yrs normally i am using coconut oil. how can i make again natural black?

  48. Hello hi ,
    I’m 25 yrs old and I’m having a severe hairfall so I made to search for different good hair oils and tried many then now at the end o tried ramdev oils ie(coconut,almond and Amla).. will it give benefits and can be applied mixing all together ?
    I’m using it for past one month but I don’t find much diff at all still I’ve a bad hairfall.. tell me some suggestions pls.

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      Hi, it can be useful. Please continue it for one more month.

      Trichup hair oil – Apply this, 30 minutes before hair wash, at least 3 times a week. You can also apply this oil at night. Available in amazon website here –

      Use this herbal hair wash powder, in place of shampoo. Available in amazon website here –

  49. Apply ginger extract keep it for 20 min n den bath… N c to that their must b oil in in your hair while applying ginger extract… It can be coconut or mustard oil…all the best don’t waste money

  50. i can mix malatyaadi thailam with chemparatyadi thailam for baldness and hair growth

  51. give solution for hair fall @ dandruff

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      Take as below for 1 month time.
      Bhringaraj capsule -1 capsule 2 times a day after food, for 1 month – Available in amazon website here –

      Trichup hair oil – Apply this, 30 minutes before hair wash, at least 3 times a week. You can also apply this oil at night. Available in amazon website here –

  52. i use in my past few weeks, aloe vera +curry leaf+ fenu greek oil but it creates headache. i don’t like to use semparuthi. bringraj is good @ cooling .. if we put oil overtime on scalp.. it creates any headache???.. which oil is good for oily hair +pitta+ hair regrowth @ dense hair..Peppermint is more effect. but peppermint and mint are the same????. home made mint oil is good or bad?? .. but, I don’t like mint….
    Still my child hood i use coconut oil(not a home made). But it never give me dense hair..
    And give some diet tip. Don’t say foreign food. . Give some natural solution for my hair fall +pitta+oily hair+ light dandruff?????

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      For personal health advice, please consult an Ayurveda doctor directly.
      If you want my help in finding a good Ayurveda doctor for you, then let me know your place.

      For email advice (not a reliable option, we do not promise any cure), please write to our health experts here (paid service) –

  53. Hello this article was very helpful! I recently purchased 100% bhringraj oil in sesame base. I want to know if I must wash out the oil each time I apply to my hair or if I can leave it in until I’m ready to wash my hair again? Please share your thoughts with me I’d really appreciate it!

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      Hi, if you apply a teaspoonful or two of oil to the hair, then Better to wash it off after an hour. It is good o do so once or twice a week.
      If you are applying only a few drops daily z then you can leave it on the hair without washing.

  54. Hello Doctor, thank you for your response! May I ask why I should wash the hair after applying a teaspoon of oil.

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      Hi, there are two methods of hair oil application. Applying a small amount everyday, without washing hair oil with shampoo or hair wash powder and second one is applying a large amount of oil – 1 – 3 teaspoon, leaving it on hair for 1 – 2 hours and then washing off with hair wash powder / shampoo.

  55. Should i use castor oil mixed with sesa oil for dandruff and hair fall

  56. Hello Doctor
    I suffer from chronic rhinitis and pcos which is causing severe hairfall.Of late I started using bhringraj hair oil for hairfall. I leave it overnight but when I wake up I experience sneezing and runny nose despite of being on medication for bhringraj not recommended for those prone to colds ?? Please reply!!

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      Hi, it happens if you leave it overnight. Apply it just 30 minutes to 1 hour before hair wash, 2 – 3 times a day.
      Even if you are applying at night, apply only a few drops of the oil.

  57. Sir I have pimples in full of my head what should I do

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      Apply Durdurapathradi oil to hair, 1 hour before hair wash –
      Available in amazon website here

      Use scurfol shampoo from atrimed. Available in amazon website here –
      For personal health advice, please consult an Ayurveda doctor directly.
      If you want my help in finding a good Ayurveda doctor for you, then let me know your place.

      For email advice (not a reliable option, we do not promise any cure), please write to our health experts here (paid service) –

  58. Sir I am 22 years old my head is getting bald too much loose hair and my hair is also getting thin.whenever I applied oil on head it almost 70-80 fall out..what to do and I also want to know that is regular applying hair oil is good or twice in a week at night

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      Hi, in your case, apply hair oil, only 30 minutes before bath, just 2 times a week.
      Use this herbal hair wash powder, in place of shampoo. Available in amazon website here –

  59. Sir one more thing I want regrow hair is oiling twice a week will faster hair growth or daily oiling pls reply I am very dipressed

  60. Hi
    Pumpkin oil and peppermint oil helps for faster hair growth? Is it true?? And it says I should apply every night for better results, but I’m worried if I would catch cold as I have sinus. Will these oils giving me headaches?? Can I have oil head bath everyday?

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      Hi, I have not tried them. I have read about them that they can promote hair growth. There is no hard rule that they should be applied at night only. First try in the morning, apply it, leave it for 2 hours and wash off. If you start feeling comfortable, then later you can apply it at night

  61. Hi Sir,

    I am recently facing hairfall issues. Somebody suggested me to burn garlic cloves in mustard oil and apply it on scalp. Is it okay to do so ? If i am using mustard oil, should i use it overnight or just for 2 hours.
    I am 29 years old and having thin hair in texture,Your suggestions means a lot

  62. Sir I m 23 years old boy in front of my head and upper side almost my head bald nd hair is thin and I m using khadi TULSI hair oil and I want to regrow my hair is it better to apply oil at regular night or twice in week for regrowth pls tell sir thanks

  63. Kunal solanki says:

    Hello sir I m just 19 years old still i m going bald and their is no cases of hair loss before me and i have fungal infection on scalp. What should i do ?

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      Take Haridra Khand granules -1 teaspoon 2 times a day after food for 15 days.

      Apply Durdurapathradi oil to hair, 1 hour before hair wash
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      Use scurfol shampoo from atrimed. Available in amazon website here –

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  64. Kunal solanki says:

    Sir can you please tell me that other than the oil you havve mention can i use any other oil for all day long or any other product for protecting my hair outside house

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