How to Have Longer Thicker and Straight Hair With Starchy Rice Water Along With Other Herbs
Hair is a very thin structure which is made up of protein called Keratin. A hair follicle anchors each hair into the skin. Little heat can damage our hair. Girls use several hair products like shampoos, conditioners, oils and serum etc. to keep their hair shiny, long, thick and straight.
Nowadays, girls have the greatest desire of having thick, long and straight hairs, for this, they are going for smoothing or hair straightening procedures, in which heat and various chemicals are used. These smoothing or hair straightening procedures lead to permanent damage of hair such as dry hair, hair fall and decreased hair strength.
What is Starchy Rice Water?
Starchy rice water is the leftover water after rice is cooked. This water is very beneficial for our hair, as it makes them thick, shiny and long. Rice water has been used from ancient times to get long, shiny and healthy hair.
Composition:Rice water contains 70-80 % starch, amino acids, vitamins, antioxidants and minerals.
How to Make it
It can be made by different way’s some of them are as follows –
- Fermented Rice Water
In this method, first of all we will prepare the rice by taking half glass rice and we will take 1 glass of water. Now we will cook the rice in the boiling water for some time and after that we will filter the rice from the water and this residual water is the starchy rice water.
In this method, we will take about half a cup of uncooked rice and wash them thoroughly, now we will take 2-3 cups of water and pour it into the bowl containing rice. We will soak the rice into this water for about 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, we will strain the rice water from the rice and we can use it.
3. Fermented Rice Water
Rest of the method is the same as the soaking method, but in this method, before filtering or straining, we will keep the rice water at room temperature for 2 days and allow it to ferment. After 2 days, we will strain the rice water from the rice and we can use it. It is said that fermented rice water contains more minerals than plain rice water.
How to Use It
First of all, wash your hair by using shampoo and after shampooing the hair, wash your hair thoroughly by using normal water. Now apply Rice water over your hair and scalp and massage them properly and leave it for 20 minutes. After 20 minutes, wash your hair by using lukewarm water.
Benefits of Rice Water
Rice water is very beneficial for our hair and it can replace our conditioner. It increases the elasticity of hair and reduces the surface friction. It is beneficial in following ways –
- Makes the hair smooth, stronger, longer and shiny.
- Detangles the hair.
1. Makes the Hair Smooth, Longer and Shiny
Starchy rice water is very useful for our hair as it makes our hair smooth and shiny and also increases their growth. It is known that rice water contains inositol which is very useful in making our hair strong.
2. Detangles the Hair
As we know that in today’s time, there is very much pollution and dirt in the environment which makes our hair dirty and tangled which later results in damage. Rice water is very beneficial in detangling the hair.
Herbal Remedies for Smooth, Shiny Hair by Planet Ayurveda
Planet Ayurveda offer the best herbal remedies for smooth and shiny hair in the form of Hair care pack. All these herbs are pure, natural and vegetarian in nature. These herbs are chemical and preservative free so do not have any side effects to our hair. These herbs make our hair shiny, smooth and stronger. Hair care pack contains –
- Go Rich Hair Oil
- Go Richh Protein Shampoo
- Hair Growth Formula
- Brahmi Capsules
- Amalki Rasayan
1. Go Rich Hair Oil
This oil contains various herbs like Bhringraj (Eclipta Alba) and Amalaki (Emblica offinalis).
Benefits – It provides nourishment to hair, cure split ends and prevent hair from fungal infections. It protects the hair roots and also protects the scalp from dandruff. This oil does not disturb our hormonal system and is beneficial for both male and female.
Dosage – Apply hair oil every night. You can gently massage the scalp taking around 5-10
ml of oil.
2. Go Richh Protein Shampoo
This shampoo is very beneficial for our hair in very different ways.
Benefits – This is chemical and preservative free. It acts as an effective hair cleanser and cleans the scalp, prevents hair loss and makes the hair shiny.
Dosage – Apply appropriate quantity of this shampoo to wet hair & scalp. Massage in circular motion & rinse well.
3. Hair Growth Formula
This is a combination of various herbs like – Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) and Bhringraj (Eclipta alba) etc.
Benefits – It helps to control DHT and testosterone levels and gives strength and texture to our hair. It nourishes our hair and skin, boosts hepatic and renal systems and regenerates hair growth.
Dosage – 2 capsules twice daily, with water
4. Brahmi Capsules
These capsules show wonderful results in hair fall or hair loss as their important constituent herb is – Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri), which is very beneficial for our hair.
Benefits – It nourishes our hair and skin, boosts hepatic and renal systems and regenerates hair growth. It helps to control DHT and testosterone levels and gives strength and texture to our hair.
Dosage – 1 capsule twice daily after meals with plain water.
5. Amalki Rasayan (Amla)
These capsules show wonderful results in hair fall or hair loss. Their constituent herb is – Amla or Amalki (Embllica offinale).
Classical Reference Regarding Amalki Rasayan (Amla)
(Reference – Charaka sutrasthana -27)
Meaning – Amla is swadu (sweet), rooksha (dry) and astringent in taste. It contains all five rasa except salty. It helps in balancing kapha and pitta doshas.
Benefits – These herbal capsules give your hair strength and luster.
Dosage – 2 capsules twice daily after meals with plain water.
Hence it is concluded from above description that Planet Ayurveda offers best herbal formulation for long shiny hair. It not only prevents hair fall but also helpful in growth of new hair. These products are chemical free hence they have no side effects.
Latest posts by Dr. Vikram Chauhan (see all)
- Treatment of Sarcoidosis in Ayurveda with Herbal Remedies - November 20, 2023
- Vibhitaki/Baheda (Terminalia bellirica)- Benefits, Medicinal Uses, Dosage & More - November 18, 2023
- Chylous Ascites Causes Symptoms and Treatment in Ayurveda - October 4, 2023
- Treatment Of Schmidt’s Syndrome in Ayurveda With Herbal Remedies - October 3, 2023
- Treatment Of Epidermolysis Bullosa In Ayurveda With Herbal Remedies - September 30, 2023