Ashwagandha hair masks for bouncy and strong hairs – 3 DIY

The healing properties of ashwagandha are not limited to your internal ailments but also extended to your skin and hairs. You may strengthen your hairs with ashwagandha hair masks by following the methods and DIY given.

ashwagandha plant

Ashwagandha, commonly known as “Indian ginseng” or “winter cherry” is classified as an adaptogen i.e. the plants that help to resist stress in terms of physical, chemical, and biological aspects.

Alarming statistics of male and female pattern baldness show how some hair care mistakes and using chemical-laid products are affecting the overall health of your hairs.

In order to rejuvenate your hair follicles and strengthen your hairs, it is essential to give a natural touch of herbs like ashwagandha, amla, and Brahmi to your hairs.

Without any delay, let’s get started with these super easy power pack-hair masks using ashwagandha as the main ingredient and the best hair oils infused with ashwagandha(of course) that can make your hairs go woo-hoo!


Brahmi, amla and ashwagandha hair mask

ashwagandha brahmi and amla hair mask and hair pack for long hairs

Brahmi is known to promote the thickness of hairs, also called bacopa monnieri, this ayurvedic herb contains alkaloids that activate proteins in your hairs which is responsible for your hair growth.


  1. 2 tbsp. Brahmi powder
  2. 2 tbsp. Amla powder
  3. 2 tbsp. Ashwagandha powder
  4. 1 cup curd

How to apply:

  1. Mix all the ingredients in curd or yogurt, blend until even consistency.
  2. Apply the pack beginning from the roots of your hairs, covering the entire length to the hair tips.
  3. leave it for atleast 1.5 hours and wash with mild organic sls-sulfate free shampoo.

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Ashwagandha and amla hair mask

ashwagandha and amla hair pack and masks

Amla or Indian gooseberry is rich in antioxidants, vitamin C and flavonoids, the evident shows that it is responsible to cure hair loss and vision providing sufficient mitochondrial health of eye cells.


  1. 2 tbsp. Ashwagandha
  2. 2 tbsp. amla or 4 tbsp. amla rus/juice
  3. Lukewarm water

How to apply:

  1. According to the length of your hairs add an equal amount of ashwagandha and Amla powder into a bowl.
  2. You may use Amla rus by following the steps given.
  3. Apply the hair pack covering the entire length of your hair.
  4. Remember to massage for at least 3-5 minutes while applying the hair pack.
  5. You may also use a wooden comb to spread the pack all over your hairs.
  6. Leave it for an hour and rinse with normal to cold water.
ashwagandha and indian gooseberry or amla hair mask and hair pack for strength and immunity

The ashwagandha I used in the following hair pack is from:


Ashwagandha and coconut oil Hair Mask

ashwagandha and coconut oil hair mask


  1. 4 to 5 tbsp Ashwagandha powder
  2. Lukewarm water
  3. 1 tbsp. coconut oil

How To apply:

  1. Mix ashwagandha powder and water to make a paste.
  2. Add water to the paste in order to cover your entire hair with the pack.
  3. Use a thin-toothed comb to part your hairs into different sections and apply the paste from roots to the tip of your hairs.
  4. Massage your scalp with the paste to let the benefits of ashwagandha stimulate your hair follicles.
  5. Leave it for 1.5 hours or more for the best results.


The multipurpose juicer I used to grind Amla is:

There are numerous benefits of Ashwagandha for your hairs. Some of them are:

Ashwagandha hair masks benefits
  1. Fight Hair loss: The hormone corticosterone is the reason behind hair loss that stunts your hair growth, ashwagandha controls cortisol levels and work at the root cause of your hair loss issue.
  2. Cleanse scalp: Ashwagandha stimulates your scalp which in return increases blood circulation. The gentle massage of this magical paste makes much more difference than solely applying any hair mask without massaging it.
  3. Strengthen hairs: Fatty acids, glucose, potassium, tannins, flavonoids, iron, steroidal alkaloids and nitrate present in the extract of ashwagandha strengthens hair follicles.
  4. Premature greying: Antioxidants, tyrosine, and amino acid positively help in stimulating the production of melanin, preventing premature greying of your hairs.
  5. Natural shine: This is what I experienced, ashwagandha extracts make your hair bouncy and retain its natural moisture, giving it an all-natural lustrous-shine.

There are shampoo, supplements, and hair oil available with ashwagandha as the primary ingredient. The best hair oil and essential oils are:

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Ashwagandha rejuvenates hair follicles by increasing antioxidant enzymes called superoxide dismutase (SOD) and catalase (CAT). Thus, these hair packs help in fighting dull, weak, and brittle hairs by strengthening your hair follicles.

Other Benefits of ashwagandha

This ayurvedic herb is beneficial for the following purpose as well:

a) Skin

  • Production of natural skin oils.
  • Aid production of hyaluronan, which is responsible for hydration in your skin.
  • Maintain suppleness of your skin by aiding elastin.
  • Strengthen skin by aiding collagen.
  • Boost hemoglobin levels and red blood count that radiates glowy skin.

b) Immunity

  • Ashwagandha plant is known to boost energy, increasing immunity, and reducing inflammation.
  • Drink plenty of water in order to make any herb work in your body.
  • In the form of supplements, ashwagandha can build up strength by regulating fat percentage of your body.
  • The name “ashwa” means “a horse” that implies horse-like strength.

c) Stress

  • Ashwagandha is known to uplift mood and relieves anxiety and chronic stress by improving energy levels when consumed.
  • Adaptogenic herbs like ashwagandha stable the mind and helps in restoring the hormones by treating anxiety, chronic fatigue, depression, and exhaustion.
  • Stress can increase hair fall by 10 times by shrinking hair follicles and increasing androgen levels.
  • Due to nerve-calming effects, it promotes sound sleep.

d) Memory

  • Antioxidant properties helps in reversing nerve cell and free radical damage.
  • By reducing oxidative stress in your brain, it boosts memory and increase concentration power.

Do you want me to write about ashwagandha supplements for strength and hair? Let me know in the comment box! (seva me haazir hain!)


Ashwagandha is rightly called a miracle herb, the rejuvenation properties can target so many hair issues at once! Ashwagandha hair masks have been used since century now and is the secret behind those strong hairs!

Always purchase herbs from authentic and certified companies like the one I mentioned and used.

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