Hibiscus for hair! What’s the hype? 12 DIY Options.

If you have a hibiscus or gudhal ka Phool- ‘a flowering plant’ at your home and haven’t used its wonderful properties. Well, I am here to provide you some valuable insights on DIY hibiscus for hair. (AND)

For those who don’t have access to the plant, Do not worry, you can easily reach out to the link that I have provided in this blog, from where you can get authentic hibiscus powder(Naturally sun-dried).

hibiscus for hairs DIY

The brightly hued hibiscus flower is rich in vitamin C, amino acids, flavonoids, moisture content, and antioxidants. Amino acids present in the hibiscus help in the production of keratin in the hair follicles’ cells that encourages natural hair growth.

Let your tresses absorb the nutrients that is released from the plant and be worthy of its ad-on benefits.

Benefits of DIY Hibiscus for hairs

  1. Repairs and Provide strength to hairs.
  2. Promote hair regrowth by treating damaged hairs.
  3. Prevents Split ends by rehydrating keratin fibers of hair follicles.
  4. Prevent Premature Graying of hairs due to the presence of antioxidants, it helps in producing melanin- the naturally occurring pigment.
  5. Softens Hair Cuticles by naturally conditioning them.
  6. Removes dandruff due to the presence of anti-microbial and astringent properties that control excessive oil secretion in the scalp.
  7. Prevent Hair fall and Hair thinning
  8. Thicken Hairs, rejuvenates the scalp
  9. Stimulate Hair growth by improving blood circulation
  10. Naturally soft, silky, and lustrous hairs

How to use hibiscus for hairs?

You can use it either as a flowering plant or in powder form. Let’s start with the DIYs Hair mask and your Hair products options infused with hibiscus now.

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Hibiscus hair pack: Homemade

Hibiscus Hair Oil


  1. Hibiscus leaves and flowers
  2. Coconut oil or Sweet Almond oil
hibiscus oil homemade


  1. Rinse 8-10 hibiscus leaves and 8 flowers with normal water to remove dirt.
  2. Using a stone mortar and pestle grind leaves of hibiscus and flowers.
  3. Add half a cup of extra virgin coconut oil into it.
  4. Heat the oil for 2-3 minutes at a low flame and allow it to cool.
  5. Apply on your scalp and massage gently.
  6. Store the oil in a glass jar without any moisture content.
  7. Wrap your head with a towel for 20-30 minutes.
  8. Rinse with shampoo and rinse with normal water.

If you use Almond oil instead of coconut oil, do not heat! Instead, put the jar in sunlight for about a month, shake it in between to evenly spread the nutrients throughout the jar.

Hibiscus, curd and Amla powder

DIY hairmask Amla hibiscus

To strengthen and condition your hairs, add 1 tbsp. hibiscus powder/juice, 1 tbsp. Amla powder/juice in a cup of curd. Make a smooth paste out of it and apply it all over your scalp and the entire length of your hair with a gentle massage to your scalp.

Leave it for 1 hour and rinse with normal water. You can even add plain water instead of curd.

Hibiscus and Aloe vera infusion

DIY hibiscus and aloe vera

If you want a natural shine in your hair and remove excess oil from the hair shaft, aloe vera is the key to your problem.

Grind both the ingredients in a mortar pastel OR Add 1 tbsp. hibiscus and 3 tbsp. Aloe vera gel in a bowl. Mix until the ingredients become of the same consistency. Leave it for 30-45 minutes and rinse with a mild shampoo

The results you may expect from this particular hair mask with regular intervals can be a bolt out of blue with the bouncy and shiny hairs.

Hibiscus, fenugreek seeds and curry leaves

homemade hibiscus

Grind fenugreek seeds or use fenugreek powder, fresh curry leaves or curry powder, and 3 hibiscus flowers or hibiscus powder and pour them into a bowl.

Add coconut oil to infuse with these herbs, slightly warm the paste at low flame. Apply in the roots of your hairs and covering the entire hair.

Store with no moisture content in a glass jar.

Hibiscus flowers and leaves paste

You may treat baldness by grinding 3 hibiscus flowers and 5-6 leaves in a mortar pastel and apply it to the scalp and leave it for at least 1.5 hours where you are experiencing hair loss. This particular DIY hibiscus for hair is the easiest one and be followed thrice a week for best results.

DIY Hibiscus and Onion

homemade onion and hibiscus

To promote thickness and volume in hairs, Grind an onion and hibiscus leaves in a grinder and extract the juice.

Here, you can see onion hair masks that you can make at comfort of your home.

Strain the paste and apply it to the roots and entire length of your hairs. Leave it for 15-30 minutes and wash with lukewarm water,

Hibiscus and Coconut milk

If you suffer from split ends and want a remedy to prevent it further. Coconut milk is your answer. Dry hair can be moisturized so well with this hair mask that you will be amazed at its results by yourself.


  1. Coconut Milk
  2. Honey
  3. Hibiscus
  4. Aloe Vera gel
  5. Curd


  1. Crush 3 hibiscus petals add add half cup coconut milk.
  2. Add 1/2 tbsp. Honey, 1 tbsp. Aloe vera and 3 tbsp. curd or plain Yogurt to the mixture.
  3. Apply covering scalp and entire length of hairs. Rinse with normal water.

Hibiscus and Henna

DIY henna and hibiscus hair

Premature greying of hairs below the age of 40 is a common sight today, This hair mask also helps in removing dandruff. This DIY hibiscus for hair mask is among my favorite.

Grind 3 hibiscus flowers and 3 leaves and mix them with henna powder or ground 6-10 henna leaves, Squeeze half a lemon into the mixture and wash with normal shampoo.

Hibiscus and Neem leaves

homemade neem hibiscus hair mask

If you suffer from hair thinning, you must try grinding both the ingredients in a mortar pastel and leave it on your scalp for an hour to let the solution work for you.

Hibiscus and Fenugreek seeds

To prevent dandruff, you may also use fenugreek seeds or powder.

Soak fenugreek seeds in water, overnight and add them to the hibiscus leaves paste in the morning.

Add half a cup of curd or buttermilk to the mixture to make a smooth paste. Apply it on the scalp and entire hair up to the tips and leave for at least an hour or more for the best positive results,

Hibiscus and Egg whites

To promote hair growth and strength, also to control the oily scalp, Crush 3 Hibiscus flowers and mix 2 egg whites. Apply the smooth paste to your hairs and leave it for 20 minutes. This hair mask controls the overall pH of your hair.

DIY Hibiscus and Curd

To strengthen your hairs with good hair elasticity, and make your hair roots strong.

To prepare this particular DIY, add 2 tbsp. hibiscus powder or ground paste and a cup of yogurt or curd in a bowl and make a smooth paste.

Apply on the entire length of your hairs and massage the scalp. Leave it for 1 hour and rinse with a mild shampoo.

Hibiscus: Readymade Hair Oil

Soultree Intensive Hair Therapy Oil with Curry Leaves and Hibiscus

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  • Suitable for all hair types
  • No lead, parabens and silicone

My review on using hibiscus

Being a powerful ingredient for your hair, Let it alone be a DIY hibiscus for hair, or hibiscus infused products like oil, conditioner, or shampoos which can be the cure to your so many hair problems.

There is no such fragrance, and with the usage of all-natural ingredients, You may help yourself in uncertain times with these DIYs with salon-like results.

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