Gleditsia Australis Fruit
Gleditsia (or Honey Locust, Chumket, bo ket) gives hair a healthy sheen and more manageability. This conditioning fruit is also known for promoting hair growth, restoring/balancing the sebaceous glands, and combating bacteria.
Lemongrass is both an antibacterial and an antimicrobial, which helps minimize pesky dandruff, fungal infections, and other skin conditions that can potentially plague the scalp. Lemongrass oil helps strengthen hair follicles making it an ideal ingredient for those suffering from hair thinning or loss.
Patchouli is best known for its distinct aroma. However, this oil is also an exceptional skincare ingredient. Patchouli soothes and treats eczema, acne, chapped skin, oily skin, dermatitis, and dandruff. It is also known for its pH balancing properties (think of it as a toner for the scalp.)
Holy Basil, or Tulsi, is a skin savior. This herb is best known for improving blood circulation and for its antioxidant properties. Those susceptible to thinning and brittle hair can expect to see an overall improvement in the composition of their tresses.
The Shyonak tree is a staple in Ayurvedic practices; known for its antiseptic and astringent benefits, the extract from this tree is ideal for soothing disorders commonly associated with dry scalp.
Billy Goat Weed
Don’t let the name of this Brazilian plant fool you. Billy Goat Weed packs a powerful punch in the world of herbal medicine. This super ingredient treats eczema and infected hair follicles (i.e., ingrown hairs, inflamed follicles.)
White Mulberry is a frequent staple in traditional Chinese herbal medicine. This incredible antioxidant is also antibacterial, hypolipidemic, adipogenic, and neuroprotective.
This ingredient combats and removes toxins as well as bacteria. Its tonic-like capabilities purify, detox, and stimulate the scalp. Also, Goosegrass promotes blood circulation to the hair follicles which increases hair growth.
Kalmegh, harvested from Southeast Asia, is traditionally used for infections. This herb is best known for its astringent and antibacterial properties. Kalmegh is also incredibly soothing on the scalp.