Brahmi Oil (also called Brahmi Thailam and Brahmi Taila) is ayurvedic herbal and medicated oil used for memory loss, hair fall and stress disorders.
Brahmi Oil nourishes the scalp and penetrates into the scalp skin, which helps in preventing hair loss and strengthening hair roots. The massage with Brahmi Oil improves blood circulation to the scalp, further provides beneficial effect for hair growth.
The primary ingredients of Brahmi Oil are Brahmi herb and base oil. The base oil can be either sesame oil or coconut oil.
Base Oil &ndash Coconut Oil or Sesame Oil
Ingredients used for preparing Brahmi oil
Brahmi leaves (Bacopa Monnieri)
1 Kg (1 Part)
Base Oil (Sesame or coconut oil)
10 Litre (10 Part)
8 Litres (8 Part)
Base Oil Selection
Coconut Oil &ndash Hair problem
Sesame Oil &ndash VATA Disorders of Mental stress
Brahmi oil also has all benefits of its base oil, which can be either sesame oil or coconut oil. Coconut oil as base oil is best for hair problems and sesame oil as base oil is best for mental stress or VATA disorders.
How to Make Brahmi Oil
Take Brahmi leaves and put them in water.
Boil the water with Brahmi leaves and then simmer the mixture until the 1/4 part of water remains.
Then add base oil in the solution and simmer the mixture until the water gets evaporated and only the base oil remains.
Now, leave it for 24 hours and next day, separate the oil and discard away the herbal residues.
If require, filter the oil using clean cotton cloth.
One can use Brahmi Oil on regular basis in following health conditions.
General use as regular hair oil (so it is also called Brahmi Hair Oil)
To promote hair growth
Premature graying of hair
Itchy Scalp (Brahmi Oil containing sandal oil is more beneficial in Itchy scalp)
Brahmi Oil Benefits & Uses
Brahmi alkaloids and active principles are present in the Brahmi oil. These provide it therapeutic effect in hair fall, stress disorders and several other health conditions. Brahmi Oil helps removing dandruff and treat dry and itchy scalp.
Brahmi oil with advanced formula is best for memory loss, promoting intelligence and increasing alertness.
In addition to these, Brahmi Oil reduces heat from the scalp due to its coolant effects.