Give​ ​your​ ​coconut​ ​oil​ ​a​ ​miss​ ​and​ ​try​ ​hibiscus​ ​for​ ​hair​ ​instead.​ ​The​ ​oil​ ​from​ ​the​ ​plant is​ ​known​ ​to​ ​enhance​ ​blood​ ​circulation​ ​to​ ​the​ ​scalp​ ​and​ ​in​ ​turn​ ​promote​ ​healthy​ ​hair growth.

You can buy readymade bottles from the market or simply indulge in some DIY.

10 DIYs For Great Health Using Hibiscus

1.​ ​Hibiscus​ ​oil​ ​for​ ​hair​ ​growth:

  • Wash, crush and grind 8 to 9 hibiscus flowers and leaves.
  • Now heat 1 cup of coconut oil and add the hibiscus paste to it; mix, cover and turn the heat off.
  • When it is slightly cool, rub the oil to your scalp and leave it overnight.
  • Wash off the excess oil with Hibiscus shampoo or even one like Pantene Pro-V.
  • Nature Fusion Fullness and Life which is infused with essence derived from nature.

2.​ ​Controls​ ​premature​ ​greying:

  • Take 4 tbsp. yoghurt, few hibiscus leaves and make into a paste.
  • Rub this paste onto your hair for 1 hour before shampooing.
  • This will help prolong premature greying of hair.

3.​ ​Prevents​ ​hair​ ​fall​ ​and​ ​split-ends:

  •  Soak amla powder in amla juice and mix hibiscus leaves to it.
  • Make a paste out of this combination and treat hair fall and split-ends with this in a
    matter of just 45 minutes.

4.​ ​Shampoo:
If you use hibiscus leaves for hair, you will surely not regret it!

  •  Take 15 leaves and 5 flowers from the plant and boil it in 1 cup water for 5 minutes.
  •  Wait for it to cool and then blend it into a paste.
  •  Mix gram flour to this paste and voila, your organic shampoo is ready!

5.​ ​Deep​ ​conditioner:

As seen in this article, there are many ways of using hibiscus for hair growth. One such way is when you are able to make your roots stronger. How?

  •  Just make a paste of 8 hibiscus flowers with water.
  • Apply it to a clean scalp and leave for 1 hour.
  •  The effect is the same as deep conditioning from an expensive salon.

6.​ ​Cleanser:
Rid yourself off the dirt accumulated in the hair by using hibiscus leaves. Grind ½ cup of hibiscus leaves to form a thick paste, then massage your hair with it and leave for 3 minutes  before washing off.

7.​ ​Anti-dandruff:

Hibiscus leaves are an excellent remedy for dandruff.

  • All you need to do is soak 1 tbsp. of fenugreek seeds overnight.
  •  Next grind a handful of hibiscus leaves, the soaked fenugreek seeds and buttermilk together to form a paste and apply to your scalp.

8.​ ​Controls​ ​itchiness:

If you have a dry scalp then hibiscus oils might help.

  • Boil a pot with half-filled water, mix some hibiscus flowers, neem leaves and fenugreek seeds to it and let the water evaporate a bit.
  • Cool the mixture and then filter it through a sieve.
  • Use the residue filter on your hair.
  • Then rinse your hair with shampoo.

9.​ ​Preserves​ ​natural​ ​lustre:
Make a paste of 1 whole lime, few hibiscus flowers and henna leaves. Apply this mixture onto the scalp and leave for 30 to 45 minutes before washing off.

10.​ ​Stronger​ ​hair:

For stronger, thicker and manageable hair, use a mask of hibiscus with curd.

  •  Simply make a paste with few hibiscus leaves and add 4tbsp curd to it.
  •  Smear it over your scalp and let it rest for 1 hour.
  •  Wash off with shampoo.