Are you unhappy with your mane? The reason behind your slow hair growth might be the germs and bacteria build up in your scalp. Yes, germs and bacteria can cause damage to your scalp and also inhibit hair growth. But you don’t have to worry. We share with you an effective natural home remedy you can use to get healthy scalp and hair. We have shared with you many homemade natural remedies using common kitchen ingredients, here is one that has some simple ingredients such as garlic, coconut oil, olive oil, jojoba oil and tea tree essential oil. This home remedy will make your scalp and hair healthy. (ALSO READ DIY deep-conditioning hibiscus and yogurt hair mask for strong and healthy hair).Also Read - 'Maaf Karo Na': Jawed Habib Apologises For Spitting on Woman's Hair, Says It Was Done With 'Humorous Intent' | Watch

To make this hair mask you will need 10 large cloves of garlic, four tablespoon of olive oil, half cup of coconut oil, one tablespoon of jojoba oil and four drops of tea tree essential oil. Here’s how you can make this hair mask at home. (ALSO READ Top 8 frequently asked questions about dandruff, answered!). Also Read - Punjab Woman Pulls 12,000 kg Bus Using Her Hair, Creates Guinness World Record | Watch

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The first step is to peel and blend the garlic cloves into a paste. To this paste add four tablespoons of olive oil and blend some more. Strain this mixture to get rid of any garlic lumps. You will be left with garlic infused olive oil. Now, in a container take half cup of coconut oil and add one tablespoon of jojoba oil and four drops of tea tree essential oil. To this add the garlic infused olive oil. Mix well and apply this on your scalp. Apply it generously and massage well. After use, store the rest of the oil in a container. Wrap your hair in hot towel and leave for 20 minutes, this will help the oil to penetrate deep into your scalp. After 20 minutes wash your hair with a mild shampoo followed by using conditioner. Towel dry your hair. Use this twice a week to see better results.

The high content of calcium, zinc, and sulfur in garlic is essential for hair growth and the anti-microbial properties of it helps kill the germs and bacteria that cause damage to your scalp. The coconut oil not only  adds luster, shine and softness to the hair, but also prevents hair breakage and split ends. The jojoba oil helps activate hair cells and the anti-bacterial and anti-septic properties of tea tree essential oil stimulates healthy hair growth and heal scalp problems such as dryness and flakiness.  (ALSO READ Top 6 monsoon haircare tips to keep your tresses healthy and strong).

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