Many essential oils have a very good effect on hair growth. They stimulate the hair follicles to grow faster. Various reasons could cause hair fall. Stress, hormonal changes, undiagnosed medical conditions, etc are quite common. Aromatherapy has been used successfully by some people to treat thinning hair and bald patches. Some essential oils are assumed to stimulate the hair follicles and are known to help promote healthy hair growth. Aromatherapy infusion to be applied directly to your hair can be prepared at home.

List of essential oils that help in hair growth

• Basil – It is a beneficial herb that stimulates and promotes hair growth. One can easily make Basil hair oil and massage it into the scalp. This massage promotes healing, health, and improves scalp circulation which, in turn, promotes hair growth. Basil is good when used together with fenugreek.

• Bay – It helps your hair grow. If you have dull hair, this essential oil can restore it. It is also good for dandruff problems. For stimulating hair health you can add three drops of bay essential oil to the shampoo you regularly use. The best carrier/base oil to choose would be jojoba oils.

• Rosemary Oil for Hair – It has an effect of stimulating the hair-bulbs to renewed activity and prevents premature baldness.

• Sage - A strong infusion of sage used as a hair rinse may darken hair color and help reduce hair loss.

• Jojoba Oil for Hair Growth – It has healing properties for damaged and breaking hair. This truly is one of the best carrier/base oils for hair loss due to breakage. Try adding 4 – 10 drops of essential oils with 1 ounce of jojoba oil or other carrier oil of your choice. Heat the hair oil by placing the bottle of oil in a bowl of hot water. Apply the oil to the scalp and massage through the rest of the hair.

Magic Potion Using Essential Oils for Hair Growth


• Basil - 5 drops

• Lavender - 10 drops

• Rosemary - 10 drops

• Jojoba oil - 4 ounce


• Blend well in a bottle

• Massage a few drops of this hair oils mix into your scalp at night and brush your hair thoroughly.

• This blend will give your hair a nice shine and also help the body to stimulate growth.

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