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haircare- homemade shampoos
Homemade Shikakai shampoos for your hair
Methi Shikakai Shampoo
Methi seeds(Fenugreek) Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 250 grams
Shikakai Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 1 kilogram
Dried orange/lemon peels Ã¢â‚¬â€œ handful
Crush all the ingredients to a fine powder and store. Use this powder shampoo to wash your hair as you would do with others. However, remember to soak this powder in Ã‚Â½ cup of boiling water 2 hours before using it on your hair.
Reetha Shikakai shampoo.
Take some dry soap nuts(reetha) and soak them in water overnight.
Mash them in the morning and strain the soapy solution.
Add a tsp of shikakai powder and wash your hair.
Amla Shikakai shampoo
For healthy hair use herbal shampoos with the following ingredients: 100 grams of Reetha seeds, 100 grams of Amla Powder, 100 grams of dried shikakai powder, 20 grams of Aloe Vera juice and 3 glasses of hot water. Soak the rita seed in warm water and squeeze out the juice . Add to this amla powder,shikakai powder and aloe vera juice and use as regular shampoo.
Khus-khus Shikakai shampoo
1) Shikakai 1 kg
2) Bengal gram (chana dal) Ã‚Â¼ kg
3) full green gram (moong) Ã‚Â¼ kg
4) poppy seeds (khus-khus) Ã‚Â¼ kg
5) fenugreek (methi seeds) 100 gms
6) horse gram 100gms
Method: Make sure the \'Shikakai\' is dry or else dry it in the sun. Take all the ingredients to a mill and get them ground. Store in an airtight container when cool.
Take 2Ã‚Â½ tablespoons for 1 wash of long hair, 1Ã‚Â½ tablespoons for shoulder length hair or 1Ã‚Â½ teaspoons for very short hair and mix it with enough water to make a thick liquid of shampoo constituency.
Apply on wet scalp and hair and rub all over nicely. After 2 minutes rinse properly with lots of water and make sure no lumps are left on the hair or scalp.
Chamomile Fields Shampoo
* 4 bags of Chamomile tea (or 1 handful of fresh Chamomile flowers)
* 4 tablespoons pure soap flakes
* 1 1/2 tablespoons glycerin*
Let the tea bags steep in 1 1/2 cups of boiled water for 10 minutes. Remove the tea bags and with the remaining liquid add the soap flakes. Let stand until the soap softens. Stir in glycerin until mixture is well blended. Pour into a bottle. Keep in a dark, cool place.
A transparent sweet liquid, a by-product of soapmaking. Glycerin is used in many cosmetic products. It acts as a humectant, which means it retains moisture. You can purchase it at most drug stores or health food stores.
Relaxant, great bedtime drink, slows down central nervous system.
Storage- Most recipes require refrigeration since they don\'t contain preservatives. Shelf Life is approximately 1 week.
April 26, 2009, 05:23:25 PM
Prevent Hairloss and stop grey hair
homemade remedy to prevent hair loss:
Make a paste by mixing olive oil, honey and cinnamon (dal chini) powder. Massage on the scalp and leave it for 15 minutes. Wash with a mild shampoo. Repeat it for 3-4 times a week.
Make a paste by grinding fenugreek seeds with water. Massage on the scalp after oiling the hair and leave it for one hour before washing. Repeat it every morning for a month.
Make a paste by mixing two eggs, two tablespoons each of amla, reetha and shikakai powder. Massage on the scalp and leave it for 30 minutes. Wash with a mild shampoo. Repeat it for 3-4 times a week.
Drink 1 teaspoon cider vinegar mixed in 1 glass of water with meals for 2-3 weeks.
Drink a smoothie of banana, honey, yogurt, and skim milk.
Drink daily a juice of alfalfa + fresh spinach or fresh coriander. Your hair will grow fast.
April 26, 2009, 05:29:48 PM
The Sphatik is a snow rock crystal and comes in purest and most favorable gem in the world. Sphatik is a clear transparent, glistening and smooth stone. According to Indian astrology, Sphatik is associated to the Planet Venus (Planet of love). Mostly Sphatik is used as a replacement for diamond to quiet down the effect of planet Venus. The idol which is prepared by Sphatik does not necessitate \"pran pratishtha\" before worshipping. Holy Sphatik Shri Yantra is used for universal winner and success in life. Sphatik Mala is widely used for meditation purposes. Regular worshiper of Sphatik statues gets good luck, cheerfulness and prosperity. Sphatik is the purest material obtainable on earth to make god idols for worship.
Sphatik or Quartz crystal is a gift given by earth and a good conductor of energy. The capacity of Sphatik is to increase or strengthen the positive things in you and make free from causes you fear or anger. Sphatik posses strong field of light and energy which can be used as a sonic protection in opposition to negative vibrations. Sphatik strengthen your ability towards a loving person and can improve your abilities to enjoy life and complete the things you desire in life.
Sphatik may strengthen purpose, diminish stress, help with Centering (balancing or soothing), support Healing abilities, and makes you with safety by strengthen white light. It is a natural crystal which has a more usual arrangement of atoms. In Sphatik these atoms vibrate at a very constant frequency. The characteristics of quartz make a brilliant acceptor and emitter of electromagnetic waves. Due to this quartz is normally used in radios, watches, and numerous electronic technologies.
June 29, 2009, 08:22:48 PM
karma comes first, God comes next
i believe in \"No problem is so big and difficult that it can\'t be blamed on somebody else.\"
maybe god believe in -- \"Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.\"
August 06, 2009, 03:34:15 PM
Simple remedies for common problems through Tantra Shastra
9th tip partially works for debt problems
August 26, 2009, 02:06:06 PM