Nowadays, it is hard to find a woman who is absolutely happy with her hair. There are tons of hair problems we all need to deal with and hair loss is a major one among them. In fact, excessive hair fall has become a universal problem these days and I’m also not out of the loop. Hence, when I saw the advertisement of Indulekha Bringha Oil that promised respite, I picked up a bottle immediately. This Ayurvedic formula has been widely advertised to be a medicine for hair growth, hairfall prevention, and premature graying. Read on the Indulekha Bringha Oil review to know about my experience with it.
Indulekha Bringha Oil Review
According to the brand itself, “Indulekha is an Ayurvedic proprietary medicine for hairfall enriched with Bringhraj, a herb known in Ayurveda granthas as ‘Keshraj- King of hair.’ Extracts of Bringhraj plant are known for their medicinal properties that not only reduce hairfall but also revive & regenerate hair. The Indulekha range includes Indulekha Bringha Oil & Indulekha Bringha Hair Cleanser.”
About Indulekha Bringha Oil
Indulekha Bringha Oil is clinically proven to put a stop to the issue of hairfall. It is prepared in a slow and meticulous manner by combining the extracts of 13 precious herbs including Bringharaj, Shvetakutaja, and Amla. A clinical test conducted by an independent CRO has proven that the oil does not just reduce hairfall but also grows new hair upon regular usage of thrice a week for 4 months, (1).
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Grape – Enriched with antioxidants, grape may boost immunity, improve overall health and protect us from chronic diseases and certain types of cancer. (2)
Amla – Amla conditions scalp and promotes hair growth. It prevents premature greying of hair and minimizes dandruff. (3)
Almond – Loaded with antibacterial properties, Almond keeps scalp healthy and protects hair from sun damage and dandruff. It also hydrates the hair and cleanses hair follicles. (4)
Curry Leaves – Curry leaves protect our hair from hair fall, premature greying and dandruff. (5)
Indrayava – It comes with anti-inflammatory properties and prevents dandruff causing bacteria and fungus. (6)
Neem – With it’s strong antioxidant properties, it protects scalp from dandruff, prevents frizziness and promotes overall health of the scalp. (7)
Aloe Vera – Aloe vera can remove access oil from the scalp and often used as a cleansing agent. (8)
Coconut Oil – Perhaps one of the most versatile oils used in the hair care industry, it promotes hair growth and improves overall health of hair. (9)
Mulethi – It not only boosts immunity but also protects our skin from various ailments like rashes, eczema, psoriasis (10)
Amrita – It improves immunity, reduces stress and signs of ageing. (11)
Brahmi – With goodness of natural elements, it promotes hair growth. (12)
Camphor – Camphor is used in treating anxiety and hair loss related disorders. In addition to that, it is also effective in treating acne, wart and depression. (13)
Bhringraj – It protects us from various skin infections and promotes hair growth. (14)
It is a simple plastic bottle with a large screw cap, which comes pre-fitted with the ‘Selfie comb’. This exclusive dispensing mechanism helps in depositing the oil directly on the scalp so that it reaches the roots of the hair easily and quickly. The bottle comes in a cardboard box with all the necessary information mentioned on it.
It’s unique selfie dispensing comb is similar to a hair root applicator bottle which allows the oil to reach directly to the scalp thus minimizing efforts.
Rs. 234 for 50 ml. and Rs. 432 for 100 ml.
2 years from the date of manufacturing
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What Does The Product Claim?
Indulekha Bringha Oil claims to be a safe, healthy and completely natural remedy for controlling the rate of hair loss. It is suggested for all three stages of hair care referred in Ayurveda, namely, ‘Kesavardhanam’ or hair growth, ‘Kesapathasamanam’ or prevention of hair loss, and ‘Palitam’ or prevention of premature graying. Packed with herbs, such as bringha, amla, aloe vera, and neem steeped in virgin coconut oil, this oil offers the following benefits:
- Promotes new hair
- Reduces hairfall
- Fights dandruff
- Prevents premature greying
- Maintains healthy scalp
How To Use
For the first week, I used the oil as per the instructions. I applied a capful of Indulekha Bringha Oil to my hair every night, massaged it well into the scalp, and followed it up with a wash every morning. However, once you are through the first week, you can use it in place of your regular oil an hour before your hair wash – be it every alternate day or two days a week. You can also use a few drops of the oil after each hair wash in order to tame your flyaways.
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Indulekha Bringha oil gets a light brown color from all the herbs present in it and has a really strong smell. Its consistency is just like coconut oil. Though I experienced a lot of hair fall while washing my hair every day in the first week, it subsided a bit later on. After week one, I made sure that I apply a substantial amount of oil to my hair before each wash. I massaged my scalp really well for about 15 minutes with the selfie comb in order to revitalize the roots and left it to soak for an hour. Then, I tried washing it off with shikakai powder, but the hair oil was not washed off easily. Rather, it needed shampoo to be washed off completely even during the last rinse.
I could not get myself to apply it after hair washes, considering how strong its fragrance is. It does add a lot of bounce to the hair and also helps in fighting dandruff. Though I found the hair fall to be reduced slightly, my hair has not gained extra length. Maybe it needs 5-6 months of continuous usage to see hair regrowth.
I am currently on a break from using it during winter since excessive usage of Bringha can sometimes induce cold and cough. But yes, unless the hair treatment is coupled with good food, exercise, and regular trimming of the hair, it certainly will not show any remarkable result.
- 100% natural
- Has a lot of beneficial herbs
- Puts a stop to hairfall
- Helps control dandruff
- Prevents premature greying
- Promotes hair regrowth
- Comes with a selfie comb
- Very strong smell
- Too pricey
- Slightly difficult to wash off
Will I repurchase?
Yes, anything to stop hair loss!
Some users have experienced excessive hair loss after switching to Indulekha Bringha Oil. According to a few users, hair fall started increasing after they stopped using it. The oil has a sticky element and it makes hair a bit greasy. There is a possibility of getting cold and cough because of its cooling properties.
Indulekha Bringha Hair Oil is an ayurvedic hair treatment oil. Loaded with natural goodness of herbs, it stops hairfall, reduces dandruff, treats dry scalp, prevents premature greying and boosts hair regrowth. While I couldn’t find any major drawbacks, in my opinion the product is little pricey. The strong smell and the greasiness of the oil can not be ignored. However my overall experience with Indulekha Bringha Hair Oil was positive.
Frequently Asked Questions
Does It Work For Hair Regrowth?
Indulekha Bringha Oil holds the goodness of Bhringraj, which is known for its amazing Ayurvedic benefits for hair. It nurtures the hair follicles and increases the circulation of blood to them, thereby aiding the regrowth of hair.
Does It Remove Dandruff?
The oil contains Svetakutaja, which has been widely used in Ayurveda for its antimicrobial and antifungal properties. So, regular use of Indulekha Bringha Oil can fight against dandruff and other scalp infestations effectively.
Does It Reduce The Number Of White Hair?
The Ayurvedic medicinal oil is loaded with amla, which is one of the richest natural sources of vitamin C. It helps in strengthening the hair follicles while preventing the occurrence of white hair.
How Good Is The Oil For Overall Hair Health?
In Indulekha Bringha Oil, all precious herbs are steeped in virgin coconut oil. Being rich in antioxidants, essential nutrients, and minerals, it can take the good care of your hair and improve its overall health gradually.
- “Indulekha” – hul.co.in
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