Supercharge your hair growth with these 10 hair-thickening herbs

Have you tried all the ways to promote hair growth and failed? Perhaps it’s time to step away from products that contain chemicals and turn to herbs that help achieve thick hair naturally.

A majority of herbs are rich in substances that promote hair growth and density. They consist of ingredients that restore hair shine at a lower cost and without harmful substances for the skin or hair. Here are some prominent herbs:


Widely known for its use in colouring hair and creating beautiful patterns on hands and feet, henna has many beneficial properties, such as antibacterial and astringent qualities that make it highly useful for enhancing hair health.


In addition to its overall health benefits for the body, fenugreek seeds are traditionally used to promote hair health and conditioning. They help strengthen hair roots and stimulate hair follicles for growth, thereby preventing hair loss. Due to its moisturizing properties, it also adds shine to the hair.

Aloe Vera:

Aloe vera is widely used in cosmetic products due to its antiviral and antibacterial properties. Aloe vera plant leaves contain a clear gel with incredible healing properties. This gel is rich in vitamins and essential amino acids.


Lavender is mostly known for its aromatic, cooling, and soothing properties. Lavender is commonly used as an essential oil and is beneficial for deep conditioning of your hair, controlling hair damage, and addressing dandruff.


Hibiscus oil helps those suffering from bald patches as it stimulates hair regrowth from dormant hair follicles.

Black Walnut:

Black walnut is commonly used as a natural hair dye, but it also has benefits for hair regrowth and overall hair health.


Rosemary is not limited to culinary uses; it is an herb used for healing purposes as well. You can use it in the form of oil, directly as a hair massage, or mix it with your shampoo.


Thyme helps stimulate hair follicles and promote hair growth. It maintains scalp health with its anti-fungal and antiseptic properties.


Clove contains preservative and antiseptic properties, making it useful for shampooing or applying it to the hair to enhance hair health and restore its shine and lustre.

This article was syndicated from Marie Claire Arabia
Translated and adapted by Praise Vandeh, Marie Claire Nigeria Content Writer


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