Malatyadi Tailam is an effective Ayurveda herbal oil for hair care prepared mostly in a coconut oil base.
Malatyadi tailam balances kapha and vata , cures erruptions or pustules in the head
It is more useful in alopecia areata, where a patch of hair is lost. Before the hairs re-grow, there needs to be some local irritant to stimulate skin. This oil serves that purpose.
Also, Malati and Naktamala are very potent skin detox herbs, useful in addressing dandruff, seborrhic dermatitis, scalp psoriasis, scalp skin issues, which harm the hairs.
Jasminum grandiflorum is a herb that strengthens the root of the hair. It is highly effective for hair damaged from pollution, blow drying or other chemical treatments. It is known to protect the natural colour of the hair. It adds radiant luster to the tresses and moisturizes unruly and rough hair. Jasmine acts as an antiseptic to the scalp and skin and thus helps to cure seborrhic dermatitis. It strong aroma prevents the sustenance of hair lice on the hair. It is known to have calming effects on the mind.
Pongamia pinnat, Nerium indicum and Plumbago pinnata is known to cure dandruff due to its heating properties and thus relieve itching of the scalp. It is also known to reduce infections of the scalp.