Urad Dal for Hair Rescue
Dr. Shweta U. Shah

Dr. Shweta U. Shah
21 March 2020

This article is authored by Dr. Shweta U. Shah. A practicing homeopath, she follows a patient-centred perspective, emphasizing the benefits of natural remedies and herbs, homeopathy and whole food nutrition.

The simplest, yet absolutely vital and indispensible accessory is having beautiful, luxuriant hair! Apart from the aesthetic sensibility, gorgeous hair mirrors good health. The way your hair looks and feels depends principally on your lifestyle choices as well as your hair care regimen. Neglected hair looks dull, lifeless and unattractive. If you are having anxieties regarding your hair, there’s no need to hit the panic button; you will be relieved to know that practically every hair-related disorder can be rectified with natural remedies. The one topping the list is black gram or urad dal.

A staple in most Indian homes, urad dal is hugely popular and an integral part of soups, curries, and stews. It is a requisite part of a lot of exotic cuisines. The black gram is an impressive source of protein, as well as iron, magnesium, folic acid and potassium; and these boost your health significantly. Let’s explore the fabulous benefits of urad dal for the hair.

Urad Dal Benefits

Urad dal and hair treatment remedies

In addition to proffering several noteworthy health benefits, urad dal can do wonders for your hair. It is packed with powerful nutrients which help battle hair fall, hair thinning, dandruff and also tackle lack-lustre hair. When you fail to get adequate amounts of protein in your diet, the body starts to ration the protein available; the direct consequence is reduced and poor hair growth. Sustained low-protein diets manifest as severe hair loss. Black gram is a fantastic source of protein and helps manage hair fall as well as repairs dry, brittle hair. Brimming over with proteins, iron, molybdenum and fatty acids, urad dal restores the sheen to your hair and combats hair loss successfully.

Urad dal benefits for hair

Urad dal benefits for hair

Battle hair fall: Black gram promotes new and healthy hair growth effectively.

Eliminate stubborn dandruff: A combination of black gram and tea tree oil helps those wrestling with the most obstinate kind of dandruff.

Detoxing the hair and scalp: Urad dal promises to get rid of dirt, grime, residues and grease, leaving your hair squeaky clean, naturally without having to resort to harsh shampoos.

Tame the frizz: One of the most important benefits is that urad dal makes the hair glossy and sleek and enhances the texture of the hair considerably.

Healthy, luxuriant hair: A remarkable hair conditioner, urad dal strengthens and fortifies each strand of hair from the roots to the tips.

Black Gram Uses

Nourish Your Hair with Black Gram Nutrition

Massaging your scalp with a paste of black gram yields absolutely brilliant results. It promises stronger, thicker, shinier hair. When you massage the hair with urad dal, blood supply to the scalp gets stimulated and the hair follicles get reactivated, thereby promoting hair growth. The blood brings in vital nutrients to the follicles, feeding your hair with the choicest nourishment.

For the urad dal hair masque, blend together, half a cup of powdered urad dal and 2 spoons of yogurt. Apply evenly to the scalp and hair; and leave on for an hour. Rinse off. Make sure that you use this masque at least twice a week for speedy results.

Furthermore, to amp up your hair game, consume a bowl of urad dal (kali dal) frequently; this will provide a more holistic approach, providing sustenance from inside out. Using organic and unprocessed dal will give you the most advantages, yield better results and ensures optimal nutritional benefits. Tata Sampann Urad Dal does not undergo any excessive refinement process of polishing and keeping its inherent benefits and qualities intact.

Whether you wear your hair long or short, all of us love abundant, thick, shiny hair! However, our frenzied lifestyles paired with the awful pollution wrecks havoc, and leave our hair damaged. On the other hand, consuming a balanced diet, drinking ample water and employing natural remedies and holistic rituals can help keep our hair looking shiny and healthy. Follow an integrated hair care routine and watch your hair transform from dull and lifeless to beautiful and glossy.


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