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How To Use Paan Or Betel Leaves For Quick Hair Growth

Do you know betel leaves are packed with antioxidants and vitamin C which are great for your hair?
Published -03 Aug 2020, 10:00 ISTUpdated -01 Aug 2020, 17:54 IST
betel paan leaves for hair

Paan or betel leaves are most commonly used in Indian households during religious ceremonies. Also, paan is a traditional preparation that is usually consumed as a sweet post-meal. However, do you know the betel leaves used here have some amazing benefits for your hair? These heart-shaped leaves are also known as Green Gold. They are being used in Indian medicine for ages now. Scroll down to know how betel leaves are beneficial for your hair health. 

Help In Reducing Hair Fall

Betel or paan leaves are used in Ayurveda to prepare medicines to treat hair related issues like hair fall and hair loss. Using betel leaves on your hair helps in preventing any such hair issues.

Betel Or Paan Leaves Pack For Hair Growth

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You Will Need:

  • 5 Paan Leaves 
  • 2 Tsp Coconut Oil
  • 1 Tsp Castor Oil
  • 1 Tsp Water


  • In a grinder, add betel or paan leaves. Add some water and make a paste. 
  • Transfer the paste to a bowl and add coconut oil. 
  • Next, add castor oil and mix well. 

How To Use? 

Mix all the ingredients well and then apply on your scalp and hair. Keep for an hour and then wash. Follow with regular shampoo and conditioner. 

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Betel Leaves Anti-Hair-Fall Mask

Betel leaves are known to prevent hair loss and promote hair growth. Another way of using these leaves is by applying this anti-hair fall mask. 

You Will Need:

  • Crushed Betel Leaves
  • Sesame Oil Or Coconut Oil


  • Grind betel leaves and add a few drops of sesame oil or coconut oil. 
  • Transfer to a bowl and mix well. 
  • Apply this pack all over your hair and scalp and keep for an hour. 
  • Rinse off and then wash with a mild shampoo. 

Betel Leaves Pack For Healthy Hair 

hibiscus leaves

Not just hair loss or hair fall, betel leaves can also be used to treat your other hair woes. For healthy hair, try this homemade pack. 

You Will Need:

  • Curry Leaves
  • Hibiscus Leaves
  • Basil Leaves
  • Betel Leaves 
  • Coconut Oil


In an iron vessel, add coconut oil. When the oil is warm, add torn hibiscus leaves, basil leaves, curry leaves, betel leaves, and cook on low flame till the oil changes its colour. Switch off the flame and then let it cool. Strain and apply on your hair. Keep the oil for at least 2 hours and then wash with a mild shampoo. Do follow with a conditioner. 

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Benefits Of Using Betel Leaves Hair Pack/Oil

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All the ingredients used in the preparation of these hair packs and oils are completely natural and they usually don't have any side effects. 

According to Ayurveda, betel leaves are known to treat issues like hair fall. Using betel leaves regularly helps in quick hair growth. They condition the hair and make your hair thick and long. It also helps in treating issues like itchiness, dandruff, and split ends. 

Hibiscus leaves have amino acids that nourish your hair and make your roots strong and healthy. 

Curry leaves have antioxidants which clear the dead hair follicles and lead to new hair growth. Also, these leaves have protein, beta-carotene which prevents hair loss and hair thinning. 

Try using betel leaves on your hair to treat your different hair problems. For more such beauty DIYs, stay tuned! 

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