Mustard Oil: Its benefits for your hair

It is true that  mustard  is highly valued in the culinary world, its seeds are among the most popular seasonings to mark the flavors of food. But there is no question of talking about cooking for the moment.

It is by mustard seeds that we extract the oil,  organic  so that it can keep all its properties.

Mustard oil is  definitely a multi-purpose vegetable oil that can bring a lot of benefits in  hair care . Indeed, it is one of the organic oils that make the most business in the cosmetics world.

What are the benefits of mustard oil for hair?

Very well known in India and Africa, mustard oil offers many  benefits  for the hair such as hydration, good blood circulation and the fight against hair loss.

Therefore, it is essential for  curly, dry and frizzy hair .

In addition, it has anti-dandruff properties, strengthens the hair fiber and promotes hair growth, and that’s not all. We will say that it is the all-in-one oil par excellence and we will take a closer look.

Mustard oil protects your hair against the appearance of dandruff

Let’s say mustard oil is a  natural disinfectant . It can be mixed with other vegetable and/or essential oils to fight against dandruff.

Guaranteed effect, because it is very effective in removing all impurities on the scalp.

In other words, organic mustard vegetable oil is the most effective natural remedy for  removing all dandruff from your scalp.

Mustard oil prevents hair loss

It is one of the oils that help fight against the loss of a large number of hair.

Thus, it treats blood circulation disorders by its natural phlebotonic virtue  , which means that mustard oil is a good remedy for venous insufficiency which induces  capillary fragility .

As a result, it strengthens the scalp by stabilizing blood circulation and subsequently, it promotes good  hair growth .

Mustard oil makes it easier to detangle your hair

With its moisturizing  and  nourishing properties  , vegetable mustard oil nourishes the hair scales.

Indeed, the latter will absorb the essential fatty acids and trace elements (omega 3, 6 and 9, and zinc) offered by the oil to strengthen the hair fiber.

Thus, the production of  keratin  increases to help the hair stay healthy.

In addition, it softens the hair by encouraging the  balanced production of  sebum . You will no longer have to worry about brittle hair because the ends will be well hydrated and the hair will be radiant.

Mustard oil boosts the vitality of your hair

Applying mustard oil to your hair will protect it from many external agents (sun, heat, wind ,  etc.) knowing that it is  rich in vitamins A and E.

Your hair will thus be strong and robust, resistant to all threats.

How to use mustard oil on hair?


Mustard vegetable oil can be used for  oil bath treatments .

You can also make homemade moisturizing masks and natural anti-dandruff masks   by mixing it with a few other vegetable oils.

Enough talking, here are the  easy recipes  that you can reproduce at home with ingredients that are just as easy to find.

Oil bath based on organic mustard vegetable oil

Oil baths are essential for strengthening your mane.

They strengthen and restore vitality to your scalp so that your hair is resistant.


  • 2 tbsp. teaspoon organic mustard oil.
  • 1 C. teaspoon organic coconut oil.
  • 1 C. tablespoon organic castor oil.


  • Mix all the vegetable oils until homogeneous.
  • Apply the mixture to the hair.
  • Start with a 3-minute head massage to reach the roots.
  • Plate the hair with cellophane + a hot towel preferably to guarantee the effects.
  • Leave on for at least 20 minutes.
  • Rinse and wash.

Moisturizing mask based on organic mustard vegetable oil

It is the ideal mask to deeply treat very abundant hair loss.


  • 2 tablespoons of conditioner.
  • 2 tbsp. teaspoon organic mustard oil.
  • 1 teaspoon of Chaulmoogra virgin vegetable oil (antibacterial and anti-inflammatory).
  • 1 C. coffee organic jojoba.

Application  :

  • Mix all the oils together until blended.
  • Apply directly to the scalp accompanied by a light massage for about 5 min.
  • Leave on for a maximum of 25 minutes.
  • Rinse and wash.

Anti-dandruff mask based on organic mustard vegetable oil

Thanks to this  hair mask  very easy to make, you can say goodbye to these more than disturbing dandruff.


  • 1 C. tablespoon organic mustard oil.
  • 1 C. tablespoons organic bay laurel oil (for its richness in nutrients).
  • 1 C. plain yogurt.
  • 4 drops of ylang-ylang essential oil (for these calming and anti-stress properties).


  • Mix all the ingredients until you obtain a fairly liquid and homogeneous paste.
  • Apply to dry hair so before washing.
  • Distribute from root to ends.
  • Gently massage the scalp for 5 min.
  • Leave to act for 10 minutes.
  • Wash with the usual shampoo, preferably natural shampoo or shampoo without sulphates.

You should also know that mustard oil is very  hot . It may irritate your scalp. It is therefore important to abstain if you have a fragile scalp. This is why this oil should always go with other carrier oils to decrease its potency.

It is strongly recommended to do an  allergy test 24 hours  before first use.

For the rest, mustard oil is a must-have for hair care. It acts especially for hair growth  and the fight against impurities.

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