Moringa Oil Hair Benefits 

By  Sofia

I bet you never thought that moringa oil can give significant benefits to hair and even your scalp. [REF]

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Moringa oil is extracted from the seeds of moringa oleifera, also called  the drumstick tree which is found in Africa. It is also known as Ben Oil, or Behen Oil as well.

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What are the moringa benefits for hair in 2021?

Moringa oil has a long list of benefits for hair and we review them below. 

 A key factor is the high nutrient content of the oil -  we explain more of these below in the benefit section. 

Here is a quick summary-

  • Makes your hair strong
  • Seals in moisture
  • Prevents damaged hair
  • Makes your hair shine
  • Keeps your scalp moist
  • Heals split ends
  • Helps with hair growth
  • Preserves your hair color
  • Helps to stop gray hair
  • Reduces hair fall
  • Helps stop Dandruff naturally

Moringa oil strengthens your hair

That’s correct, it actually makes your hair stronger. The rich nutrients in moringa oil such as zinc (which is essential for maintaining hair) boosts the keratin production to strengthen hair and prevent breakage.


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Additionally, the proteins in moringa oil also help to protect hair from potentially damaging conditions such as heat, humidity and more. It seals in your hairs moisture.

Moringa oil also benefits low porosity hair.

Gives hair Lusture

Moringa oil’s generous supply of fatty acids such as behenic acid can improve the shine and luster.  Want to look good for a romantic evening prepare in advance with moringa.

Moisturizes scalp

Moringa oil is well known for its ability to deliver moisture straight to the scalp, which helps to prevent dryness and deeply nourish hair from the source.

Instead of  simply giving moisture to the exterior of dry or damaged hair strands, moringa oil hydrates the scalp to heal hair from the inside out. 

Off course Moringa oil also helps with dandruff.

Split ends - win the battle!

Are you battling split ends?  Have you been trying heat on your hair for three days straight? Stop right now and try organic moringa oil - it really does help heal all those damaged ends. 

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Promotes hair growth

Moringa oil has a strong reputation for promoting natural hair growth because it contains high contents of vitamin A, zinc, vitamin E, B vitamins and silica which are known to promote natural hair growth.


Zinc is an essential mineral and is key because it promotes keratin production.  Keratin makes up 88% of every hair on your head. Some people try eating certain foods such as sweet potatoes, and eggs — but honestly go straight to the source and I urge you to try moringa olefiera oil like I did. 

helps hair keep its color for dyed hair.

Some other hair oils have a small tint. This can affect the color of your hair. Especially if it is dyed, but moringa seeds produce a clear oil so this problem doesn’t occur.  

Helps prevent graying hair. 

Can moringa oil reverse gray hair - it will not cure it immediately but it will help a lot. The vitamins C and E found in moringa oil combat free radicals that cause hair to weaken and turn grey. So it also helps to prevent hair from greying.

Moringa oil is the only way to go when choosing a hair oil!

Reduces Hair Fall

Hair fall occurs mainly due to a deficiency of Vitamin B, Moringa  is packed with vitamin B. Moreover, it contains Vitamin E which provides nourishment to the scalp and aids in healthy growth of the hair.

Stops Dandruff Naturally

The Vitamins B, C and E present in Moringa oil will nourish your roots. If you have a dry and itchy scalp you will benefit also.



Helps Promote Hair Growth


Moringa oil is high in many vitamins and minerals such as calcium, and vitamin C. It helps improve the appearance of your hair making it stronger, shiny and healthy. 

Conditions Hair


It is also commonly used as a powerful hair conditioner. It works well when used as a warm oil treatment. You can also purchase commercially made shampoos and conditioners containing moringa.

When used as a warm oil treatment, it makes your hair soft and restores elasticity.

Even if you have really frizzy hare you will probably be  able to comb through your hair without difficulty after using moringa warm oil treatment! 

You can also create a hair care oil treatment with moringa essential oil.

Moringa Oil Haircare Recipe

Use this natural remedy and massage it into your hair.

Ingredients For Natural Moringa Haircare

  • 2 cups of a carrier oil that has moisturising properties - e.g, almond oil
  • 6 to 10 drops of moringa oil
  • 5 drops of tea tree oil

How Use Ben Oil In Your Hair

Mix the oils together in a glass container or even a wide mouth mason jar

  • Put 1 tablespoon (more if you have “BIG HAIR!”). 
  • Then massage into the hair roots. The minerals and vitamins will go straight to the follicles of the hair restoring shine and giving your hair softness and flexibility.
  • Cover your hair, and leave it on overnight.
  • Next morning shampoo and condition hair as usual.

Pro Tip: Warm up your Moringa oil hair conditioner for a very short time (seconds) in a microwave. This gives you a lovely aroma.

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Moringa Hair Shampoo FAQs 

Q: What is Moringa Shampoo?

A: A special blend of various herbs, with the majority being Moringa based. 

Q: Can Moringa Shampoo prevent hair fall?

A: Yes, the amino acids and vitamins can help reduce hair fall.

Q: Can Moringa Shampoo reduce dandruff?

A: Yes, it can effectively reduce dandruff

Q: Can Moringa Shampoo prevent premature graying?

A: The Vitamins C and E can prevent your hair from early graying

Q: Can it help my hair grow faster?

A: Yes, the essential amino acids can make your hair grow faster.

Q: Are there any known side-effects of using?

A: There are no side-effects of using it on your hair. However, if you are using it for the first time it is best to test a small area of your skin and observe it for 24 hours before using it in larger quantities.



Conclusion - Moringa Oil really is a miracle for hair!!


I'm Sofia, one of the passionate voices behind Daily Detox Hacks. I’m a wife, a real mom. Dealing with real-life issues, whole food lover, and researcher. My mission with Dailydetoxhacks.com is to bring you the latest trends in healthy, non-toxic living, dieting tips, natural beauty, natural remedies and more!

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