MultaniMitti (betonite), which is also popularly known as Fuller’s Earth, is made from natural earth material. The history of this versatile material traces back to as far as the Roman times, when it was used as a cleaning agent, to bleach sheep fur, and for cosmetic and laundry purposes.
Fuller’s Earth has amazing absorbing and cleansing properties to tackle acne, excess oil in the skin, hyperpigmentation based issues such as dark spots and freckles, and blocked pores. Here is how it helps the hair.
Multanimitti is nothing but mud. It is better known as “Betonite”. Multanimitti is an excellent natural cleanser, toner and moisturizer. It has some extremely amazing qualities. It has an extraordinary ability to remove impurities from your body including the hair, without causing any harm. This product is very old. In ancient Rome multanimitti has been used for removing dirt. It has been using for washing cloths.
Because of its aroma it is also used for making cosmetic products. Multanimitti is a mild agent used for all the skin types. Multanimitti also plays an effective role in hair care. It is naturally occurring sedimentary clay composed mainly of alumina, silica and water in various proportions, iron oxides and ability to absorb impurities. Multanimitti is a good cleanser to tackle with excess oil, acne, blocked pores and some issues like dark spots etc.
Multanimitti is clay which composed aluminum, iron oxide, silica, and high amount of water. It can hydrate your face naturally because it contains high amount of water within it. The iron oxides inside multanimitti help to absorb the impurities.
Benefits of multanimatti
- Multani helps to remove dandruff, eczema and some scalp conditions. It diminishes the itchiness from your scalp.
- Multani is a cost effective method for maintaining damaged hair. It helps to maintain the growth of the hair and also treat the damaged hair. It repair the damaged hair better than eny other substance do.
- Multani helps to facilitate blood circulation. As a result new hair grows on the scalp and it will give you a bunch of thick hair.
- Multani is used as hair mask for hair conditioning. It helps to make the hair smooth and shiny.
- Due to its properties Multani removes toxins from scalp. Multanimitti eventually stimulate the scalp and the aroma of multanimitti is so good that it can suppress down the bad smell of your hair.
- Using multanimitti regularly prevents hair loss and leads to healthy and beautiful hair.
- Multani absorbs oil from hair and scalp.
- Since it is a mild agent, it does not cause the hair any harm
- It effectively absorbs oil from the scalp and the hair
- Due to its mild nature, it is used in the preparation of variegated hair packs
- It helps facilitate blood circulation
- It helps condition the hair, when it is used as a hair mask
- It also helps remove scalp acne, dandruff,eczema, and similar scalp conditions.
- When applied regularly to the hair, it makes it beautiful and radiant.
- The cleansing properties of MultaniMitti remove the toxins from the scalp.
- It removes the impurities in the hair naturally, without stripping it of its natural moisture and moisturizers
- It is a cost-effective method of managing damaged and dull hair.
Multani hair packs
MultaniMitti hair packs are highly effective in improving the overall moisture content of the hair. You should first apply sesame oil to your head, massage it, and leave it on the head for about an hour. Now, apply the paste of MultaniMitti on it, and wait for a few minutes before washing it off.
Multanimitti hair pack
It is very effective in improving the moisture.
- Sesame oil
- Massage your hair with sesame oil with the tips of your finger and keep it for an hour.
- After an hour apply Multanimitti paste evenly on hair and leave it for 15min.
- Wash off your hair with lukewarm water.
Multanimitti for dry hair
Multani pack is for beautiful and radiant hair.
- Lime juice
Take 4 table spoons of Multanimitti in a bowl and add ½ cup of plain yogurt into it.
Pour 1 table spoon of lime juice and 2 spoons of honey within the paste. Mix all the ingredients into a thin mix
Apply on hair and Leave it 20min.
Wash off your hair with cold water.
Use mild shampoo and conditioner.
Multani pack for oily hair
Multani oily pack helps to keep your hair radiant. Clean from the roots. Removes dandruff.
- Reetha powder
Soak Multanimitti for 2-3 hrs in a bowl.
Add two table spoons of reethapowder.mix the mixture. Leave it for 5min
Apply this pack on hair. Leave it 30min
Wash off your hair
Multani pack for straight hair
Take one cup of Multanimitti. Add 5 spoons of rice flour.
Add one egg white to the mix. Mix them in the form of loose paste.
Apply this pack on scalp and hair. Leave it 30min
Wash off with water.
Multanimitti for split ends
Multani pack helps to treat split ends of hair and experience a shiny hair.
- Olive oil
Massage your hair with olive oil over night.
Wrap your with towel dipped in warm water.
Take Multanimitti, curd. Mix them well
Apply on hair. Leave it for 20min.
Wash off your hair with water and shampoo the next day.
Use this pack once in a week for reduction of split ends in short time.
Multanimitti for treating dandruff
Multanimitti is a great mild agent for treating the dandruff from your hair. Dandruff is the greatest enemy of your hair. Multanimitti helps you to treat dandruff very easily.
- Multani mitti
- Fenugreek seeds
- Lemon juice
Soak 2 to 3 tsp fenugreek seeds in a bowl over night. On the next morning blend them nicely. Add 4 to 5 tsp of multanimitti on the fenugreek seeds paste. Add another 1 tsp of lemon juice into it. Mix then well. Apply it on your scalp evenly and wrap up your scalp with a piece of cloth. Leave it for an hour. Wash it off with cold water. If you want to use a shampoo than definitely use a mild and gentle one. Do not forget to use a conditioner after the shampoo.
Multanimitti for treating the hair loss problems
Multanimitti also shows its effects on treating the hair loss problem. If you are suffering from hair fall problem then multanimitti is the best way to get rid of hair loss problem.
- 4 to 5 tsp of Multanimitti
- 2 tsp of card or yogurt
- 1 tsp of black pepper powder.
This hair pack is the perfect solution for those who are majorly suffering from hair loss problems. Take all the ingredients together and mix them in a bowl. Leave the mix for 10 to 20 minutes then apply the mix all over your scalp. Leave the pack for 30 minutes. Wash it off with a mild shampoo. If you use this hair pack regularly then definitely you will get rid of the hair loss problem. After using this pack for one month you will get to see an extraordinary result. Basically the multanimitti helps to stimulate the scalp and as a result in the growth of your hair.
Hair masks for hair growth
Henna and fuller’s earth pack
Henna and Fuller’s Earth are good for the growth of the hair. They stimulate the hair follicles and enhance the growth of the hair. Henna strengthens the roots of the hair and makes the hair grow well. Mix henna powder and Fuller’s Earth together in some water to form a paste. Then, apply this thick paste to your hair and your scalp. Leave it on overnight. Wash it off the next morning. Follow this remedy once a week in order to see results.
Aloe vera, lemon juice and fuller’s earth pack
Multani Mitti or Fuller’s Earth and Aloe Vera strengthen the roots of the hair, stimulate the growth of the hair and make the hair strong. Multani Mitti, when used alone, can dry up the hair completely. It is, therefore, advisable to use Aloe Vera gel, which has moisturizing qualities in it along with Fuller’s Earth. Aloe Vera and lemon can both fight dandruff effectively and ensure that the hair grows well. Take two tablespoons of Multani Mitti or Fuller’s Earth along with 1 leaf of Aloe Vera or the gel of Aloe Vera and some lemon juice, as needed.Break the lumps in the Fuller’s Earth, if any. If you are considering taking the leaf of Aloe Vera, then wash it well in order to remove the slime. Cut the thorn that is present on both sides of the Aloe Vera leaf. Cut the leaf of Aloe Vera into tiny pieces, but do not exclude the skin. Blend all the ingredients together to form a smooth paste. Part your hair with a comb before you can apply this paste to your scalp and hair. Make sure that every part of your hair and scalp are covered with this paste. Wait for fifteen to twenty minutes before you can wash it off.
Castor oil and fuller’s earth pack
Castor oil is very good for the growth of the hair. It strengthens the follicles of the hair and makes the hair thick and strong. Take 2 tablespoons of Fuller’s Earth or Multani Mitti and add it to some castor oil. Make a fine paste out of this mixture. Apply the paste to your hair and your scalp. Leave it on overnight and wash it off the next morning. Follow this home remedy for a few months to see results.
Shikakai and multani mitti pack
Shikakai can help the hair grow longer and stronger. Take two teaspoons of Shikakai powder along with two teaspoons of Multani Mitti powder. Mix them well together with water to form a paste. Apply the mixture to your scalp and your hair. Leave the mixture on for twenty minutes and then, wash it off.