Try This Ancient Ayurvedic Technique ‘BALAYAM’ For Rapid Hair Growth

What’s up folks? Skincare remedies, treatments, DIYs are a common stuff. Let’s learn something amazing today. Why not a technique more like a pastime that will gain you rapid hair growth by doing actually nothing strenuous. So the technique we’re going to discuss today is called ‘Balayam’. It was firstly mentioned in the ancient treasure of Ayurveda.

Ayurveda is one of the world’s oldest form of holistic healing system that was developed more than 3000 years ago with it’s embedment as a holistic belief that health depends on a subtle balance between the three basic elements of the human body that is mind, body and spirit. The main aim of Ayurveda is to promote good health by gearing up treatments towards particular health issues.

Balayam is one of the techniques cherished in Ayurveda for its supreme benefits to human body.

‘Bal’ means hair and ‘vyayam’ means exercise. In short, rubbing fingernails against each other is what Balayam is. It’s a yoga technique. Not many people would have known the basic thing which has a crucial role in your hair growth. It is a form of yoga that directly stimulates the blood flow to your scalp, acts as a remedy to all your hair problems in both men and women.

Let’s just discuss the benefits, how does it work, the science behind it.


  • Helps in the regrowth of your hair.
  • Your hair turns out to be more thicker and stronger.
  • Fights with the greying of hair.
  • Treats even hereditary hair problems and baldness.
  • It can be coupled with different yoga asanas to cure the root cause of hormonal imbalance, digestive problems, psychological problems which leads to hair fall and unhealthy hair.


According to Ayurveda hair and nail are the vestigial products of the process involved in the formation of the skeletal system and the roots of the hair follicle are thought to be directly connected to fingernails. The three Doshas of Ayurveda namely Vata, Pitta & Kapha when imbalanced lead to the problems of dandruff, premature greying, hair fall. Balayam helps out to balance these three doshas which further leads to strong and rejuvenated hair follicles. It is also said that Balayam yoga stimulates the brain cells to send signals to the dead hair follicles.


This is one of the easiest yoga to practice with a lot of goodness provided to your hair, the right way to do it is to curl your fingers in the position to form an enclosed fist, now excluding your thumbnail start rubbing the fingernails of each hand against each other for at least 5 to 10 minutes twice a day( morning and evening). Yoga practitioners suggests one should avoid rubbing nails during pregnancy or in high blood pressure conditions.