There are some essential and ayurvedic oils which focus on hair growth and prevent hair loss. Herbal hair oil mainly comprises of oils of vegetable in origin as the base and a suitably blended perfume. However, commonly used base oils are coconut, castor, and sesame oils. In addition, you can add oil soluble colors with the oil. You can start a small scale herbal oil manufacturing business. Generally, herbal hair oil comes either as single or in combinations of two or three or more of the above. And some of the most popular are Amla Hair oil, Brahmi-Amla Hair Oil, Almond hair oil etc. The base of these oils remains the same. Furthermore, you can start with small capital investment also. Here in the article, we intend to explore how to start a small herbal hair oil manufacturing plant.
Herbal Hair Oil Market Potential
This is a very common personal care product among men, women and even kids. The demand is increasing rapidly. Due to the awareness of hair care, advertisement messages in different media, satellite TV channels, the market is growing. In addition, enhancement of purchasing power of the individuals is another driving factor. At the same time, herbal hair oil has export worthiness too. Yemen, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, United States Of America and Japan are the most potential export market for herbal hair oil.
Benefits Of Herbal Hair Oil
- Amla is rich in tannins. Fixed oil berries strengthen and promote growth of hair
- Bhringraj is an antiseptic. It is excellent for the head. In addition, it renders hair black and promotes luxurious growth.
- Bhangra contains oil-soluble dye useful in alopecia and skin disease
- Kaddu seeds have fatty oil. It is useful in a headache. Also, the oil has the cooling effect and is emollient.
- Henna leaves are natural astringent.
Herbal Hair Oil Manufacturing Business License
In starting this business, you will need to obtain different registration and licenses from the Govt. authority. Check your own state law. Here we put some of the basic requirements.
- First of all, register your business with ROC. Select the form of organization rightfully.
- Apply for Trade License from the local authority.
- In addition, apply for MSME Udyog Aadhaar Online Registration
- This product falls under Cosmetics. You must obtain a Licence from State Dugs Controller or State Licensing Authority. Contact your Local Drugs Inspector for getting all legal information for the process.
- You can also register your manufacturing formula with Patent Registration.
- Check If the product is Vatable or not in your state.
- Finally, If you want to enter in export, obtain IEC code.
Herbal Hair Oil Production Unit Setup & Machinery
Select a factory location carefully. You will need to have 300 Sq Ft space for the manufacturing operation. In addition, you must arrange the utilities like water and electricity. Furthermore, you must hire skilled and semi-skilled employees for the production operation. Manufacturing machinery requirement generally depends on the technology. However, here we put a detail list of machines for your ready reference.
- Mixing tank with stirrer
- Constant filling machine (two-headed)
- Cap Sealing machine
- Filtering equipment
- Finally, testing & other miscellaneous equipment
Herbal Hair Oil Manufacturing Process
Generally, manufacturing process includes following steps:
First of all, you must mix all the ingredients like base oil, herbal extract/oils, perfumes and colors in the desired proportions. You will need to use the mixing tank and slow speed stirrer for 15-20 Minutes and then allow to settle for two to three hours.
Then you will need to filter the oil is through the filter press.
After filtration, you will need to send the oil to the laboratory for necessary testing.
Bottling and Labeling
After passing through required inspection, oil is now filled in cleaned and dried bottles in required volumes. Bottles are sealed and labeled.
Now you can use corrugated boxes for outer packaging. Finally, the goods are ready for marketing.
Basic raw material requirements are coconut oil, castor oil, other herbal oils, perfumes, and colors. In addition, for herbal oil packaging, you must procure the packaging consumables.