Hair is a living part of the body. They have a root that grows and that draws the resources necessary for their good health. Just like the skin, the eyes or the different organs of the body, they need care and a good diet. Beyond their aesthetic aspect, it is necessary to know that the hair plays an essential role, that of regulating the body temperature, to protect the head of the sun, the cold as well as all the external aggressions and to absorb perspiration. This hair protection is also distinguished by its high sensitivity, allowing us to feel the intensity of the wind or the proximity of objects.
Castor (Ricinus communis), known for its laxative properties, is a plant that has many virtues particularly appreciated in cosmetics. Castor oil, rich in fatty acids and minerals, effectively promotes hair growth while fortifying. To better enjoy the benefits of ricinoleic, the acid that offers this plant its nutritional virtues, the best is to apply it on dry hair and massage gently. This oil is a little viscous and quite difficult to handle, but it can be mixed with a little avocado or coconut vegetable oil to dilute it.
2. The big nettle
The big nettle (Urtica dioica) is a medicinal plant with many virtues. Particularly indicated in cases of urinary tract diseases, cystitis, hay fever or gout, it is also a major star in the field of cosmetic care. Indeed, the best promotes growth and regrowth, slows down the fall and helps fight against dandruff. Its histamine content helps blood circulation, strengthen the hair and prevent seborrhea, that is, excess fat. You can boil some water, put some cleanse leaves on it, let reduce, remove the leaves and recover the preparation to spray your hair after the application of shampoo. Take advantage of this moment to a little before going to rinsing massage.
Rosemary (Rosmarini officinalis) stimulates hair growth and strengthens hair. This aromatic plant is also a natural antifungal. Its antimicrobial property effectively combats dandruff and relieves scalp irritation. To use it, you can boil water, add some branches of rosemary. Infuse for a few minutes, remove the leaves, let cool and use this mixture to rinse your hair. Do not hesitate to prepare a rosemary macerate that you can use in an oil bath. To do this, macerate leaves and branches of rosemary for 1 month in vegetable oil. Choose a dark place to keep your preparation. You can use olive oil, castor oil or argan oil, depending on your preferences.
Thanks to its content of erucic acid and its sulfur essence, watercress (Nasturtium officinalis) slows down hair loss and promotes the production of keratin. This plant stimulates the regeneration of hair follicles and activates hair growth. It can be used as an infusion or in the form of fresh juice that can be used as a lotion or rinse water. Just take a bunch of watercress, collect the juice and apply it on the scalp. Let stand for 10 minutes before rinsing. Do not hesitate to use watercress oil to massage the scalp and revitalize the hair while promoting regrowth.
Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) is a plant with a strong antiseptic effect. It tones the scalp and heals the hair by revitalizing it. Take a bouquet of thyme and boil for about 15 minutes in 1 liter of water. Let stand a little, filter and use the preparation as rinse water after the shampoo. You can also apply it on the scalp and wet the hair. Let stand at least an hour before rinsing with water where you have diluted some lemon juice.
6. The nasturtium
Nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus) has an antibiotic effect. Rich in sulfur compounds, this medicinal plant helps slow down hair loss and tone hair follicles. Its regenerative and revitalizing properties make it an excellent beauty ally for the hair. The nasturtium can be used in maceration, with alcohol, in lotion or in the form of juice to apply on the scalp before rinsing.
7 - Aloevera
Aloe (Aloe vera) is a plant known for its anti-inflammatory and disinfecting effects. It moisturizes and strengthens the hair while activating the growth thanks to its content of vitamins A, B6 and B9. Thanks to its purifying property, it slows the proliferation of bacteria and fungi while cleaning the excess of sebum that can clog the hair follicles. You can directly apply the Aloe gel to your scalp and gently massage to promote blood circulation and achieve greater effectiveness.
For what type of hair ? For all types of hair, even the most damaged.
Pour tous types de cheveux, même les plus abîmés.
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