5 Plants to Strengthen Your Hair
Although it is common that at certain times of the year the hair loss is more pronounced (for example in the fall), this is also due to weak hair and no strength. We know that hair loss can be caused by a number of factors, but one of the main ones is free radicals, which cause accelerated aging of the cells and, as a result, degeneration of the hair follicle. To keep hair healthy and strong, it is always necessary to ensure that they have the necessary nutrients. There are products on the market that can help us, but natural products are usually less aggressive to the scalp. Meet 5 plants that help strengthen hair:
Aloe (Aloe Vera)
The slug has eighteen amino acids essential to the formation of proteins, in addition to vitamins A, C, E, B1, B2, B3, B6, B12 and B13 and still have more than twenty minerals. All this makes it known as ‘the health and beauty plan’ because its benefits go far beyond the aesthetic question.
The slug is very effective for the hair, with immense moisturizing power: it is enough some applications to guarantee several benefits and strengthen the wires, avoiding still falling and defining curls, leaving the hair with a lot of luster and shine. But it is worth mentioning that only the pulp of the slug should be used because it is in it that its benefits are concentrated and, depending on the species, the bark may contain toxic substances.
Incredible as it may seem this common plant is at the top of the richest in antioxidants. These antioxidants fight against free radicals and are, therefore, a good choice for hair nutrition. Rosemary is good for both regenerating, curbing the fall, and stimulating hair growth.
It has a “miracle” action in the fight against oiliness of the scalp, one of the great responsible for the hair loss. In fact, this is the great primary function of rosemary in hair.
To understand how to use, see tips on how to use rosemary in the hair.
Jaborandi has properties that stimulate blood circulation. With more oxygenation, the hair is strengthened. Therefore, the plant is widely used to aid in the treatment of hair growth.
Research indicates that jaborandi is quite effective in preventing hair loss and strengthening the strength of the hair. This effect is due to its strong toning action that acts directly on the scalp. The plant has already been used by the pharmaceutical industry in the composition of shampoos. The jaborandi plant is rich in a substance called pilocarpine, which is responsible for stimulating yarn growth and preventing it from falling.
Mint also has antioxidant properties, it helps conserve collagen from the skin and hair. Mint is a potent anti-androgen. Specifically, it binds to free testosterone in your system. This is unused testosterone, which is stored in the scalp where it will convert DHT and make your hair follicles die. Mint can be administered in several ways. Mint tea is the most common form, although it is only effective if you are using fresh, unprocessed mint. There are also mint extract tablets.
For topical use, mint tea and mint essential oil can be used.
Burdock is a very well known plant in Europe and has very effective action in combating dandruff, oil control, and hair loss. It has antibiotic, hypoglycemic, depurative and alkalizing action, diuretic, sudorific, anti-dyspeptic and capillary tonic. Burdock applied directly to the scalp penetrates the hair bulb, cleans and detoxifies it by improving dandruff and strengthening hair.
Against the fall of the hair is very effective the decoction obtained with 10g of burdock root cut into very small pieces and cooked in little water. When the root is sufficiently soft, it should be crushed and reduced to a potato, with which it rubs the scalp once a day. You can also use the barbecue glycolic extract.