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Castor oil – Benefits of this magical oil for hair growth

Castor oil has long been used to treat hair fall. Castor oil is a magical oil for hair growth.

Losing hair is stressful. Out of all the available ways to grow back your hair one can use natural remedies that come with the added benefit of no side effects. Castor oil has long been used to treat hair fall.

Although there has been no scientific research that links castor oil to hair growth proponents claim that it not only aids hair growth but also treats issues like dandruff.

Here are the reasons for these claims

  1. Castor oil possesses strong antibacterial, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory properties which can help boost scalp health and minimize hair loss caused by issues like dandruff and other kinds of scalp aggravation.
  2. Regular application of the oil can help increase blood circulation to the scalp and can help flush out toxins from your hair follicles. It additionally keeps your follicles nourished and boost healthy hair.
  3. Castor oil also adds conditioning to your hair, curbing issues like hair-splitting and breakage. By moisturizing hair one also helps soothe issues like dryness and frizz, making hair look healthier.
  4. Castor oil possesses omega-6 fatty acids and vitamin E, which help strengthen your hair shafts and curbs hair fall.
  5. Castor oil contains ricinoleic acid which is claimed to decrease hair balding

Now, here are the steps one needs to keep in mind in reference to the application of the oil-

Only castor oil application

  1. Take 2 tablespoons of castor oil.
  2. Heat it for a couple of seconds to warm it up
  3. Apply the warm oil to your scalp
  4. Massage your scalp for about 10-15 minutes.
  5.  Draw special attention to the problem areas with a lot of hair loss.
  6. Leave the oil in for 30 minutes or overnight.
  7. Wash the oil out with water and a mild sulfate-free shampoo.

Apply this at least 3 times a week.

Mix Castor Oil and Coconut Oil

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Castor oil thick consistency. You can combine it with coconut oil, to help it saturate your hair better. Coconut oil is highly penetrative and helps make your hair strong and deeply conditioned.

For this process take –

  • 1 tablespoon castor oil
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  1. Mix the two oils in a bowl and heat the blend to warm it up.
  2. Use the mixture on] your scalp.
  3. Then cover tips of your hair.
  4. Massage your scalp for about 10-15 minutes.
  5. Draw special attention to the problem areas with a lot of hair loss.
  6. Leave the oil on for 30 minutes or overnight.
  7. Wash the oil out with water and a mild sulfate-free shampoo.

Apply this blend at least 3 times a week.

Castor Oil And Lemon Essential Oil

Lemon essential oil helps boost your scalp health. It has a fair amount of vitamin C that helps boost collagen levels and promote hair growth

For this application you will need-

  • 2 1/2 tablespoons castor oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon essential oil
  1. Mix the two oils in a bowl
  2. Then heat the blend until it is slightly warm.
  3. Apply the mixture to your scalp.
  4. Use the mixture on the tips of your hair.
  5. Massage your scalp for about 5 minutes
  6. Draw special attention to the problem areas with a lot of hair loss.
  7. Leave the oil on for 15 minutes.
  8. Wash the oil out with water and a mild sulfate-free shampoo.

Use this blend at least 2-3 times a week.

With the applications of these steps on a regular basis and with proper care one can easily boost his hair growth and have hair which are stronger, longer, and shinier.

Drishti Lakshita
While writing brings out a dormant side of me out, topics that challenge me, get me to research or are abstract that get my mind rolling are always an added cherry. Writing, i hope will help me in adding buckets full of knowledge into my life, currently surviving on few drops.

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