There are many natural oils that not only promote a healthy heart but are very useful for the hair. To grow healthy and strong hair, store these natural oils in your kitchen cabinet: sweet almond oil, jojoba oil, avocado oil, coconut oil, castor oil, and grape seed oil. Find out what miracles these natural oils can do and how to use them for hair treatment to get the maximum benefits from their goodness.
Sweet almond oil
One of the best natural oils for hair growth is sweet almond oil. This oil softens the skin and reduces inflammation. This makes it very useful for people who have problems with seborrheic dermatitis (skin condition causing itchiness and flaky scales to form on scalp).
Another very good property of this oil is that it softens dead skin which may be clogging the hair follicles on your scalp and preventing healthy hair growth. This oil will soften the scalp if left on for between 20 minutes to an hour. When the oil is washed out of your hair all the softened dead skin will fall off, leaving the hair follicles free of residue. This makes it easy for new hair to grow.
Sweet almond oil contains vitamin E and magnesium, which are necessary nutrients for healthy hair. If you’re allergic to almonds, peanuts or any other nuts, it is not recommended you use this oil.
This oil also helps to clean excess sebum produced by our scalp and nourishes hair follicles. Jojoba oil is very popular in commercial products for skin and hair. It is an excellent moisturizer that is quickly absorbed, leaving no residue or greasiness.
It is also especially good for taming dry or frizzy hair. A good way to apply is to put a little bit of the oil in the palm of your hand, and then rub your hands together before quickly running them through your locks.
To stimulate hair growth massage the oil onto the scalp. Wait 15-30 minutes before washing out thoroughly with cold water.
One of the most powerful and healthiest natural oils for our health, as well as our hair, is coconut oil. This oil is very nourishing for the scalp. It is an abundant source of natural vitamin E so is great for stimulating hair growth. Your hair needs nutrients to grow and you will get plenty of great nutrients for the hair follicles from coconut oil.
Coconut oil also helps fight off dandruff. It should be noted that if you do not wash this oil out well, you can block your hair follicles. Follicle blockage prevents healthy hair growth. So if you decide to use a treatment that contains coconut oil, make sure you wash your hair well. It is recommended that you use mild shampoo that will not damage your hair.
This oil contains many nutrients good for hair such as vitamins A, D, E, B6 and magnesium, iron proteins, copper, and folic acid. This makes it an excellent source of essential nutrients for fast hair growth.
To use avocado oil mix a tablespoon of this good stuff with a teaspoon of olive oil. Heat the combined oils up in the microwave for 5 seconds. Then apply by massaging all over the scalp. Leave for 10 to 15 minutes, before placing a damp warm cloth over your hair. Wrap it around your scalp and leave it on for half an hour before washing hair thoroughly.
Grape seed oil
This oil is believed to strengthen blood vessels, promote faster hair growth, and leave hair strong and shiny.
Castor oil is also very good for hair as it promotes blood circulation. This oil is very popular for helping with eyelash growth. Because castor oil is thick in texture, it’s recommended you mix it with olive oil before putting on.
For hair growth take a teaspoon of castor oil and mix it with a tablespoon of almond oil or any other oil mentioned above. Massage the mix onto your scalp and leave in for 15-30 minutes before thoroughly shampooing.
There you have it – several natural remedies using oils to promote faster hair growth. These ingredients are easy to find. They are available at your local food stores or health shops. These treatments are inexpensive to put together.
About the Author
Guest blogger, Claire Mier shares her passion in natural beauty recipes at GetcurvyNow.com, where she recently posted a Breast Actives review about whether it actually works as advertised. She also has published many articles for Ezinearticles.com and many more.