Many people, especially women desire to have thick, shiny and bouncy hair. Unfortunately, with today’s pollution, a sedentary lifestyle and poor eating habits, the hair follicles aren’t getting the nutrition and support needed.
Because of that, you may have dry, brittle hair that breaks easily, and thins out over time. Luckily, this process can be turned back, as there are many treatments to help you to increase hair growth, but one of the best is castor oil.
There are numerous health benefits of castor oil, as it is one of the most effective natural treatments for hair and skin conditions.
It contains plenty amount of minerals, proteins, and vitamin E, and has potent antifungal and antibacterial properties. Its health benefits are based on the effectiveness of the high amounts of omega-9 fatty acids, which nourish the follicles and the hair, stimulating the growth of your hair, eyelashes, and eyebrows.
Additionally, it is also rich in triglycerides of unsaturated fats, which give this oil a potent rejuvenating capacity, and thanks to the ricinoleic acid it prevents and treats fungi, infections, microbes, and mold.
Because of its strong anti-inflammatory properties, it is helping digestion and preventing inflammations in the intestines.
Dr. David Williams found that this oil can also help the lymph flow, which is not the case with most of the drugs. You just need topically apply the castor oil and that is all.
In addition to its amazing benefits for your hair, this amazing oil has a wide range of other uses, such as:
- Treats skin infections;
- Relieves headaches;
- Alleviates sunburn;
- Prevents acne, pimples, and skin problems;
- Prevents worms;
- Treats gastrointestinal problems;
- Prevents and eliminates dandruff,
- Treats Athlete’s foot;
- Prevents fungal and microbial infections of the scalp,
- Soothes menstrual problems, thanks to the property to relax muscles
- Prevents menstrual cramps;
How to prepare castor oil packing?
It is an extremely beneficial natural remedy, which is enormously helpful in the case of digestive issues, menstrual cramps, irritable bowel syndrome, fibroids, swollen joints, kidney stones, and ulcers on the ovaries.
1) Pour a bit of the oil on a few layer of gauze, and apply it on the skin.
2) For enhancing effects, place a bottle of hot water over the packing, and leave it to act for an hour.
3) To treat your problem repeat the procedure three times a week.
If you want to significantly accelerate the growth of the eyelashes and eyebrows by castor oil, mix 30 ml of castor oil, 20 ml panthenol and 15 drops of garlic, and regularly apply the mixture on the eyebrows or eyelashes.