Many people may hear about the benefits of flax seed in boosting hair growth. Flax seed oil is one of natural home remedies that help to grow hair.
Flax seed is rich in vitamin E and vitamin E is effective in the growth of the capillaries. Flax seed can give
the moisture and nourishment to the hair shaft, roots and scalps. By providing the required nutrition for your scalp and your hair, flax seed expedites the growth of your hair. Moreover, omega 3 fatty acids found in flax seed can boost the elasticity of your hair. As a result, it prevents hair breakage.
There are many ways of using flax seed in order to boost the hair growth. You can grind the whole flax seed to make a powder and then add this flax seed powder to your soup, salad, muffin or cookies. If you like flax seed oil, you can use it as a dressing of your favorite salads. Flax seed powder can help to increase the flavor of yogurt or cottage cheese.
Moreover, flax seed can be used topically. Applying the flax seed gel directly to the scalp can boost the growth of your hair.
Flax seed gel can be made easily at home.
- Add ¼ cup of brown flax seed into a saucepan filled with two cups of water
- Boil this mixture over the high heat for a few minutes
- Turn off the heat when the mixture becomes a gel
- Strain the gel
When you want to use this flax seed gel for hair growth, you just need to apply this gel over your scalp. Massage your scalp and your hair gently for a few minutes. It is best to leave the flax seed gel on your scalp for a few minutes before rinsing it off with lukewarm water.
The remained flax seeds you do not use can be dried and kept in a tight container in a refrigerator for later use.