People spend so much money these days just to look good and to have perfect thick hair. But all the girls out there cannot afford expensive salon treatment, so here is a good idea for all of them. Girls can experience noticeable change by using one simple ingredient. Garlic is one such ingredient which is good for more than just garnish. It can be used for boosting hair growth.
Garlic for hair growth:
Following are some different ways of using garlic for hair growth:
1. Garlic oil:
- 8 cloves of garlic
- 1 medium sized onion (optional)
- 1/2 cup carrier oil
In a mixer jar, blend 8 cloves of garlic and 1 medium sized onion together and make a fine paste of it. Then heat a pan and 1/2 cup of carrier oil (carrier oil can be any one of the castor oil, coconut oil or olive oil) and garlic and onion paste to it. Heat the oil until the paste turns brown and then turn off the heat. Let the mixture cool and then strain out the oil from the mixture. Apply this oil on the scalp and massage it gently using the fingertips. Then after 15 minutes cover remaining hair and then let it sit for about 30 minutes. Then wash the hair with mild shampoo.
Repeat this three times a week for effective results. The oil massage stimulates hair growth and improves blood circulation.
2. Garlic and honey:
- 8 cloves of garlic
- 1 tablespoon honey
Extract the juice from garlic cloves. Then in a bowl, add 1 tablespoon of extracted juice and 1 tablespoon of honey to it. Then combine both the ingredients and make a smooth paste of it. Apply the mixture to the scalp and leave for 20 minutes. Then wash it off with a mild shampoo.
Repeat this process twice or thrice a week. Honey gives moisture to the hair. This mixture doesn’t only stimulate the hair growth but it also keeps it conditioned.
3. Garlic, onion and cinnamon:
- 3 cloves of garlic
- 1 Cinnamon stick
- 1 small onion
- 2 cups of water
In a vessel, boil 2 cups of water. Then add 3 cloves of garlic, 1cinnamon stick and 1 small onion to it and let it boil for 15 minutes. let the mixture cool and then strain out water from it. Then pour the liquid into a bowl. Apply liquid to the hair and let it sit for 15 minutes. Then wash it off with lukewarm water.
Repeat this process daily for a week to get best results. The liquid solution will help the hair follicles to grow.
4. Garlic shampoo:
- 15 cloves of garlic
- 10 drops of essential peppermint oil
In a mixer jar, blend 15 cloves of garlic and make a fine paste of it. Then add this garlic paste to the bottle of mild shampoo you use. Then add 10 drops of essential peppermint oil to the bottle for fragrance as garlic has its own smell. Use this shampoo to wash the hair.
Don’t use this shampoo daily. Using this shampoo three times a week is more preferable. When it comes to result, garlic shampoo is more effective than normal shampoo as garlic contain some inherent properties which can lead to hair growth.
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