Containing minerals, proteins and vitamin E as well as Omega-6 fatty acid, Castor oil is well known as a useful alternative to hair treatments and it is considered as the most beneficial since it’s natural. Seeds from the castor oil plant is pressed, extracting castor oil, which is a type of a vegetable oil. When using the oil, it would also help in the treatment of dry scalp, moisturizing the hair to make it shinier. It also treats dandruff, working as an antibacterial and antifungal and preventing folliculitis and ringworm. It makes the hair growth faster and makes hair thicker by lessening hair loss.It also aids in giving the hair a darker hue.
Here’s a list of how to go about using it for various hair health treatments: Dandruff –before you put on some shampoo, directly apply castor oil on the scalp, right on the dry or affected areas. Darken your hair –Mix a small amount (just a pea size will do, too much will make your hair appear too oily!)with your regular leave-in or leave-on conditioner. No more splits – take care of those split ends by mixing a small amount of castor oil with jojoba, almond, olive or any light oil. Recommended ratio should be about 1:1 or equal amounts. Stop those hair loss and regrow them – as a hair loss treatment, apply directly to the scalp before you shower, usually at least 30-40 minutes prior. For hair regrowth, and using castor oils grow hair fast, mix in equal parts with olive, coconut or jojoba. Section hair into parts, working your way through by applying unto the sections until complete coverage is achieved. Wrap hair overnight or for 3-8 hours, and wash as you normally do. Do this for a maximum of 3 times a week only to avoid overdoing and resulting in an oily hair. So those are some of the many ways you can get the benefit of using castor oil to make your hair grow faster, and at the same time make it shinier and healthier. See your local drugstores, health shops and supermarkets to check out various castor oil products.