Ginger is another old spice that our grandmother used as a cure for cold, cough or even a headache. Also, she would use it as a spice in the food that she makes. Although it cures the body and makes our food taste better, it increases our hair growth from the root. It is an ayurvedic herb that is used in the southern area, specifically by the Chinese, Indian and middle eastern counties. It has been praised by these cultures for it’s a variety of benefits including hair growth. Ginger has been used in the rapid overnight or week hair growth challenges that are trending within youtube natural hair community because of the superb stimulating effect of the ginger.
Here are 5 reasons to use ginger root oil to feed your roots:
1) It is inflammatory – Our scalp will suffer from scalp issues such as eczema, dry scalp and even dandruff. Ginger Root Oil will aid in soothing the scalp of all its inflammation. As well as, nourishing the scalp with the minerals needed for it to function effectively to moisturize and repair our natural hair.
2 ) It promotes hair growth – Ginger is high in magnesium, phosphorous and potassium. These minerals will nourish the scalp. In addition, when it is massaged into it will stimulate blood flow to the follicles. Thus, encouraging your hair follicles to promote hair growth.
3 ) An antioxidant – Ginger is used as an antioxidant to cure our body, therefore, it can be used as an anti-oxidant to repair our hair. It is able to nourish the hair from the roots and the inside out. It provides the vitamins needed to improve sebum production, promotes hair growth, and repair broken hair strands. It will improve the overall health of your scalp and hair strands.
4 ) Reduces Thinning Hair – Yes the oil promotes hair growth but it also inhibits thinning hair as well as bald spots. Your hair may be thinning due to genetics, age, tight hairstyles or products. The oil contains fatty acids. These acids will nourish the scalp to close the telogen phase of the hair life cycle. Therefore, the anagen phase is extended so that your hair should and always be growing. Thus, preventing your hair from thinning and reducing bald spots.
5 ) Tame frizzy hair – Natural hair is frizzy hair because our sebum is not able to travel down to the end of the hair strand due to the curly nature. Hence, we have to moisturize it to tame the frizzy cuticle layers. Also, the frizz could be due to dry hair. The oil will aid in moisturizing the hair shaft with minerals needed to keep it flourishing.
Ginger Root Oil is an ayurvedic oil that can be used in your favorite hair products to boost the effectiveness of it. You can use the oil on a daily and consistent basis in order to see the real benefits of it in your scalp and hair.