8 BEST USES OF GINGER FOR HAIR GROWTH

    best 8 uses of ginger to try at home for hair growth

    Thanks to the Disney characters that made long hair look desirable but I guess the course can be grueling at times, for reasons such as diet, heredity, or certain hair problems (hair loss). At the same time, it is usual for women to take some medications without knowing their complications in the long run. But on the positive side, an ingredient such as ginger can help you get your desirable hair growth without taking any medications or expensive salon treatments. 

    Therefore, we are here to make your concern go away, as we are going to discuss some important uses of ginger for your hair growth. Ginger is used worldwide for its medicinal and health benefits and there is no doubt that it can be used to have longer and stronger hair. According to one study, sulphur and selenium, found in ginger can help mound the shape of your hair shaft, as a result, your hair grows with stronger roots. 

    Now let’s dig deeper into the 8 most amazing natural hair growth home remedies that you can try. But first, let’s start with the benefits of ginger on hair.

    BENEFITS OF GINGER FOR HAIR

    Ginger, also known as Zingiber officinale, is considered an effective homemade remedy for people with hair growth issues, as it helps in maintaining your hair length also keeping your hair healthy. It contains powerful antioxidants arousing blood flow to the scalp that prompts healthy hair growth. Ginger acts as a scalp stimulator that can help you keep hold of moisture and length retention. It is also rich in potassium, manganese, and vitamin b6 that will provide nourishment to your hair leading to increased hair growth as well as strengthening from roots to hair follicles.

    A compound known as gingerol, which can be found in ginger, with circulatory agents such as (6-gingerol) can also help in increasing blood circulation, when massaged on the scalp, will prevent your hair from falling moreover, gingerol helps your hair fight against free radicals that can cause your hair cell to damage and that leads to hair thinning.

    USES OF GINGER FOR HAIR GROWTH

    There is no doubt that using ginger for hair growth can be beneficial to a great extent such as preventing hair fall and hair loss. Moreover, it helps in cleansing your scalp and helps you get rid of dandruff and flakiness. But if we talk about its uses then there are certain ways you can use ginger in its various forms. Some of them are oil or paste. Let’s see how you can make them. Read down below.

    HOW TO MAKE GINGER OIL

    To make your own homemade ginger oil, you need to peel one ginger root. Rinse it thoroughly and let it dry. Now, grate the ginger in a small bowl using a cheese grater. Dilute the grated ginger with carrier oil; you can use coconut oil or either olive oil. Mix it well and wrap the bowl with plastic tightly. Put the bowl a room temperature for 3 to 5 days, shaking it from time to time. After 5 days, remove the plastic wrap and warm up the mixture using the double boiler method. Strain to separate the ginger oil from the pulp and pour the oil into the bottle.

    HOW TO MAKE GINGER PASTE/PUREE

    For a ginger puree or a paste, cut the roots into small pieces and add them into the blender machine to get the smooth paste. Pour the paste into a bowl or a bottle.  

    1. GINGER AND HONEY FOR HAIR GROWTH

    INGREDIENTS YOU NEED
    1 ginger root. 
    Honey as required.

    HOW TO MAKE GINGER AND HONEY HAIR MASK
    1. Make a ginger paste using a blender machine and then pour the paste into the bowl.
    2. Now add honey to it and mix it well.
    3. Apply the paste on your entire hair including your scalp and leave it on for 30 minutes.
    4. Wash your hair with shampoo later. 

    2. GINGER AND COCONUT OIL FOR HAIR GROWTH

    INGREDIENTS YOU NEED
    1 Ginger root.
    Coconut oil as required.

    HOW TO MAKE GINGER AND COCONUT OIL HAIR MASK
    1. Mix coconut oil into the ginger paste.
    2. Cover your scalp and hair strands with the paste.
    3. Leave the paste on your hair for exactly 30 minutes.
    4. Later, rinse your hair off with warm water using a shampoo followed by a conditioner.

    3. GINGER AND LEMON JUICE FOR HAIR GROWTH

    INGREDIENTS YOU NEED
    2 tablespoons of grated ginger.
    3 tablespoons of sesame oil.
    ½ teaspoon of lemon juice.

    HOW TO MAKE GINGER AND LEMON JUICE HAIR MASK
    1. Add all the ingredients together according to the thickness of your hair.
    2. Combine all the ingredients.
    3. Apply it on your hair starting from the scalp and working towards your strands using or fingertips or a brush. 
    4. Let it sit for about 35 minutes. 
    5. Wash your hair using shampoo.

    4. GINGER AND JOJOBA OIL/OLIVE OIL FOR HAIR GROWTH

    INGREDIENTS YOU NEED
    1 tablespoon of ginger paste.
    1 tablespoon of carrier oil(coconut or jojoba or olive oil).

    HOW TO MAKE GINGER AND JOJOBA/OLIVE OIL HAIR MASK
    1. Prepare a ginger paste by mixing ginger in a blender machine.
    2. Add jojoba or olive oil to it and mix it well.
    3. Apply the paste on your hair and massage your scalp for 5 minutes.
    4. Leave the paste on for 30 minutes.
    5. Now rinse off the paste with warm water and shampoo.

    5. GINGER AND GARLIC PASTE FOR HAIR GROWTH

    INGREDIENTS YOU NEED
    1 tablespoon of grated ginger.
    Two teaspoons of honey.
    2 tablespoons of coconut milk.
    2 tablespoons of coconut oil.
    3 cloves garlic.

    HOW TO MAKE GINGER AND GARLIC PASTE HAIR MASK
    1. Blend all the ingredients in a mixer to get a paste. 
    2. Pour the paste into the small mixing bowl and apply the paste to your scalp and hair strands.
    3. Leave it on for 30 minutes. 
    4. Wash your hair with shampoo and if you want you can use a conditioner afterward.

    6. GINGER AND ONION FOR HAIR GROWTH

    INGREDIENTS YOU NEED
    2 tablespoons of grated ginger.
    1 grated onion.

    HOW TO MAKE GINGER AND ONION HAIR MASK
    1. Start by grating onion and ginger one by one.
    2. Squeeze out the juice from the grated onion and ginger together.
    3. With the help of a cotton ball apply the mixture to your scalp and your hair.
    4. Let it sit for about 20 minutes.
    5. Wash your hair with shampoo thoroughly.

    7. GINGER AND MORINGA LEAVES (DRUMSTICK) FOR HAIR GROWTH

    INGREDIENTS YOU NEED
    1 tablespoon of ginger
    A handful of moringa leaves.
    Water

    HOW TO MAKE GINGER AND MORINGA LEAVES HAIR MASK
    1. In boiling water, add moringa leaves and let them brew.
    2. After a few minutes add grated ginger into the solution and continue boiling. 
    3. Remove the pan from the heat and drain the solution into the bottle.
    4. Let it cool down a room temperature.
    5. Rinse your hair with the solution after applying shampoo. 

    8. GINGER WITH CUCUMBER AND OILS FOR HAIR GROWTH

    INGREDIENTS YOU NEED
    1 tablespoon of grated ginger.
    ½ cup chopped cucumber.
    1 tablespoon of coconut oil.
    1 tablespoon of basil/olive oil.

    HOW TO MAKE GINGER WITH CUCUMBER AND OIL HAIR MASK
    1. Blend cucumber and grated ginger to get a paste. 
    2. Pour the paste into the small mixing bowl and add the rest of the oils into it.
    3. Mix everything well.
    4. Apply the paste on your scalp along with your hair and leave it on for at least one hour.
    5. Rinse it off with warm water.

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