Essential oils that stimulate hair growth

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Essential oils are extracted from plants by methods such as: Distillation or evaporation. Essential oils have long been used in alternative medicine and offer many health benefits. In addition, essential oils have a number of benefits that help improve hair health. Different oils can help hair grow to add strength and shine.

1. Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender oil can speed up hair growth. Lavender oil has properties that can induce cell growth and reduce stress, animal researchers have found that this oil can induce rapid hair growth than.
Lavender oil also has antibacterial properties, which can improve scalp health.
Mix a few drops of lavender oil with 3 tablespoons of a carrier oil, such as: Olive oil or coconut oil and apply directly to the scalp. Leave the essential oil in your hair for at least 10 minutes before rinsing and shampooing as usual. You can do this with this hair oil several times per week which will make your hair shiny and strong.

2. Menthol

Peppermint oil can produce a cold, tingling sensation as it increases circulation to the area being applied, and may help promote hair growth during the anagen (or growing) phase. Drop menthol with a carrier oil afterwards, massage the scalp and leave it on for 5 minutes before washing it off with shampoo and conditioner.

3. Rosemary essential oil

If you want to improve both hair thickness and hair growth, use rosemary essential oil - rosemary oil - a great choice with its ability to improve cell turnover. Rosemary oil works as well as minoxidil, a popular hair growth treatment, but is less likely to cause an itchy scalp due to side effects.
Mix a few drops of rosemary oil with olive or coconut oil, and apply to the scalp. Leave it on for at least 10 minutes before washing it off with shampoo. Do it twice a week for best results.
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4. Cedarwood Essential Oil

Cedarwood essential oil is said to promote hair growth and reduce hair loss by balancing the oil-producing glands on the scalp. Cedarwood essential oil has antifungal and antibacterial properties, has can treat various conditions that can cause dandruff or hair loss.
Using a mixture with lavender and rosemary, cedarwood extract forms a hair growth essential oil blend that improves hair loss.
Mix a few drops of cedarwood essential oil with 2 tablespoons of a carrier oil, then massage into the scalp and leave it on for 10 minutes before washing it off.

5. Lemongrass essential oil

Dandruff, a fairly common condition, to overcome the dandruff process, you can choose lemongrass oil as an effective dandruff treatment. Lemongrass oil is most effective against dandruff when used daily. Mix a few drops of lemongrass essential oil into your daily shampoo or conditioner and make sure it is massaged into your scalp.

6. Thyme Essential Oil

Thyme can help promote hair growth by stimulating the scalp while actively preventing hair loss. Like cedarwood oil, thyme oil has also been found to be helpful in treating alopecia areata and is also a restorative essential oil. Add only 2 drops to 2 tablespoons of carrier oil before applying to scalp. Leave the oil on your hair for about 10 minutes, then rinse.

7. Sage Essential Oil

Sage oil contains the same linalyl acetate that helps make lavender oil so effective in increasing hair growth. Sage essential oil can improve hair strength, in addition to increasing hair growth, making hair more difficult to break.
Mix 3 drops of sage oil with your favorite conditioner or with 1 tablespoon of carrier oil. If using essential oils daily, keep the oil in your hair and wash it off after 2 minutes. If using once or twice per week, leave the oil in your hair for 10 minutes and then rinse with cold water.

8. Tea tree oil

Tea tree oil has strong scalp cleansing and antibacterial properties. When used topically, tea tree oil can help draw out hair follicles and increase hair growth.
Tea tree oil can be extracted in many concentrations, so when using tea tree oil follow the manufacturer's instructions. Some are concentrated tea tree oil, and others are mixed in cream form.
Studies have also found that a mixture containing tea tree oil and minoxidil is more effective than minoxidil alone in improving hair growth, although more research is needed on using it alone. Use tea tree oil. Furthermore, tea tree is commonly used in anti-dandruff products.
You can mix 10 drops of tea tree oil into your shampoo or conditioner then use it daily. Or, you can mix 3 drops with 2 tablespoons of a carrier oil and let it sit for 15 minutes before rinsing it off.
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9. Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

Although people with oily hair and skin won't want to skip this step, ylang-ylang oil is ideal for those with dry scalps, as the plant's oil can stimulate sebum production.
Since lack of enough oil and sebum causes hair to become dry and brittle, ylang-ylang oil can improve hair texture and reduce hair loss.
Mix 5 drops of ylang ylang essential oil with 2 tablespoons of warm oil. Massage into scalp and wrap head with a warm towel. Leave the oil on your hair for 30 minutes before rinsing it off.

10. Risks and potential complications

The greatest risks of essential oils include: Skin irritation or allergic reactions. The dangers of using essential oils are especially common when essential oils are applied directly to the skin, so a carrier oil should be used to dilute the essential oil.
Allergic reactions to essential oils are also more common in people with sensitive skin or those who are allergic to essential oils.
Symptoms of skin irritation include: contact dermatitis, burning, discomfort or tingling, redness in the affected area
Signs of an allergic reaction include: Severe dermatitis, rash blistering
difficulty breathing, swelling of the tongue or narrowing of the throat. Essential oils are okay for older teens and new adults to use topically for hair health.
To assess for irritation, be sure to test a small amount of the mixture on a small area of ​​skin before using it all.
Essential oils can help you improve the health of your hair with very little risk of side effects. For many people it is quite convenient to use essential oils for hair care, you can mix a little with a carrier oil or shampoo and apply to the scalp regularly can increase growth, strength. or the shine of the hair.

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