Moringa oil is an important ingredient in the preparation of hair and skin products and it is one of the products used extensively in my hair products. The interesting thing about moringa oil is how extremely rich it is in nutrients. The oil is free of odor and has been highlighted as a hair cleansing agent, in a natural way. The healing qualities of this oil make it ideal for hair care. Among the many benefits it provides, are added moisturizing and fortifying properties, as it has vitamins and minerals that help restore hair follicles, rejuvenating hair from the inside. Don’t forget to visit the natural hair shop online by clicking the image below. Available in the shop are a range of black hair products to maintain and grow healthy hair.
Moringa is a tree of the Moringaceae family that grows in intertropical countries, with straight trunk, medium height and white flowers. It is known as the “tree of life” or the “miraculous plant” because of its multiple properties and nutrients. The moringa possesses extraordinary qualities for the whole body, so much so, that it has multiple uses. For many years this tree has been used as a remedy for various conditions of the body, skin and hair. From its seed is extracted an oil that is not aged, which is used among other things for perfumery and cosmetics. Certainly, every part of the Moringa tree has beneficial properties for humanity, which is why societies all over the world have used it to obtain great results. However, this tree is not only known for its nutritive and healing values, but also for its resistance, rapid growth and for purifying the waters. The many benefits offered by moringa are not unknown in the field of cosmetics, so beauty houses have conducted scientific studies and developed products that use it as an active ingredient to enhance their formulas.
Moringa contains abundant amounts of minerals such as calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium, selenium, copper and manganese , which are essential for healthy hair. The optimal distribution of oxygen and nutrients from the circulatory system to the hair follicle is vital for proper hair growth. Vitamin A plays an important role in the development of healthy cells and tissues in the body and in reducing hair loss. Moringa has a high content of vitamin A, thus promoting hair growth. Vitamin A deficiency can also cause thickening of the scalp, dry hair and dandruff. The Moringa plant also contains zinc, which stimulates hair growth. The zinc and silica with vitamin A prevent the hair from drying and clogging the sebaceous glands, which are responsible for sebum production. Zinc deficiency can lead to atrophy of the hair follicles due to DNA alteration and protein synthesis. The vitamin E contained in moringa is a powerful antioxidant that stimulates blood circulation throughout the scalp. The proper flow of blood to the scalp helps the absorption of nutrients in the hair follicles.
Hair loss occurs due to vitamin B deficiency – especially B6, biotin, inositol and folic acid. The correct blood circulation in the scalp allows the hair follicles to grow strong and healthy. The Vitamin C by the vitamin E help improve blood circulation in the scalp. It is vital to maintaining the capillaries that carry blood to the follicles. Moringa is a storehouse of all the nutrients necessary for hair health.
Along with using the best oils for natural hair growth such as Moringa, here are some other important factors that influence hair growth.
Promoting hair growth with a scalp massage using Moringa oil can also be enriched with shea butter, black cumin, coriander oil or thyme oil. You can mix all ingredients in a blender and apply on the hair for 30 minutes under a towel or a plastic hood. After application, your hair should be washed through with a mild shampoo. The oil has then already penetrated to the hair roots For more homemade remedies, have a read through the articles called I homemade leave in conditioner for natural hair and deep conditioner for natural hair growth to help prevent breakage and keep your hair in healthy conditioner.
In addition to Moringa oil, there are many oils that work well on natural African hair. These oils include both essential oils and base oils
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