Castor oil is not as popular as olive oil or coconut oil, but has many medicinal properties.
Used as a laxative, for hair growth, it serves as a facial cleanser, removes skin blemishes, and stretch marks.
This oil has a unique composition of chemicals including vitamin E, proteins, minerals, and omega-6 fatty acids, all of which contribute to its potential for curing various ailments.
Benefits of Castor Oil for Hair:
Due to its chemical composition, castor oil can be used for hair and treat the following problems:
-The slow growth of hair
– Dry scalp
-Blessness without shine
The antibacterial and anti fungal properties of castor oil can also treat problems of folliculitis, ringworm, and stones.
How to use castor oil to regenerate hair:
1. Apply the castor oil to the hair with your fingers or with a brush, gently massaging the scalp in circles to stimulate blood circulation and hair growth.
This will also rejuvenate your hair and scalp
2. Make sure that all hair is covered with oil
3. Use a warm towel or bath cap to wrap the hair for at least two hours or leave it overnight to allow the oil to penetrate the hair follicles, hydrate the scalp and promote hair growth
4. Finally, wash your head with your usual shampoo and then use a conditioner
Castor oil is thick, so it is recommended to use it mixed with coconut oil, jojoba oil, olive oil, or water in equal parts. This will help distribute it well throughout the hair.