Castor oil is extremely beneficial for your health even though it is not as popular as coconut or olive oil.
Usually this oil is used as laxative which stimulates the hair growth. Also it could be used as facial cleanser, removing skin blemishes, and stretch marks.
This oil is extremely rich with vitamin E, minerals, proteins, and omega-6 fatty acids. All of these properties are extremely beneficial for treatment of different ailments.
Here are some of the hair benefits of castor oil:
Due to the great properties this remedy can help you improve the hair and treat the following:
1. Loss of hair
2. Dry scalp
4. Split ends
5. Slow growth of hair
6. Shine of the hair
Castor oil also contains great antifungal and antibacterial properties which can help you treat ringworm, stones, and folliculitis.
Here is how to use the castor oil in order to regenerate the hair:
1. You will need to apply the oil on the hair by using the fingers or brush. Massage the scalp gently with circular movements in order to improve the blood circulation on the scalp and stimulate the hair growth
2. In order to rejuvenate the hair and scalp you will need to cover the entire hair with oil. Afterwards you should use warm towel and wrap the hair. Leave it for two hours or if you can leave it overnight. This way you will allow the oil to penetrate the hair follicles and hydrate the scalp. This is important in order to stimulate the hair growth.
3. Lastly, you will need to wash the hair with shampoo and use hair conditioner afterwards.
Due to the thickness of castor oil you will need to mix it with coconut oil, olive oil or water in equal parts. This way you will manage to distribute it evenly on the hair.