Honest advice about burdock masks
Burdock oil is actively used in modern cosmetology and folk medicine. This is not surprising. It has a large number of vitamins such as A, E, C, Group B, also contains strontium, tin, manganese, iron, copper, zinc, vanadium, and ready-made essential oils, polysaccharides.
Our grandmothers, who wanted to preserve the beauty of their hair, actively used various natural remedies, including burdock oil. It was prepared from the roots of a common plant – burdock or burdock large. This oil is recommended for use in cases of severe hair loss, the appearance of dandruff, split ends, as well as dry scalp and the presence of itching. In addition, it can be used for prevention several times a month. This will preserve the shine, hair health and strengthen them.
Effects of burdock oil on hair
Often the cause of split ends and hair loss are a violation of blood flow and metabolism in the scalp. It is the restoration of these processes that helps the burdock oil. It also strengthens the hair and makes it more docile, protects from the effects of such negative factors as staining, the use of a hair dryer, a perm. Oil should not be used more than once a week. Users note that a noticeable result appears after 15 procedures.
Application of burdock oil
It is used and in its pure form, and added to the home masks. Before using the oil, it must be heated in a water bath. This activates useful properties and improves the effect. Preheated oil must be applied to the roots of the hair. Then use a comb to spread the entire length. After roll the hair in a warm towel and leave for about an hour. Then rinse with water and shampoo. Important: any use of natural ingredients can cause allergies. If signs of an allergic reaction appear, discontinue the use of burdock oil immediately.
Recipes for effective masks with burdock oil from hair loss
Mask with burdock oil,lemon and honey
For cooking, mix 2 tablespoons of honey and lemon juice with slightly heated burdock oil. Then the mixture should be heated in a water bath until honey dissolves. After cooling, add 2 egg yolks. It is necessary to put a mask on the roots, spread the rest along the entire length, wrap the head in a towel or film and leave for an hour. Then rinse with warm water and shampoo.
Burdock mask with aloe for hair growth
To make a mask, you must mix in equal parts honey, burdock oil and aloe juice. Apply the mixture to the hair and leave for 1 hour, then wash it off.
Mask with burdock oil and egg
- 2 tbsp. burdock oil,
- 2 egg yolks,
- 1 tsp. cocoa.
All the components are mixed, applied to the hair, wrapped with a towel, left for an hour, then washed off. This mask is very effective in hair loss. After applying the strands will become softer and moisturized.
Mask with burdock oil and nettle
- 2 tbsp.
- leaves of nettle,
- 1 tbsp. burdock oil.
Preparation: add a glass of boiling water to the nettle, brew, then cool and strain. In 100 ml of the resulting broth add oil. Recommend to use 2 times a week.
Burdock mask with red pepper
Mix in equal parts pepper tincture, burdock and castor oil. The mixture is rubbed into the roots of the hair. After an hour, the mask should be washed off with warm water. Instead of pepper tincture you can use ordinary red pepper, do not overdo it. This mask improves blood circulation and strengthens hair follicles.
Burdock mask with cognac
- 1 tablespoon burdock oil,
- 1 spoon of cognac,
- 1 egg yolk.
All mixed and applied to the hair for an hour. After rinse with warm water.