When it comes to hair growth, many naturalistas are quick to run to the store to buy pre-packaged hair growth aids for convenience. But if we all take the time to make our own natural home remedies, you are able to see the benefits of what your hair likes, what exactly is going into your hair, and you can customise what seeds and oils work for you.
Flaxseeds, Pumpkin seeds and Fenugreek seeds are some of the most talked about seeds to aid in hair growth. Along with popular oils such as Coconut, Olive, Grapeseed, Jojoba, Amla and Vitamin E oils, these can aid in achieving a healthy scalp to promote healthy hair growth.
These are rich in Omega 3 fatty acids and are amazing for hair growth. They help nourish the hair shaft making them stronger and less prone to breakage. Omega 3 fatty acids are known to have great anti-inflammatory properties.
Pumpkin seeds contain plenty of rich fatty oils which is brilliant for hair growth. Containing Omega 3, B vitamins, magnesium, iron and protein, the seeds have the capacity to improve the quality and strength of our hair.
For many years Fenugreek seeds have been used for curing hair problems and aiding in growth. These wonderful seeds carry so many benefits. The stimulate hair growth and help rebuild the hair follicles, strengthen each strand from the roots, prevents breakage, treats dandruff and decreases hair thinning. Fenugreek seeds are packed with nicotinic acid and Lecithin which are high in fibre and protein. Perfect for damaged tresses that need to be restored from the inside out.
Try soaking the seeds for a few days in a mix of your favourite oils to create your own naturally infused hair growth oil. You could also soak the seeds and grind them into a paste to add to your deep conditioner. Create your own hair growth aid that caters to you. Who’s ready to make their own?
The Team at Flora & Curl