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Get lustrous tresses naturally!

Get lustrous tresses naturally!
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The most important aspect of improving hair growth is to pay attention to your diet It should contain adequate amounts of proteins, vitamins and minerals The hair is fed by the nutrients in the bloodstream That is why the diet is so important Have a small bowl of sprouts daily It contains amino acids, which are most important for healthy hair Ask your doctor to prescribe vitamin and mineral

The most important aspect of improving hair growth is to pay attention to your diet. It should contain adequate amounts of proteins, vitamins and minerals. The hair is fed by the nutrients in the bloodstream. That is why the diet is so important. Have a small bowl of sprouts daily. It contains amino acids, which are most important for healthy hair. Ask your doctor to prescribe vitamin and mineral supplements. Here are some natural remedies for hair growth.

Coconut milk promotes hair growth
You can apply coconut milk on the hair at night. Leave on overnight and wash hair the next morning. Coconut milk not only promotes hair growth but also softens dry hair. Two tablespoons coconut oil can be mixed with one teaspoon castor oil. Heat and apply on the hair. Then do the hot towel wrap for better absorption.

Curry leaves
A paste made from the curry leaves may be added to yoghurt and used as a pack for the hair. Or, mix it with aloe vera gel and then apply on the hair. This helps to improve hair texture and also encourages hair growth. Coconut oil may also be used with curry leaves, to promote growth. Add coconut oil to the fresh curry leaves and boil them. This should be boiled till a black residue is formed. Cool the mixture and then add the black residue on the scalp. Keep it on for an hour and then wash the hair. This may be done 2 or 3 times a week.

Make your own natural cleanser
By using reetha, amla and shikakai. Make it in small quantities at a time. Take a handful of each herb, add them to one litre of water and allow them to soak overnight. The next day, simmer the herbs with the water on a low fire, till the water reduces to half the quantity. Do not allow it to boil on a high flame at any time. Allow the mixture to cool and then strain it with a clean cloth. Use the liquid to wash your hair. This quantity should be enough for four to five washes. Keep your homemade hair cleanser in the refrigerator for further use.

Deep conditioning treatment
For dry hair, mix one egg, one tablespoon pure almond oil, lemon juice, and one teaspoon pure glycerin. These ingredients should be mixed well. You can use an egg beater if you like. Massage this well into the scalp and apply on the hair too. Wear a plastic shower cap and keep on for an hour, before washing the hair. Pure glycerin attracts moisture from the hair. Egg and almond oil nourishes the hair and enhances growth, while lemon juice restores the normal balances. In fact, for dry hair, you can also apply egg yolk or curd half an hour before shampoo.

Hair rinse
Marigold flowers can be used to prepare a hair rinse. It benefits oily hair and dandruff. Add a handful of fresh or dried marigold flowers to three cups of hot water. Allow it to stand for an hour. Strain and cool the water and use as a final rinse. It benefits oily hair with dandruff.

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