The Essential Oil For Healthy Hair

The role of essential oils in Aromatherapy and massages are well established and gaining popularity by the day. All the essential oils have a different role in one or many of our physical and even emotional problems. Hence there is one for your hair too.
A lot of the oils like lavender, chamomile, basil, lemon, sage, peppermint, myrrh and are used to promote hair growth in different ways but let’s focus on the most popular that is rosemary which is used as herb in cooking various Mediterranean delicacies and is common in the kitchens of the region. It has several other benefits like boosting mental activity, giving relief in respiratory problems and also as a pain reducer.
A lot of the times some oils are combined to serve multiple purposes; like rosemary is combined with mint to take advantage of the characteristics of mint and help in circulation of the blood in the scalp. Rosemary oil helps hair in the following ways:
• It stimulates hair follicles as a result of which hair grows longer and stronger.
• It helps in clearing dandruff.
• It relieves itchy scalp.
• It soothes and helps in maintaining a healthy scalp that has faced years of harsh chemicals.
• It is quite often mixed with basil oil to treat other scalp conditions.
The rosemary plant has always held a high place in the world of medicinal herbs since ancient times; Romans used it in religious ceremonies and in weddings; even the Egyptians had a high regard for it. The oil is mostly derived from the plant’s leaves and is quite volatile in nature.
If taken orally some experience vomiting and spasms hence precaution should be taken while using it without prescription; pregnant and nursing women should not use it. However if applied externally it has no side effects, just benefits. Modern hair care products are now packing all the benefits of this ancient herb in a shampoo making it convenient and time saving to use.

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