Consumption of flax seeds as a food lasts around 6,000 years. For that reason and because of its healing effects, this seeds are on the list of superfoods.
They are beneficial in improving digestion, give a clear skin, reduce sugar cravings, lower cholesterol, fight cancer, balance hormones, promote weight loss and help hair growth.
Why Are Flax Seeds Beneficial For Hair Growth?
Great Source Of Vitamin E
Vitamin E has strong antioxidant properties, which prevent hair and scalp damage and helps for hair growth. It acts on improving the efficiency of capillaries, boosting blood circulation. Additionally, vitamin E is helpful when it comes to preventing premature graying.
Balances pH Levels and Oil Production
Because flax seeds help oil production and balance pH levels they directly affect the rate at which your hair grows. Soothing the scalp and helping calm the sebaceous glands they produce the right amount of oil for healthy hair growth.
Nourishes Your Hair
Flax seeds have been used as a rich source of Omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential for healthy hair growth. They nourish the hair follicle and hair shafts, as they make them less prone to damage. In addition, omega-3 fatty acids help improve hair elasticity.
Keeps Your Hair Conditioned
Flax seeds can be used as conditioner for your hair, making it manageable and smooth. Controlling issues like breakage, dryness, split ends, and curl flax seeds help to regulate the moisture to the hair shaft.
Soothes the Scalp
The regular use of flax seeds, prevents issues such as scalp eczema, acute hair loss, and dandruff.
Flax seeds contain a high amount of soluble and insoluble fibers, so consuming them can also greatly benefit you in terms of growing hair.
How to prepare Flax seed gel at home?
- 1/4th cup Flax Seeds
- 1 tbsp. Lemon Juice
- 2 cups Filtered Water
Processing Time – 5 minutes
- Boil the water and flaxseeds until the liquid starts to thicken
- After adding a tablespoon of lemon juice stir it well
- Once the liquid reaches a gel-like consistency, turn off the heat
- Set the bowl aside to cool.
- Once cooled, strain and store the gel in a jar.
Use it to style your hair every morning.
You can also use this gel as a topical treatment for your scalp, and improve grooving of the hair. It can be used every day