How Castor Oil Is Good For HairCare?
Castor oil is a vegetable oil derived from the seeds of castor bean rich in ricinoleic acid that makes up to 95% of chemical content of the oil. Other parts of the oil are omega – 6 and 9 fatty acids, Vitamin E and minerals.
The rich content of fatty acids make castor oil good for hair and scalp
How castor hair oil works?
It has strong antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal properties that make it a great treatment for scalp infections. And the protein content makes it valuable for hair growth.
- Prevents infections like folliculitis – inflammation of hair-follicles
- Improves blood circulation in scalp
- Balances pH of the scalp
- Strengthens hair keratin
- Nourishes hair-follicles
- Prevents the growth of dandruff
Presence of ricinoleic acid and fatty acid in the oil make it just perfect for hair care
1. Reduces hair fall
Improved blood circulation in scalp strengthens grip of hair shafts resulting in reduced hair fall and every type of physical damage to hair.
2. Boosts hair growth
The fatty acids penetrate in the scalp and the hair shafts and provide nourishment to the hair. The nourishment supports the existing hair; grows new hair and regrows the broken pieces of hair.
3. Controls split ends
Castor oil increases hair keratin that in turn increases the tensile strength of the hair and strong hair follicles … Read the rest