Published: 03/04/2008 - Updated: 05/19/2016
Hair is a great track to realize the health and personality of a person. The appearance of hair reveals much not only aesthetic but at deeper levels as nervous and nutritional status of the individual. Seeking care is essential to maintain it healthy, shiny and smooth.
Most importantly is to maintain healthy scalp, because if this really is not healthy it is difficult to achieve successful aesthetic objectives. There are many problems that are generated when the scalp is not healthy.
Here are some:
Excess fat: This is one of the most frequent problems and is caused by excessive activity of the sebaceous glands. Oily hair causes the hair look dull and difficult to comb, as well as giving the appearance of not being clean and have a special smell.
Seborrhea: Another problem is the scalp seborrhea, a condition that causes the formation of flakes of a yellowish color while generating irritation, itching and inflammation of the scalp.
Hair loss: it is normal to lose a day from about 120 hairs, which are regenerated when the root is still healthy and the scalp has not stifled the root. When there is excess tension, tightens the hair follicles causing the hair to choke and fall. When a voltage is kept constant, the hair falls out, the root dies and we have a case of alopecia. This can also be presented by an excess of fat in the scalp or poor irrigation of blood to the head.
Dandruff: this problem that is manifested by irritation, itching and accumulation of cells in the form of dust, is the inflammation of the superficial layers of the scalp caused by excess sebum in this area by poor hygiene or fungal infection. It can also arise due to hormonal changes.
Plants and medicinal herbs for your hair care
To beautify and maintain your hair and your scalp healthy, we show you a new option where you can take advantage of the ancestral knowledge, the cosmetic and healing properties of herbs and medicinal plants, so possible that you find the health or beauty product that's right for you, and you can even make your own mouthwash at home if you get the appropriate herbs.
Here we give you a list of the more effective herbs to this condition; to nourish, repair, heal and beautify your hair.
Sauco: combats dandruff and hair loss.
Tomato: vitamin nourishes the hair and helps to deeply cleanse the scalp by removing dead cells.
Algae: are rich in minerals, are an important source of iodine, magnesium, calcium, B vitamins and vitamins D and E. They are especially ideal for to activate the circulation in the scalp. The red algae nourish the hair and the blue has minerals to prevent aging. Lichens are another type of algae that protects sensitive skin, small wounds, heal, moisturize and nourish hair. A seaweed shampoo or soap for hair leaves it silky and really bright.
Cacahuanache: This nourishing plant stimulates and gives strength to the hair follicles. Use often results in thick, healthy and abundant hair, in addition to giving shine. This herb also prevents dandruff, seborrhea and baldness.
Cactus: promotes hair growth and combat seborrhea.
Henna: stains and gives shine to hair without causing allergies.
Brown: is used to provide reflections on the copper blond hair.
Avocado: has many natural oils and proteins, as well as being rich in vitamin A and E. This is a perfect conditioner for all hair types as it has a powerful effect nourishing, it is ideal for repairing and beautifying the hair, particularly dry. Prepare at home with half an avocado mixed with two tablespoons of olive oil and a little mayonnaise. Stir and spread on your hair. Leave there for an hour and then rinse.
Cypress: with the Extract of this herb, rods can be hidden discreetly. Also helps to stop hair loss.
Romero: stimulates hair growth and removes nits.
Chile: extraordinary repairs thin hair that is broken or damaged very easily. The pulp and vitamin nourishes the hair and scalp, gives strength and a noticeable brightness to the hair. It is also used to prevent baldness.
Ginkgo: promotes blood microcirculation in the scalp and hair follicles. Decreases the incidence of gray.
Ivy: makes darker hair, hides and has been used to combat lice.
Jojoba: gives body and structure to the hair, the seed oil nourishes and moisturizes the scalp and helps to regulate the secretion of fat.
Lemon: very useful for oily hair. It is also used to dye hair and give shine.
Chamomile: a very smooth plant to clarify the hair without causing irritation or happiness, in addition to combat dry scalp.
Cactus: very useful for hair that is treated, dry or dying. This plant revives hair, it nourishes and gives body and shine.
Papaya: moisturizes, softens and regenerates the scalp.
Aloe: is rich in minerals, amino acids, vitamins, enzymes, proteins that moisturize and nourish the hair and scalp. This plant is very effective to revive and make more flexible, strong and silky hair.
Thyme: has antiseptic and antibacterial properties, not allowing the proliferation of microorganisms.
Calendula: this plant increases the color of the hair, if it is chestnut, black, blonde or redhead. Furthermore nourishes and gives strength to the hair follicles.