This aromatic spice and fresh root are widely used in Asian cuisine. In India, ginger is a favourite of the house and is also a great antidote for colds, coughs and headaches.
During the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, ginger and black pepper are generally marketed in Europe.
These spices were exorbitant and out of reach of the common man – one pound of ginger costs the equivalent of a goat. Now the good news is that this gnarled knotty root is available all year round and it very cheap as it does not cost much.
How Ginger Helps Grow Hair
Warming and stimulating ginger work effects to increase circulation of the scalp and promote the growth of healthy hair. Ginger contains an antioxidant that helps gingerol capillaries fight insects – should keep them away because they can damage the hair cells, causing hair thinning and hair loss.
Ginger is also an excellent hair conditioner. Rich in minerals and essential oils, makes hair easier to handle, softer and brighter. In addition, ginger is useful for curing dandruff and itchy dry scalp. It contains natural anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties that help keep the scalp clean and healthy.
What you need:
One tablespoon of finely grated ginger
A spoonful of coconut oil or sesame oil
You can also mix the ginger into a fine paste, then squeeze the juice with a sieve and use.
Combine ginger and coconut oil (always use extra virgin coconut oil) together until homogeneous.
If the coconut oil is in a solid state, place the container in hot water until it becomes a liquid. Then add the ginger juice and mix well.
To use: massage the mixture on the scalp. Leave on for 1 hour, You should feel the slight warming effect on your scalp. Then wash off. Repeat once or twice a week for best results.
To improve hair growth, you can use sesame oil, olive oil or avocado.
For hair loss, you can use sunflower oil, coconut oil, olive oil or avocado oil.