Castor oil is produced from the seeds of plants in the name of Richinus communis. Most common use of castor oil is as laxative. It can be treated against fungal infections. It holds antifungal and anti microbial properties. It is poplar due to effective treatment against fungal infections and any sort of skin treatment. Due to its unique properties, castor oil can be used on hair to resist hair fall and to promote hair growth.
How to apply castor oil on hair?
- Put castor oil and coconut oil together and mix well in a bowl.
- Add few drops of rosemary essential oils to the bowl and blend.
- Massage gently on the scalp of your hair after little heating the mixture for 10 minutes.
- Allow to settle the oil on the scalp for next 15 minutes.
- Use gentle shampoo to remove the oil.
Method 1 – Plain castor oil
The therapy of castor oil can resist the hair fall and can promote hair growth. But, if you want to resist hairfall and to promote hair growth, you can apply plain castor oil on the scalp.
Method 2 – Castor oil and coconut oil
You can apply castor oil by mixing some other base oil like coconut oil. Apply the mixture on the scalp and leave it for 2 hours and rinse off with mild shampoo.
Method 3 – Castor oil and olive oil
You can also apply the blend of castor oil and olive oil in a bowl and can apply after heating in microwave for 10 seconds. Apply the mixture on the scalp and massage. Leave it for one hour and rinse off with mild shampoo.
Method 4 – Castor oil and almond oil
Both castor oil and almond oil contain zinc and magnesium. These also contain vitamin E which is essential for hair growth. Both of the oils contribute the minerals to the hair and fulfill the mineral deficiencies of the hair.
Method 5- Castor oil and mustard oil
Mustard oil contains beta carotene which after application is converted to vitamin A. This is very much essential for healthy growth of hair. The blend of mustard oil and castor oil is healthy for hair application. The blend helps to grow the follicles for growth of hair. Massage the blend on the scalp of the hair and allow for absorption. For rapid action of absorption, you can wrap your hair with moist or warm towel. After 1 hour, wash the hair with shampoo and rinse well.
Besides this formula of mixing, you can blend any other essential oils for mixing with castor oil and use the blend on your hair to promote hair growth and to resist hair fall.