Burdock oil has been used for a long time to heal hair. It is a known fact that it makes the hair thick and silky, nourishing with its miraculous power. But not everyone knows how to properly apply burdock oil, what kind of mask to prepare based on it for your hair type.
In order for the hair to be thick, lush and have a healthy appearance, you need to take care of it. The negative influence of the environment, stress, unhealthy diet, bad habits, and finally, age deplete your hair. They become thin, brittle and lifeless. The scalp also suffers: seborrhea, itching and, finally, hair loss.
Burdock oil composition
Burdock oil is one of the most useful products in cosmetology, with which you can restore hair and scalp. It has medicinal properties, since it contains a complex of vitamins of group B, A, E, C, PP; minerals: bromine, vanadium, iron, manganese, copper, tin, strontium, zinc and others. As well as proteins, unsaturated fatty acids, tannins, polysaccharide inulin, essential oil.
Rules for applying burdock oil
Before applying, burdock oil must be heated in a water bath to improve its medicinal properties. It must not be overheated so that the beneficial substances do not evaporate. Burdock oil is applied to freshly washed, slightly dried hair. Dip a thick comb in the oil and apply it from root to tip, carefully distributing it over the entire length of the hair. At the end of the procedure, put a bath cap on your head or wrap it with a towel and leave for about 30-60 minutes. Then rinse your hair with shampoo (you can several times) and apply a conditioner balm.
For severe hair damage, burdock oil can be applied 2-3 times a week for a month. This is followed by a break for 2-3 weeks and the treatment procedures can be repeated.
Burdock oil in masks
If you have dry scalp, mix two tablespoons of burdock oil, a teaspoon of calendula, and two yolks. Apply for one hour and rinse off the mask.
You have oily hair. Take in equal parts a small amount of burdock and shea butter, add 10 drops of orange oil and a tablespoon of grapefruit pulp. Apply the mixture for 30 minutes. Do not keep it on longer, as citrus will dry your hair a lot.
You have noticed that hair growth has slowed down. You will need a tablespoon of pepper tincture (available at the pharmacy), a tablespoon of burdock oil, and one egg yolk. Mix everything thoroughly, massage the mask into the hair roots and put on a cap. Wash off after half an hour.
If your hair is starting to fall out, a honey-based mask will work for you. It is necessary to add a tablespoon of burdock oil, a little onion juice and egg yolk to a tablespoon of honey. Apply the resulting mixture to your hair and put on a hat, rinse off after half an hour.
It is worth noting that now in pharmacies you can buy burdock oil with additional ingredients: with nettle, chamomile, propolis, pepper, as well as with the addition of essential oils.