Burdock oil, the main ingredient of which is the root of burdock, which is popularly called burdock, has long been used by the people for hair treatment. It stimulates hair growth, strengthens hair roots, eliminates dandruff and grease, and prevents hair loss. It can be purchased at the pharmacy both in pure form and with various medicinal additives.
The course of treatment that will need to be taken to eliminate any of the listed problems consists of 10-12 procedures, then take a break for not a week - one and a half and repeat the course again. You can make masks based on burdock oil with the addition of those herbal ingredients that are necessary specifically for your hair.
For weak and slow growing hair, use burdock oil with the addition of nettle extract. The nutrients and multivitamins it contains will help improve the structure of the hair and strengthen it. For dull hair with split ends, use burdock oil with vitamins A and E. This complex will restore the hair structure, return it to its former shine and silkiness, strengthen hair follicles and replenish vitamin deficiencies. Dry, brittle and damaged hair should be treated with burdock oil with propolis. Horsetail composition will help stop hair loss.
For masks, in addition to the base - a tablespoon of burdock oil, you can add honey, kefir, egg yolk and a few drops of aromatic oil to the mixture in the same amount. Adding a tablespoon of castor oil will enhance the effect. You can keep such a mask on your head for about an hour. Some sources recommend doing it at night, it is not very convenient and the effectiveness of this method has not been confirmed.
Apply the mask to clean, almost dry hair. If you rub the oil into your scalp, warm it up slightly in a water bath before using. Divide your hair into partings and rub in the oil sequentially to fully nourish the scalp and massage the entire surface. Thus, massage the head for 10-15 minutes, then comb the head with a comb with rare teeth so that the oil is evenly distributed through the hair. Put on a plastic shower cap and hide the ends of your hair under it, wrap your head with a terry towel.
Rinse off the mask with warm water and herbal shampoo for your hair type. Use egg yolk first to wash off the oil more easily. After shampooing your hair, use a conditioner balm.