Burdock oil for hair strengthening: an effective tool

January 16, 2012

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 Burdock oil for hair
 Burdock or burdock (Latin name - Arctium Lappa) is a diuretic, diaphoretic, lactiferous, anti-inflammatory, strengthening, immune stimulating effect and has long been used in folk medicine as one of the most effective means of preventing hair loss.

 Burdock oil for hair strengthening: an effective tool

Operating principle

Burdock oil is obtained by extracting the fat, that is, the method of infusion of burdock root on fixed vegetable oils (olive, almond, sesame or peanut). High quality burdock oil has a light pleasant smell, which allow the volatile components of burdock root. Unique peculiar smell of burdock oil obtained by the right technology, helps to recognize it among the many not too clean similar products.

The burdock root contains flavonoids, proteins, essential oil Essential oils and conception: can help the roses?  Essential oils and conception: can help the roses?
 , Bitterness, about 20% of the polysaccharide inulin fatty oil. Burdock oil has anti-inflammatory, regenerative, anti-microbial properties. This is one of the most effective nutritional and therapeutic and prophylactic means for skin care, hair and nails. The effectiveness of the use of burdock oil for hair growth is that it stimulates blood circulation, and thus speeds up the metabolism Improves metabolism and losing weight without dieting  Improves metabolism and losing weight without dieting
   in the scalp, as it is known, it is first necessary for good growth of hair. In addition, burdock Burdock oil - helps damaged hair  Burdock oil - helps damaged hair
   It helps not only affect the rate of hair growth, but also to generally improve their condition. Its regular use contributes to adequate food and to strengthen hair, prevent their loss, getting rid of dandruff Dandruff: where it comes from, and what to do  Dandruff: where it comes from, and what to do
 Or eliminating dry scalp, accompanied by itching and restore the structure of hair when thinning, loss of natural shine, brittleness, splitting ends.

Including burdock restores weak or damaged hair (e.g., as a result of dyeing or perm), shine, prevents splitting hairs at the ends, and the section of their fragility. In addition, burdock oil is recommended for massages and beauty masks for women with hair loss and men with hair loss. Recent studies show that burdock oil is rich in phytosterols and essential fatty acids (including rare long chain fatty acids) - nutrients necessary for healthy hair growth. Burdock oil has an immediate calming effect on the scalp, relieves irritation and normalizes the sebaceous glands. Regular use of burdock oil helps to restore the health of the hair and keep it for years to come.

 Burdock oil for hair strengthening: an effective tool

Mode of application

Burdock oil can be used both in pure form and in blends with other fatty vegetable oils, as well as the base oil in creating formulations with the natural essential oils. It is also used for the enrichment of cosmetic products (creams, masks, shampoos, conditioners).

Gently massage movements rub burdock oil into the scalp at bedtime and after washing the hair to give them softness and silkiness. Use burdock regularly - the only way you can achieve noticeable results. Traditionally, burdock oil is used in the daily masks for dry, weak and damaged hair. After application of burdock oil hair should be washed thoroughly under warm running water and then rinse with distilled or spring water. Wipe the hair with a towel, but do not dry. The remaining moisture will stop the spread of the oil, and the hair will not seem greasy. For the treatment of dandruff and flaking of the scalp of a strong mix of burdock oil with nettle butter and plantain.

Burdock Store in a cool dark place. It is not recommended to shake it, a special cooling (e.g. in a refrigerator), as this can lead to precipitation contained therein nutrients. As with other drugs based on burdock, burdock has no side effects and contraindications, except for individual intolerance.

Due to curative effects on skin and hair and a pleasant grassy smell of burdock oil is traditionally used in cosmetics: creams, lotions, deodorants, hair mask, as well as a substitute for oil in cooking. Burdock oil - just one of many drugs that are made on the basis of burdock, known worldwide for its healing properties. Burdock oil is widely used for hair recovery in Europe before the First World War, but later lost its popularity. Perhaps this is due to the destruction during the war a number of plantations burdock, grown specifically for industrial production of oil. Fortunately, the recent interest in the efficiency of the national means of reviving and burdock can now be found in any drugstore.

Burdock oil for eyelashes: nutrition and recovery

January 16, 2012

 Burdock oil for eyelashes
 Burdock oil is used in folk medicine for the restoration of the lash after inflammatory diseases of age, and just, and to improve their appearance. Eyelashes after regular application of burdock oil become more dense and fluffy.

 Burdock oil for eyelashes: nutrition and recovery

Operating principle

Burdock oil is composed of a variety of useful biologically active substances which, when applied externally received in the outer layers of the skin cells, thereby improving their metabolic processes. It also penetrates into the roots of the hair and eyelashes, feeding the bulbs.

Burdock oil contained in vitamins and minerals help to improve metabolism. A particularly positive effect on the growth of follicles eyelashes vitamins A and E. All of this has a positive effect on the growth, structure and appearance of eyelashes.

Contained in burdock inulin, as sorbent, cleanses the skin, removing from the surface of all the toxic substances that prevent the growth of eyelashes. As a result of cleansing the skin surface growing saprophytic (useful) microflora that promotes proper metabolism Metabolism: The basis of life of all living things  Metabolism: The basis of life of all living things
   in the surface cells of the skin and follicles eyelashes.

The essential oil contained in burdock root has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory action, which is very important for the eyelashes, as in the lining of age often gets the infection from the skin surface. Fatty acids improve the structure of the eyelashes.

Bioflavonoids - a biologically active substance, which are found in many plants, including burdock root, and have antioksidantnymi, antiallergic, anti-viral and anti-tumor properties.

Under the effect of burdock oil bonding occurs stratified individual tips of the cilia - it saves them from further separation and makes stronger and more resilient. Burdock oil penetrates the roots (bulbs) and inside the lashes eyelashes over their entire length, with all the nutrients burdock oil get into the structure of the eyelashes, improving their nutrition. Nourishes and regenerates all of its properties and the skin cells surrounding the eyelashes - it is also very important. As a result of prolonged use of burdock oil lashes are becoming more dense, long and fluffy.

 Burdock oil for eyelashes: nutrition and recovery


Burdock oil is applied to the lashes every day at night after cleansing and complete cleansing. To put it better than a special brush for eyelashes, combing with the eyelashes and massaging the skin. The brush should not be too tight, so as not to traumatize the skin century - injured because the bulbs and eyelashes, and it does not contribute to their strengthening.

Burdock little before drinking you need a little warm up - so it is better to suck in the skin. Administration is to keep for an hour or even longer, after which the excess is not to suck the oil should be removed with a paper towel. Go to bed with the oil on the eyelashes should not - in the morning eyelid edema may occur.

The main thing in this treatment - is its regularity and duration. As with all herbal remedies, burdock acts slowly, so rapid effect can be expected.

 Burdock oil for eyelashes: nutrition and recovery

Cooking burdock home

Burdock oil, including various additives can be purchased at the pharmacy. To strengthen the eyelashes the most suitable clean burdock Burdock oil - helps damaged hair  Burdock oil - helps damaged hair
   without additives. You can also use a mixture of oils that are useful for the eyelashes: burdock, castor, sea buckthorn, adding to a few drops of oil solution of vitamin A and E or oily solution of the drug Aevitum Aevitum - for the treatment, rather than prevention  Aevitum - for the treatment, rather than prevention
 Which is available in capsules.

But you can prepare burdock and themselves, at home. Prepare this oil can be hot and cold way.

Hot cooking method burdock oil at home. The roots of burdock thoroughly washed, dried and cut into small pieces; a quarter cup of dried minced raw pour a glass of any vegetable oil, stir and leave in a warm place for a day. After that, put the butter on low heat, bring to a boil and cook for a quarter of an hour, then the (hot) strain, pour into a glass bowl, cool and store in refrigerator.

Cool way to prepare burdock oil at home. For this method the roots of burdock should also be dried, cut into small pieces and grind in a mortar to a fine powder. Thereafter, a third glass powder to pour half liters of any vegetable oil (olive for the eyelashes, of course, preferred, but suitable, and sunflower) and infuse at room temperature for twenty days. The oil is then necessary to drain and store in the refrigerator.

Burdock oil - a great natural remedy for growth and strengthen lashes.

Galina Romanenko

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