Have you seen bright red-colored flowers that adorn people’s gardens and streets outside? Not only are these flowers good to look at and make the area pleasing and vibrant but they also possess medicinal values. This flower is used in all forms such as used to make jams and jelly and even tea and drinks. This flower is one of the main components of herbal teas across the globe. It has different medicinal values such as being antibacterial, helping in decreasing blood pressure, and in relaxing when given in the form of herbal tea.
Here we are going to talk about the advantages and benefits this flower has to offer for your hair. How can it help improve your hair? The list below lets you know all about what hibiscus flowers can do to your hair and make them look healthy and shiny.
1: Hibiscus helps in hair growth
Hibiscus flower is rich in vitamin C, which can help in the growth of hair. the flower helps in hair growth by stimulating hair follicles and helping them grow new and healthy strands. You can get yourself some hibiscus oil from the store nearby you or you can make one for yourself at home. All you need is some simple ingredients and you have for yourself a homemade oil that helps in hair growth. Use coconut oil and hibiscus flower to make an oil for yourself and massage it on your scalp and hair and see the difference before and after the use.
2: It also helps in the prevention and treatment of dandruff
This flower is antimicrobial and thus helps in the treatment and prevention of dandruff on the scalp. This helps in controlling the growth of dandruff and also prevents it from recurring. This helps in keeping the hair healthy as dandruff not only causes itchiness but also damages the scalp and the roots of the hair making them weak and prone to hair fall and hair damage. Make some hibiscus flower hair masks that will prevent dandruff and soothe the scalp both at the same time. You can use fenugreek which is widely famous as a home remedy for dandruff and mix it with hibiscus to get rid of dandruff from your hair and scalp.
3: Moisturizes and condition the hair
Hibiscus flower has many properties and one of such properties is that it helps in nourishing the hair and making them strong and silky. This flower acts as a natural conditioner and makes the hair smooth and silky. It also makes the roots strong which in turn makes the hair strong and makes them voluminous. Hibiscus has this property that can make it restore the moisture and elasticity of the hair and make the hair conditioned and lustrous.
4: It can prevent greying of hair
Do you know that hibiscus has been used as a natural dye that helped in covering grey hair in ancient times? The natural pigment hibiscus has helped in covering grey hair. There are vitamins present in the flower helps in the release of melanin which in turn helps in converting grey hair into color and preventing further greying of hair.
5: Reduces hair fall
As mentioned above, this flower helps in making the roots strong which makes the hair strong. This also conditions the hair making them shiny, lustrous, and voluminous. They prevent dandruff making the scalp healthy which in turn makes the hair healthy. All these factors come together and prevent hair fall and accelerate hair growth. If you have bald spots then you can get some hibiscus infused oil and massage the bald area regularly with that oil. You will see tremendous changes and new hair growth in those spots.
Now you know what can this vibrant flower do to your hair and can make your hair look shiny, smooth, and healthy. You can make yourself some hair masks and packs using hibiscus flower and apply it to your hair, rinse it off thoroughly, and see what difference it creates. You can even make yourself some hibiscus tea if you want to lower your blood pressure and cholesterol level. Make sure to consume hibiscus tea if you have high blood pressure. If you suffer from low blood pressure, refrain from drinking this tea as it might lower your blood pressure even more. Welcome hibiscus to your diet and hair routine and see the changes yourself.