7 Valuable benefits of ginger for hair and skin

PC. Luis Quiroz Ravines

Ginger does everything, that is the widespread belief in India, where it is used as a condiment and as essential home remedy for the treatment of different ailments.

Currently, widespread in the world, is also present in all Western cuisines, for its medicinal value, often uses for hair care and skin. In the market there are numerous products for skin care including in their formulations ginger extract, which is generally applied topically.

In the case of hair care and skin, ginger has significant benefits.

1. Hair loss

In Ayurvedic medicine, ginger has been used for centuries to stop hair loss and promote its growth. It has the capacity of vigorously stimulate blood flow to the scalp and stimulates hair follicles, restoring and promoting hair growth.

At home, you can mix jojoba oil with a little grated ginger and apply with gentle circular massage on the scalp. Let stand about 30 minutes and then rinse and apply shampoo. This massage vigorously stimulate blood circulation and you feel a slight sensation of heat, signal that the mix is acting to improve the quality of your hair, stop its fall and increase its thickness.

Its high content of magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and vitamins helps promote a brighter, stronger and healthier hair.

2. Removes dandruff

One of the most common and difficult to eradicate hair problems is the presence of uncomfortable dandruff. Although there are numerous commercial products to combat dandruff, not always the results are satisfactory, causing frustration among women and men of all countries.

The definitive answer to this problem of the scalp can be the application of ginger, because of its potent power of natural antiseptic that can effectively fight dandruff.

You can mix 3 tablespoons of olive oil with two tablespoons of grated ginger and a little lemon. Apply this mixture on the scalp for 25 minutes and then rinse with plenty of water, preferably warm water. Three times a week may be enough to eliminate dandruff permanently.

3. Eliminate split ends

Excessive heat or exposure to contaminants factors causes split ends of hair. Applying ginger extract this problem is overcome.

4. Dry Hair

To combat dry and damaged hair, ginger may be the solution because of its natural properties to combat dry hair and nourish the scalp, promoting further growth.

5. Ideal for dry skin

Phosphorus, zinc, vitamins and natural essential oils of ginger nourish the skin, restoring its freshness and healthiness.

6. Skin toned and radiant

The toning, antioxidant and aphrodisiac ginger, nourish, soften and rejuvenate the skin. A home application to the skin is prepared by mixing two tablespoons of honey, a squeeze of lemon and two tablespoons of grated ginger; everything is mixed well and this mask is applied to the face for 30 minutes and then rinse.

7. Slows the aging of the skin  

In ginger there are about 40 antioxidant compounds that retard and protect against skin aging. These antioxidants fight free radicals, improve circulation, eliminate toxins, increase the elasticity and flexibility of the skin and preserve its firm and youthful appearance.

NOTE: Luis Quiroz Ravines is a Peruvian journalist specializing in natural health, author of an effective  treatment to lose weight naturally. Learn MORE at: WeightLossPeruvianRecipe


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