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Hair growth from beetroot

For promoting hair growth, several ingredients can be used, but beetroot has proven to work like magic. It has an earthy taste and is a frequent ingredient in many salads and preparation. It is beneficial for the hair and skin as well. For external application as well, beetroot can work well for gorgeous looking hair.

Let’s look at home remedies for excellent hair growth:

Avocado and Beetroot Hair Mask:

You will require:

  • One avocado pulp
  • Flaxseeds 3 tablespoons
  • Diced Beetroot – 1 cup
  • Water-1 cup

Method:

  1. To water, add the flaxseeds.
  2. For two minutes, let the water boil.
  3. Strain the mix instantly.
  4. The water must have thickened into a gel. Let it cool down.
  5. Add flaxseed gel and beetroot into a blender. Blend it for a minute.
  6. Add avocados and then blend it for 30 seconds.
  7. On the hair, apply the paste and tie it into a bun.
  8. Let it dry for 30 minutes.
  9. Shampoo the hair.
  10. Once a week, repeat this remedy.

How does it work?

Beetroot has a lot of anti-oxidants. It helps in detoxifying the hair nd adding shine to them. Avocadoes have a lot of omega three fatty acids which nourish the hair. The flaxseed gel has a lot of fatty acids. Using this mask regularly can make the hair look healthy and frizz free.

Henna powder and beetroot

You will require:

  • Diced beetroot- 1 cup
  • Henna powder- 1 cup
  • Milk- Half cup
  • Gooseberry powder- 2 tablespoons

Method:

  1.  Add slices of beetroot to a blender and blend it for a minute.
  2.  Put the paste into a strainer and extract the juice with a spoon.
  3.  To henna powder, add half a cup of beetroot juice.
  4.  Add in the milk. Add the amla powder in too.
  5.  Blend the ingredients well, so that no lumps are formed.
  6.  With a plastic wrap, cover the mix for 2 minutes.
  7.  Apply the mix to the hair, let it stay for around 3 hours.
  8.  Shampoo the hair.
  9.  Repeat this remedy at least once a month.
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How does it work?

For hiding grey hair, this remedy is excellent. It gives a subtle red tinge to the hair making it extremely shiny too. Henna helps the colour to develop whereas the milk provides deep nourishment. Thr mask can be used as a natural hair dye too.

Beetroot smoothie

You will require:

  • Diced beetroot- half a cup
  • Diced carrot- half a cup
  • Chia seeds- 1 tablespoon
  • Greek yoghurt- 1 cup
  • Coconut water- half a cup

Method:

  1. Blend the beetroot on high speed for 30 seconds.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and blend for a minute.
  3. Drink the smoothie twice in a week.

How does it work?

Beetroot has vitamins and minerals which can help the growth of hair. It has Vitamin A and C which are great for hair growth. It has potassium which helps to strengthen the hair follicles. Greek yoghurt and chia seeds have fatty acids while coconut water is abundant with Vitamin E.

Beet Salad

You will require:

  • Diced beetroot- 1 cup
  • Broccoli florets- 1 cup
  • Boiled sweet potatoes- 1 cup
  • Mayonnaise- half cup
  • Baby tomatoes- half cup
  • Flaxseed powder- 1 tablespoon
  • Chopped almonds- half cup
  • Chopped walnuts- half cup
  • Oregano seasoning- 1 teaspoon

Method:

  1. After peeling the sweet potatoes put them in a blender.
  2. Add mayonnaise and blend it well for 30 seconds.
  3. Mix the broccoli florets, carrots, diced beetroot and tomatoes in a bowl.
  4. Add the oregano seasoning and flaxseed powder
  5. Mix this all well and consume the salad twice a week.

How does it work?

Beetroot has antioxidants which help the cleansing of our bowels. It can detoxify blood when consumed and help in the absorption of vitamins, minerals and proteins. Almonds and walnuts have essential fats while broccoli has Vitamin C. Carotenoids are present in carrots which help to promote hair growth.

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Apple Cider Vinegar and Beetroot Rinse

You will require:

  • Beetroot juice- 1 cup
  • Apple cider vinegar- half cup
  • Water- 1 cup

Method:

  1. Blend the materials well
  2. Rinse the hair with this mix while taking a bath, massage well for 10 minutes.
  3. Rinse with normal water
  4. Shampoo the hair.

How does it work?

The rinse can help combat scalp infections and clean the hair follicles. Beetroot juice and apple cider vinegar can cleanse the scalp and rid it off dandruff.

BE AWARE!

Always make sure to use a towel to cover the shoulders as beetroot stains the skin instantly.

 

 

 

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