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Learn All the Ginger Benefits for Hair and Skin- 24 Mantra Organic

Learn All the Ginger Benefits for Hair and Skin- 24 Mantra Organic

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Ginger Benefits for Hair, Skin, and Body

Organic Lifestyle
17.11.2020

 

Ginger is a ubiquitous spice found in every Indian kitchen. For centuries, we have known about its medicinal uses and health benefits, and we have incorporated it in our day-to-day life. Whether you are sipping on the very desi adrak chai or snacking on some Western ginger cookies, it has always been an integral part of our diet. But did you also know about the many ginger benefits for hair and skin health?

Yes!

Our beloved ginger helps hair growth, promotes scalp health, and rejuvenates skin! Don’t believe us? Check these out:

Top Ginger Benefits for Hair and Skin

The skin and hair are often closely related. A food that can improve hair health, most often also improves skin condition. Ayurveda has been touting ginger as an effective remedy for various skin and hair-related problems.

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The following are the ginger benefits for hair and skin:

Ginger Promotes Hair Growth

Ginger boosts blood circulation to the scalp. As a result, ginger stimulates hair growth and strengthens the hair root and follicles. Additionally, the many fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals present in ginger can strengthen hair strands, which prevents hair loss.

Ginger Fights Dandruff

The powerful antimicrobial and antiseptic properties of ginger keep the scalp clean and thereby prevents dandruff. Anecdotal claims report that the application of ginger oil to the scalp and massaging it in can keep you dandruff-free.

Other Ginger Benefits for Hair

The ginger benefits for hair include strengthening of dry and brittle hair. Such ginger benefits for hair are possible due to the antioxidants present in ginger, which also prevent split ends. Furthermore, ginger is a rich source of zinc, phosphorus, and essential vitamins that keep the hair lustrous and strong.

Ginger to Fade Scars

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Due to its antioxidants and toning properties, ginger can help erase hypopigmented scars. Hypopigmented scars are generally white or lighter than the skin colour.

Ginger for Skin Rejuvenation

Whether you ingest ginger or apply it to the skin, it imparts anti-ageing benefits to the skin. Ginger contains approximately 40 types of antioxidants that can neutralise and reverse the damage caused by free radicals. It also improves skin elasticity.

How to Use Ginger for Hair Growth

Let’s take a look at how to use ginger for hair growth and eliminating dandruff:

Ginger Hair Growth Mask

You will need:

  • A tablespoon of ginger powder
  • A tablespoon of jojoba oil

Procedure:

  1. Mix the ingredients to form a light and oily hair mask.
  2. Gently massage it into your hair in circular motions.
  3. Leave it in for about 30 minutes.
  4. Rinse your hair and shampoo it with a mild shampoo. Condition your hair as usual.

Ginger Hair Mask for Dandruff

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You will needs:

  • Two tablespoons of ginger powder
  • Two tablespoons of olive oil
  • 3-4 drops of peppermint essential oil
  • A few drops of lemon

Procedure:

  1. Combine the ginger powder, peppermint essential oil, lemon juice, and olive oil together. Mix it to form a consistent paste.
  2. Gently massage it into your hair and wear a shower cap.
  3. Let the hair mask sit for about 15 to 25 minutes.
  4. Rinse the hair mask out of your hair and follow your usual hair routine.

How to Use Ginger in Skincare

Here are a few recipes that make use of ginger for its skin benefits:

Ginger Skin Glow-Up Tea

You will need:

  • A tablespoon of ginger powder
  • A tablespoon of fresh lemon juice
  • A tablespoon of honey
  • Two cups of water

Procedure:

  1. Put the water to heat and add the ginger powder to it. Let it boil for about 10 minutes.
  2. Allow the herbal tea to cool, stir in the honey and the lemon juice.
  3. Drink the concoction for glowing skin.

Ginger Scar Removal Paste

You will need:

  • An inch of fresh
  • A few drops of tea tree oil

Procedure:

  1. Grate the ginger and squeeze it to extract all the juice from it.
  2. Add the tea tree oil to it. If you have acne scars, you can add a few teaspoons of fuller’s earth (multani mitti) to make a fine paste.
  3. Apply the mixture over the scar tissues, and it will heal over time.

 

As you can see from above, there are several ginger benefits for hair and skin. There are many ways to add ginger in your skin and hair care regime. For example, you will find ginger oil or ginger essential oil that is readily available. Alternatively, you can extract the juice from fresh ginger. And then you have ginger powder, which is, by far, the best way to store ginger.

However, if you wish to enjoy all these benefits in its entirety, then it is highly advisable to use organic ginger powder. It contains all the goodness of ginger without any additives. So live your life at its healthiest!

Try 24 Mantra Organic’s Ginger powder and savour the taste of organic goodness

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