Having just made a fresh batch of my homemade braid spray that has leave in conditioner, coconut oil, eucalyptus oil, olive oil, avocado oil, castor oil and aloe vera juice that I got from my aunt’s kitchen garden I decided to add some beetroot juice to the mix. I first mentioned using Beetroot or Beets if you like on this blog as a hair dye in this post last year. But did you know that in addition to having plenty of health benefits Beetroot also has other benefits for hair other than just
According to http://www.stylecraze.com/articles/best-benefits-of-beetroot-juice-for-skin-hair-and-health/
- Beetroot juice contains carbohydrates, protein, calcium, vitamins B and C and other important nutrients which help promote hair growth by improving blood circulation in the scalp.
- Beetroot juice contains anti-pruritic properties which help combat itchiness and dry scalp.
- Beetroot juice mixed with ginger and rubbed on the scalp helps prevent hair loss and baldness.
- Beetroot juice contains carotenoids that promote the thickness and shine of hair. (Please click on the link above to read more on benefits of beetroot for hair, skin and health)
I am going to mix in some beetroot juice with henna for my next application to see what colour I will get.
Fresh beets are best used but if you don’t have any or can’t find any then using store bought fresh beetroot juice can work too.
How to extract Beetroot juice without a juicer
Have you used Beetroot juice for your hair?