Burdock oil is widely used in cosmetology and folk medicine. This is a real storehouse of vitamins A, PP, C, E, essential oils, unsaturated fatty acids, proteins and such useful micronutrients as iron, zinc and manganese. Burdock oil helps with hair loss, stimulates their growth , nourishes the hair roots, revitalizes the scalp, eliminates dandruff and dry skin, smooths the damaged hair structure.
The ready-made burdock oil is a decoction or infusion of burdock root , which in people is called burdock, in olive or peach oil. This very valuable product is purchased in the pharmacy, and try to make it yourself without knowing the technology should not. Pharmacy oil is easier to wash off and does not make hair greasy. In addition, if you have blonde hair, then pay attention to the degree of purification of burdock oil. Choose a clear or yellowish oil. If there is a greenish shade, do not use it, because it can dye your hair.
Burdock oil can be rubbed into the roots of hair in its pure form, or add it to home hair masks
How to apply burdock oil. Preheat the burdock oil in a water bath to a temperature of 37-38 degrees, then rub it into the roots of the hair in a warm form, which increases the healing effect to maximum. Using a massage comb, spread the butter along the entire length of the hair and warm the head with light movements. After an hour, wash your head with water and shampoo. The course of treatment, as a rule, is no more than 1.5 months, provided that the oil is applied once a week. Infrequently, but there is an allergic reaction to the use of burdock oil. If it is detected, stop the procedures and use other hair masks.
Mask of burdock oil with honey. 1 table. Spoon the burdock oil and mix with 1 tsp. honey. Blend the mixture into the roots of the hair, keep the mask for about an hour.
Burdock oil with pepper. Mix pepper tincture, burdock and castor oil in equal proportions. Rub into the roots of hair, after an hour wash off with warm water.
Burdock oil with nettle. 2 tablespoons of nettle leaves to brew in a glass of boiling water, cool, drain. Mix 100 ml. infusion with 1 tablespoon of burdock oil. Apply in the form of masks 2 times a week for a month.
Burdock oil with cocoa and vitamins for dry and weakened hair. 3 tablespoons burdock oil mix with 2 egg yolks. Add 1 teaspoon of cocoa and vitamins A and E in the oily solution. All mix well and lightly massage the movements along the entire length of the hair, then wrap them on top with cellophane and a terry towel. After 1 hour, rinse with acidified lemon juice with water.
Mask of burdock oil and mustard. 2 tablespoons burdock oil mixed with the same amount of mustard powder, 1 egg yolk and 2 tsp. Sahara. Add 2 tablespoons to the resulting mass. warm water and mix again. Using a brush, apply a mask on the hair, top them with cellophane and a towel. After 20-30 minutes rinse with warm water and shampoo. Such mask perfectly copes with the raised fat content of hair and accelerates their growth.
Burdock hair mask with aloe. Mix burdock oil with aloe and honey in equal parts, apply to hair for 1 hour. The mask strengthens the hair, heals the scalp, accelerates growth.
Nourishing burdock mask with yeast. Take 2 tablespoons of oil, add 1 yolk, a spoon of castor oil and a spoonful of pressed yeast. Stir the mass and distribute the hair for 1 hour.
Burdock mask with cognac. Mix 1 tablespoon of burdock oil and cognac, add 1 yolk. Apply to hair for 1 hour. Cognac promotes the penetration of nutrients deep into the roots of the hair.
Burdock mask with onions and honey. Burdock oil, onion juice and honey should be taken on a tablespoon and carefully stirred. For oily hair, it is recommended to add a teaspoon of lemon juice to the mask. Rub the mass in the roots of the hair and leave for 40 minutes.
Oil cocktail with burdock oil. The combination of several cosmetic oils has a powerful effect on the hair due to the content of a rich complex of minerals and vitamins. Prepare a mixture of 3 oils (burdock, castor, almond), warm it in a water bath and apply in a warm form to the roots, then distribute the comb along the entire length of the curls. Keep the mask under a warm hood for 1-2 hours.