How To Use Flax Seeds For Hair Growth

Hi Everyone!! This post will share how to use Flax Seeds for hair growth.

In my previous post, I shared with you the benefits of flax seeds for skin and hair so, make sure to check that post.

Having long and beautiful hair is every woman’s dream. But the process of hair growth is quite slow and difficult. We visit salons to get some treatments so as to keep our hair healthy and make them grow at a fast pace. However, these treatments are quite expensive and the products used in such treatments are usually chemically laden. But there is one good news – now, you can speed your hair growth by following some homemade treatments which are not expensive and will not leave a hole in your pocket. That treatment is using flax seeds.

How To Use Flax Seeds For Hair Growth?

Before going further, let me tell you how are flax seeds good for hair.

How Flax Seeds Are Good For Hair Growth?

How To Use Flax Seeds For Hair Growth
Flax Seeds For Hair Growth

1. Condition Hair

Flax seeds help to lock the moisture of hair, control dryness and frizz thereby making them soft and manageable. Moreover, they also help in controlling breakage and split-ends.

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2. Promote Hair Growth

Flax seeds are a good source of vitamin E that has strong antioxidant properties and helps in preventing hair and scalp damage. Moreover, vitamin E boosts blood circulation and stops premature graying of hair. All this leads to good hair growth.

3. Prevent Dandruff

Flaxseed oil is a rich source of essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals and helps to improve the overall health of hair by keeping the hair follicles nourished. Flaxseed oil is antibacterial in nature and helps to fight fungal infections, scalp irritations and dandruff. It also keeps the scalp moisturized thereby preventing flaking.

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4. Protect Hair From Thinning

Flax seeds contain fiber-like compounds called Lignans that act as strong antioxidants and help to protect hair cells from the normal aging process which leads to thinning of hair. Lignans also help in reducing hair loss caused due to hormonal imbalances and menopause.

5. Balance pH levels & Oil Production

pH levels and oil production are the two factors that determine the rate of hair growth and health. Flaxseeds help in calming sebaceous glands and soothe the scalp as well so that it can produce the oil in the right amount for healthy hair growth.

Ways Of Using Flax Seeds For Hair Growth

1. Hair Massage With Flax Seed Oil

Deve Herbes Pure Flax Seed Oil
Deve Herbes Pure Flax Seed Oil

Material Required

  • 2 tablespoons of Flax seed oil

What All You Need To Do

  • Take flax seed oil in a clean glass bowl and keep this bowl on hot water bath so as to make the oil slightly warm.
  • With this oil, massage your scalp for about 10 minutes and then work it through your hair.
  • Now take a towel and dip it in hot water and squeeze the excess water properly. Now, wrap your hair with this towel.
  • Let this towel on for 30 minutes and then wash your hair with a mild shampoo.
  • This hot towel treatment will allow the flax seed oil to penetrate the roots and hair shaft and will provide the required nourishment thereby making hair healthy.

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2. Flaxseed Hair Spritz

Next, on the list of ways to use flax seeds for hair growth is to make a hair spritz. This hair spritz will offer the required amount of moisture and nourishment to the hair. Make this spritz and spray it on your dry hair and allow it to do its magic.  

Material Required

  • 1 tablespoon Flax seed oil
  • 1 tablespoon Sunflower oil
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon Glycerin
  • 2-3 drops of lavender essential oil

What All You Need To Do

  • Take a spray bottle and add all the ingredients.
  • You can change the quantities according to the length of your hair.
  • Give the bottle a good shake so as to mix the ingredients well. Spray this on your scalp and hair.
  • Leave it at least for 1 hour or you can also leave for overnight and shampoo your hair the next morning.

3. Olive Oil & Flax Seed Hair Mask

Material Required

  • 3 tablespoons Flax seed gel
  • 2 tablespoons Almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons Olive oil

What All You Need To Do

  • Take all the ingredients in a clean bowl.
  • Whip all the ingredients well.
  • The texture of this mixture after whipping looks quite similar to those of eggs.
  • Apply this mixture to the scalp and hair.
  • Make sure to keep the mask on for at least 1 hour however, the longer you leave it in the better it will be.
  • Shampoo your hair and follow your normal hair care routine.

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4. Egg & Flax Seed Hair Mask

Egg & Flax Seed Hair Mask For Hair Growth
Egg & Flax Seed Hair Mask

Furthermore, on the list of ways to use flax seeds for hair growth is to prepare a hair mask with eggs. Our hair is made up of 70% Keratin, which is a type of protein. Eggs are a rich source of proteins. So, eating eggs or applying them in the form of a mask can help in getting beautiful thick long hair. Eggs also contain vitamins and especially biotin that help in promoting hair growth and reduce hair loss. Eggs also have some minerals like sulphur, copper, zinc, selenium, etc. that help in controlling hair fall. So, eggs are really good for our hair.

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Material Required

What All You Need To Do

  • Take some flaxseeds and grind them to powder in a grinder.
  • Now, take one tablespoon of this powder in a clean bowl and add the other two ingredients.
  • Mix well and apply this mixture to your scalp and hair.
  • Keep this for 40-45 minutes and shampoo your hair with cold water.

So, these were the ways in which you can use flax seeds for hair growth. Follow these home remedies and pave a way to achieve long, healthy and beautiful hair.

How To Use Flax Seeds For Hair Growth

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This post shares how to use flax seeds for hair growth. Follow these home remedies and pave a way to achieve long, healthy & beautiful hair.

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