Nettle from the earliest times is considered a useful and curative plant. Its unique composition includes a large amount of formic, folic, acetic acid, valuable essential oils, natural chlorophyll. Nettle also contains vitamins C, B2, beta-carotene, calcium, magnesium and iron. Its miraculous properties are widely used in medicine to treat a number of diseases, but it is also an indispensable means of improving hair health. Nettle perfectly strengthens the roots of the hair, protects them from falling out, eliminates the increased fat content of the scalp, itching and dandruff , restores the structure of the hair and stimulates their growth.
Nettle for hair is used in the form of a decoction for rinsing and masks, prepared in combination with other components. Also, it can be used to make oil, which helps with individual problems with hair. Nettle can be used both fresh and dry. Collect and harvest it should only be in ecologically clean areas outside the city, away from roads and garbage dumps. Citizens who do not have the opportunity to engage in procurement can buy dry nettles in pharmacies.
Here are a few recipes for hair on the basis of nettle.
Fresh nettle for hair. To strengthen and grow hair is widely used juice from fresh nettles, which is very convenient to prepare in a juicer. 2-3 tablespoons freshly squeezed juice rub in the roots of hair, wrap the head with cellophane and leave for 1 hour.
Nettle and burdock for hair. Effective mask for hair growth. Mix the broth from the leaves of the nettle and the broth from the roots of burdock in equal quantities. They moisten their hair after washing their head, lightly massaging the skin.
Tincture of nettle for hair. To make the tincture, pour 3 tablespoons of dry nettle leaves with two glasses of boiling water. Insist for 7 hours. Then you can rub the tincture into the scalp to strengthen and grow hair.
Broth of nettle for hair growth. A universal recipe for improving hair growth , strengthening and eliminating dandruff is a decoction prepared from 1 tbsp dry, well-ground nettle leaves, and 1 st.lozhki nettles and 200 ml. water. Cook the broth for 30 minutes, then rub into the roots of the hair. Do not rinse your head or wipe it with a towel.
Nettle mask with salt for greasy hair: grind fresh mix of nettle in the mixer until approximately half a glass of material is obtained, add 1 teaspoon of table salt or sea salt and mix thoroughly. After dissolving the salt, gently rub the resulting gruel into the roots of the hair. To improve the effect, you can put on a bathing cap on top and after 15 minutes, wash the mask with warm water.
Nettle and chamomile for lightening hair: 1 tbsp. spoon of rhizomes of nettle and inflorescence of chamomile to brew in 1 liter of water. Wash your head with a decoction and wrap it with a towel for 15-20 minutes. After that, the dried hair is treated with a solution of chamomile essence with water (1: 1) and an hour later rinse with infusion of chamomile.
Restorative and firming hair mask with nettle and yeast. In 1 glass of crushed nettle leaves with broth add 50 g of yeast and 3 tablespoons of honey and olive oil . Mix well and apply to hair. After 15-20 minutes, wash your hair with a shampoo.
Mask with nettle and yogurt. Take 5 tablespoons of chopped nettle leaves, 1 tablespoon chopped mint leaves and 100 grams of yogurt (you can substitute kefir). Leaves of nettle and mint thoroughly grind in a blender, add yogurt and mix thoroughly. The resulting composition should be placed overnight or for a longer period in the refrigerator. The mask is applied to washed damp hair and after 10-15 minutes it is washed off with warm water.
Mask with nettle and henna. 4 tablespoons of dry nettle leaves to mix with 3 teaspoons of colorless henna and pour the contents with hot water. While the mixture is not cooled to break all the lumps and bring the mixture to a mushy state, then add 1 egg yolk. Apply to hair for 20 minutes, then rinse with warm water and shampoo.
Vitamin mask for oily hair. For 100 g of nettle broth it is necessary to take 1 egg yolk and 1 ml of liquid vitamin B1 and B6. Mix all the ingredients thoroughly and apply to the hair, which is wrapped on top with a plastic wrap and a towel. After an hour, wash your head with warm water and shampoo.