Nettle – Health Benefits and Recipes For Natural Hair Care

 

 

Nettle is used a hundred years ago, is healthy because it has a very powerful healing properties. It is recommended for people suffering from anemia, rheumatism, a cure for fever, stomach ulcers, insomnia, nervousness , children, pregnant women, breastfeeding women, due to its rich nutritional value.

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Many proteins contain carbohydrates, and minerals calcium, phosphorus, iron, magnesium, vitamin C, A, B2, B5, carotene, pantothenic acid, tannin, and lecithin. It contains more vitamin C and A than most cultivated plants.

But Nettle is also good for hair care because it stimulates blood flow to the scalp and strengthens hair roots, and even stimulates the growth, or at least reduces hair loss , but is also an excellent remedy for dandruff.
For those who have seborrhea and struggle with excessive grease hair, nettle is salvation.

Natural remedies  for hair from Nettle 
1 handful fresh nettle
1 dl boiling water
1 egg yolk
2 tablespoons honey
Chopped fresh nettle leaves pour with boiling water and after 15 min strain, then whisk together with the egg yolk and honey. Apply on  hair and leave for 10-15 minutes, then rinse with warm water.

Shampoo with dry nettle
3 tablespoons nettle leaves
3 dl boiling water
2-3 tablespoons of children shampoo
Chopped nettle leaves pour hot water and strain after covered stand for half an hour and finally, merge with children shampoo. Use like any other shampoo.

Refreshing nettle bath
250 g of dry nettle
1 l of cold water
Chopped nettle pour with water and cook briefly, then strain , cover and let it stand covered for 2-3 hours . After that add  in the water. The bath will stimulate circulation and effectively act against cellulite.

Hair Lotion of leaves and roots of nettle
2 tablespoons nettle leaves
2 tbsp of nettle roots
4 dl boiling distilled water
1.5 dl of 70% alcohol;
Chopped fresh leaves and roots pour with the hot distilled water and leave covered overnight. Strain, add alcohol, shake and every 2-3 days apply on your hair. Leave for an hour, then rinse.

Hair tonic of nettle leaves
5-6 tablespoons of nettle leave
2.5 dl apple cider vinegar
1 dl water
Chopped the dried nettle leaves and pour the diluted apple vinegar, then and strain and let it stand  for half an hour, and use it for hair wash .
For normal and oily hair you don’t have to rinse your hair, only if you have a  dry hair.

Nettle is not recommended for blond hair because may give it a greenish tone!

Author: K.S

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