Moringa is an amazing plant when it comes to overall body health, but did you know that it can increase your hair growth as well? Moringa Tea is not just for drinking. It is good for the inside and outside! Definitely don’t pass on this plant, your hair will thank you!
Moringa is one of the latest and greatest herbal teas available out there. And it is one that is deserving of all the hype because it truly lives up to it. Moringa tea is often made from the leaves of the Moringa Tree which is found in tropical and subtropical regions. Various countries in Africa have this healing plant growing freely all around. This tree is also found in India and is used in many ways.
What’s So Great About Moringa Anyways?
Those who are privy to having this plant grow inabundance in their regions of the world are often very knowledgeable and well aware of all the wonderful health benefits this plant provides. It is one of the few plants that are super rich in protein, yes protein, so you don’t have to really on animal proteins. Using this plant as a source of nutrients is a great way to get plenty of the nutrients your body requires to function and in due time allocate to growing new hair. The vitamins, minerals, and amino acids found in Moringa help in forming healthy hair and there are 92 nutrients found in Moringa.
The rich amounts of nutrients present in Moringa help promote growth of hair, as well as, conditioning and strengthening the hair when used topically.
Moringa Tea can help restore hair that has been damaged and is fantastic in boosting the strength of hair strands making it a great arsenal when it comes to not only hair health, but retaining length of hair strands if you choose to grow out your hair. Zinc, Iron, Magnesium, Calcium, Copper, are just a few of the nutrients present in Moringa leaves. Moringa is also great to use medicinally and has great anti-inflammatory properties, plus anti-bacterial, anti-viral capabilities.
Moringa is a powerhouse of antioxidants that help treat and prevent various diseases, such as, cancer and can be used to treat a variety of skin disorders, making it very useful when it comes to a healthy scalp.
Benefits of a Healthy Scalp Using Moringa
The anti-bacterial and anti-viral abilities of Moringa make it a great natural way to rid the scalp of unpleasant issues caused by pathogens. These issues often result in discomfort and stunted hair growth.
Moringa is effective against a wide range of bacterial infections, as well as, viral infections, therefore, it is highly valuable in the world of hair care, especially in the world of all natural hair care.
A healthy scalp is like a healthy plant soil and is a requirement to healthy hair growth. It helps provide “good ground” from which the hair roots or hair follicles can produce healthy hair growth. Vitamin C and E help improve blood circulation in the scalp and the Vitamin A present in Moringa helps increase hair growth. Plus, Moringa helps build the keratin structure of the hair being grown. So, you should certainly include this herbal tea in your hair growth regimen.
How to Use Moringa for Hair Growth
You can use moringa in several ways to help boost your hair growth and here’s two easy ways. You can add about a teaspoon or two to your natural shampoo, be it commercial or herbal… for our herbal shampoo recipe, click here.
You can also choose to make your own Moringa tea and use it post shampooing. Be sure to massage it into your scalp in circular motion to help further improve circulation to the scalp. Leave tea rinse on scalp and hair for 20 minutes, then rinse. If you are in need of a deeper “cleansing” treatment, you can opt for a 1 part Moringa Powder to 2 part water to make a medium thick paste and apply this to your scalp and hair, but make sure to focus mainly on the scalp.
You should certainly notice improvement in your hair’s condition, and growth rate within a month of using this recipe. Just be sure to use it at least every other wash, but if that is too much for you (intense rinse and all) use at least twice a month and give it at least a 2 to 3 month period to work. There is no need to use Moringa on every one of your wash days, so keep alternating it’s use as the results from a couple uses are long lasting and will show. Thinking of using Moringa Tea in your hair care regimen? Then give the recipe below a try, it is sure to please.
Feel free to try the recipe below, you can adjust it accordingly if you want it to be thicker or thinner, it is up to you.
Moringa Tea Recipe
2/3 cup Filtered Water
1/3 cup Moringa Powder
- Add Moringa powder to water and mix until medium thick paste forms.
- Part freshly washed hair into sections and apply Moringa paste to scalp one section at a time.
- Once applied to all of your scalp, you can dillute the remainder of the paste with about 1 Tbsp of water and apply thinner paste to the length of your hair.
- Leave paste on for 20 minutes or for just 10 minutes if your hair tends to be protein sensitive.
- Rinse hair thoroughly and apply a leave in conditioner to help maintain the softness of the hair.
- Style and enjoy softer, strengthened, healthy hair.
Moringa is an amazing plant that has earned its way in our collection of healthy ways to improve hair growth. The presence of a variety of nutrients, makes this powerhouse of a herb a worthy addition for healthy hair growth. We hope you give our recipe a try and let us know what you think. Moringa is certainly mother nature’s gift to us and we can reap all the benefits it has to give.
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