Ginger is well known for its culinary and medicinal properties and up to date is still been used for this purposes. One interesting use of ginger is it can also be used for hair treatment.
Most women experience hair breakage, thinning edges and stagnant hair growth which could be as a result of Genetics, hormones, certain medications, excessive styling, overuse of ponytails that are pulling too tightly, slicking down edges with gels that contain drying alcohols, wig caps, and glues are all common causes for thinning edges.
Benefits of ginger for your hair:
- Ginger contains several components that aid in hair growth like magnesium, phosphorous, and potassium they encourage restored hair growth by stimulating blood flow to the scalp.
- Ginger contains natural antiseptic properties that provide alleviation for dandruff and adding sheen.
Note that applying ginger to the hair does not make it grow faster but it helps stop the hair from falling off and stimulate the hair follicles to grow at its own optimal speed.