How to Make Flaxseed Gel at Home for Hair Growth

flaxseed for hair growth

I am a big fan of flaxseed and always suggest people around me add flaxseed to their diet. Well, I will not lie, I am eating flaxseed since my dad added them to his diet. He has diabetes and someone told him to eat a small amount of flaxseed daily. After that, I researched flaxseed and they really surprised me.

Flaxseed is one of those magical ingredients which cures cholesterol, diabetes, digestive health, cancer, great skin, hair, and much more. These small seeds are packed with many important nutrients like calcium, zinc, protein, magnesium, iron, and omega 3 fatty acids, which are necessary for hair growth. You can either eat or apply it directly to hairs. It can make hair healthy, shiny, and strong.

I am using flaxseed as a hair growth mask for 1 year and here I am with the recipe of flaxseed for hair growth for you.

Benefits of flaxseed gel for hair:

Here are some reasons why Flax Seeds are good for Hair Growth:

  • The flaxseed contains Vitamin E which is the best vitamin for hair growth.
  • It has strong antioxidant properties that help in preventing hair and scalp damage.
  • Flaxseeds have very high amounts of omega 3 fatty acids which increase the hair’s elasticity. This makes hair less prone to breakage and makes it strong. It also stops hair to become dry and brittle
  • Flax seeds make hair smooth and manageable by conditioning it.
  • Flaxseeds have anti-inflammatory properties which help in reducing the possibility of dandruff, eczema, and other scalp conditions. It also stops a permanent hair loss condition.

So, now you know that the flaxseeds are a rescuer for your hairs, let’s know about how to make flaxseed gel for your hair and make them strong, shiny, and beautiful. By using this gel you can treat your hair fall problems. But remember, patience is the key while using a natural ingredient for treatment.

Flaxseed Gel for Hair

flaxseed gel for hairs

There are two ways to make flaxseed gel at home. I will mention both processes. It’s up to you which way to follow. If you want silky shiny and straight hair, this remedy is for you.

You can use this flaxseed gel to make hair mask. Use this flaxseed mask for hairs to get prefect silky, strong and shiny hair.

Read More: Health Benefits of Flaxseed

Process of Making Flaxseed Gel by Boiling:

You can extract flaxseed gel by boiling flaxseed. This is a tough one but worth it.

  • Take half a cup of flaxseed and two cups of water
  • Take a pan and add both of them to it.
  • boil it in medium flame
  • Stir regularly so that it won’t stick in the bottom
  • when it forms an egg-white-like consistency, off the flame
  • strain it as quickly as possible with the help of cotton cloth. Once it gets cool down you won’t be able to filter the seeds easily.

Process for Making Flaxseed gel by Soaking:

The other way to make flaxseed gel at home is by soaking it. This process may make gel a little bit smelly.

  • Soak 2 tablespoons of flaxseed in half a cup of water
  • Leave it untouched for two days
  • After that, Strain the water using a cotton cloth or strainer

These are the two ways to make flaxseed gel at home. Now, I am mentioning how to use this flaxseed gel for hair regrowth.

Flaxseed Mask for Hair:

Here is how to use flaxseed for hair. These are the best flaxseed mask for hair to make your hair shiny, manageable, and healthy.

Flaxseed Gel with Olive Oil:

Mix 2 tablespoon of olive oil, honey, and few drops of lavender essential oil. Apply this on your hair from root to tip with a gentle massage. Leave it for 40 mins and then wash your hair with a mild shampoo.

You can use this flaxseed gel daily as a hair gel, just ditch the honey in this gel and reduce the olive oil quantity. Also, use the boiling process of flaxseed gel if you want to store it for a long time.

NOTE: Use this Flaxseed Gel when your hairs are dry in nature.

Flaxseed Gell with lemon:

Mix juice of one lemon to flaxseed gel. Divide the hairs into small groups and apply flaxseed gel to your hair from root to tip and massage. leave it for 40 minutes and then wash your hair with a mild shampoo.

You can use this gel daily as a hair gel. This will make your hair strong and shiny. Just use the boiling process in making flaxseed gel if you want to store it for a long time.

NOTE: Use this flaxseed gel when your hairs have an oily texture.

I am using these hair mask made from flaxseed for the long time. These are trusted and applied methods of using flaxseed gel at home. You can use any of them according your hair.

Also, read Home Made Hair Mask for Damage Hairs

Use Flaxseed for hair growth daily. Flaxseed can make your hair straight, shiny, beautiful from inside and outside. Do use this daily or twice a week and feel the difference.

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