The healing properties of sea buckthorn medicinal plant known since ancient times.
The first mention of this berry is found in the XI century BC drevnetibetskih and in ancient Greek treatises. The ancient inhabitants used this herb for the treatment of various diseases. Later, her miraculous properties of the steel used in traditional and folk medicine. Sea buckthorn is widely distributed in Siberia, Baikal, Sayan Mountains, in the southern regions of Russia, Moldova and Kazakhstan, Central Asia and Ukraine.
For therapeutic purposes, use the bark, leaves, fruits, seeds, sea buckthorn, but mostly - sea buckthorn oil, made from the pulp and seeds of fruits.
It is used both externally and within the complex therapy, in particular, sea-buckthorn oil used in hair cosmetics.
It has a specific taste and orange-red color, indicating the high content of carotenoids (precursors of all the well-known antioxidant vitamin A).
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Useful properties of sea buckthorn oil
According to the content of vitamin A - sea buckthorn oil has a leading position among the many medicinal oils. Characteristically, this vitamin has beneficial effects on the formation of immune organs of sight and reproductive function. It participates in the process of natural keratin and collagen synthesis. It is necessary for the normalization of view, improves the skin and mucous membranes, warns development of atherosclerosis, regulates blood sugar and cholesterol levels.
The content of vitamin E helps to slow down the aging process. Also important this component for puberty and normal pregnancy.
A number of B vitamins (B1, B2, B3, B6, B9) regulate the nervous and muscular, cardiovascular and digestive systems. It is also observed that the vitamin has a marked improvement in the health of skin, hair and nails.
Vitamin C is only slightly inferior to the content rosehip oil. Moreover, citrus him far less than in the sea-buckthorn oil. It is located in a group of antioxidants. In the body, it is necessary for tissue growth and strengthen the immune system.
The high content of vitamin K good control blood clotting, prevents the occurrence of osteoporosis and regulate the functioning of kidneys.
This is just a small part of the healing properties of sea buckthorn oil. Its unique features are widely used in cosmetics. It has long been common knowledge that on this basis produced a cream for the face and body, various means of caring for the hair. Let us more detail on the masks used in the care of our locks with this miracle oil.
In today's world, many women suffer from various external influences on the state of their hair: a bad environment, frequent staining and discoloration of hair, and everyday styling irons. As a consequence, lost health and strength of hair. Cosmetology and dermatology sea buckthorn much coveted for its magnificent regenerative and restorative properties. Moreover, it is a powerful way to stimulate hair growth and hair loss. Beneficial effect on the treatment of dandruff. Sea buckthorn oil is used as a hair in its natural form, and in the preparation of a variety of masks on this basis.
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Useful tips when using sea buckthorn oil
Before using the oil, it should be slightly warmed for maximum effect. Rinse the hair after any mask recommended a decoction of herbs: nettle, calendula, chamomile and linden. The broth can be replaced by a slightly acidified water.
Before preparing a mask, make sure that the components included in its composition, for you are not allergenic.
Any cooked mask based on sea buckthorn oil must be fresh before use.
Masks, prepared on the basis of this wonderful oil, there is quite a lot. We will introduce only some of them.
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Some useful recipes
The mask for the treatment of alopecia (hair loss, baldness)
To eliminate alopecia using the most simple and effective procedure: Warm oil is rubbed into the scalp massage movements for about 10-15 minutes. The rest of the oil is distributed throughout the length of the hair. Then it is put on the head of a special plastic cap and wrap it in a soft towel. After 1, 5-2 hours is required to wash your hair with shampoo. Similar procedure is recommended to do about 2-3 times a week.
Mask for faster hair growth
The drug, which allows at home to prepare a mask, can be easily purchased at your local pharmacy. Using Dimexidum combined with sea buckthorn oil has been made possible thanks discovered amazing properties of the drug. They are known to all dermatologists and cosmetologists. The use of this mask will allow to achieve excellent results, increasing hair growth up to 8 cm in 2 months, of course, if you make a mask on a regular basis (10-12 procedures).
To prepare the miracle recipe will need dimexide diluted 1:10 in order not to irritate the scalp. Take 2-3 tablespoons of our oil 1 tablespoon made solution. It is all mixed and then rubbed into the hair roots. After a 15-20 minutes wash off with shampoo and rinse herbal decoction. For good results should be a pair of such treatments a week.
To restore damaged hair structure
You will need to take 2 tablespoons of different oils: burdock, buckthorn and castor. If desired, add a little oil and eucalyptus. The use of this mask is useful for its nutritious and vitamin properties in the winter. All components to mix and heat in a water bath. For greater effect, you can add a drop of vitamins E and A. Then, follow the same pattern: rub into the base of the hair, to distribute funds for their entire length, but leaving here for 30 minutes. After all this, wash off with warm some water using shampoo caregiver. Rinse hair decoction of herbs or water softened apple cider vinegar or lemon juice. The mask is applied every 3-4 days.
Mask to fight dandruff
Apply a mask helps to restore normal healthy hair, so necessary in case of problems with dandruff. A mixture of sea buckthorn and olive oil in a ratio of 1: 3 will be an excellent tool for solving problems with dandruff. The resulting cosmetic gentle movements rubbed into the scalp and spread to the ends of the hair. Leave the mask on for 40 minutes, pre-wrapped head in a warm towel over the head assembly in a procedural polyethylene caps. Before the disappearance of dandruff need to use this mask every 3-4 days for 2 months.
The caring hair mask for oily hair
The preparation of this mask will not be difficult: for the funds necessary to take 2 medium eggs yolk and 1 tablespoon of sea buckthorn oil. Using the tools on the same principles as the previous mask. For treatment required 20-30 minutes.
The most effective folk remedies for hair loss
At all times and among all peoples chic hair was considered a sign of beauty and health. Of course, first of all it concerned the fair sex. Our ancestors long thick hair in women is the key to the survival of the offspring. In cold weather, the mother could hide their baby curls.
Therefore, from the very ancient times, people were looking for a universal remedy for hair loss. For example, the treatment of baldness in ancient Egypt include the use of leaf lettuce, goose fat, and even snake venom. In ancient Rome, an effective remedy for hair loss was regarded as the bone marrow of a bull, which is rubbed into the scalp. But to find a universal remedy for hair loss is still not possible, because this issue is related to completely different factors, such as:
bacterial or fungal infections, autoimmune diseases;
stress (both physical and emotional)
taking certain medications (antidepressants, medicine for pressure, anticoagulants, agents for arthritis).
external adverse effects.
But whatever the reason may be, do not despair! There are many ways to correct the situation.
To help in the treatment you will come as various folk remedies for hair loss, and high-tech procedures, salon treatments and spa programs, as well as various dietary supplements and vitamin complexes.
If the problem is particularly acute, and we are talking about the fight against baldness, it is wise to consult a physician-trihologu.
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The most effective folk remedies for hair loss
Mask kefir mustard. Take one egg yolk, a little yogurt and 1 tbsp. spoon of mustard, beat until smooth. Apply to the head, covered with polyethylene and warm scarf. Wash off after 30 minutes with warm water.
Tincture of red peppers. This tool is one of the best for the growth and strengthening of hair due to the stimulating effect on the hair follicles. To prepare chopped 1/4 red pepper pod pour 1/4 cup of alcohol after 1 week filter. For use dilute one teaspoon of tincture of 10 teaspoons of boiled water and carefully rub into the scalp. Be careful to avoid contact with the eyes. Repeat 3 times a week. Hair will delight you with rapid growth and a healthy glow.
Bread mask. Not for nothing is the bread - the head of everything. Due to the high content of B vitamins in rye bread, masks based on it are one of the most effective anti-hair loss. Here is one recipe: 150 grams of pulp rye bread mash in the boiling water, add 1 tsp. Sea salt, stir, give the mixture brew for 1-2 hours. Then rub the resulting mass into the scalp, creating a "greenhouse effect" and keep 25 minutes and then wash off with warm water.
These once-exotic plants like ginger and avocado, also is not the last place in the fight for the beauty and strength of hair. Prepare a mask of them is not difficult. Ginger rub on a fine grater and mix with sesame or olive oil in a ratio of 1: 1. Then put on the head for 20-25 minutes. Avocado is rightly called a vegetable beauty. It contains a large quantity of fat, essential for dry scalp. Just stretch your avocado until smooth and apply on the scalp. Wash thoroughly after 30 minutes.
Mask with cocoa. With this mask, you not only help your hair, but also enjoy a delicious smell of chocolate. So, dissolve 2 tbsp. tablespoons of cocoa powder in 100 ml of warm milk, then rub separately 1 egg yolk with 1 tbsp. spoon of good cognac and connect with a mixture of cocoa and milk. We applied only to the hair roots by the film warms and wash off after 30 minutes.
Recipes of traditional medicine against baldness necessarily include such hair loss remedies, as herbs. Here's one way to use the gifts of nature:
Mix tansy flowers, nettle leaves, young leaves (with the kidneys) Birch, the fruits of sea buckthorn, peel onions and thyme in a ratio of 3: 2: 2: 2: 2: 1. Then, 3 tbsp. Spoon this mixture brew 0, 5 liters of boiling water, leave for 2-3 hours. and filter. Infusion massaging the roots of the hair several times a day and possibly not wipe the head after the procedure. To enhance the effect of health drink for 1 st. spoon infusion of nettle leaves every day before dinner for 1 month.
It should be noted that massage is one of the components in the treatment of hair loss. And in combination with a variety of masks and infusions yields dramatic results. For massage enough daily for 5 minutes in the morning and 5 minutes in the evening combing hair massage brush quality. Please hold the brush, lightly pressing down on the hair growth and then against the hair growth. After this easy to iron your scalp with your fingers from the hairline to the crown. Finish the massage in the same directions apply pressure in a circular motion.
A special place in the activities against the hair loss takes a miracle substance, such as sea salt. Originated millions of years on this planet, the salt contains huge mineral micronutrients. Salt has the ability to penetrate deep into the tissue and to saturate them with oxygen. However, if you spend such treatment, remember the following rules:
can not resort to saline treatment for skin lesions;
for dry scalp carry out the procedure should be 1 time per week, for oily scalp - 2 times a week;
Salt applied only to pre-wet the hair and scalp;
after 6-8 treatments a break for 2-3 months;
Salt peeling carried out using the same movements as in the massage.
In the treatment of hair loss in salt can add 3-5 drops of essential oils of peppermint, ylang ylang and rosemary.
Supporters of Oriental Medicine can try to deal with hair loss based on the principles of Chinese medicine, according to the theory that all diseases come from an imbalance of male and female energy. The main provisions of Chinese medicine is based on the fact that an excess of male yang energy, this energy is beginning to emerge from the body through the head, damaging the hair follicles.
To save and restore the hair should not prevent the formation of excess energy in the body and keep the excess energy to other energy centers of the body. In traditional Chinese medicine treatment is carried out by methods aimed at improving blood circulation and improve it in the skin of the head. For this purpose, activation of biologically active points with the help of acupuncture.
But sometimes the situation is such that the hair loss takes a large scale, then we are talking about alopecia. Alopecia - is hair loss in such an amount that results in full or partial baldness in certain areas of the head. The following types of alopecia: androgenetic, alopecia, diffuse.
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This type of alopecia, which is considered genetically determined process occurs more often. In this case, hair loss is due to increased sensitivity of the hair follicle to androgens. However, in men with androgenetic alopecia content of this hormone in the blood may not be different from the norm. Women have a different picture: an elevated level of testosterone was detected in most women suffering from this disease.
The treatment of androgenetic alopecia requires a fairly long time. As a rule, combines taking medicines that suppress the production of male hormones, laser treatment, phototherapy, cryomassage procedures, treatment of d'Arsonval currents, mesotherapy.
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The mention of this disease was first found in Hippocrates, and over the centuries has many different names and hypotheses about the causes. Only in the middle of the 20th century. It was given the correct assumption that alopecia areata is the result of an autoimmune disease.
In Europe it developed a method based on the treatment carried out by means of provoking an allergic reaction in the skin of the head by means of specific chemicals, which decreases the attack on the hair follicle cells of the immune system. In our country, for the treatment of alopecia areata using specific corticosteroids and immunosuppressants such as cyclosporin A. However, when canceling drugs relapse.
There are also alternative treatments for alopecia areata: laser therapy, ozone therapy, the use of Miwa K - organic silicon compound (1-hlormetilsilatran) synthesized in 1972 by Professor Dyakov VM and Academician Voronkov MG
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To diffuse alopecia is characterized by a strong steady loss of hair around the skin of the head. As a rule, after the elimination of the causes of diffuse alopecia scalp completely restored, as in the case of this type of disease the hair follicles do not die. With proper treatment grown hair can be more powerful than before.
Hair - an indicator of the state of our body.
If you have a problem of hair loss, the sooner the cause is found and started the correct treatment, the more likely that you will be able to maintain the quality and quantity of your hair.
Be healthy and beautiful !!!