Remember “Popeye the Sailor Man”? A famous cartoon character who used to eat lot of spinach to strengthen himself? Well, he was my favorite. Because of him I started eating spinach, as my mom used to tell me that if I’ll eat spinach then I’ll become strong like Popeye.
On a serious note, spinach is one of the healthiest foods and excellent for your body for many reasons. This leafy green vegetable has a high nutritional value and is extremely rich in antioxidants. Spinach contain high amounts of vitamin K, A, C, B2, B6, B1, E, manganese, zinc, iron, omega-3 etc. Spinach also prevents bone problems, inflammatory problems and can also prevent cancer. On a whole it is a versatile food and you can eat it raw or it can also be cooked.
Apart from its numerous health benefits did you know that adding spinach to your diet plan can be helpful in promoting your hair growth? Yes, it is true. Spinach contains huge amounts of vitamin A and vitamin C which stimulate hair growth. These two vitamins are used to produce oil in scalp and that is why spinach hair growth happens to be so effective.
How To Use Spinach For Hair Growth
Here we are listing the various ways in which spinach can be used for your hair care. Check them out.
Spinach Hair Pack:
Take 1 cup of spinach leaves mix it with 1 tbsp of honey and oil (you can use olive oil, coconut oil or castor oil). Blend this mixture in a blender, make sure the paste is neither too thick not too runny. The consistency should be appropriate so that application becomes easy and rinsing it off is also easy. Once the mixture is ready, apply it on scalp and hair. Keep this mixture for half-an-hour to one hour and then wash off with regular shampoo.
You can use this hair pack every week. I know it is a little messy but the results are amazing. It will stimulate hair growth and will also reduce hair fall to a great extent. It will also repair your damaged hair and will give you smooth, silky and healthy-looking hair.
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Spinach Mixed with Hair Oil:
Grind half cup spinach whether boiled or raw and separate the pulp. Mix this spinach pulp with your regular oil, I’ll recommend you to use olive oil as it is good for hair growth. Apply this mixture on hair for about one hour and then rinse off with regular shampoo and conditioner. This mixture will stimulate hair growth and this pack will also nourish your hair deeply. If you have dry or frizzy hair then this mixture will work like a charm on your hair.
This is easy to do and you can apply this mixture every week to see instant results in hair growth.
If you don’t like applying spinach masks on hair then drink spinach juice. Everyone don’t like the taste of spinach juice and if you’re amongst those then try this spinach smoothie. You can’t even taste the spinach when it’s blended with delicious fruits.
Take spinach, banana and papaya and wash them thoroughly. Now, blend them in a blender by adding milk in it. Blend it till you get rich and delicious smoothie with a perfect consistency. Drink this spinach smoothie every morning in the breakfast and you’ll see the results within a week. Spinach will make your hair smooth, stronger and will increase hair growth whereas banana and papaya will give you glowing skin. This smoothie is tasty and healthy.
Besides using these packs make sure your meals are balanced with a sufficient amount of green veggie’s and fruits. Have we answered all your questions on is spinach good for hair growth, share in the comments.