Turmeric is an important ingredient in Ayurvedic medicine, and has been used in India for 6000 years in cooking, medicine, perfume and beauty, and then spread widely throughout the world, especially in China and Africa.
Now, turmeric is widely used in Asian and Middle Eastern kitchens and is also widely used in skin and hair care routines, as turmeric offers amazing benefits for hair.
Turmeric has long been promoted as offering general health benefits, but curcumin, its main ingredient, offers amazing benefits for hair. It promotes scalp health through its anti-inflammatory properties. It also acts as an exfoliant and helps soothe and eliminate the scalp.
Curcumin also prevents the inflammation that causes hair loss. In addition, eating turmeric is also great for scalp health. Because its anti-inflammatory properties help change the growth phase of hair follicles; To produce more hair.
Turmeric can treat scalp conditions and irritations, such as: dandruff, fungus, dryness and itching. Turmeric also has many effects that help soothe eczema, and also contains antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, which makes it ideal for treating atopic dermatitis.
To use turmeric on the hair, it can be mixed with half a cup of coconut or sweet almond oil, then the mixture is stirred over low heat for 12 to 15 minutes, then filtered.
However, it should be noted that when using turmeric to treat dandruff, it should be mixed with soothing and moisturizing ingredients, such as: olive oil, and turmeric should not be taken orally with medications known to slow blood clotting, such as aspirin and ibuprofen, as turmeric naturally slows clotting. blood, so combining it with these drugs causes bruising and internal bleeding