What Is Horsetail?
It can be a real frustration when your hair is falling out or not growing as fast as you’d like, but horsetail can help. In case you’re wondering what horsetail is, it’s a plant that gets its name from looking like the tail of a horse. It’s been used by herbalists in different cultures for centuries.
The History of Horsetail
The plant is known for providing a variety of benefits for the health of human beings. It’s also been used for making tools and whistles, as well as for sandpaper. For beauty, it’s been used in makeup and shampoo. Horsetail is chock full of minerals and nutrients that are good for people, including: calcium, fatty acids, silica, iron, and manganese, just to name a few. So, you will find that Horsetail is great for you.
How Does Horsetail Help Hair Health?
Now, let’s get to the point. Why is this stuff good for my hair? Research has shown that horsetail silica extract encourages hair growth. Another plus is it will help reduce dandruff and split ends. It’s a great ingredient to have in your shampoo. Some people get their daily Horsetail by consuming teas that have Horsetail in it.
How To Use Horsetail
If you mix Horsetail into your hair with some coconut oil or olive oil, you will find that it increases the circulation to your scalp. It will stimulate your scalp to help you grow more hair and strengthen the hair you have via your hair follicles. The mixture should be left in for about ten minutes and washed afterwards with regular shampoo. The horsetail mixture can be used like a regular conditioner. Finally, it’s also a good idea to take a supplement that contains horsetail or drink a tea that contains it as part of your daily nutritional intake. It’s a great natural remedy for your hair.
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