All you need is a little bit of ginger, for your food and hair.
Ginger is a common culinary item, but it is also a great hair product. Ginger oil is extracted from the rhizomes of ginger plants. It is a warm essential oil with multiple health benefits. For a long time ginger has been used in medicine. Originally found in South East Asia, the plant has traveled all around the globe. It’s benefits for skin and hair are only now becoming common. Alongside being useful for nausea, arthritis, digestion, and cold, ginger oil helps in improving the health of your hair and scalp as well.
PURC’s Ginger Essential Oil makes use of natural and organic ingredients like Ginger Oil, Castor Oil, Sweet Almond Oil, and water. It also consists of shea butter oil. The product is sulfate, silicone, and paraben free. It is also vegan and cruelty free. It improves blood circulation in the scalp, encourages hair growth, and prevents dandruff and lice due to its antimicrobial properties.
Following ingredients is what makes PURC’s Ginger Oil one of a kind:
Ginger is widely known for its medicinal and soothing properties. The compounds found in Ginger are powerful antioxidants and anti-inflammatory in nature. They help in the treatment of conditions like eczema, alongside scalp inflammation and microbial infection. The Ginger Extract used in the oil helps to stimulate your scalp and reduce hair fall and strengthens your hair follicles. The extract also contains magnesium and potassium, which encourages hair growth.
Castor oil is considered to be rich in ricinoleic acid and omega-6 fatty acids. The compounds help in providing deep conditioning to your hair. It activates the dormant hair follicles and initiates new cell cycles. It also helps in increasing blood circulation and hair growth. This results in increasing your hair volume and revives dull hair to make it more lustrous.
Sweet Almond Oil
Sweet Almond Oil is actually used as the carrier oil in the PURC’s Ginger Oil. Almond oil is used as the carrier oil because it is a very lightweight oil and helps in nourishing without weighing the hair down. But this oil has its own benefits as well. The oil helps in repairing hair damage and split ends. It also works as an emollient and softens the hair texture making your hair softer and smoother.
Multiple studies have proved that Ginger Oil has anti-inflammatory properties. Compounds such as gingerol and shogaol and shagoals help to boost the immune system and fight against any inflammation that might occur. It helps reduce redness, itching, swelling etc caused from infection and excessive dryness. This also helps in providing a soothing effect to the scalp.
2. Helps Cure Dandruff
Ginger is also known to have antifungal properties which prevents the growth of microbes and infections. One of the most common reasons for dandruff is yeast infection caused by excess sebum production. Ginger oil helps to control this condition and even reduces flakes and redness due to its anti-inflammatory quality. Applying a few drops of the oil will tremendously help resolve dandruff.
3. Reduces Hair Fall
Ginger oil is packed with many benefits. One of them is reduced hair fall. If the oil is applied topically, it improves the blood circulation in your scalp. This helps in absorbing nutrients in your scalp more easily. Due to this, your hair is well-nourished and healthy. Since you have a healthier scalp, it reduces your chances of having heavy hair fall. Ginger Oil also helps to prevent infections and other issues, which helps to reduce hair loss.
Directions To Use
To apply the oil in your hair, you need to first wash your hair with your regular shampoo. After that make sure to completely dry your hair till it is 90 percent dry. Then take a few drops of the ginger oil and massage it into your scalp, spreading it in your hair shafts.
Since Ginger Oil consists of very potent nutrients, it is advised to use it with some precaution. Do not use the oil more than 4-5 times a week. The oil should not be used on its own and should be mixed in a carrier oil in a 20:1 ratio. The oil can cause you hypersensitivity reactions. It is advisable to do a patch test before using the oil to see how your skin reacts to the oil.
To make sure that the oil lasts long, it is advised to keep the oil in a dark, glass bottle. Store it in a cool and dry place, away from sunlight. The oil is good for use till two years from the manufacturing date.
1. Does Ginger Oil have any side effects?
Although ginger oil is usually recognised as a safe oil to use, it must be kept in mind that it is a potent oil. When used in an undiluted state it can cause allergic reactions to the skin. It is advised to use ginger oil with a carrier oil. Common carrier oils are almond oil, jojoba oil, and coconut oil.
PURC’s Ginger Oil already comes in a diluted state. The oil is mixed with almond oil, so you don’t need to worry about mixing the oil every time.
Before using the oil topically, make sure to do a patch test. Test the oil on the inner side of your elbow to make sure you have no allergic reaction.
2. What are the other uses of Ginger oil?
Ginger oil can be used to help with joint pains, digestive issues, anxiety, stress, cold and flu, bacterial infection, headaches, menstrual cramps and much more. It can be used directly on the skin or for aromatherapy.
3. How do you use Ginger Oil for circulation?
To reap the benefits of the oil, you just need to gently massage the oil in your scalp. You can try a circular motion massage till you start feeling a warm sensation in your head. When you feel this sensation, it means the oil is working.
4. Can you apply the oil on your face?
Yes, you can apply the oil to your skin as well as your hair. Ginger oil has benefits for both your skin and scalp. Applying the oil on your skin will give you a radiant skin and also help you get rid of issues like white spots.
5. Is the oil safe to use?
Ginger Oil is made with 100% organic and vegan materials and can be used by anyone. The product being free of parabens and sulfates also makes it a good choice for hairs with special needs.
Ginger is a great spice to not only flavour your food with but to also a great medicine for hair and skin. PURC’s Ginger Oil has many benefits that make it a must buy to treat dandruff, hair fall, and to regrow your hair.