Does rosemary oil promote hair growth?
The short answer is yes. “Rosemary oil can help stimulate healthy, thick hair,” affirms Dr. Graf. “The oil can speed up the process of cell turnover and growth, which can work as a natural remedy to grow thicker hair. Since it is an anti-inflammatory, it is used for preventing hair loss, as well as regrowth.”
What is rosemary oil and how does it benefit your hair?
Rosemary oil is extracted from the rosemary plant, an evergreen shrub with needle-like leaves and a woody scent. Studies have shown that it has a myriad of health applications; as a result, it is a popular ingredient in many of today’s beauty products. According to our experts, rosemary oil has several hair-related benefits. Dr. Graf notes that it can soothe itchiness on the scalp and improve the blood circulation around the hair follicles. Rosemary oil also contains anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties to eliminate build-up, says Reslan, and is a potent antioxidant (which means it protects your hair from environmental aggressors).
How should you apply rosemary oil to your hair and scalp?
The properties of this oil work to create healthy hair follicles and prevent further damage. Adding rosemary oil to your hair treatment routine will invigorate and nourish the skin on your head, you can even mix it into your shampoo.
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