Vitamin E is best known for its benefits for human health, especially heart and skin, but unbeknownst of a lot of people it is an extremely powerful nutrient when it comes to hair’s health. From the researches and experiments it has been proved that vitamin E can show highly positive effects on hair growth and health, i.e., it prevents hair loss, make hair strong, prevents premature grayness, make the hair grow fast, cure the split-ends and even fight the dead skin cells (Dandruff). Here are some amazing benefits of Vitamin E for hair growth.
This Vitamin is a miraculous stimulant for the growth of capillaries and when the capillaries are in good health, the blood circulation in the scalp will be enhanced causing hair growth and healthier hair.
How to use it?
Well for the best results hair are some home-do-able measures.
Massage coconut milk onto the scalp; leave for at least thirty minutes than rinse off, use a shampoo with natural ingredients. Repeat this twice a week and see the fruitful result.
Mix two capsules of Vitamin E with 2 tablespoons of warm olive or coconut Now massage this mixture on your scalp using the fingertips in circular motion. Wait for 30 minutes, and then wash your hair with a nice shampoo that suits your hair the best. Repeat this treatment for faster hair growth twice or thrice a week.
You can add Vitamin enriched food in your daily meals for well nourished hair from within.
For Split ends:
Split ends are one the most stubborn problem when it comes to hair. The reason can be excessive use of hair dyes, blow drying, curling and straightening of hair without taking any measures for saving hair from heat and side-effects of hair dyes. Vitamin E works as an excellent deep conditioner and makes hair lustrous, nourish your hair and treat spilt ends.
Mix equal amounts of vitamin E, olive and coconut oils. Apply it on the split ends. Let it to sit for two hours before you wash your hair with a good quality shampoo. Use this remedy three times a week to notice a difference in your hair texture.
Make a hair mask with avocado (A rich source of vitamin E). Mash 1 avocado, add two tablespoons each of olive and coconut oils, and mix it well. Apply this hair mask on your. Let it to sit for thirty minutes, and then wash your hair with a mild shampoo. Use this hair mask once a week.
Sources of Vitamin E:
It is found in abundance in fresh fruit and green leafy vegetables, i.e., spinach.
Wheat germ oil, cereals, soybeans, grains, nuts.
It is also available in capsule form.
balance is the key to have good results. You must keep risk of using extra dose of the Vitamin E in mind while using it. More than 1000IU/day can cause hair lose and other problems therefore, take the ideal dosage of the Vitamin that is, 400IU per day. The minor increase or decrease might not affect the results but taking higher dose can reverse the positive effects.
Vitamin E is exceptionally great for hair health but taking it without some cautions might bring adverse effects, follow the cautions given below.
It is a natural supplement yet it can cause allergic reaction to sensitive skin, so do a patch test if you’re prone to have sensitive skin.
If you take Anticoagulants, Use Vitamin E after consulting your physician.
Vitamin E might just lose its potential when directly exposed to heat, air and light, keep the supplement in a cool dark place.
To help the absorption take the supplement with a meal enriching fat as Vitamin E is Fat Soluble.