Burdock (Bur and burdock root extract) roots have fantastic healing properties, it has been used by Chinese people to treat many health ailments like measles, tonsillitis, etc. Its antioxidants properties have been used to prevent disorders while promoting overall health. Packed with vitamin A and vital fatty acids, burdock oil is extracted out from roots and leaves of burdock plant that is native to Europe and North America.
Its root gives permanent relief from scalp diseases like itchy scalp, scalp infection, dry skin, hair loss, redness, and dandruff. It contains vital nutrients like mucilage, tannins, and essential fatty acids, all of which help to nourish locks and skin. Oil restores the follicles function and sebaceous glands further safeguarding against scalp dryness.
Tip 1: Burdock Tea
This tea helps in combating hair fall and strengthens roots.
a) Brew burdock tea in boiling water and cool it down.
b) Drink it daily.
Tip 2: Burdock + Honey
a) Add one spoon honey to 1 cup of freshly prepared burdock tea.
b) Use this as a conditioner and rinse it off after 15 minutes.
Tip 3: Burdock Root Tincture
It can be added to the water and applied to hair scalp or applied directly.
Tip 4: Burdock Root Oil
This Oil when used in combination with rosemary, sage or lavender boosts scalp health and encourages hair growth.
a) Apply oil to your scalp mainly targeting the thin areas.
b) Massage it on your locks and leave it overnight.
c) Wash it off the next day.
Note: You can also add nettle, olive oil, plantain extract, horsetail, gingko, and birch in this oil and use it regularly.
d) You’ll see the results in just 6 to 8 weeks with daily usage.
Tip 4: Burdock Hair Rinse
a) Use tincture on the dry hair scalp.
b) Add 1 tbsp of dried burdock root in 1/2 cup off of boiled water.
c) Switch off the heat to make the infused water.
d) Cool it down to the room temperature before applying it on hairs.
e) Soak your strands longer into this infused decoction.
f) Use a spray bottle to apply this rinse.
Tip 5: Burdock Root Oil + Mustard
You Will Need:
a) 2 egg yolks
b) 1 tbsp mustard oil
c) 5 tbsp burdock oil
a) Mix egg yolk, burdock root oil and add mustard paste.
b) Apply this mix on your locks focusing on the hair roots.
c) Put on the shower cap and a towel.
d) Keep the mask for about 2o to 30 minutes.
e) Use this hair mask once in a week for nearly seven weeks.
Tip 6: Sweet Almond Oil + Vitamin E Oil + Burdock Root Oil
You Will Need:
a) 5 tbsp burdock root oil
b) 5 tbsp sweet almond oil
c) 2 tsp vitamin E oil
a) Combine all oils and massage it over the scalp.
b) Spread the oil mix to your locks length.
c) Keep it for nearly 2 hours.
d) Rinse and condition of your locks as you usually do.
e) Repeat this oil remedy once or twice a week.
Tip 7: Banana + Burdock Root Oil
You Will Need:
a) 7 tbsp burdock root oil
b) 1 ripe banana
a) Blend banana in a blender to form a paste.
b) Add burdock root oil and massage it into your scalp.
c) Spread the mix to the hair length.
d) Put on a shower cap and towel.
e) Wait for at least 1/2 hour and wash your hairs usually.
f) Do this once a week.