It seems our world is a highly resourceful place with natural goodness available on every corner of the earth. From Australia to the UK to the United States we are opening our eyes to wonderful pathways to beautiful hair and skin and it is not always something man-made. More often than not, nature provides us with ample products to try.
We hear about hair oils* and herbs DAILY and I know I am a big supporter (and contributor) to the passage of this information. Hey, I love passing on information that will increase your products and ingredients list for all to love or at the very least try.
The product junkies love it and maybe even the vast majority of naturals do as well, but with all the blogs and vlogs filling up with the favorites, some amazing items may go unnoticed.
We all have our favorite brands, ingredients and styles and although popular brands tend to sell better because of what they offer, it does not mean other items should be passed over. Nature has a ton of herbs and oils that are just right for your hair or body’s ailments.
As the DIYers rejoice by the news of playing mad hair scientist with new and upcoming oils and herbs the rest of us may want to take heed as many of these natural treasure have much to offer with boutniful benefits and entryways to stronger, longer tresses.
I have four, yes, four amazing herbs and oils that some may have overlooked for hair care benefits. They are nothing new and have been used for years (if not centuries) for other areas of health but only recently have people became aware of their enrichment for hair.
Yucca comes from the Yucca plant that grows in Southwestern US and in some parts of Mexico. Looking a lot like Aloe, it is a genus of perennial shrubs and trees in the Asparagaceae family.
This highly popular alternative medicine has over 49 species and 24 subspecies currently known to man. There are various types of Yucca used in alternative medicine and it is a highly used ingredient in Native American Health Solutions.
Yucca is a great remedy for several ailments like, osteoarthritis, high blood pressure, migraineheadaches, inflammation of the intestine (colitis), high cholesterol, stomach disorders, diabetes, poor circulation, and liver and gallbladder disorders according the WebMD and it even manages to find room to for hair loss and reducing dandruff. You can find it in shampoos but it can be taken orally by capsule, used as a root powder topically or in a tea. It is not a cure for baldness but can prevent further hair loss.