Will Black Seed Oil / Kalonji promote hair growth?

There is a lot of information about Kalonji Oil that tells you about its many health benefits and its use in cooking and as a medicine. However, not that many people are aware that Black Seed Oil is also very beneficial when it comes to your hair health.

Kalonji Oil has been used by women in Middle Eastern and Eastern countries for centuries to promote hair growth, address balding or thinning hair, and even to get rid of the grey in their hair. As a matter of fact, Kalonji seed extracts are used in many hair products, including shampoos, hair oils, hair masks, and even hair conditioners.

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The Benefits of Black Seed Oil for Hair

Black Seed Oil has numerous benefits for your hair. It has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antihistamine, antifungal, and antibacterial properties. This gives it a unique ability to unclog hair follicles and get rid of any dead skin cells on the scalp. It also gets rid of bacteria and toxins and calms skin irritations like psoriasis and eczema.

In addition to the above, it may help prevent a buildup of hair products on your scalp, promote shiny hair, and improve hair texture as well as taming hair prone to fizziness. Black Seed Oil is particularly good at addressing dandruff issues.

With regards to hair growth, Kalonji oil has been found to address alopecia, i.e. hair falling out in patches, and to protect against hair loss in people undergoing chemotherapy.

Women, especially, are prone to certain deficiencies. These include deficiencies in iron, zinc, and magnesium. They are also prone to lack of sleep and hormonal fluctuations through their lifetime. These may all affect both hair loss and hair growth.

Various studies conducted on women experiencing issues with thinning hair or hair growth issues showed that the use of Black Seed Oil, both topically and internally, resulted in remarkable improvements with regards to their hair. Not only was thinning of hair stopped, but hair growth was stimulated. Hair also tended to become stronger and healthier and grew out quicker.

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How to Use Kalonji Oil for Hair Growth

When using Black Seed Oil for hair growth you need to take a two-pronged approach. In other words, take the oil internally but apply it externally as well. For internal dosage instructions, please refer to dosage page.

There are numerous ways in which you can incorporate Black Seed Oil for hair growth into your hair care routine. The easiest is to massage the oil into your scalp. Besides getting the benefits from the oil, massaging increases circulation and lymph drainage. This helps to improve blood flow and remove toxins. Once you have massaged the oil into your scalp, leave it in for a few hours before washing and drying as usual.

You could also mix other ingredients that promote hair growth with the Black Seed Oil before massaging it into your scalp. Good choices are olive oil, lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, almond oil, honey, coconut oil, or castor oil.

In Closing

While a Black Seed Oil scalp massage may do wonders for your hair growth, you could also add a few drops to your shampoo if you so wish. Please take a look at our products and pricing page for our various products on offer. You could consider our Black Seed Oil soap, for instance. It is great for use on both your body and hair.