Hair Benefits Of Lemon

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Published: Friday, August 23, 2013, 2:26 [IST]
 
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We all have heard the numerous health and beauty benefits of lemon juice. Lemon is not just used to treat hair loss or cure scalp problems. The citrus fruit juice also helps increase hair growth and get strong hair naturally.

Lemon is a rich source of Vitamin B, C and phosphorous. This prevents hair damage and promotes hair growth. Lemon also benefits the hair as it provides essential nutrients required for nourishing the hair.

Lemon juice is often applied on oily hair. This is because it reduces the secretion of sebum. Sebum is the main cause of oily scalp that also clogs hair follicles.

Another hair benefit of lemon is, it acts as a bleaching agent. To lighten your hair colour naturally, apply lemon juice as a natural bleach. People who suffer from hair lice can mix one tablespoon lemon juice with two tablespoon almond oil or neem oil to treat lice.You can also mix lemon juice with garlic to kill lice.

This is not it. There are many other hair benefits of applying lemon. Take a look.

Hair Benefits Of Lemon:

Natural Highlighter

Apply lemon juice on the hair strands which you want to lighten. Lemon acts as a natural bleaching agent.

Hair Fall

Lemon when mixed with coconut oil offers one of the best hair benefits, treating hair fall.

Shiny Hair

Do you suffer from dull and dry hair? Apply lemon juice with yogurt. It acts as a shiny hair conditioner.

Scalp Infections

One of the hair benefits of lemon is, it treats scalp infections and cleans the scalp.

Hair Growth

Mix lemon juice with castor or olive oil and massage on your hair. Leave it for an hour and rinse with a mild shampoo.

Strong Hair

To make your hair strong from the roots, mix lemon juice with honey and yogurt. Apply it on the scalp and massage.

Oily Scalp

One of the hair benefits of lemon is, it reduces the production of sebum. This in turn cleans the scalp and prevents it from being oily.

Dandruff

This is a well-known hair benefit of lemon. You can apply lemon juice on scalp to treat dandruff naturally.

Thick Hair

To get thick and lustrous hair, apply lemon juice. Mix lemon juice with coconut water and rinse your hair with it.

Smelly Hair

Does your greasy hair gives a strong pungent odour? Spray lemon juice on the hair and smell the fresh aroma of the citrus fruit.

Strong Hair Roots

For strengthening hair roots, mix lemon juice with egg and massage on the hair. Leave for two hours by covering your hair with a cap. Rinse with a mild shampoo.

Split Ends

Treat split ends by applying lemon juice with olive oil on the hair ends.

P.S. Do not overuse lemon as it can damage the hair root and make the hair lose its shine.

Topics: hair care, hair loss
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