Hair grows about 1.27 cm per month. If your hair seems to be growing more slowly than the average, certain herbs such as horsetail may help you grow hair faster.
Hot tools often used to style the hair and lack of nutrients can cause hair to become weak and brittle. A shabby hair tends to grow slowly or fails before reaching its maximum length.
The herb known as horsetail contains a number of nutrients that can help hair regain its strength and grow faster.
Horsetail or Equisetum arvense contains a mineral called silica or silicon, which helps form collagen and works to strengthen bones, nails and hair. This mineral not only makes your hair stronger , but also can improve the brightness and texture.
Horsetail also contains selenium, a mineral that is essential for healthy hair growth because it helps the body process iodine, a mineral that regulates hair growth. Selenium deficiency can cause hair to grow more slowly.
How horsetail hair used
To promote hair growth , you can drink tea or take horsetail herb in capsule or tincture.
Another good option is to use the herb as a hair rinse. To make a rinse ponytail, take 3 teaspoons of horsetail in a cup and add boiling water. Let stand at least 15 minutes. He throws it on dry hair and leave it for at least 15 minutes before shampooing.
Horsetail may reduce levels of vitamin B and thiamine in the body. The herb also may interfere with nicotine patches and diuretics. Avoid horsetail herb if you have a cardiac arrhythmia or taking digoxin. Do not drink horsetail tea if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.