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Walnut for Hair: Know 4 uses of walnut for hair care

Hair Care By Arti Chaudhary , Onlymyhealth editorial team / May 15, 2019
Walnut for Hair: Know 4 uses of walnut for hair care

Enriched with omega 3 fatty acids and mono saturated fats, know how you can use walnuts for your hair.

Walnuts are enriched with omega 3 fatty acids and mono saturated fats. It is often suggested that you should consume walnuts as they are rich in multiple nutrients. Walnuts are one of the healthiest foods in the world. It also helps in keeping your heart healthy. But do you know you can use walnut for your hair as well? Walnut is another natural way to achieve healthy hair. It will keep your hair healthy as well as will promote your health.

Here are 4 ways to use walnut for hair

Helps in fighting dandruff

Dandruff should not come to you as a surprise, if the sebaceous glands in your hair follicles are producing less oil than they are supposed to. Are you unable to provide enough nourishment to your hair and scalp? Then walnut will work best in removing all traces of dandruff from your scalp. If you increase the intake of essential fatty acids will work best for your hair. 

Also read:Onion Juice for Hair Growth: Simple Ways to Use

Reduction in hair fall

Hair loss is caused due to deficiency of selenium. If you add walnut in your daily diet then your body will get required selenium.  Along with it, walnut is rich in biotin (vitamin B7) which also helps in preventing hair fall. It is recommended to eat handful of walnuts every day for healthy and long hair.

Walnuts for hair strengthening

Have you ever imagined what damage does harsh sunlight can cause to your hair when it is mixed with pollution? High in potassium, omega-3, omega-6 and omega-9 fatty acids, walnuts helps in keeping your hair strong from root to tip. When you start consuming walnuts, you will realize that your limp hair no longer exists. Omega 2 fatty acids in walnuts also work best in terms of nourishing and strengthening your hair.

Also read: 6 Foods To Help You Boost Hair Growth

Hair dye with walnut shell

Chemical free hair color, that does not damage hair; it is absolutely possible with hard shell of walnuts. Hard shell of walnuts gives them a very strong color. So if you want to dye your hair and make them look natural dark brown then you can use walnut shells for it. Here is how you can make your own walnut dye:

  • Take 10-15 walnut shell and crush them roughly and submerge them in boiling water for nearly 30 minutes
  • Cool the liquid and strain the shells
  • Separate the strands on your head that you want to color
  • With the help of a cotton ball, apply the liquid on those strands
  • At least an hour, leave your hair like that and rest
  • Rinse your hair with some water and a mild shampoo and conditioner. 
  • Don’t wash your hair with hot water nearly for a week, or else the dye may wash off. Enjoy you naturally brown hair. 

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