are famed for their long and straight, black hair and the fact that
they’re immune to hair loss. Hair has always played a huge role in the
Native American culture, maybe because Native Americans were blessed
with hardy follicles and scalp. The Navajo tribe would cut the hair of
the children when they turned 1 year and then they left the hair
untouched for the rest of their lives.
Many people wonder how
Native Americans managed to have long, healthy and strong hair and what
did they do to maintain the hair they’re known for. Keep on reading to
find out about the 5 Native American hair growth secrets!
is actually exercising. The Native Americans massaged their scalp
almost every day. The massage helped them stimulate blood flow to the
2. Stop Buying Hair Products
buying hair products and shampoos. Most of the hair products contain
tons of endocrine disrupting chemicals that cause dry, thin hair and
3. Healthy Diet
Americans ate organic and healthy food. We strongly advise you to eat
foods rich in antioxidants because that type of food will help have
healthy and long hair.
Americans loved oiling their hair. Why not apply some olive oil on your
hair once a week? It will nurture your hair and make it shiny and
Starts using the plants that the Native Americans used for maintaining their hair healthy.
This plant is the perfect remedy for itchy scalp. A bearberry tea mixed
with boiled cattle hoofs is amazing for itchy and scaly scalp, skin
sores and baby rashes.
- Creeping Juniper
A tea made from the berries from this plant was used as a wash for all
skin problems. Washing your hair with this tea will make your hair shiny
This bladed grass is used in ceremonies and it’s considered sacred. You
can prepare sweetgrass tea and use to wash your hair with it. It will
make your hair fragrant and shiny. This tea is also amazing for treating
windburn and chapped skin.
- Wild Mint
The Cheyenne Indians in Montana used this plant to prepare hair oils.
Other Native Americans soaked the plant in water and used it for hair
dressing. Mint can also help you relieve itchy skin.
This plant was used by many tribes for preventing baldness and
encouraging hair growth. Crashed yucca roots were soaked in water and
used as a wash. Zuni Indians use yucca to wash their newborns and help
their hair grow strong and healthy.