5 Native American Hair Growth Secrets

Native Americans
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!


1. Movement

Movement
is actually exercising. The Native Americans massaged their scalp
almost every day. The massage helped them stimulate blood flow to the
scalp.
 
2. Stop Buying Hair Products

Stop
buying hair products and shampoos. Most of the hair products contain
tons of endocrine disrupting chemicals that cause dry, thin hair and
hair loss.
 
3. Healthy Diet

Native
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.
 
4. Oils

Native
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
gorgeous.
 
5. Plants
Starts using the plants that the Native Americans used for maintaining their hair healthy.

  • Bearberry
    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
    and healthy.
  • Sweetgrass
    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.
  • Yucca
    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.

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