Shoe flower or Hibiscus flower is well known for its medicinal properties.It has numerous health benefits.Discover them here.
Are you suffering from hair fall? Do you need shiny, long and healthy hair? Are you tired of using different shampoos for different hair problems?
Then, Hibiscus mixtures would be the one stage solution for different hair problems.
This is the traditional and natural way to get healthy hair. This is a homemade recipe, with no chemicals and side effects.
As we all know that “Hair is the richest ornament of women.” Nourished and healthy hair are possible with hibiscus leaves, roots and flowers. Very simple procedures could be followed for getting healthy, shiny and long hair.
General hair problems which would be haunting you would be dandruff, hair fall, less hair growth and premature graying.
Hair fall would be because of tension, stress, improper care, smoking, medicines, depression, fungal infections, heart problems, thyroid problems, bacterial infections, a hormonal factor very important one, scalp infections, nutritional deficiency, high blood pressure, heredity factors or alkaline based shampoos.
Hair fall could be of different types; it could be in the form of patches, losing hair from the whole body or only from head and face.
For all these problems a shrub called shoe flower which has a botanical name Hibiscus Rosa Sinensis can be used.It is commonly known as Hibiscus flower, chem para Thai, Jap push Pam, Lipstick flower, Gurhal, Gumamela, etc.
Shoe flower with certain combinations like Amla shows wonderful results. This shrub grows in tropical and sub-tropical climates. This is grown traditionally in India and China.
What Made This Shrub Get Such Medicinal Value?
The chemical constituents of shoe flower include phosphorous, calcium and riboflavin (Vitamin B2).The leaves of shoe flower have some amount of carotene. Carotene helps to attain healthier hair growth.
Hibiscus flowers enhance the hair growth process because it can stimulate the blood circulation of the scalp. This makes your hair follicles get sufficient nutrients. The Root of your hair will also be strengthened because of calcium and vitamin C present in it.
Here we are going to get introduced with some straightforward and efficient procedures for controlling hair fall and having healthy hair growth.
Simple Procedures To Control The Hair Fall And Enhance Hair Growth
Before using hibiscus leaves and flowers, first, make sure that they are dirt free (wash them). For all these procedures it is better to use a stone mortar and a pestle to crush the leaves and flowers.
Method 1: Hibiscus And Coconut Oil Mixture (This Is Hair Oil Preparation)
The ingredients include hibiscus flowers (2-3), hibiscus leaves (2-3) and sesame/ coconut oil (half cup).
1) Crush Red hibiscus petals and leaves and add it to the sesame oil or coconut oil. Boil this solution for 4-5 minutes.
2) After the oil cools down, apply this oil on your scalp and give a gentle massage.After this wrap your hair with a towel or some plain cotton cloth and wait for minimum 10 – 15 minutes. Now, rinse your hair with lukewarm water and you can use your regular shampoo (preferably mild).
Method 2: Preparation Of Natural Shampoo (Hibiscus With Olive Oil)
The ingredients include hibiscus flowers (2-3), hibiscus leaves (2-3) and olive oil.
You can use this regularly.
1) First, crush the petals of 2-3 hibiscus flowers along with the leaves of hibiscus shrub. Then, add water and a few drops of olive oil to this mixture.
2) Apply this paste on your hair from root to the tip. Wait for 15 minutes and then wash your hair with lukewarm water. You can see improved results.
Method 3: Conditioner Using Hibiscus Flowers
The ingredients include hibiscus flowers (3-4) and water.
1) Crush the flower petals in a stone mortar with a pestle, add a few drops of water to make it into a paste. Now, your conditioner is ready.
2) Apply this paste on your scalp. Rinse off with lukewarm water after 10-15 minutes. Don’t apply shampoo for 24 hours. Then you can see the result.
Method 4: Hibiscus Leaves With Amla
The ingredients include hibiscus leaves and amla
1) Crush hibiscus leaves along with amla powder. Mix this mixture along with water.
2) Apply this mixture from root to tip and allow it to dry completely.
If you are searching for a permanent remedy for hair fall, then definitely this is the one. It enhances the hair growth as well. This active working is because of both amla and hibiscus leaves.
1) Soak petals of 50 hibiscus flowers in linseed oil in a bottle.
2) Wrap this bottle with a thin white cloth, and put it in sunlight for ten days. During this ten days, stir it once in the morning and once in the evening.
3) Filter the petals from the oil and add coconut oil of the same quantity. You are supposed to apply this on your hair to prevent hair fall.
Is Hibiscus Used Only For Healthy Hair? Ans: No
There are about 5000 botanical varieties of shoe flower. Now, we are going to see the medicinal uses of a hibiscus which are grown in our gardens. Hibiscus is the Natural ingredient for dye, including hair coloring.
We find Hibiscus in many colors.Hibiscus of bright red color is used for hair purposes. White hibiscus is used for medical uses. One interesting fact about hibiscus is that it can be utilized for the treatment of cancer.
The Other Methods Include
1) Eyebrow Pencils
Just burn the flowers and leaves of hibiscus, collect the ash and apply it on your eyebrows. You can get shining eyebrows by this.
2) Shoe Polish
We need to rub our shoes with hibiscus flowers to make them shine black.
3) Contraceptive Pills
Oil extracted from the flowers is known for abortions.
4) Regulation Of Menstrual Cycle
Juice extracted from the leaves and flowers can be used for the regulation of the menstrual cycle.
5) Enhancing Digestion
According to the belief of the Hawaiian people, raw flowers enhances the metabolism. Chinese people even make pickles out of its leaves.
6) Slows Aging
Usually, every one of you tries out stuff so that you look younger than our age. Antioxidants in hibiscus reduce the aging of your cells and slows the aging process.
7) Cures Acne (Red Rashes)
Hibiscus can act as an anti-inflammatory substance. So, it heals the red rashes on your skin. As it contains vitamin C, It has the tendency to reduce the marks on the face.
It has done many more miracles like it enhances the digestion as Hibiscus is rich in vitamin C, maintains the body temperature, lowers the cholesterol levels which is very much required for healthy heart functioning.
According to research, Shoeflower is highly efficient in the treatment of Baldness. You can also use hibiscus in the treatment of Anemia, Cancer, Difficult Menses, Headache, Heavy Menstrual bleeding, menstrual disorders, stomach ache, Mumps (Swelling of the parotid salivary glands.)
Other diseases that can be treated using hibiscus flower is
This is a skin condition. White Patches are found on the skin. This occurs because of the loss of Melanocytes pigment from the skin. Usually, this pigment gives color and protect us from the harmful radiations of the Sun.
This is a female reproductive organ disease, the excessive flow of white discharge from the vagina is leucorrhoea. Discharge may be in yellow, green, milky white or colorless.
This is because of poor eating habits, Menstrual disorders, fungal or yeast infection, Excessive indulgence in sexual activity, heavy intake of oily food, sweets, and dairy products. If you neglect this problem, it may lead to weak bones and weakness.
What Kind Of Actions Can Shoeflower (Hibiscus) Do To Your Body?
It can act like Abortifacient.It is the way to get aborted in a natural way. This should be taken in the first three months of pregnancy. Otherwise, chances of getting aborted would reduce to half.
This works by increasing the toxin levels in the blood so that baby might not be able to survive.
It can act as anodyne by which it helps in getting relief from pain. An excess of this may cause allergy.
It works against the tumor promotion.
This property reduces the rashes due to the inflammation which is a self-defense action of a body
It helps in stimulating the appetite
6. Cardio Tonic
This is helpful in getting regular periods. It increases the blood flow to the uterus and pelvic areas. You are not supposed to consume this type of herbs; it may cause abortion.
It softens the skin and helps in maintaining the moisture content from the epidermis, which is the outer layer of the skin.
It cures constipation. The excess may lead to diarrhea, vomiting, and dizziness. Constipation can also be cured by having 3 Figs (Anjeer) daily or make a mixture of 2 teaspoons psyllium seed husk, a little milk, and sugar. Eat this mixture and consume one glass of hot milk. Have it for seven days or till constipation gets reduced)
Natural Methods To Cure Deadly Problems
a. Leucorrhoea (White\Green\Yellow Discharge In The Menstruate)
You are supposed to add two tsp (teaspoons) of hibiscus leaf juice in a cup of water and drink it twice a day.
Drink 10ml of hibiscus leaves decoction two times a day.
b. Urinary Problems
You can use hibiscus flowers to make a decoction and have 30ml once in a day.
c. Hyperthermia (Heat Stroke)
It occurs due to prolonged exposure of our body to the sun or drinking less than sufficient water or due to drinking too much of alcohol. All you have to do is take 200 grams hibiscus petals. Add 1litre water and 400g jaggery. Boil till the entire solution becomes half and appearance looks thick. You have to take 5g once a day.
Crush hibiscus petals and extract juice from it. Boil the extracted juice in coconut oil and apply it to your hair. Use this for head massage.
e. Menstrual Problems
You have to fry two hibiscus flower petals in butter. Next, you are supposed to have warm milk once a day.
f. Blood Purification
Crush the petals of 4-5 hibiscus flower petals, mix this in crushed petals in buttermilk. This buttermilk purifies the blood, and it even adds strength to your heart.
g. Curing Ulcers In The Stomach
Chew 5-10 petals of hibiscus to cure ulcers in the stomach. And we can even overcome white discharge problems.
h. Treatment For Mumps
Crush leaves and flowers together and apply it directly on mumps.
From the above made beautiful, natural and straightforward mixture you would have realized how small changes made in your lifestyle can enhance the quality of your life.
This shrub is mainly known to produce fantastic results for reducing hair fall, premature graying and it even gives shining hair.
If we save the trees, trees will save us in this way. Proper physical exercise, a correct and natural way of living, Timely meals, sufficient intake of water would help us in preventing many diseases. Hope this information is useful to you.
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