Many of us use this fragrant spice obtained from the flower buds of the clove tree in our meals. However, it is also very beneficial for both our body health and our hair.
First of all, clove is rich in vitamins A, E and B6, calcium, potassium, sodium and manganese, Omega 3 and Omega 6. Thanks to its antibacterial effect, it helps to remove skin blemishes. Moreover, it is good for respiratory ailments, cough and stress.
People use clove, which has so many health benefits, extensively in hair care due to its various benefits. We can list the benefits of cloves as follows:
- The antibacterial properties of cloves allow the hair follicles to breathe and help the formation of new hair.
- With the breathing scalp, the oxygen needs of the scalp are met. In this way, new hair falls out faster, hair grows faster and acquires a healthy appearance.
- Problems such as oiling, dandruff or shedding on the breathing scalp and follicles minimize. In addition, you prevent problems such as itching or fungal formation on the scalp.
- It repairs damaged and broken hair. By applying clove cure regularly, you can get your hair moisturized and repair your fractures. It also adds volume to your hair.
Here are 2 different clove cure recipes that you can apply for your hair care:
Clove Cure 1:
Soak 15-20 cloves in 1 liter of water in a room that is not exposed to light for 24 hours. You can filter the cloves later if you wish. Apply this water to your hair after having bath and wash your hair after waiting for a while. So your hair will smell good and look well-groomed. You can use this water every other day.
Clove Cure 2:
Boil 1 cup of water. Add 10-15 cloves and let the mixture infuse for 15 minutes in a sealed jar. You can fill the clove water you prepared in an empty spray bottle and apply it to your scalp.
We recommend that you do this before going to bed at night as clove water penetrates your scalp better.