The next new (but not really) wonder our earth has to offer for gorgeous tresses is bamboo. Bamboo is a grass belonging to the subfamily Bambusoideae and is a fast growing natural resource with over 1200 different species that grow world-wide. Bamboo is a self-generating natural resource that provides considerable environmental benefits.
Bamboo is used for ecological purposes and an extremely important forestry plant, but did you know it was a natural gold mine for hair? Here are 5 benefits to adding bamboo to your tresses.
Bamboo is filled with silica. Bamboo has an average of 70% all-natural silica concentration. Silica is an important trace mineral.
"This mineral helps to strengthen your blood vessels and improve circulation, which can stimulate the blood flow to your scalp and encourage growth. It also is a necessary component of your skin’s connective tissues and helps to strengthen your bones, nails and hair." LIVESTRONG.COM
Bamboo is excellent at cleansing scalp and hair. When used in shampoos it gets to work clearing your scalp and hair of pollutants, dead skin cells and product build-up. This leads way to a natural sheen in your hair.
Bamboo is supportive of the synthesis of glycosaminoglycans. That means it play a significant role in moisture retention. Moisturized strands are more elastic and less likely to break like brittle, dry strands. Ingredientstodiefor.com
Bamboo has anti-irritant and anti-oxidant properties. If you have sensitive skin or scalp this is the product for you. Also, if you are nutrient deficient this extract will get yours skin and hair where it needs to be nutritionally for beautiful, healthy-looking tresses. Ingredientstodiefor.com
There are several ways to gain the benefits of this wonder resource of silica. You can eat bamboo shoots, take a pill supplement, drink bamboo tea or use hair products that have it within the first 5 (after water) ingredients for top effectiveness. When it comes to the needs of your skin and hair, bamboo extract is the right choice.
Take care Naturals,