Hair needs nourishment and good care both inside and out. Natural essential oils are one such extra care you can give your hair, and bergamot oil in particular is an example of a wonderful nourishing care with many benefits for hair and scalp.
What are the benefits of bergamot oil?
Bergamot oil contains antioxidants and phytochemicals that have antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Its superb aroma plays a role in calming and balancing the nervous system, improving mood and facilitating good sleep. It is also a component of perfumes, colognes, eau de toilette and other cosmetic products.Its scent is used in aromatherapy and to reduce stress.
What are its benefits for hair?
Bergamot oil has growth stimulating properties. It suppresses hair loss and promotes hair growth. It improves the blood circulation of the scalp, which contributes to the good supply of valuable nutrients and oxygen to the scalp. The supply of oxygen, vitamins and minerals is very important for the rapid and normal growth of hair.
Treating the hair and scalp with bergamot oil soothes irritations on the scalp. It has a smoothing effect on the hair. This oil stimulates the secretion of serotonin and dopamine when applied externally, and its aromatic molecules enter the body when inhaled. Thus it has a calming effect on the entire nervous system.
Has antimicrobial properties
The scalp is an environment for the development of many microorganisms, including microbes and bacteria.This is because of the sweating of the head, the release of sebum from the fat cells of the scalp, mixing them with dead skin cells. They can cause irritations, peeling, itching, dandruff. Bergamot oil has antimicrobial properties that counteract these problems.
Moisturizes and acts as a conditioner
Bergamot oil deeply hydrates and moisturizes the skin and hair. It also acts as a conditioner that smooths the hair, stimulates its shine and helps to restore the lost moisture in it.
Corrects hair damage
Hair is damaged by many factors – atmospheric conditions, dyeing, styling, stress, unhe althy diet, infrequent trimming. Bergamot oil can help improve the appearance of hair by smoothing damage, reducing frizz and restoring shine.