MORINGA OIL – BENEFITS AND USES
The miracle tree Moringa is multipurpose that is native to parts of Africa and Asia. It is also called drumstick tree by the British and Malunggay in the Philippines. Moringa oil comes from the seeds of Moringa Oleifera Tree. These are extremely rich in phytonutrients and can make a great impact on your overall health. Just like any other beauty oil or essential oils, this oil can be used in multiple ways for skin, hair and health thanks to its beautifying properties. Below are some ways to use this wonder oil for skin, hair, and health:
Benefits: This scrub cleanses the pores, removes dead skin cells and with regular usage smoothens the skin surface thus reducing the prominence of textured skin.
To use: Combine together 2 tablespoons brown sugar, 2 tablespoons finely ground oatmeal, and 2 tablespoons of moringa oil in a bowl. Cleanse your face first using a mild cleanser then scoop a small amount in the palm of your hand and work the scrub into your facial skin, using a circular motion. Rinse thoroughly.
Benefits: Moringa oil softens lips really well and repairs dryness and chapped lips.
To use: Mix some salt in moringa oil and add in some coconut oil to dilute it. Use this to scrub your lips regularly to keep them soft and in top condition.
Benefits: Moringa oil helps tighten your skin and add a natural youthful glow to it. It fights against skin fatigue and keeps wrinkles at bay, at least for years with regular usage.
To Use: To use, apply moringa oil before bedtime as facial oil. You can also mix it up with your night cream or any cream or serum that you use before bedtime.
Benefits: This famous tree oil is popular in the hair industry for being antibacterial, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and antifungal. It not only cleans the scalp but will help in alleviate scalp irritations like dandruff.
To use: A quick fix for all hair problems can be whisked away with a few drops of moringa oil blended with coconut oil. You may apply the oil on scalp and hair and massage for 15 minutes. Let it sit for 1 hour and then shampoo as usual. More: Naturally cleanse your scalp >>
Benefits: Moringa oil along with baking soda works great in detoxing the scalp. It removes all the product buildup and sebum residues thus thoroughly cleansing the scalp.
To use: You need 1 teaspoon baking soda and 1 tablespoon of moringa oil. Mix all ingredients in a small container. Part your hair in small sections and apply the mask down each part on the scalp. Massage the mask into the scalp in a gentle circular motion and cover your hair and scalp with a shower cap for 10 -15 minutes. Shampoo and condition your hair as normal.
Benefits: Moringa oil can moisturize your scalp and hair really well and prevent flaking due to dry weather. It controls frizz and adds a healthy shine to your hair.
To use: Add few drops of moringa oil in cold water and use it as a last hair rinse. Do not rinse it off.
Benefits: Moringa oil is packed with anti-oxidants that that help you gain energy and keeps you fresh all day!
To use: Add few drops in your drinks, smoothies, lemonade etc.
Benefits: Moringa oil is a great source of vitamin C. It also increases your immunity and builds natural defense system of the body.
To use: You can use this for regular coking or add it in your regular cooking oil. Many d not use it because of the price.
Benefits: Moringa oil is great to treat insomnia! It induces a good night sleep and also helps lower and control blood pressure.
To use: You can add few drops of moringa oil to warm toasty milk and drink it before sleeping.