Flaxseeds are easily available kitchen ingredient obtained from flax plant. These seeds come into the category of superfood because they contain all of the essential nutrients required for good health.
Get thick hair naturally at home with flaxseed
Flaxseeds promote hair growth by increasing blood flow, moisturize the skin and balance the ph value of scalp.These are also helpful in pattern baldness both in male and female. Lignans present in these seeds do not allow DHT hormone to block blood circulation and also further improve circulation. Thus flaxseeds stop hair fall and regrow hair. Many peoples have got advantage by adding these seeds in their diet. If someone is facing any other hair issue they can also start taking flaxseed as they contain all nutrients required for thick and strong hair. In this blog we will discuss nutrients available in them, how to eat flaxseeds to take maximum benefits from them and who can’t eat these seeds.
Nutrients Available in Flaxseeds
- Omega 3 Fatty Acids
- Vitamin B1 B6 B9 and E
That’s why these come into category of superfood
How to eat flaxseeds for healthy hair ?
Flaxseeds are warm in nature. So, one should not eat these during summer season as it can effect metabolism. Always consume them in ground form to take maximum benefits from them. Grind raw flaxseeds to change them into ground form or buy these seeds in powder form. It will be better if you store powder in dark airtight container and keep them in refrigerator.
Take 1 tablespoon of flaxseed powder and eat it with glass of water or milk. Sprinkle one table spoon of ground flaxseeds in cereal, smoothies, yogurt etc. Search recepies on internet.
Another way to eat flax-seeds is to soak them in water for whole night and eat them in the morning. Doing this will remove the side effects of raw seeds and your stomach will easily digest them.
Points to remember
- Never eat them in raw form because it will become difficult to digest and also it can leads to constipation and other stomach issues.
- Never consume more than 2 tablespoon of flaxseeds in a day.
- Drink plenty of water as these seeds can cause constipation.
Who should’t eat flaxseeds
- A big no for those women who are pregnant and who do breast feeding.
- Person who is taking blood thinning medicine should not consume flaxseeds.
Regular consumption of spoonful of flaxseeds will leads to thicker and stronger hair.