Marshmallow Root & Flaxseed Gel
1/4 cup organic marshmallow root
1/4 cup organic flaxseeds
2 1/4 cup distilled or purified water
Vitamin E oil
Essential oils (your favorites)
Aloe vera gel (optional)
Pour water, marshmallow root and flaxseeds into pot on low/medium heat. Bring it to a boil stirring often (preferably a wood spoon). Turn off heat when a white frothy gel form on top (this is your gel from the flaxseeds and the mucilage from the marshmallow root). Continue stirring while it simmers. Place strainer or knee hign on top of your bowl or container and pour mixture in. Let it cool down, add in your Vitamin E (5 to 10 drops) adn your essential oils. Proceed to use gel while hair is cleansed and damp
Benefits of Marshmallow Root:
-softens the hair naturally.
-promotes hair growth (due to it’s high content of plant proteins).
-provides natural shine to dull hair follicles.
-soothes dry scalp.
-reduces itchy scalp.
Benefits of Flaxseeds:
-Rich in Omega-3 fatty acids
- encourages hair growth
-leaves hair soft, shiny and moisturized
-naturally defines curl pattern and provides a nice soft hold
-Leaves hair soft, shiny, and moisturized