Wheat germ is a natural plant oil extracted from the kernel of wheat grains. It is rich in essential fatty acids, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients required for healthy hair and treating hair problems. Read on to know more about it!
List of benefits of Wheat germ for the health of the hair
1. Helps to fight dryness
Wheat germ oil gets easily absorbed into the scalp thereby helping in keeping the dry hair hydrated. Also, it has Vitamins E, D, and A which helps to strengthen the hair and also provide them the required moisture and shine. It also has antioxidant properties which help to fight the damage caused by free radicals and also decrease the pH imbalance which is the cause of dryness.
2. A natural conditioner
Wheat germ oil contains essential nutrients in high concentration and also has a smooth texture which makes it a great natural conditioner which is not only cheaper but also offers a lot of benefits as compared to the chemical conditioners.
2. Best body moisturizer-
The best way to moisturize your dry and lifeless skin is to shift to a body lotion or moisturizer that contains wheat germ oil. You can also massage it directly or mix it with some cream to massage all over your body after bath or at bed time. It gets absorbed really easily into the skin and gets dry, cracked and lifeless skin healed within a few weeks. You can spot a clear difference in skin texture and glow. Dry knees and elbows get healed completely by the benefit of this wheat germ oil.
3. Scalp protection
It contains certain nutrients like vitamin E, proteins, and other fatty acids which are very important for the scalp.
• Helps in removing the dead skin cells from the surface of the scalp and also regulates the natural pH level.
• Helps in the transportation of nutrients and massaging with this oil helps in stimulating circulation.
• It has antifungal and antibacterial properties thereby preventing dandruff and other infections.