It is easy to neglect hair care when it is covered for large chunks of the day, and one of the biggest problems I’ve personally faced is hair thinning and a dwindling hairline!
Not all hair care tips work for everyone. This is aimed towards those with straight, South Asian locks who adorn the hijab. So over the past few months, I’ve adopted holistic hair care habits which have worked wonders:
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Black seed oil (Nigella satvia seed or black cumin seed) is the real liquid gold. Abu Hurayra narrated that the Messenger of Allah (saw) said: "There is healing in black cumin for all diseases except death." – Sahih al-Bukhari. The main bioactive component in black seed is thymoquinone. Other components include thymol, thymohydroquonine and carvacrol. Studies show the pharmacological effects of these components are: 🖤 anti-inflammatory; including for acne and psoriasis 🖤 improves immunity 🖤 anti-microbial activity; anti-viral, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-parasitic 🖤 anti-cancer 🖤 antioxidant activity 🖤 anti-asthmatic 🖤 enhances male fertility by increasing amount and motility of sperm 🖤 protects neural health; helps with depression and improves memory a daily teaspoon of black seed oil and/or sprinkling a generous pinch of black seeds on salads should suffice inshaAllah. 🐞 ——— Sources: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352241015000286 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6535880/
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