What are the benefits of a boxwood comb?

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Boxwood comb benefits, don’t you want to find out?

If you often comb your hair, you must know the boxwood comb. Boxwood itself as a kind of medicinal herb, used to comb the hair has very good health effects and benefits. Modern medical research has found that the presence of boxwood itself contains boxelin (CH18H21NO3), which can inhibit the growth of fungi, so the comb after the anti-itch dandruff effect is better. Geeshair and you look at the knowledge of boxwood together.

What is boxwood?

Boxwood is a relatively common evergreen plant in tropical and temperate zones. There are more than 100 species in 4 genera in the boxwood family. It is an evergreen shrub or small tree (this is what is currently called authentic boxwood). Wood yellowish, tough, fine grain, moderate hardness, no brown eyes, long growing period, no large material.

Boxwood grows very slowly, winter blossom, spring to the knot, generally to grow four or five decades to grow to 3-5 meters high, less than 15 cm in diameter, so there is “a thousand years hard to grow boxwood”, “a thousand years of boxwood is difficult to do the beat” (a kind of musical instruments in the beat) of the saying.

Legend has it that the boxwood is not only not long in leap years, but also shortened. “Poplar a year-long one inch, when the leap back three inches”, so there is “a thousand years short,” said, with the age of the long, the wood color will be from light to dark, tend to date red. Suitable for carving, simple and beautiful.

What are the boxwood comb benefits?

1. Is a medicinal material, containing health effects

According to the “Compendium of Materia Medica”: “the world heavy boxwood, to its fire”, “its wood is tight and greasy, for comb, plucking, printing the best”, “clear heat, diuresis, detoxification”. Poplar wood is also a medicinal wood, often combing will have a good health effect!

2. Making comb preferred

Modern medicine found that it contains boxelin (CH18H21NO3), which can inhibit the growth of fungi, so the comb after the anti-itching and anti-dandruff effect is better. Authentic boxwood combs from the material to the finished product, the comb needs to go through 28 procedures. One of the most delicate carving, tracing, ironing, carving, grinding, and other processes need to be completed by the traditional craft production methods.

Boxwood combs cleaning method

  1. Usually used to pay attention to clean up the dirty things.
  2. Comb teeth in the dirty things you can first use a toothpick to remove them.
  3. Then soak some washing powder in water, and use a soft toothbrush dipped in water to brush the comb.
  4. The last water rinse clean immediately after the dry cloth on the water is sucked dry.
  5. If you find that the teeth of the comb are not straight, should be put flat and dry naturally.

How to identify boxwood?

  1. Compare the outer skin of the wood. The thickness of the outer skin is more than 1 mm for the fake boxwood.
  2. The color of the heartwood. The real yellowish, mixed with other colors or white for fake boxwood.
  3. The smell of wood. Genuine boxwood has a very light and light aroma, no other flavor for fake boxwood.
  4. Chemical or physical microscopic analysis.

Love Tips

But for healthier hair, try a sandalwood comb.

Geeshair can help!

Static electricity from comb friction can increase hair loss. Choosing a wooden comb will reduce hair loss, and sandalwood combs reduce friction with the scalp, create a massaging effect on the scalp, protect the scalp, reduce hair loss, and stimulate healthy hair follicle development!

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