Rice is a staple diet across the globe, and it is a common practice to wash it thoroughly before cooking it. A majority of us allow that water to get drained out of the kitchen sink but do you know that the same water when fermented turns into a nutritional treasure trove that can address several of your hair problems? Yes, ladies, you heard that right!

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Researchers reveal that fermented rice water is abundant in antioxidants, minerals and vitamin E. The important nutrient in rice water – inositol not only repairs the damaged hair follicles but also boosts blood circulation in the scalp and promotes hair growth. Wash your hair daily with this liquid for achieving those shiny, soft, stronger tresses.

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How To Ferment Rice Water?

  • Soak rice in water for 10 minutes
  • Strain the water, store it in a glass bottle and leave it at room temperature for 12 to 24 hours
  • Wash your hair with this water regularly to strengthen the follicles

So, enough with the talks, next time you cook rice, just preserve the rice-soaked water overnight and ta-da, next morning, you have your very own hair wash.

Foray through this infographic to find out the incredible benefits of washing hair with rice-soaked water.

5 stupendous benefits of fermented rice water