There has been a lot of talk regarding the positive effects of using emu oil on a regular basis. If you are wondering if all the talk is true, you are not the only one. Scientists and researchers have taken the step to verify some of the reported benefits of using this oil. Keep reading for more information on research backed effects of using emu oils.
Treating wounds and burns
Since time immemorial, emu oil has been used by native Australians to treat burns and wounds. As the popularity of using this oil spread, more people across the globe are learning of the benefits that come with using emu oils. Today, the use of this oil on wounds and burns has been found to reduce inflammation, scarring as well as soothe irritation. This is not a claim. Researchers have managed to prove these effects.
According to researchers from the Southern Medical University of China, the use of emu oil on the skin can reduce inflammation in scald wounds. The researchers found that the regular use of the oil helped reduce scar formation in healed burn wounds. The oil was found to be effective when used at least once to three times a day on an injury.
Helps hair grow
There are many before-and-after photos circulating online regarding the effects of emu oil on hair growth. A Dermatology study at the Boston University School of Medicine found that emu oil has various properties that help stimulate the growth of hair. The study compared the effects of corn oil and emu oil on hair growth. There was 20% increase in DNA synthesis which mean emu oil increased hair growth by 20%.
Heal the skin
Emu oil has a remarkable healing magic on wounds. This is more so when it comes to burns. Immediate results can be seen within just 24 hours after applying emu oil on a burn. The reason behind this is the oil is rich in Vitamins A, D and E as well as Vitamin K2 and essential fatty acids. The oil is also rich in palmitic acid, oleic acid and linoleic acid. All these help nourish the skin because emu oils are naturally rich in collagen, healthy fats and nutrients. These are what makes this oil regenerative in nature.
Applying emu oils on swollen knees have led to remarkable results. The Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation did a research that showed the effects of emu oil on inflamed human cells.
There are many benefits of using emu oil. The key, however, to getting the best results is only using pure emu oils. Be careful where you purchase your oils. Always ensure they are from a reputable manufacturer and distributor.