Blackstrap molasses is one among the four types of molasses that are produced from the process of sugarcane refining and clarification. It is also known as type C or treacle depending on the country of origin.
Unlike regular molasses, blackstrap is widely used for culinary and beauty purposes because of its richer nutritional composition. It contains vitamins and minerals such as iron, magnesium, potassium, selenium, sodium, copper and calcium.
BlackStrap Molasses for Hair
The primary benefits associated with blackstrap molasses for hair include reduced graying, deep conditioning, hair nourishment and natural cleansing.
Most of these are derived through oral consumption and external use. Orally, molasses is consumed in cooked foods or mixed with warm water for direct use.
Molasses is used externally by mixing it with other hair products based on the desired outcome. For example, it can be used to prepare nourishing masks, deep conditioners or deep cleansing treatments.