Top Home Remedies for Hair Loss
Hair loss is a problem true to both men and women. Listed below are some home remedies noted to be effective in management or treatment of such condition.
Aloe vera has long been proven in treatment for burns and other skin conditions. It also serves as a good scalp conditioner. Aloe vera gel contains glycoproteins and polysaccharides that relieves pain and stimulates skin growth. While few may have an allergic reaction to aloe vera, it is advisable too seek doctor’s opinion if you are using hydrocortisone or other topical steroids before using it as a home remedy for such conditions.
Known to stimulate healthy hair growth and help prevent hair loss, henna is an herb known since ancient civilization. It is being mixed with liquid solutions after being crushed and powderized. Applied directly to the hair and scalp as a topical herbal cure for hair loss, henna is also used as a constituent in dying hair with various colors.
Coconut oil can also be a useful topical herbal remedies for hair loss. A small quantity applied into the hair is an excellent way to promote healthy hair while giving it a natural conditioning.
As saw palmetto is effective for treating Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (enlargement of the prostate) it is assumed that its influence on testosterone and enzyme production makes it a good treatment for alopecia. The berries are the part of the plant used for medication. There are now many manufacturers of saw palmetto shampoo, products of these may be found online or at markets selling all-natural items.
Rosemary and Sage
Rosemary and sage have been used historically in the Mediterranean region to treat hair loss and cases of alopecia. Boiling together equally measured rosemary and sage stem and leaf parts added to castile soap make an effective shampoo solution for the hair treatment. Both rosemary and sage has astringent-like effects. The mixture of two cleanses pores, stimulating hair follicles while conditioning the scalp.
Bhringaraj contains wedelolactone, a compound that mimics estrogen. Being applied as oil or shampoo, Bhringaraj is widely used as a treatment for balding and other hair-related issues. It is being regarded as a rejuvenating herb and has been extensively studied for its pharmaceutical potential to treat liver damage.
Yucca has a high concentration of saponins, a natural detergent that has anti-inflammatory properties beneficial for dandruff and itchy scalp. Used as a periodic shampoo treatment, yucaa’s smashed roots being chunked under some amount of water is an effective home remedy for hair loss.
Note: The above mentioned remedies are for external use only. If allergic reactions occur immediately stop using such.