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Natural Hair Loss Treatment

Posted Oct 13 2010 12:00am

Loosing 50 to 100 hairs daily is normal and does not require treatment. Hair losses after fever, medications or childbirth does not require any medicine or treatment, the hair grow normally in 6 to 24 months after the illness or the end of treatment.

According to the principles of Ayurveda hair loss is due to Pitta dosha. It means increased stomach acidity. In such cases foods or activities those are causing increase in acidity should be avoided or should be taken in lesser amounts.

According to Ayurveda regular bowel movement is also an important factor in health of hair. Constipation can cause hair fall. In such cases mild laxative like Triphala, a herbal powder can be used. Regular physical exercise is important.

Use of natural shampoo is another natural treatment for hair loss. Acacia concinna (Shikakai) and Embilica officinalis (Amla) are commonly used in India for cleaning of hair to prevent hair loss.

Daily oiling and massaging hair and hair roots with coconut, mustard or other medicated oils is beneficial as natural hair loss treatment.

A mixture of lavender and six essential oils in almond, sesame or soybean oil can also be used for massage to hair roots.

Hair oil containing Eclipta elba (Bhringraj), Embilica officinalis (Amla), iron, corals and black sesame seeds is also useful. Massage to hair roots is important as it increases blood circulation in the skull and stimulate sebaceous glands.

Spinach juice, lettuce juice, alfalfa juice and carrot juice individually or in mixture form are good for hair growth.

Extract of Saw Palmetto is an effective anti androgen and is useful in androgen related hair loss. But it should not be taken by women taking oral contraceptives or hormone therapy.

Coconut oil with lime juice can be applied daily to hair roots for healthy hair.

Jojoba oil is useful in hair loss due to eczema, psoriasis, seborrhea and dandruff. It moisturizes the scalp skin and functions as scalp’s sebum.

Application of coriander juice to hair roots is beneficial for hair growth.

Application of paste of cooked black beans and fenugreek before washing hair is useful for healthy hair.

Water extract of sage, rosemary, nettle, burdock and peach leaf (prepared by boiling in water and then filtering) can be used for daily hair wash.

Drinking plenty of water is helpful in preventing hair loss. It helps in flushing out toxic chemicals from the body.

Use of wig, hat or any covering till the hair grow is also natural treatment.

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