Living in this toxin filled environment leads to a wide variety of illness including hairfall and baldness at a much younger age.
We shall be sharing knowledge of various natural alternatives that can be used instead of toxin laden cleansers and cosmetics.
Enzymes in aloe vera dissolve dead skin cells and excess sebum which can clog hair follicles.
Aloe Vera contains salicylic acid, an anti-inflammatory and mild anti-biotic. It is also an excellent moisturizer with a molecular structure similar to keratin, the prominent protein that makes up skin and hair. For this reason, It is one of the best carriers for other herbal remedies that promote hair growth.
The Indian Gooseberry contains numerous anti-oxidants including vitamin C which is necessary for collagen production.
Elevated collagen levels accelerate keratin production and increases strength, volume and length of hair.…read more about herbs and hair
Hard to believe anything out of this clinic after that PR campaign claiming Dr A invented BHT.
actually yes. bht was invented by us. World’s first conclusive case report, a full study on how body hair grows and does not change characteristics were both published in peer reviewed indexed journals by our centre.
However, that is irrelevant and I think you are deliberately trying to remove the topic off its educational track.
Please do not do so. There are others who can benefit from it.
An ancient ayurvedic herb considered to be one of the most helpful natural means for encouraging hair growth.
The oil is made by simmering and infusing bhringraj leaves in boiling extra virgin coconut oil.…read more about herbs and hair
Basil is rich in magnesium, an often overlooked mineral that is essential for hundreds of chemical processes within the human body. When applied to hair and scalp as an herbal rinse, basil acts as an anti-inflammatory agent that strengthens hair against breakage and improves circulation in the hair follicles to stimulate growth.…read more about herbs and hair
The flowers of Calendula are rich in minerals and anti-oxidants. Calendula oil applied to the scalp promotes growth of stronger hair by increasing collagen production and blood circulation in scalp.
You can use it alone or in combination with another moisturizing oil.…read more about herbs and hair
The root of the Burdock plant has many traditional medicinal uses including as an anti-inflammatory scalp treatment.
Rich in fatty-acids, burdock root oil can be used by itself or combined with other herbs such as rosemary to promote scalp health and encourage stronger hair growth.…read more about herbs and hair
Ginger root oil increases circulation in hair follicles, promoting stronger and faster growth. It is also an anti-septic and moisturizer, making it excellent for clearing up dandruff and other skin conditions which may interfere with healthy hair growth.…read more about herbs and hair
Fenugreek - a vitamin-rich herb helps to improve blood circulation and stimulate hair growth.
Soak its seeds in water overnight.
Next morning, grind them into a fine paste.
Apply this paste directly to the scalp or mixed with yogurt for the added benefit of lactic acid, an alpha-hydroxy exfoliant. Rinse hair after atleast 30 minutes.…read more about herbs and hair
Also sometimes called Gotu kola, Centella asiatica has been traditionally used for thousands of years to treat many internal and external maladies. Mix gotu kola extract with olive oil and massage into the scalp to improve circulation and promote stronger hair growth.…read more about herbs and hair
Flaxseed (also known as linseed) is full of fatty-acids and anti-oxidants which help to remove toxins and dead cells from the scalp. Boil ground flax seeds in water to form a soothing gel that can be applied to scalp and hair as a moisturizer that can help to stimulate growth and improve the strength of existing hair… read more about herbs and hair
Hops flower oil is a natural anti-septic which can help to combat infections of the scalp and hair follicles that may stunt healthy growth.…read more about herbs and hair
The oil of Lavandula augustifolia is a powerful anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, and an anti-septic. Lavender oil stimulates circulation in the scalp, strengthens new hair growth, and helps to balance the natural oil production of the scalp, making it a popular choice for people of all skin types.
As an added bonus, lavender oil is also a natural insect repellant which can ward off disease-carrying parasites like fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, and head lice.…read more about herbs and hair
Hibiscus flowers contains vitamins and anti-oxidants that improve scalp and hair health. Add fresh blossoms (or if you can’t find them fresh, use dried hibscus leaves and flower petals) to coconut oil and grind into a fine paste.
When applied to scalp and hair regularly, this mixture increases hair growth while at the same time warding off premature greying and dandruff. For best results, allow mixture to soak into scalp and hair for at least two hours.…read more about herbs and hair
Mineral-rich Equisetum arvensa is a hugely popular natural solution for promoting hair growth and a healthy scalp. Horsetail works by stimulating blood vessels that supply oxygen to hair follicles.
It contains quercetin, a flavonoid with anti-allergy and anti-viral capabilities and silica - a NUTRIENT which helps to repair damage and fortify new and existing hair against breakage. To prepare this herb, steep one part dried horsetail in two parts water for an hour at lst.
Strain and cool the infused water to room temperature before applying to hair and scalp.…read more about herbs and hair
Glycosides, triterpene saponins, and flavonoids naturally occurring in licorice root work to nourish the scalp and heal damage caused by fungal infection, eczema, environmental allergens, and chemical exposure.
To make a licorice root cleanser, add one tablespoon of dried licorice root to three cups of boiling water.
Allow the roots to steep for an hour or more on low heat (simmer). Strain and cool the infused liquid to room temperature before applying to hair and scalp.…read more about herbs and hair
The fruit of Rosa canina, the wild rose is one of the best sources of vitamin C (containing around fifty percent more than oranges) making rose hips a powerful herbal stimulant for hair growth. Simmer or soak rose hips in water until they become soft enough to crush.
Mix with a moisturizer to form a paste that can be applied to the scalp and hair.
Avoid over-cooking rose hips as vitamin C is heat-sensitive and denatures when boiled.…read more about herbs and hair
Oat straw, Avena sativa is a herbal source of silica and magnesium which promote scalp health and hair growth. Create an herbal rinse by steeping oat straw for an hour or more. Alternately, you can reap the benefits of oat straw by drinking it as a tea.…read more about herbs and hair