Nowadays, hair loss is a common problem among women. Hair loss in women is caused due to many reasons. In many cases hormonal changes, intake of medicines, menopause, pregnancy, and medical problem like thyroid can trigger hair loss.
As these problems are related with underlying physical changes in the body, hair loss in these circumstances stays until the medical problem is cured. But in some cases hair loss occurs simply due to stress, nutritional deficiencies, and environmental pollution.
This type of hair loss can be minimized by following nutritious diet and home remedies. Home remedies include use of certain kind of herbs good for hair growth. Let’s glance at some herbs beneficial for hair growth.
Best Herbs for Hair Loss in Women
Ginkgo Biloba is a popular herb used for the treatment of hair loss. It improves the blood circulation in the brain which helps to nourish the hair follicles with nutrients necessary for hair growth.
Application of this has reportedly shown positive result in many cases. The herb is also rich in antioxidants that strengthen and stimulate the hair shaft.
Dong quai is Chinese herb which is also known by the name Dong gui. It is a perennial herb that is used since ages to cure female health problems in Asian countries like Japan, China, and Korea. The herb is rich in phytoestrogens that arrest the formation of DTH (dihydrotestosterone). Formation DTH around the scalp is one of the main causes behind hair loss.
Polygonum multiflorum is another Chinese herb that is widely used to control hair loss. It has been used since ancient times to promote hair growth, restore hair colour and delay ageing. Several hair tonics are made using this herb in combination with other herbs that are good for hair regeneration.
Henna is a popular hair-coloring herb in India. Besides imparting beautiful reddish brown color to the hair strands, it is an excellent natural hair conditioner. It also restores the look and health of the hair by balancing the ph of the scalp.
Application of henna on hair forms a protective coat around hair shaft that protects it from environmental damage while providing thickness and body to the hair. It is also a powerful cleansing agent which helps to revive hair growth.
Amla is also known by the name Indian gooseberry. It an important herb in Ayurvedic medicine system, which has been used to cure female health problems since ages.
The herb when taken orally provides Vitamin C and other nutrients helpful for the growth and restoration of hair. It is also used as an herbal shampoo to cleanse hair shaft. It is generally combined with other herbs to prepare a homemade shampoo.
Sea vegetables are used to treat hair and skin problems due their high content of essential amino acids, minerals, and vitamins. There are around 400 species of seaweeds which are used to manufacture medicines, health supplements, skin care, and hair care products. Among several seaweeds, Atlantic Kelp and Himanthalia Elongata are particular used to made hair growth medicines. Seaweeds works against hair fall by controlling damages to the hair scalp and providing nutrition to the scalp.
Caution: Please use Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.