According to Ayurveda, proper hair care involves
nourishing the hair follicles from the outside and inside. Herbs hold an
obvious appeal for many people because they support the body’s natural healing
mechanisms to target the cause of the problem, as opposed to merely tackling
It would be wrong to present herbal hair loss remedies as
a miracle solution for all sufferers – there is however growing evidence to
support the view that some herbal remedies offer real hope to many people.
It is thought that catechins found in green tea may
inhibit the enzyme 5-alpha-reductase that converts testosterone into
hair-unfriendly DHT. It is therefore believed to be effective in preventing and
treating male pattern type baldness. Try drinking several cups of green tea
each day or take it in capsule form as instructed by the manufacturer.
This is the current treatment of choice for many men due
to its ability to protect the prostate, slow hair loss and encourage hair
re-growth. It forms the core element of many commercially prepared hair loss
treatments but can easily be obtained in its pure form. The recommended dose is
a 160mg capsule twice each day, but make sure the ingredients are made from the
berry extract not the dried berries themselves.
There are a number of other herbs that can help
with hair loss that need to be applied topically as oil. Aloe vera helps
maintain the ph balance of your hair. It also effectively opens up blocked
pores and increases the growth of hair follicles. Rosemary is also helpful with
hair loss. It is best used in combination with olive oil. Rosemary helps the
blood circulation of the scalp which eventually leads to increase hair growth.
If you are worried about losing too much hair then you can use these natural
remedies to increase your hair growth.