Hair Loss Remedies: Herbal Treatment for Hair Care

January 1, 2012 by  
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by Vietnam Plants / Cây cỏ Vietnam

Hair Loss Remedies: Herbal Treatment for Hair Care

Article by Nathalia Perske

Hair is not a vital organ of the body; however, since society gives emphasis on beauty and appearance, we are obliged to make ourselves presentable. Our hair plays a big role on how we present ourselves. We gain recognition when we have a beautiful healthy head of hair and at the same time we gain condemnations and disapproval if we start losing our crowning glory!

Herbs as hair loss remedies are popular alternatives used all over the world because they not only help maintain the body’s healing system, they help prevent and stop hair loss without the possible risk of side effects. Recently, there have been more and more bits of evidence showing that some herbal baldness remedies can help fight against baldness problems.

Take a look at some popular hair loss treatments that are worth trying:

Ginkgo Biloba — is a popular herb that helps enhance blood circulation to the skin and to the scalp. Herbalists believe that the extra amount of blood that is carried to the scalp can deliver more nutrients to the hair follicle, hence promoting regrowth of hair.

Green Tea — is scientifically known as Camellia sinensis; it has properties called catechins that hinder the enzyme 5-alpha reductase, which transforms testosterone into dihydrotestosterone (DHT). DHT is believed to be the cause of 95% of alopecia among men and women. Scientists believe that catechins can be effective in hampering and treating male pattern baldness.

He Shou Wu — is better known as Fo Ti or Polygonum multiflorum. He Shou Wu is one of the many Chinese herbs for hairloss remedies that have been used to prevent hairloss for many generations.

Pygeum — is scientifically known as Pygeum africanum; it is obtained from an evergreen bark. It works like green tea. Pygeum is used all over the world to treat baldness and prostate issues.

Saw Palmetto — referred as Serenoa repens. This modern remedy is the most popular choice for men because of its capabilities to protect the prostate, slow hair reduction and stimulate hair regrowth.

Stinging nettle — is scientifically known as Urtica dioicia. It has been known to hamper hair-loss by blocking the conversion of testosterone to DHT.

These are just a few herbal hairloss remedies which are popular means of treating baldness, hair thinning or hair-loss. However, before choosing any of these hair loss treatments, it is advisable to talk to your doctor for proper diagnosis of your hair loss condition.

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