Home Remedies for Hair Loss - Hair Growth Secrets

Published: 10th August 2009
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We all experience some degree of hair loss. It might surprise you to know that the life expectancy for every hair on the head is just under seven years. Eventually they will fall out and normally more hair will grow in its place. In most cases, some hair loss really is quite normal and nothing to worry about.

If you're losing your hair, which I take it you are, then you should start treating your baldness problem naturally using effective remedies you can make right at home. In fact, these are very cheap to make and not all of them require you to mix various substances together.

Another kind of remedy which is pretty much like the previous is using liquorice. You can make this one by grinding pieces of liquorice in milk with a small pinch of saffron. Saffron is used as a cooking ingredient for flavoring and color. After you have added the saffron, you would then need to apply it to the bald patches before going to bed and leaving it on overnight. This is one of the best choices for treating the hair loss condition called Alopecia. Thinning of the hair and receding hair line is caused by Alopecia.

Amla oil, prepared by boiling dry pieces of amla in coconut oil, is considered a valuable hair tonic for enriching hair growth. A mixture of an equal quantity of fresh amla juice and lemon juice, used as a shampoo also stimulates hair growth and prevents hair loss. Rubbing amla into the scalp directly and regularly will stop hair fall.

Trace Mineral silica is the most important mineral when it comes to promoting healthy hair growth. Your hair is made of silica. It is usually absent from most western diets. Supplementing your diet with silica can help utilize several other nutrients such as Boron, Copper, Manganese, Magnesium, Fluorine, Phosphorus, Zinc and Strontium.

Horsetail - Recommended for both female, horsetail is a herb that can increase your blood circulation to the scalp for better hair follicles growth. Horsetail contains a high amount of silica which can increase the vitality of your hair cells. If you are a women who has problems with hair thinning, horsetail is a herb you must try.

The most common type of hair loss is male pattern baldness. This type of hair loss is caused by the hormone testosterone which is produced mostly by the testicles and the prostate. When testosterone is converted to di-hydrotestosterone (DHT) it can cause the hair to fall off. Saw palmetto is a natural remedy that is used in this type of baldness to prevent the prostate overgrowth and to keep the DHT-levels normal.

Take some leaves of henna and boil them into mustard oil. Massage of this prepared oil is very effective to treat hair loss. Regular massage of the head with the oil will produce abundant hair.

Rosemary and sage are two herbs that have shown benefit traditionally when used externally. Boil together in water rosemary, sage, peach leaf, nettle and burdock. Then strain the loose herbs from the liquid and use the liquid to wash the hair daily.

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