The hair usually falls off during the change of season. However, if this occurs throughout the year, this may be due to nutritional deficiencies in the diet.
Hair loss is an issue that worries men and women. Hair loss includes problems ranging from mild hair loss to baldness.
The term "Anti fall shampoo" does not stop being a commercial claim. They have no proven effect on hair loss, brands play with the feelings of people suffering from this problem.
If nothing stands in the way of hair loss, sometimes accept that the hair falls off and don’t worry too much, it improves the condition because the stress makes the situation worse.
A poor or deficient diet can lead to losing more than 100 hairs a day.
Hair loss can be due to different reasons: physical stress, prolonged illness, surgery, serious infection, hormonal changes, side effects of drugs, illness such as lupus or syphilis, thyroid disease, a serious nutritional problem, alopecia areata, traumatic, etc ...
Even some people have a rare psychiatric disorder (trichotillomania) in which they tear their hair or compulsively twist it causing patches of baldness.
There is also baldness due to hereditary patterns or androgenic alopecia.
Herbal remedies can work as supplements to strengthen the hair. It is essential to have a balanced diet with which the body provides all the nutrients and vitamins.
Everyone suffers from hair loss, whether because of stress or metabolic changes. There are times when it disturbs to see the hair a little less thick. What to do? A good diet is always basic, where minerals such as iron or zinc are not lacking. In addition, herbal remedies can do a lot. Discover them!
When hair loss becomes a problem, it is necessary to act as soon as possible. Try to start with quick and cheaper solutions such as ginseng: a natural remedy to prevent hair loss.
Traditional Chinese medicine has known and used ginseng for various physical and mental disorders for thousands of years. It has never been stopped; however, many beneficial uses of this herb have been rediscovered at present.
Ginseng is also known as American ginseng, is a plant used to treat various types of diseases. It has a unique property and stands out above other herbs: it is a plant that helps the human body to adapt or overcome the environment.
Because of its properties, ginseng is beneficial for treating hair and stopping alopecia. In fact, ginseng helps to strengthen the hair making the hair follicles healthier and better nourished.
In addition, ginseng relieves the physical and mental stress that is often the main or complementary cause of hair loss.
Ginseng has several presentations such as extracts, infusions, tea, etc.
Otherwise, it is also possible to make an infusion of ginseng to massage the scalp and strengthen the hair follicles.
The easiest way to incorporate ginseng into hair care is through a product such as conditioners, shampoos, bath creams, etc.
Scientific studies have shown that the use of liquid pollen for the hair cleanses the hair and also provides nutrients to rebuild and protect and can be used on the rest of the body.
Mask against hair loss with bee pollen
How to apply it?
Beat the egg and mix it with a spoonful of olive oil, a spoonful of honey and a spoonful of bee pollen.
Spread the mixture over the scalp and cover the head with a damp towel.
Leave the mask for half an hour, rinse with warm water and wash with shampoo.
Royal jelly is a natural product of the secretion of certain glands of bees. It is responsible for bringing food to the queens and larvae.
Its capacity to stimulate growth is so extraordinary that in three days the weight of a larva multiplies by a thousand.
Royal jelly is used in many cosmetic products, given its properties for treating dry, damaged skin and hair.
Royal jelly is rich in protein, vitamins B, B2, B5, B6, B8, C, E, niacin, pantothenic acid, biotin, inositol and folic acid.
Hair frequently subjected to chemical treatments (coloring, smoothing ... etc) and thermal devices (hair dryer ...) require more nutrients.
A royal jelly shampoo / conditioner rich in vitamins and minerals provides the hair with good moisture by eliminating dryness and stimulating the hair follicles to allow the absorption of nutrients.
Protein and amino acids rejuvenate the scalp and help repair damaged hair.
Royal jelly can also be applied directly to the scalp.
Vitamin B5 or Panthenol can prevent the premature appearance of white hair.
Biotin involved in the production of keratin promotes cell growth and regeneration.
Inositol or vitamin B8 is an organic compound considered vital for hair growth.
It is known that the deficiency of any of these 3 elements causes hair loss. This is why taking royal jelly (both internally and externally) not only makes the hair healthier but also prevents it from being lost.
Royal jelly can be applied to any cosmetic product such as shampoos and masks. Its application must be the same as that of a normal shampoo:
Rinse hair with warm water.
Apply the shampoo on the hair and massage the product on the hair for a few minutes.
To wash hair
Repeat the application again.
This mask with garlic and clay helps to remove excess fat from the hair. Clay is a popular ingredient in hair masks. It has a natural antimicrobial effect that helps reduce hair loss. It leaves the scalp clean and fresh as it can clean the hairs of toxins.
What do you need?
How to use
Mix all ingredients to obtain a smooth mixture.
If it's too thick, add a little water.
Apply the resulting mixture to the scalp before shampooing. Avoid spreading the mixture over the length of the hair. Clay can dry the hair significantly.
Put on a shower cap and leave on for 30 minutes.
Garlic contains a variety of minerals. It contains copper, iron, zinc, magnesium, germanium and especially selenium. In addition, garlic contains many sulfur compounds, vitamins A and C, fiber and various amino acids.
It is interesting to note that for its antifungal activity. Some herbalists suggest garlic may have healing properties of dandruff because of its ability to fight Pityrosporum ovale (P. ovale), a fungus that lives on the scalp and dandruff leading to the onset of certain circumstances.
Garlic juice and yogurt for hair loss
How to use
Mix the garlic with the other ingredients and allow the mixture to rest for a while at room temperature.
Apply the garlic mixture on the roots with circular motions. Make sure to completely cover the scalp.
Leave on the head for 30 minutes and wash with a mild shampoo.
Yogurt eliminates entanglements more effectively thanks to its excellent conditioning properties. Combined with honey and castor oil, this mask helps eliminate itching and dandruff from the scalp. Regular application can make hair shiny and smooth.
Propolis has antimicrobial properties so it is very often used for the treatment of dandruff. It helps to:
A study from the University of Hokkaido in Japan, published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, showed that propolis can be an effective remedy for hair loss.
Propolis stimulates hair growth in mice whose genetic properties are close to those of humans.
While it is true that propolis has been tested in mice that could develop hair, the researchers commented that hair loss is often associated with abnormal inflammation. Propolis contains anti-inflammatory compounds, so they suggest that it may help the treatment of alopecia. Additional studies will be needed to determine if propolis affects human hair follicles.
The Maka contains iodine and, like all the antifungals, kills the fungi that destroy the follicles. Iodine also helps to replenish the thyroid, which is often associated with hair loss.
Among the characteristics of the maca root, it is stated that it can:
Masks made from vegetable oils are an excellent and effective choice for treating hair loss. They are nutritious and stimulate the growth and health of the scalp and hair bulb. To benefit from it, it is enough to apply them on the hair while massaging gently.
Coconut oil is mainly used to protect, cleanse and nourish the hair. Although it is not necessarily an essential oil, it is nevertheless very effective oil. Its chemical composition allows it to penetrate the cell membrane. Coconut oil prevents the loss of protein and replaces the natural oils lost due to toxins and daily hair care. Coconut oil should be applied with a topical massage on the scalp.
Many modern hair treatments work by blocking the hormone DHT (dehydrotestosterone), the leading cause of hair loss and baldness in men. Olive oil acts in the same way, blocking the hormone DHT and promoting hair growth. Olive oil contains high levels of antioxidants, destroys free radicals, stimulates circulation and transports nutrients to the scalp and hair follicles.
One of the most popular essential oils, lavender oil is considered one of the most effective hair treatments to prevent hair loss. Its ability to fight against alopecia allows the regrowth of new hair after a few months of regular use. Lavender oil is also a powerful antiseptic that helps eliminate scalp infections such as microbes, fungi and viruses.
Although commonly used as a natural laxative, castor oil is also one of the most effective hair treatments. Castor oil contains ricinoleic acid, a powerful anti-bacterial and anti-fungicidal agent that protects the hair and scalp from infection. Omega-9 fatty acids keep hair hydrated and nourished, leaving hair thick, shiny and strong.
Unlike other hair treatments, jojoba oil does not penetrate the hair, but seals the hair follicle trapping moisture. Another benefit of jojoba oil is that it breaks the accumulated sebum scale on the scalp that makes hair brittle.
Similar to olive oil, almond oil protects and moisturizes hair. When applied to the hair, almond oil eliminates the accumulation of dead cells in the skin, thus relieving inflammation of the scalp and allowing the hair to grow freely. Almond oil is also effective for the treatment of seborrheic dermatitis. People with nut allergies should exercise caution when using almond oil and discontinue use if it causes allergic reactions to the skin or scalp.
Rosemary oil dilates blood vessels and stimulates cell division. These enhancements help hair follicles to produce new hair. Rosemary oil also helps stop white hair loss, eliminate dandruff and keep the scalp healthy. Its disinfecting properties help prevent bacteria and other harmful organisms in the scalp.
Tea tree oil is one of the most effective hair treatments to unblock the clogged pores of the scalp. It is usually used diluted to moisturize skin, hair and protect the scalp from bacteria and fungal infections. Tea tree oil is very effective in healing damaged hair and promotes thick, strong, long and healthy hair.
A structural part of the hair is made up of proteins, which are a fundamental element. Often, one of the causes of weakness and hair loss is the incorrect nutritional contribution. A vegetarian diet and a fast, high calorie diet, if not controlled by an expert, can result in hair loss.
Which foods are good for the hair?
Fruits and vegetables, in general, are excellent for their high content of vitamins and minerals, especially green leafy vegetables, rich in vitamin A, such as broccoli, tomatoes, mushrooms and green beans.
The iron of red meat, spinach and vegetables are essential for the oxygenation of the scalp and hair pigmentation. Copper is basic and is found in seafood, spinach and nuts. It is an important component for the synthesis of hair melanin.
Zinc, which is found in meat and fish, is essential for hair growth. Sulfur, in white meat and in meats such as the liver, is essential for strengthening weak and brittle hair.
Olive oil, chocolate, sage and basil play an antioxidant role thanks to the presence of polyphenols. On the other hand, magnesium - present in almonds - activates enzymatic reactions important for the health of the hair.
The fish contains many proteins and some species are rich in selenium that fights free radicals. The pine nuts, on the other hand, keep the hair young because they contain resveratrol, proteins whose function is to extinguish the genes that lead to an early aging of the hair.
Cupping therapy is a form of alternative medicine in which cups are placed on the skin to create a suction. The cups can be made of different materials, including:
Supporters of cupping therapy believe that cup suction improves blood flow to help cure a wide range of medical illnesses. This cupping therapy dates back to ancient Egyptian, Chinese and Middle Eastern cultures. Suction therapy helps stimulate the blood vessels of the scalp, allowing the regrowth of new hair.
Another option for recovering hair is the hair transplant. The technique involves removing hair from the back of the head and grafting it to areas where it is rare. But not all are candidates, because it is necessary that there is enough hair in the area of the suppliers to cover the rare area, and the hair takes to leave between eight months and a year.
Wash your hair frequently.
In case of oily hair, frequent washing is also recommended to reduce sebum on the surface of the scalp.
In case of dandruff and fat, when the hair is washed frequently, it is advisable to alternate a shampoo of treatment with another shampoo of frequent use. With both shampoos, you have to make 2 soaps. Second, leave the foam for 2 to 3 minutes without rubbing. The comb should be wide and separate the teeth. Metal brushes should be avoided.
Properly protect the hair from the sun especially in summer which is the time of year when the scalp suffers the most.
Take biotin; Biotin is found in large quantities in brewer's yeast, liver filets and eggs (provided they are cooked, because if the egg is raw, the body does not absorb biotin).
Iron is found in meat, fish and eggs, as well as in foods of non-animal origin, such as lentils and spinach, but in this case it is a poorly absorbed iron. To absorb this iron, it is necessary to take a lot of vitamin C.
Hair loss is something that happens every day to all people and is very common. It differs in great shape from baldness, the latter being the loss of large amounts of hair and it does not grow back in this region.
Daily, the average hair loss in the human body is 50 to 100 hairs, is something normal and priceless. As you get older, the scalp becomes thinner and brittle, and falls more easily.
There are certain herbal preparations that have been used and have been found effective for hair loss. Above all, some ayurvedic oils and herbs are helpful.
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