Monday, 6 July 2015

Home Remedies to Treat Hair Loss


There is nothing like seeing a flock of hair on the head nicely combed in place when a person gets dressed up for an occasion. This is especially true about Indian women. The moment they lose hair or trim their hair, their beauty goes into oblivion and adds masculinity in their appearance.  This is why a flock of hair is considered indispensable for married women and marriageable young ladies in Indian society. Many people, especially grooms and other young guys, look forward to marry or partner with girls with long flocks of hair. In Indian society, the femininity or womanliness nears completion only when the girl or woman grows long flock of hair that reaches her buttocks.  In order to cash in on the strong desire, the chemical and pharmaceutical companies have come out with a number of formulations.  Despite the much publicity as the safe ones, these substances do have side effects that vary from person to person. Even doctors suggest in private that the home remedies can be used to have same desired effects without accumulating the side effects in the body. On this blog we would be taking a look at the number of home remedies that help us prevent the hair loss.

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Factors Favouring Hair Fall

Medically, there are 1 lakh strands of hair on our scalp of which normally 50 or less strands fall off. If the number of falling strands is more than 50, medically the situation can be called as hair loss. There can be several factors that lead to hair fall. The most common factors that precipitate this kind of situation include ageing, environmental effects, too much of stress, use of chemically enriched hair products, etc. This could even come in certain medical conditions that present themselves as thyroid syndrome, polycystic syndrome, autoimmune disease, chronic iron deficiency induced anaemia and other chronic ailments.

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Home Remedies

The simple looking measures taken at home using the home-derived products help us to prevent the hair loss and improvement in hair health. These simple ones are discussed below.

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  • Hair Oil Massage: This would increase the blood circulation to the hair root or follicles, leading to the improved growth. This also promotes relaxation and reduces the stress building in people. People can use coconut oil or almond oil or olive oil or other types of oil as a medium and a few drops of rosemary oil the vehicle to bring in the desired change quickly.

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  • Indian Gooseberry:  This fruit is a rich source of Vitamin C. It is seen that a deficiency in this vitamin leads to hair fall.  The ample supply of this vitamin through natural fruit promotes natural growth of hair. This vitamin also has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antioxidant properties. Hence, the Indian Gooseberry or amla maintains a healthy scalp and promote hair growth.


  • Fenugreek:  It is also known as methi. This home medicine is highly effective in preventing hair loss. Biochemically, it has the precursors of growth hormone that enhance hair growth by help building hair follicles. It also contains proteins and nicotinic acid. These compounds are also known to stimulate hair growth.


  • Onion Juice: It has high sulphur content. This juice improves blood circulation to the hair follicles. This in turn repairs inflammation and regenerates hair follicles. The juice also has the ability kill germs and other body parasites that may harm the body.

    onion juice

  • Aloe Vera: It contains enzymes that promote healthy hair growth. The alkalizing property sets the pH of the scalp at the desire level to improve hair growth. Its regular use reduces scalp itching, redness and inflammation.

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Thuruvananthapuram Hyderabad, Telangana, India