Hair Loss Remedies

Your hair is a very important part of your appearance.  At times people lose some hair and are looking for remedies to restore the lost hair.  There are all kinds of cosmetic products on the market sold as remedies and solutions for hair loss.  When you are choosing a hair care remedy you need to be careful.

Hair loss can be caused by a number of medical conditions. It is always better to consult a medical care professional if you are suffering from hair loss. It is possible that your hair loss is not permanent in nature and can be cured by some simple treatment.  Wearing your hair in a ponytail or cornrows or using hot curling irons, hair straighteners or too tight rollers stretching the hair can contribute to hair loss.

There are some herbal hair loss solutions that may play an important role in countering hair problems.  These herbal remedies have been used in traditional Chinese and Indian cultures for years and are now popular in the Western world as well.

These herbal remedies are popular for a couple of reasons.  They have fewer side effects than some other over the counter remedies.  If you are looking for safe, risk free procedures these herbal remedies may be right for you.

The herbal remedies are effective.  These remedies will not solve your problem overnight. You may notice a difference in strength, sheen, volume or thickness. These herbal remedies stimulate hair growth and increase circulation and disinfect the scalp.

Here are a few herbal hair loss cures.  You may find one of them useful.

  1. Green tea has catechins which inhibit the enzyme that converts testosterone into hair-unfriendly DHT. Drinking green tea daily may help with male pattern baldness.
  2. Stinging Nettle also blocks the conversion of testosterone into DHT. If taken in combination with Pygeum and Saw Palmetto is can deliver wonderful results.
  3. Saw palmetto is an herb known for slowing hair loss. It encourages hair regrowth.  Saw palmetto is a core element of many hair loss formulations.  A 160-mg capsule twice each day is the recommended dose.
  4. Pygeum is used to treat prostate problems and male pattern baldness. The recommended dose is 60-500 mg daily.
  5. Ginkgo biloba intensifies blood circulation to the scalp and skin. To keep hair follicles rejuvenated consume 120-160 mg of dry Ginkgo extract daily.

As always, be sure to consult with your medical professional before beginning to take any new supplements.

If you choose a cosmetic hair product for your own use be sure to read the label carefully.  Choose a product that is based on herbal supplements or contains natural hair care products.

Your diet also plays an important part in supplying adequate nutrition to the hair follicles necessary for the good health of your hair. A diet rich in vitamins, minerals and protein is the best hair loss remedy you can chose.  Be sure to include a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables in a rainbow of colors in your diet.  Additionally, you want to include lean meat and fish, whole grains, dairy and good fats.