for Hair Loss
|Important Herbs for Hair Loss
Herbal remedies increase circulation, disinfect the scalp and stimulate hair growth.
Rinse your hair with apple cider vinegar and sage tea. This helps hair grow. Catmint or
chamomile infusions used as a final rinse can help with itchiness, a source of hair loss.
Aloe, nettles, stinging nettle, birch leaves and watercress are excellent blood and skin cleaners. Drink 1 tbsp. of juice of stinging nettle, birch leaves and watercress, mixed in a glass of water to cleanse the blood.
Licorice extract may help prevent hair loss.
Used as a tea, parsley strengthens the kidneys. A tea made from raspberry and blackberry leaves is also good for they kidney.
Horsetail is a good source of silica. Silica helps to keep hair strong and looking shiny and sleek. To shampoo hair, steep 2 tbsp. horsetail in 4 oz. hot water and add to a baby shampoo.
Massage scalp regularly with tinctures of stinging nettle, birch, horsetail and rosemary for hair growth stimulation, to disinfect the scalp and to increase blood circulation.
Rosemary or stinging-nettle may help combat dandruff, a source of hair loss. Put a large handful of rosemary into a pan and cover with water. Simmer for 10-15 minutes and leave to cool. Strain the mixture through a sieve into a jug containing a few drops of wheatgerm or any oil. Use this as a rinse after you have washed your hair with a very mild shampoo. Finally rinse thoroughly with tepid water.
Arnica, marigold, rosemary, or southernwood are also
useful for hair loss. For best results, massage an infused oil into the scalp.
A tea of marshmallow and
burdock is good for dry hair. To make the tea, add 1 tsp of marshmallow and
1 tsp of burdock to a cup of hot water.
Mix equal proportions of jatamamsi and brahmi. Steep 1 teaspoon of this mix in 1 cup of hot water. Drink 2 or 3 times a day
to relieve stress, which is a cause for hair loss.
Psoralea seeds: Eat 3 to 9 grams of the seeds daily. A study examining the effects of psoralea extracts and exposure to ultraviolet light in forty- five bald men found that, within six months, hair was completely restored in 36 percent of the cases and there was a significant restoration in another 30 percent.
Oyster and clam shell. Crush and decoct into a tea to increase kidney
Mulberries: The Chinese doctors believe that mulberries are an excellent tonic for the kidneys, liver, and blood.
Bupleurum and Dragon Bone
Combination: Effective for round alopecia. Good for those of strong constitution and nervousness.
Cinnamon and Dragon
Bone: For round alopecia. For weak person with vertigo.
Siler and Platycodon
Formula: For delicate physique and alcoholics or the constipated.
Traditional oriental tonics tone liver and kidneys and promote new hair growth. They include herbs such as:
Chinese foxglove root
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