Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Herbs that Can Help You Combat Hair Loss

Today, there are various pharmaceutical products available in the market claiming to tame thinning and boost hair growth. The reality, however, is a lot different; one thing most products guarantee is a set of side effects.
We need to understand that the health of our scalp plays a large role in the growth of our hair. Having a healthy scalp which is conductive to the growth of hair is possible only with a balanced diet and regular intake of various herbs. Clinically approved for use, the following herbs are found to be useful in controlling hair loss and boost hair growth:
1. Saw Palmetto
Saw Palmetto is the best known herbal remedy for extreme hair loss. This herb has Phytosterols and fatty acids that promote hair growth. It not only boosts hair growth but is a sure-shot remedy for polycystic ovarian syndrome & benign prostatic hyperplasia to. Saw Palmetto is probably the purest natural cure for baldness till date.

2. Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is a plant known for its powerful anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties. It has natural skin and hair rejuvenating properties that enable quick healing and fast hair growth. The plant controls hair fall and helps the hair attain thickness. The gel found in this herb is also useful for treating skin diseases including rashes.

3. Gingko Biloba
Gingko Biloba is a natural remedy for hair loss; it has been a part of many traditional foods for thousands of years. It is known to be one of the oldest traditional medicines that promote hair growth. The herb is also used to cure dementia and improve cognitive abilities. Gingko also improves blood circulation and boosts oxygenation of hair and skin tissues. It has been is use as a natural anti-aging remedy too.  

4. Ganoderma lucidum
Ganoderma lucidum is popularly known as Reishi mushroom. People in China have used this medicine for thousands for years for its healing characteristics. It is one of the essential ingredients in many hair care products, especially those aimed at treating the problem of hair loss. Internationally known as the mushroom of mortality, the herb is capable of slowing down the aging process. Ganoderma lucidum also strengthens the immune system. 

5. Green Tea

Green tea, as already known, is rich in polyphenol catechins that very efficiently inhibit the 5-alpha-reductase, the enzyme responsible for pattern hair loss in males. Another plus point of green tea is its strong anti-stress and anti inflammatory properties. Green tea contains anti-oxidants that boost body metabolism and help stay fit and slim.

6. Polygonum Multiflorum
Polygonum Multiflorum or Fo-ti is yet another herb with a Chinese origin that has been in use for centuries. It helps in controlling hair fall, restores the original shape of hair and promotes natural growth within a short span of time. This herb is consumed in the form of tea for quick hair growth. Also, it improves kidneys’ working efficiency and purifies blood. This herb is mixed with other useful herbs to create scalp stimulating tonics. 

Author Bio: I’m Mike a health & fitness consultant having 15+ years of experience working in clinics and gyms dealing with health, pain and injuries and I provide professional assistance and advice on various weight loss products like Go Cleanse, Natural Green Cleanse, Liporexall, Colothin Cleanse, Proactol etc.

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