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Fight hair fall with Ayurveda

By  ,  Onlymyhealth editorial team
Jul 11, 2011
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  • Massage your scalp with vitamin E oil, such as almond oil.
  • Coconut oil is another great option to oil your hair with.
  • Diet is an important part of ayurvedic remedies.
  • Consume more milk, nuts, soy and whole grains.

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Ayurvedic remedies for hair fall include combination of meditation, diet, aromatherapy, oil massage and ayurvedic herbs. In order to get best results you must adopt holistic approach of all of them.

 

Oil massage


Hair massage improves health of scalp and hair by increasing blood circulation. Daily massage for about five to ten minutes is very beneficial for hair fall control.

  • Hair massage with vitamin E oil strengthen the hair follicles.
  • Coconut and almond oil are also good to prevent hair fall. They help to cure dry and flaky skin.
  • To prevent thinning of hair, you can also use herbal serum to massage your scalp. Use this serum thrice a week to nourish your hair follicles.
  • Another popular ayurveda for hair fall is Bhringaraj oil. Apply and massage bhringraj oil directly on the scalp and leave it overnight. Wash your hair on the next morning.


Ayurvedic remedies for hair fall

Ayurvedic diet to prevent hair loss


Diet is an important part of ayurvedic treatment.

  • Increase intake of essential fatty acids such as zinc, vitamin C, vitamin-B complex and sulphur. They help to strengthen roots of hair.
  • Sprouts, milk, yeast, buttermilk, nuts, soy beans and whole grains are good for controlling hair fall.
  • Aloe vera juice is best for strong and healthy hair. You can take aloevera juice twice a day for about three months.
  • Yoghurt is a trusted remedy for hair problem. Taking yoghurt on everyday basis can significantly reduce hair fall.
  • Include fruits and green leafy vegetables in your daily diet. Fruits and vegetables are rich source of fibers that effectively controls hair fall.
  • Being rich source of magnesium and calcium, sesame seeds are the proficient hair loss checker.

 

Other ayurvedic remedies for hair fall

  • Ayurvedic herbs can also be used to stimulate hair growth and stop hair fall. Some of the useful herbs include rosemary, stinging nettle, birch and horsetail. They can be directly applied to scalp to stimulate hair growth.
  • Licorice is also effective in fighting hair loss. Gently massage your scalp with licorice extract befor going to bed.
  • Marshmallow and burdock tea are also good for hair.
  • Make paste of urad dal, black beans and fenugreek. To make the paste boil the urad dal and black bean until they become tender. Then mix all the three ingredients to get a fine paste. Massage the paste on scalp and rinse after half an hour. Repeat this two to three times a week.

 

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Comments
  • Sambit21 Jan 2016
    Very informative article, thanks for sharing it. Apply Hibiscus and Coconut Oil Paste on your scalp and hair once a week for Hair Fall Management.
  • nilesh17 Oct 2012
    I am 23 years old. For the last two years i had hair loss. Too much hair loss is a concern to me. I dont know what my problem is. Hormones, stress, pollution, etc are the reason which i heard....so plz tell my what can i do
  • nilesh17 Oct 2012
    , I am 23 years old. For the last two years i had hair loss. Too much hair loss is a concern to me. I dont know what my problem is. Hormones, stress, pollution, etc are the reason which i heard....plz tell my what can i do
  • supriya23 Aug 2012
    nice article
  • Gaurav20 Aug 2012
    Which of these tips are most effective? Which one shall I try first?
  • meenu18 Aug 2012
    good tips for hair
  • jaanvi30 Dec 2011
    hair fall tell me which oil i use for long and strong
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    plz show some tips of gainning weight. i wanna gain weight, help me.
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    plz show some tips of gainning weight. i wanna gain weight, help me.