Herbal Remedies for Hair Loss

Herbal remedies for hair loss are effective when it comes to increasing circulation, disinfecting the scalp and he stimulation of hair growth.

As human beings, the loss of some amount of hair is a part of our growth and in fact is how the body renews itself. Typically, this loss of hair is replenished with new hair. Therefore hair loss is a natural and typical process of the body until thinning and balding occurs.


In most cases, men are plagued by balding, even at the early age of their twenties and thirties. This is especially noticeable by a receding hairline or a thinning crown. However, it is considered normal in men as it is a genetic trait. In women, it is not as common. Of note is thinning of hair before the age of 50 years is unusual and often is a sign of a deeper lying problem.

8 Causes of Hair Loss

  1. Genetics – This applies to balding and thinning of the hair to men
  2. Nutrient deficiencies and/or nutrient toxicities
  3. Other illnesses like anaemia and thyroid problems which affect the body’s nutritional balances and cause hormonal imbalances (This particularly affects women)
  4. In women, the increase of estrogen in the body from using contraceptive pills or during pregnancy periods can cause the thinning of hair.
  5. Old age – The severity of this depends on nutritional balances. It normally indicates a need for vitamins and minerals like silica and calcium
  6. Toxic effects of heavy metals and chemotherapy
  7. Intake of many medications at one go. These medications include diet and thyroid pills
  8. Extreme stress and turmoil for example during childbirth, psychological shock or grief for example the death of a loved one or when suffering from physical illnesses

4 Highly Effective Herbal Remedies for Hair Loss

1. Stringing Nettle, Rosemary, Birch & Horsetail

  • These herbal remedies for hair loss stimulates hair growth, disinfects the scalp and increases circulation of the blood.
  • Make a tincture of stringing nettle, rosemary, birch and horsetail.
  • Use the mix to massage the scalp as regularly as possible.

2. Horsetail

  • Steep 2 teaspoons of horsetail in 4 ounces of water.
  • Add a baby shampoo.
  • Thouroughly shampoo hair

3. Lavender Oil/Rosemary Oil/Calamus Oil/Armica Oil

  • This herbal oils are powerful in stimulating the growth of healthy hair.
  • Rub any of the above oils on your hair just before washing

4. Birch Leaves, Watercress & Stringing Nettle

  • This is effective in cleansing the blood.
  • They are most effective when taken as juices
  • Mix equal proportions of the 3 herbs above into a glass of water and take regularly

Additional Helpful Advice

  • Don’t put a strain on your hair by putting hairstyles that require perming, chemical treatment, hot blow drying and a lot of tagging & binding.

Herbal remedies for hair loss provide an excellent solution to stimulate the growth of hair as well as treat underlying causes of hair loss such as scalp infections and the improvement of blood circulation. However, it is necessary and wise following the persistence of the problem to seek out the services of a professional in hair loss as it may possibly mean something else entirely.


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