Women suffer hair loss in a particular pattern. Frequent hormonal level variations due to puberty, pregnancy, lactating period, menstrual cycle, menopause etc cause moderate to severe hair loss in Females.Texts of ayurveda recommend various natural ayurvedic treatment for female pattern baldness
Signs of hair loss in women:
General thinning of hair all over the head
Moderate hair loss on the crown of the head or at the hairline
Usually Female pattern hair loss can start around 30 years of age and usually involves overall thinning rather than a bald patch. It often becomes more noticeable around 40 years of age.
Coconut milk is a treasure house of nutrients. It contains protein, vitamins, minerals and fats. It benefits hair in many ways. This milk is usually used in hair packs to harvest its benefits.
How to extract coconut milk to use in hair packs?
Take one cup of freshly grated coconut. Add 1/4 cup of water and blend it in a mixer. Squeeze the blend mixture to extract coconut milk. Once again add little water to squeezed coconut gratings and blend again. Extract the coconut milk. Now coconut milk is ready to be used as hair pack. Here are few home remedies for hair growth, damaged hair and receding hair line.
Texts of Ayurveda recommend massaging head with ayurvedic oils to take care of organs above shoulder. This ancient method of head massage is still practiced in every home of India. This massage is done for young and old. In India even new born babies are given mild head massage with herbal oils.
Head massage is done by putting little pressure on pressure points of scalp and neck. Head massage relieves stress and calms mind. It relaxes body and mind. By massaging head with ayurvedic herbal oil one can improve their concentration and feel rejuvenated. This type of massage improves blood circulation not only in head but throughout body. Head massage improves sleep pattern and is a quick home remedy for insomnia.
Come winter the dryness of scalp and itching surface. Hair loss follows this. Dryness of scalp leads to dandruff. Can herbs help in controlling this problem? Yes, herbs definitely help to control dandruff and Hair Loss. An ayurvedic hair pack made of natural things like amla and other herbs help to get rid of dandruff and also boost hair growth. Here is a simple method to prepare a Hair Pack for dandruff and Hair Loss. (Read Coconut milk for hair growth and to prevent hair loss)
Hair Loss is a very common problem of teenagers, men and women. Almost all systems of medicine offer solutions to hair loss.This article explains how to prevent hair loss or hair fall through ayurveda and ayurvedic remedies
Ayurvedic solution to hair loss is very effective. When this condition is treated at early stages hair fall can be completely stopped.
Based on principles of Ayurveda hair is by product of Bone or asthi dhatu. This means the nutrients required by bone are same as those required by hair. The tissues responsible for formation of bone are responsible for generation and growth of hair. Hair fall or hair loss occurs when there is vitiation of pitta dosha. The foods and lifestyles which vitiate these doshas should not be used.
Bhringaraj (Eclipta Alba) also known as “maaka” belongs to compositae family. It is small shrub which grows up to 1 foot. It bears white coloured flowers. It grows all over India in places where there is plenty of water supply.
This plant is eulogised as “Bhringaraja” (a plant which makes hair as dark as beetle), “Maarkava” (a plant which keeps graying of hair at bay) and “Kesharaja” (protects health of hair as king protects his subjects).
Scientific studies have proved that neem has very good anti-microbial properties. This property helps to prevent formation of dandruff as dandruff is caused due to a microbe Malassezia globosa. Here are few home remedies using neem , which effectively help to control dandruff. Continue reading 7 Neem Remedies for Dandruff- Easy and Effective
Coconut is a large palm (30 mts tall) and member of Arecaceae family with binomial nomenclature as Cocos nucifera . Coconut is known as Naarikela in ayurveda. This plant is grown throughout the tropics.
The fruit, flower and root of this plant are used as ingredients for many ayurvedic preparations. The texts of ayurveda explain the properties of this fruit as – “Coconut is sweet to taste and act as body coolant. It is unctuous and heavy to digest.”
The herb Manduka Parni (Centella Asiatica) or gotu kola also known as Indian pennywort is a small herb which grows in tropical swampy areas. This herb is known as gotu kola in Hindi.It is an annual herb with slender, green soft stalk. The roots consist of rhizomes and root hairs. The plants are connected to each other . The leaves are round, smooth and reddish green in colour.. The flowers are small and pinkish red in colour. They occur in bunches. The plant matures in three months.