Hair loss is a common and normal phenomenon which occurs to both men and women especially at an older age.
There are two basic types of hair loss; scarring (hair follicle is damaged and hair cannot regrow) and non-scarring (hair fall is attributed to a variety of factors such as genetics, illness, poor nutrition or medications). The major causes and risk factors to hair fall include aging, improper and poor diet, illnesses, or hormonal changes.
Natural remedies for reducing loss of hair
Hair fall can be unfortunate to your image especially if you are young. Hair fall can be irreversible and prevention of the hair loss is the best cure. Different natural home remedies can be used to curb hair fall. The common remedies for hair fall treatment include;
Coconut milk has been known to be the richest source of tissue-nourishing. Coconut milk is extracted by cutting the coconut into small pieces and ground to extract the milk. The coconut milk is used for a soothing massage on the scalp hence reducing hair fall.
Oil massage is another common method of reducing hair loss. The massage oils used are natural oils made from olive, jojoba, almond or coconut oils. The oils are preheated to lukewarm and the patient should massage the scalp for about 20 minutes, leave it for an hour and then wash your hair with a mild shampoo.
Several natural juices are capable of reducing hair loss. Some of the natural juices used include onion juice, and aloe Vera juice. They are applied onto the body surface while massaging for about 30 minute and then wash off in warm water. The natural juices can also balance hair shareholders and pH level of the scalp.
Neem tree is one of the most common plant with tremendous medicinal values. Neem leaves are boiled in water for 30 to 45 minutes. The extracts from the neem leaves are applied on the skin surface and left for some time. Neem leaves help prevent hair fall and also confers other additional health and beauty benefits.
Antioxidants are substances that fight and neutralize free radicals in the body. Antioxidants can be found in many plants. Green tea is the most common antioxidant and not only does it prevent from hair loss, it boosts the immune system hence improving the general body heath. Green tea can be made from boiling green tea bag in clean water. The tea is applied on the affected skin area and left for an hour before washing and shampooing the hair.
Amla is a herb that prevents hair loss on the scalp. Dried alma is soaked in coconut oil until it turns to black. The oils extracted contain natural nutritious products and are used to massage the scalp which is an effective way to reduce hair loss.
Change of lifestyle habits that may affect hair loss such as alcoholism or allergies and proper evaluation of your skin is important in order to get the suitable products for hair fall treatment.