Top 10 Ayurvedic Treatments for Hair Loss Prevention

Ayurveda for hair fall

Ayurveda is a safe and cost effective alternative medicine to cure hair loss problems. Ayurvedic home remedies treat hair fall completely if it used in the early stage of hair fall. As per Ayurvedic philosophy, hair loss is caused due to excess of Pitta dosha in the body. Pitta increases in the body due to excess intake of alcohol, coffee, tea, smoking, fried, spicy & acidic food products, and hot climatic conditions.

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  1. Aloe Vera: It is good to control hair loss and re-growing of hair. Method: Prepared Aloe Vera juice (1/3 cup) and mix a bit of cumin with it. Use the mixture 2-3 times a day for 3 months to stop thinning of hair.
  2. Bhringaraaja (Eclipta prostrata): It is the best Ayurvedic herb to control hair loss. Bhringaraaja is known as king of the hair as well as the king of herbs because it has power of reversing the baldness and prevent of graying of hair. Method: It is taken internally. It is also used externally as Bhringraj oil. The application of its leave paste over the scalp is good to enhance hair growth. The paste is left for few minutes and washes it off with clean water. Make a mix of dried Bhringaraj ( 5 tsp) in warm water. Cool it and apply the same on the scalp for strengthening the hair follicles.
  3. Amla (Indian Gooseberry): Indian gooseberry is filled with multiple minerals, vitamins and antioxidants. It is a rich source of vitamin C. Its acts like as hair tonic and hair nutrients. It makes your hair stronger, healthier, prevents from graying and a good conditioner. Regular intake of its juice solves the problem of dandruff. Method: It is used as hair pack. Make a pack of Indian gooseberry powder, henna, brahmi powder along with curd. Apply it o the hair; leave it for 1-2 hours followed by washing it with clean water. The juice of amla and lemon may be used on the scalp followed by washed the same after 20 minutes. It helps to strengthen hair follicles.
  4. Brahmi (Centella asiatica): Besides promoting healthy hair, this ayurvedic herb is also used as brain tonics, memory, intelligence, concentration and alertness. It promotes healthy skin. Method:  Massage your scalp with Brahmi oil (Gotu Kola) to energies the hair follicles, which further smooth the blood circulation in the head region. It is also used as hair pack along with curd. Dandruff treatment is possible with the mix of this oil as well as lemon juice.
  5. Ritha (Sapindus mukorossi): It is known by different names such as soap nuts, Reetha, Boondi Kottai, Kumkudukaya. It has wonder benefits for hair, skin, dandruff and facial complexion. As far as hair is concerned, it is a hair promoter, hair cleanser and prevents hair fall by strengthening the hair follicles. Method: To use it for shining hair, take out the nuts (10 in number) from its cover. Crush it and dipped into half litre of water. Leave it for overnight. Strain it and wash your hair through this liquid. Continue it for a month; you will experience amazing difference in your hair.  Massaging its powdered over the scalp followed by washing it thoroughly is also good for healthy and shining hair.
  6. Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera): It is Indian ginseng, showing important positive impacts on the body in the domains like mental, physical and emotional fronts. It may be used in menopausal ease, sexual problems, memory booster, mood elevator and revitalization. Method: One of the important factors of hair loss is the weakening of the immunity system. Ashwagandha can be used as immunity booster and vigor. It also helps in lessening of stress thereby used in strengthening of hair.
  7. Methi (Fenugreek seeds): Prepare a mixture of Methi (2 tsp), green gram (2 tsp), soap nuts (3 tsp), lemon juice (1) and curry leaves (15). Grind all these mixture well. One can use this mixture as a shampoo. This is one of the effective home remedies to solve the problem of hair fall.
  8. Margosa (Neem): Take 1 cup of margosa leaves and 4 cup of water.  Boil it for 10 minutes. Strain the mixture and make it cool. Apply it on the scalp to rinse your hair. Applying margosa oil at night and wash the same in the morning with fresh water, helps to prevent hair fall. These procedures make your hair silky, lustrous, black and shining.
  9. Sesame Seeds: Sesame seeds are great source of magnesium and calcium. It is a wise step to take sesame seeds calcium in the breakfast every day. Calcium and magnesium are goods for hair treatment.
  10. Banyan tree: Grind the small portion of banyan tree root and mix the lemon juice in it. Now, apply the mixture over your scalp to prevent hair fall.

10 best tips to prevent hair loss

  1. Do yoga and meditations as these are stress buster and mood elevator
  2. Adequate amount of water is essential for proper growth of hair
  3. One shouldn’t comb when the hair is wet
  4. Sound sleep for 7-8 hours is utmost important
  5. Avoid beverages like alcohol, coffee, excessive smoking
  6. Give more weightage to seasonal fruits and green vegetables
  7. Iron rich and adequate protein diet is good for hair loss
  8. The juice of carrot, lettuce is good for hair growth
  9. Avoid Pitta aggravating foods like spicy, fried and oily foods
  10. Applying the juice of coriander on the scalp proves very fruitful in preventing of hair loss.

Ayurvedic medicine for hair loss

  • Thikthakam Kashayam
  • Thikthakam ghritham
  • Narasimha rasayanam
  • Chyavana prasam

9 best oil for hair loss

  1. Coconut oil
  2. Neelibhringadi oil
  3. Kunthala Kanthi
  4. Kanjunnyadi
  5. Bhringraj
  6. Rosemary Essential
  7. Amla oil
  8. Arnica
  9. Mustard

 Main hair loss symptoms

  • Initiation of bald patches
  • Thinning of hair
  • Hair fall

Major causes for hair loss

  • The biggest culprit for hair loss is STRESS
  • Nutritional deficiency
  • Weakness
  • Genetics
  • Hormonal imbalance
  • Medications
  • Diseases complications
  • Chronic illness
  • Thyroid imbalance
  • Sudden weight loss


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