Ayurvedic treatments are a safe and cost effective when it comes to cure problems related to hair loss. These ayurvedic remedies treat hair fall completely if there are used in the early phase of hair fall. As per the philosophy of Ayurvedic medicine, hair loss is caused due to the accumulation of excess of Pitta dosha in the body. Pitta in the body increases due to excess intake of alcoholic beverages, coffee, tea, chain smoking, regular eating of fried, spicy and acidic foods and also living in hot weather conditions. These ayurvedic medicines have no side effects and only provides one’s scalp with nutrients.
1. Aloe Vera :
Aloe vera controls hair loss and helps in the growing of hair on the hair follicles again. We must prepare about a quarter cup of aloe vera juice and mix a bit of cumin seeds with it. Using the mixture about twice or thrice a day for a period of three months helps in stopping the thinning of hair.
2. Bhringaraaja :
It is the only best ayurvedic medicine to control hair loss. It is known as king of the hair and the king of herbs because it has the power of reversing the hair baldness and prevents graying of hair. Simultaneous uses of this viz, internal and external uses as Bhringraj oil are known to provide the hair with nutrients. The usage of its leave paste over the scalp is enough to ensure the growth of hair. Paste must be left as it is for a few minutes and then washed off with plain water. Mix about five spoons of dried Bhringaraj in warm water. Allow it to cool and apply it on the scalp to strengthen the hair follicles.
3. Amla :
Indian gooseberry is rich in multiple minerals, proteins, antioxidants and vitamins. It is used as hair tonic. It makes the hair healthier, stronger and prevents from whitening and is a good conditioner. Frequent intake of its juice relieves the dandruff problem. It is used as hair pack by mixing a pack of Indian gooseberry powder, henna and brahmi powders along with curd. We must then apply the same on the hair and let it remain so for about two hours. It must be washed with clean water. The juices of amla and lemon are used on the scalp followed by washing the same after quarter of an hour. It strengthens the follicles of the hair.
4. Brahmi :
It serves to promote healthy hair and also as a tonic to improve brain, memory, alertness, concentration and healthy skin. We must massage the scalp using this oil to vitalize the hair follicles, that further ease the blood circulation in the head. It is also used as a mixture in the hair pack with curd. With a mix of oil or lemon juice dandruff eradication is possible.
5. Soap nuts :
It is known also as reetha. It provides wonderful benefits for the hair follicles, dandruff removal and improves facial complexion. It promotes hair and cleanses. It stops hair fall by invigorating the hair follicles. We can also use it for shining hair. Remove the nuts from its cover. Squash it and immerse into half a litre of water. Let it be so for a night. Filter it and wash the hair with this liquid. Doing it for a month will provide with good benefits to the hair. For shining hair we must apply its on the scalp in its powdered form and wash it completely.
6. Indian Ginseng :
It is also known as Ashwagandha. It provides vital positive impacts to the body and improves the psychological and physical. In women it is used as menopausal ease, sexual medicine, memory enhancer, good mood provider and also as a revitalizer. Weakening of the body’s immunity system is one of the most important reasons for hair loss. It reduces stress and strengthens hair.
7. Fenugreek seeds :
Add two spoons of fenugreek seeds with two cups of green grams, one cup of lemon water, some curry leaves and three soap nuts. Squash all these together and use it as a shampoo. It solves the problem of hairfall.
8. Neem :
Some five or ten leaves of neem must be boiled in water. It is then allowed to cool. After some time it is applied on the head in such a way that it reaches the roots. It is always best to apply it at night and wash it with plain water in the morning. In addition to prevent the hair fall it makes the hair lustrous and thick.
9. Sesame seeds :
These are rich source of magnesium and calcium which enrich the hair. It is suggested to take sesame seeds in the breakfast each morning.
10. Banyan Tree :
Squash a small part of banyan tree root and blend the lemon juice in it. Then, apply the mixture on the scalp to stop hair fall.