What is Hair Fall ?
Hair fall is a process which can affect the scalp only or whole body. It can be permanent or temporary, it can be due to hormonal problem, heredity, medical conditions, due to aging (Know more essential oil uses for Anti-aging). Generally It is happening in men as compared to women.
What are the causes of hair fall?
There are many reason behind the hair fall
• It can be due to male and female baldness.
• Due to alopecia areata disease.
• Due to bad nutrition.
• Fungal infection in scalp such as ring worm, Dissecting cellulitis, Folliculitis.
• Due to Sevier problems like diabetes, cancer and AIDS.
• Due to mental stress, loss of appetite.
• Due to insomnia problem.
• Due to hormones imbalance.
• Due to pregnancy.
• Due to malnutrition and iron deficiency.
• Due to taking certain drugs.
• Due to dry condition of scalp skin.
• Due to trauma.
How essential oil helps in hair fall ?
Essential oils are obtained from plants through methods like evaporation and distillation, Essential oils have therapeutic properties, it has been used in Eastern, and homeopathic medicines due to their effectiveness and low risk of side effects. Essential oils also help in hair growth, it prevents hairs diseases and hair loss. It gives strength and shine to the hairs. Essential oils are the natural way to promote the hair growth.
Rosemary essential oil is best for hair growth it is used to treat greasy hairs, lice, and dandruff, it prevents the hair loss and promotes the growth. It contains 1,8-cineole and camphor; which is good for dandruff and hair growth.Carnosic acid, present in rosemary oil is an active ingredient, which healed tissue and repair nerve damage. This ability of oil to heal nerve endings, rejuvenate the nerves in the scalp, thus helps in hair growth. Rosemary essential oil increases the blood circulation when apply on scalp. As a result, it prevents hair follicles from being starved of blood supply, thus helps in hair growth. It can be used to treat androgenetic alopecia. Mix a few drops of rosemary oil into a carrier oil of your choice and massage it into your hair and scalp before washing. The rosemary oil has anti-inflammatory properties, it promotes the nerve growth,improves the blood circulation.
Brahmi oil is amazing for hairs health. It rejuvenates the hairs follicle and gives strength to hairs. It also used to treat hair follicles and split ends. Brahmi oil is a natural substance used in Ayurveda, it is made from extracts of the herbs gotu kola, bacopamonnieri ,which gives strength to hairs follicles. It is used to treat alopecia areata, When Brahmi oil massage in hairs or scalp it will replenish hair roots, provides moisturizer and treat dandruff. Massage with Brahmi oil improves the nervous system, reduces stress and anxiety as, it decreases the levels of cortisol, which is known as the stress hormone, thus helps in hair growth. The antioxidant properties of Brahmi oil help in rejuvenating your scalp and promote regeneration of healthy hair.
Saw palmetto oil:
The problem of hair loss in both women and men, is called androgenetic alopecia, it is common in men. It’s caused due to the hormone testosterone, and it is changes into a molecule called DHT. Due to this change, hair follicles shrink, resulting in hair loss. Men have more testosterone as compared to women, so baldness is more common in men. Saw Palmetto oil is used to treat hair loss, saw palmetto berries block 5-alpha-reductase, it is an enzyme that change testosterone to DHT. It is responsible for hair loss and enlargement of the prostate. thus helps in hair loss.
Fenugreek oil is a source of iron and protein; these are the two essential nutrient required for hair growth. Fenugreek oil also contains saponins and flavonoids, which induced hair growth, due to its antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties. It is mostly used in Ayurvedic medicines for treating baldness as well as many health condition. Due to its anti-fungal and antibacterial properties, it is used to treat scalp infection such as ringworm infection and dandruff. Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, it reduces the inflammation of hair follicles, thus improves the health of scalp. Due to the presence of iron and protein in fenugreek oil, it repairs the hair follicle and repair the hair shaft. Fenugreek powder is a good source of vitamins A, C, K, folic acid, calcium, iron, potassium and protein. which are essential nutrients for hair growth. It also boosts the hair shine.
Curry Leaf Oil:
Curry leaves are also called as kadipatta. They are full of antioxidants and proteins. These antioxidants neutralize the free radicals, moisturize the scalp and also reduced dead hair follicles. Curry leaves are full of beta-carotene and protein, which prevent hair loss and tinning of hairs. It regenerates dormant follicles and regrow new hairs. Due to its antibacterial effect, it treats dandruff, itchy scalp or bacterial infection, it also helps to maintain the color of your hairs, it is full of vitamin B complex which helps to restore the pigment. Curry oil also has minerals like selenium, zinc, iodine, iron which prevent greying of hairs. Due to its cleansing antibacterial and anti-fungal properties, it removes dead skin cell, reduce dandruff thus help to prevent hair loss.
Almond oil has nourishing and hydrating properties that make our hair healthy as a result of which they become lustrous and shinier. Almond oil provides moisture to the hair and scalp. With the help of natural almond oil, you should to massage on your scalp and hair and you will see that after some time it is reducing the breakage itchy scalp and dry roots. Using almond oil thrice a week is a nice way to protect your hair from dryness and split ends. Almond Oil is a rich source of Vitamin E. That’s why it helps in hair growth, with the help of Vitamin E and D content in Almond Oil it will help reduce hair fall. It helps in moisturizing dry and brittle hair.
Coconut oil work as a conditioner for your hairs. it easily penetrates the strands and can even prevent protein loss. Coconut oil also work as a spa or hair mask. Mix 2 to 5 tablespoons of organic, refined coconut oil with 15 drops of rosemary oil. Massage the blend in to hair and cover with a towel. Let it sit for 20 to 50 minutes, then shampoo it. Coconut oil work as a frizz-fighting serums, due to its nourishing and hydrating properties.it gives smooth and polish look to hairs. Coconut oil also used to treat dandruff due to its antimicrobial properties. Coconut oil is used to treat flaking, inflammation and itching associated with dandruff. Warm 3 or 5 tablespoons of oil to make it liquid, massage the oil into your scalp, you can also use it to coat the rest of your hair. Let the oil sit on your scalp for half an hour and then wash it with shampoo.