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Signs and Symptoms of Hair Loss

Baldness, also known as alopecia, is when some part of the body (particulary the head) has an absence of hair. The most common form of baldness is a progressive hair thinning condition called androgenic alopecia, which is commonly referred to as 'male pattern baldness'. This form of hair loss commonly occurs in adult males and can begin as early as the teenage years. Hair loss can start in different areas but is usually at the temples or on the crown of the head. Initial thinning of the hair progresses over a number of years and eventually the top of the hairline meets the thinned crown, resulting in a horseshoe pattern of hair around the sides of the head. Complete baldness of the head occurs when the rate of hair loss exceeds the rate of hair regrowth, or when new hair grows back thinner or in patches. Women suffering from hair loss rarely develop the same bald patches that men do. Instead, they experience a more uniform thinning of their hair across the entire head.

Causes of Hair Loss

Common baldness is usually the result of hair follicles that begin to shrink over time, resulting in shorter and finer hair regrowth. While the exact cause of this shrinking is currently unknown, heredity, hormones and age are believed to be major contributing factors. A history of androgenetic alopecia on either side of the family increases the risk of balding. Heredity also affects the age at which you begin to lose hair and the speed, pattern and extent of your baldness. Note that this type of common balding is usually permanent, but some of the remedies below may help to slow down the hair loss process.

Hair loss can also occur as a result of certain diseases or infections, trauma, diet, medications, hormonal changes (such as during pregnancy), or improper hair care. In such instances, hair loss is usually very rapid or is associated with redness, scaling, or pain. In such instances, once the underlying cause is pinpointed and eliminated, the hair has the potential to grow back, so it is best to consult a doctor if you experience these hair loss symptoms.

Home Remedies for the Treatment of Hair Loss

Hair Loss Home Remedy Using Rosemary

Rosemary, which is an herb that is high in iron, calcium, and Vitamin B6, has been known to help combat dandruff. Since dandruff is a source of hair loss, the rosemary herb can also be used to treat it. Here is a simple remedy that you can use to treat hair loss:
  • Put half a cup of rosemary leaves into a pan and add 2 litres of water to it.
  • Simmer the mixture for 10-15 minutes and then let it cool.
  • Strain the mixture into a container and then mix a few drops of wheat germ oil.
  • Wash your hair with a mild shampoo (such as baby shampoo), and then apply the rosemary mixture evenly through your hair.
  • Let it sit for 1 minute, and then wash your hair thoroughly with lukewarm water.
  • Use this mixture daily.
Rosemary can often be found in the produce section of most grocery stores. Seeds can also be purchased if you want to grow this herb at home (use the following link if you wish to purchase some seeds from Amazon):
Buy Rosemary Seeds

Natural Remedy for Hair Loss Using Psoralea

The seeds of psoralea are commonly used in Indian Ayurvedic medicine. A recent study found that regular consumption of psoralea extracts by fourty-five bald men over a six month period resulted in hair that was completed restored in 36 percent of the cases, and a significant restoration in another 30 percent of the cases.

Therefore, a simple remedy for hair loss is to eat 3 to 9 grams of the seeds daily. They can be consumed throughout the day with every meal by using the seeds as toppings on your favourite dishes. Dried psoralea seeds can be found at some Asian markets and herbal shops. Psoralea can also be found in powdered form in order to make herbal teas.

Using Aloe Vera for Treating Hair Loss

Aloe Vera has been known to help balance the pH level of the scalp while also cleansing the pores. As a result, it has been used by many cultures to prevent hair loss and to promote healthy hair. A common remedy is to combine Aloe Vera gel with a small amount of wheat germ oil and coconut milk to create a shampoo that can be used daily to treat hair loss.

Herbal Remedy for Hair Loss Using Jatamansi and Brahmi

Stress is a leading cause of temporary hair loss. Jatamansi is a traditional Ayurvedic herb that has been know to help relieve stress and therefore promote hair growth. Brahmi is another Ayurvedic herb that helps to revitalize the brain cells and promotes memory functions and concentration. If stress is leading to your hair loss, try the following simple remedy that uses these two herbs together:
  • Mix equal amounts of jatamansi and brahmi into a small container.
  • Add 1 teaspoon of this mixture into 1 cup of hot water.
  • Drink the hot water mixture 2 or 3 times a day to relieve stress.
Jatamansi and Brahmi can be found in most Ayurvedic health shops, or you can purchase them online from large retailers such as Amazon using the following links:
Buy Jatamansi (Nardostachys Jatamansi)
Buy Brahmi (Bacopa Monniera, Gotu Kola)

Note: As a safety precaution, avoid using jatamansi and brahmi during pregnancy since there are no clinical studies studying the effect of these herbs on unborn children.

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Reader Comments

Posted by AC on May 23 2013 21:55:19
I am a licensed Esthetician and I recently experienced alopecia due to an auto-immune condition. I've never experienced hair loss and prefer natural and Ayurvedic methods of treatment oppose to chemicals. I have developed a remedy that works for me. No detergent (sulfide, sulfate, SLS) shampoos. I used a herbal powder mixture of Amla, Brahmi, Shikakai,Tulsi (Holy Basil Leaf), Methi (Fenugreek), and Neem on my healthy hair and a hair pack with powdered Amla, Tulsi, Methi, Soapnut and Neem. I mix a tablespoon of each with, one tablespoon of hair oil (mixture of Unrefined Virgin Coconut Oil, Almond Oil, and Rice Bran Oil infused with Stinging Nettle, Rosemary, Horsetail, Burdock Root, Lavender Essential Oil, and Tea Tree Oil) and warm water to make a paste. I do this weekly and the hair pack on the affected area twice a week. I also use the oil as a conditioner and apply one drop twice a day to the area and massage it in to increase circulation to that spot. I take a hair, nail, and skin vitamin in addition to my multi vitamin. The alopecia occurred at the end of March leaving me with a huge bald spot. I have significant hair growth and the area is filling in rapidly. The regimen above has worked for me! However, I know the cause of my hair loss, it is important to know the cause in order to treat it. It could be caused by allergies, disease, medication, hormones, environmental/ free radicals, etc. As a licensed esthetician, I advice to Consult a physician to determine the cause, but if possible treat natural and not chemically (prescription meds).

Posted by Shoshanna on Mar 24 2013 20:30:19
If the scalp is unhealthy the hair will eventually fall out. As with growing most things, fix the root. In my case, for itchy scalp, I rely upon a number of things aloe vera, apple vinegar diluted and used as a rinse. I find that fungal problems are stubborn but I have had luck in using the meds over the counter for vaginal infections, antifungal creams. finally, coconut oil and grape seed oil. the massage is very inportant. Move the scalp in a circular manner. the laser comb couple times a week, but expensive (0 and up) What I have not found is a cure.

Posted by Hair Loss Remedy Guide on Mar 08 2013 01:33:40
Aloe vera is a best home remedy to reduce the hair loss. Hair Loss Remedy GuideĀ 

Posted by jeff on Jan 29 2013 17:17:01
i have heard that roughly 2 tblspns of hemp seed oil can in a bottle of shampoo can aid in thickening hair and possibly regenerating cell growth as well. also i have heard that if you wash your hair in hot water then alternate after rinsing soaking your head between cold and hot (roughly 6 times) water while rubbing the scalp stimulates blood flow to the area which can also help stimulate cell growth. and neither can hurt to try

Posted by RJ on Dec 05 2012 14:33:37
I suffer from Alopecia, but don't want any hair plugs...just want my hair back So you have any suggestions for regaining my hair?

Posted by sitwat on Dec 02 2012 13:11:30
HI, I AM 33 YEARS OLD I AM LOSSING MY HAIR SINCE 5 YEARS AND I AM TAKING HARBAL MEDICEN DUT NO HELPS AND MY HAIR IS GETING THIN PLEASE HALP ME WHAT CAN I DO FOR MY HAIR I AM SO DIPRESS FOR MY HAIR THANKS

Posted by merlot on Oct 19 2012 23:12:26
Try virgin coconut oil. It promotes cell regeneration. Rub on scalp at night . And if needed lightly in the morning.

Posted by mary beatty on Aug 10 2012 15:29:35
WHAT IS PSORALEA? AND IS IT SAFE TO CONSUME. I WOULD LIKE TO TRY IT BUT I DON'T KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT THIS PRODUCT.I WOULD ALSO LIKE TO KNOW IF I CAN PURCHASE IT AT A HEALTH FOOD STORE?.I WANT MY HAIR TO GROW LONGER,THICKER AND FULLER. THANK YOU.

Posted by Cassie on Apr 01 2012 10:33:00
Hey there, Ive only just turned 18 & I always have hair falling out since i can remember, Always all over the floor in my bed in the shower,in the car etc. I very rarely brush my hair. I use to have it really long n very rarely got it cut, But i got it cut really short a few weeks ago n i thought that i proberly wouldnt lose as much hair now that it was short but my hair still falling out. Im suprised im not bold already. I dont know wether i should take this seriously or not?

Posted by nana on Jan 31 2012 07:55:44
i am 35 years old and am already losing my hair. i am single and i have no child. from my last medical check-up in October 2011, i am as healthy as anyone would wish to be. now please tell me where can i get these herbs in Nigeria. please email me.

Posted by vicky on Dec 22 2011 23:19:54
dear sir,i m suffuring from hailfall from last 4 years and i have used many of ayurvedic madecine and oil of baba ramdev but it doesnt help me sometimes my there is dandruf on my head. please help me....

Posted by alex on Dec 20 2011 06:23:27
Hi I'm 60yrs I used to have my hair permed in them old days,as a result it became brittle and started to thin so I only use baby shampoo, I then started taking flaxseed oil raw and wheatgerm oil mixed with yougurt. As a result my hair stopped falling out the ladys will also benifet from improved skin and nails give it a try regards alex

Posted by Elijah on Dec 03 2011 21:24:17
ATTENTION MY FRIENDS!! PLEASE READ!! A lot of what you people are suggesting as remedies for hair los does help! (The natural ones that is) BUT!! What you all do not understand is that you are TREATING a problem! That is it! You are not attacking the root cause for hair loss or any thing else that affects us negatively for that matter! Whatever it may be... to things as serious as cancer or as simple as body odor! It is all reversible and preventable! We need to wake up and realize that the cure is NUTRITION! For a truly healthy person does NOT get sick, feel awful, have disease...the list goes on! It is IMPOSSIBLE! These remedies DO HELP don't get me wrong but you must dig, find, and research the cause of the issue at hand! I am 22 years old and am suffering from the same hair loss issue, but after i learn more and more about how my health is the key to everything, the more i starve for the truth and the answers. READ people! The knowledge is out there and there is ALWAYS hope! But YOU MUST decide how badly you want to be educated. Only you can do it! Now THAT is not impossible! It is not easy to be consistent but it is easy to take a step forward in the right direction! I cannot tell you what to do other than to help youself and more importantly YOUR FAMILY. The cure is in the FOOD! The vitamins and minerals allow everything that is alive in this world to thrive! I am telling all who happen to come across this post this information because thats how it should be! Once you find the answers and the truth you MUST spread the knowledge aswell! Watch a few documentaries like "FOOD MATTER" "FOOD INC." "THE GERSON MIRACLE" for starters! That should point you in the right direction and plant some seeds that i sure hope will lead you to all you want to find! Thank you for your time and God Bless EVERYONE!!

Posted by suganthy on Nov 26 2011 08:18:37
hai, can i put rosemary leave (dried) into my hair oil (olive oil)let it be sock and apply every day.

Posted by Jeo on Nov 12 2011 05:35:37
I'm 36 Years old, and im bald, pls help me, where in nigeria can i get these natural and home remedies for bald hair . Email me, ngrockworld@yahoo.com

Posted by armando on Oct 18 2011 15:44:25
im trynna find a way to stop my hair loss in the centre of my head with out having 2 order or pay some online bill

Posted by Meenal on Sep 22 2011 06:25:44
I am facing hair loss problem,please help me with permanent solutions.

Posted by mirriam on Sep 17 2011 14:55:23
im on arvs nd im losing my hair.do u think there is something that can help or its im must just except that this condition is going to be part of my life.

Posted by bkumar on Sep 16 2011 03:55:34
I have very little breasts and i want fuller and firmer breasts soon. kindly let me the doses of fenugreek so that I can feel proud to see my Fuller and Firmer brests soon. regards, reply on my id

Posted by sanchitadebojyoti@gmail.com on Aug 29 2011 14:39:38
where shall i get these harbal pruduct in panvel.navi mumbai? Please let me know. i want to buy them nearer location. sanchita

Posted by Maria on Aug 21 2011 21:12:20
About 6 months ago I took some diet pills that guaranteed you lose twenty pounds in one month. It worked but my hair has fallen out, and now it is so thinned out that I am in a state of panic. I have always had long thick hair and now I am so embarrassed that I rarely go out. I need help desparately!

Posted by sweety on Apr 12 2011 08:48:49
where can i find psoralea and rose mary leaves.plz help and h how do i use it 2 months before i delivered but before also i have tremendoes hair fall and greying of hair. plz,plz help.

Posted by zhakya on Mar 19 2011 16:23:53
Your information is sensational. My suggestion for hair problems include the following: Glovers Medicated Salve {largr container and add 1 teaspoon of Monostat 7. Mix well and apply 4 times a week

Posted by Edward on Feb 28 2011 23:27:53
Hello everyone, I have a dry scalp, some hair loss and thinning hair. Since I have gotten clean and sober the aging process has accelerated a bit which seems quite silly. Can you recommend a natural home remedy to rectify this problem? Thank you for your help. Be well and God bless, Edward War is unhealthy for children & other living things! Love prevails!

Posted by Anonymous on Feb 15 2011 22:16:23
Do nioxin vitamins work?

Posted by Mary on Jan 28 2011 18:55:33
Ladies baldness.... Have your FERRITIN level checked. Hormone changes after babies, OR NO BABIES at all... decreases your ferritin(IRON) levels.. you need to ask DOC anything under a 50 is too low REGARDLESS IF HE/SHE says they're fine if that number isn't 50 or higher you need to be on the strongest iron supplements that means behind counter at pharmacies not over the counter as that strength isn't going to help. SERIOUSLY. I have thyroid problems and now this. If it wasn't for a dermatologist picking up on it.... my docs just brushed me off!!!

Posted by Anonymous on Jan 01 2011 11:58:43
Super Primrose Oil from iherb online works for me.

Posted by max on Dec 29 2010 06:09:14
I have a scally scalp abd hair thinning and daily losing a lot of hair. What should i do to stop hair thinning and hair fall and also to grow new hair follicle

Posted by Josh on Dec 29 2010 01:22:12
Does saw palmetto really work?

Posted by Rita on Dec 02 2010 17:57:03
@ Queen Kalio- Indian hemp hair conditioning cream is pretty good too. Some of the herbs mentioned here should be available at Indian stores or online. You can try coconut oil or grape seed oil too if you can find them easily. Good luck! I use organic cold pressed coconut oil and it is helping me a lot!

Posted by queen kalio on Dec 02 2010 07:15:04
most of the herbs you are calling are not known by nigeria please you should have a distributors here in nigeria so we will have good hair growth. i also have d same problem i was advice to use maruwana( india hem cream) but am suprise you did not mention it, so does that mean it doesn,t work. please help. email me. kalioqueennyengierefaka@rocketmail.com

Posted by maria on Nov 05 2010 00:15:10
I always have this problem;recently a friend give me this remedy.blend a small yellow onion, with a litte water and mix it with cocconut shampoo. she didnt say how many, you have to guess. I did it havent stop falling; but have a lots of new hair guess u have to try it to see the results

Posted by Dan DAN on Oct 06 2010 16:28:10
make a mixture using jojoba oil as a base the following are all oils thyme 2 drops atlas cedarwood 2 drops lavender 3 drops rosemary 3 drops 4 teaspoons of grapeseed oil massage on your head 3minutes everynight but first heat up a wet towel so the oils will penetrate

Posted by Priti on Feb 14 2010 12:44:44
Rosemary plants are avi. in Walmart, Home depo and others where they sale plants. Also they have seeds in Walmart and Lawis

Posted by shrabani on Feb 13 2010 05:18:10
I am 24. I am loosing hair at an alarming rate. Every day a almst 100 strands comes off while combing or washing or just not ding anything. I also have a bad liver with acidity problems. My hair is also greying prematurely. I am having vitamin e capsules every night. Doesnt work. Please Help.

Posted by S.Inkarsal on Dec 24 2009 01:47:35
Hi , I am 46 years Male doing business on Industrial Maintenance. My hair falling is very high due to that My Head become baldness is increasing day by day. Do you have any suggestion without Tranplantation it will be very nice

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Posted by svetlana on Oct 17 2009 23:37:02
Everybody,please read the book "Timeless secrets of health & rejuvenation"(Breakthrough Medicine for the 21st Century) by Andreas Moritz.Get it from the library.You could understand then where your problem starts,because the problem is inside. Also good for hair loss:carot and beet juice(freshly made by you,not from grocery store.Also use special oils with herbal extracts("Yummy market" (416)665-0040 ).

Posted by jaya on Sep 25 2009 16:27:31
Hi Peggy Knight, I found the following link to buy Sheep sorrel extract online: http://www.iherb.com/Herb-Pharm-Sheep-Sorrel-1-fl-oz-29-6-ml/9536?at=0 Hope it helps!

Posted by veronica on Sep 23 2009 20:55:12
I HAVE BEEN DEALING WITH THIS FOR EVER.IM 29 AND 7 KIDS MY BABY IS GONA BE 6 YEARS OLD I LOOSE MORE THAN 150 HAIRS A DAY !PLEASE HELP ME FIND HOME REMODIES!!!

Posted by peggy kight on Sep 17 2009 22:43:36
please tell me where I can find Sheep sorrel ointment. I just read on you site,someone posted it to help hair loss and thicken hair.thanks

Posted by Cynthia on Jul 23 2009 01:54:40
I\\'m 22 years old and I\\'ve always suffer from hair loss UNTIL I got pregnant with my now 4 month old baby boy. I started taking my PRENATAL VITAMINS & I noticed the my hair loss decrease everyday until it stop completely from falling off after the baby was born I'd stop taking pills & again my hair start falling??? can this be possible can PRENATALS really stop hair from falling??? well it works for me..go ahead try it, it might also work for you.

Posted by rajesh on Jul 13 2009 08:09:15
I watching my hair loss from when i was 25year old but know i 30years old but problem is still there i have use lots of Aurvedic hair oil like mahabranraj and other but i can't solve the problem please give me some suggestion.

Posted by kamilah on May 12 2009 22:49:45
what is sheep sorrel ointment? And where can u find it?

Posted by fairy on May 07 2009 23:45:05
best remedy to prevent hair loss is do not wash them with hot water. even in the shower if you do then at the end rinse them with clod water. it will help a let

Posted by Sharan on Jan 12 2009 15:00:34
psoralea seeds may not be available in that form but is freely available in capsule form in the market.

Posted by Crystal on Nov 03 2008 21:24:34
Sheep sorrel ointment helps hair loss and thickens hair.

Posted by Kimberly Baskerville on Oct 24 2008 03:05:56
Please help me find the dried psoralea seed! I'm an entertainer in Canada and my hair is thinning very quickly. I need help in a bad way. Thank you so much! Kimberly

Posted by hema on Oct 18 2008 22:36:38
what is psoralea? and where do I find it ? Please provide extra explanation about its appearance and availability. Thanks, Hema

Posted by Elecia on Sep 01 2008 23:18:51
I have just discovered I am suffering from scarring alopecia due to stress. Where can I find Jatamamsi and brahmi?

Posted by brittany on Aug 08 2008 15:57:50
where can i find rosemary plants

Posted by candy on Aug 01 2008 12:19:34
Is psoralea in the powders form safe to rub on bald spots?

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