Ayurvedic treatment for Hair loss

Hair loss

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Hair loss


Ayurveda explains that good hair is a sign of good, balanced state of tridosha and imbalance in the tridosha can lead to hair loss. The management is balancing the vitiated dosha and strengthen the dhatus by appropriate diet, lifestyle and herbs. Herbal oil massages are also important part of hair health. Herbs such as brahmi, amla, ashwagandha, ritha and neem are good for hair health.

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

  • Protein rich foods will help prevent hair fall and baldness. Include foods such as eggs, beans fish, low fat cheese, yeast, soybean, and yoghurt which will help in proper hair growth.
  • Increased intake of iron as it is essential for hemoglobin and blood formation. Increase the quantity of raisins, dates, green vegetables, etc.
  • Avoid foods responsible for thinning of like spicy, sugary foods, fried foods, caffeine, carbonated drinks, etc.
  • A lettuce and spinach juice helps in encouraging hair growth.

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

  • Hair washing should be done with Amla and Shikakai
  • Hair loss can be prevented by oiling and massaging the scalp. Coconut oil should be used on the scalp at least three times in a week.
  • Regular bowel movement is necessary. For constipation, a mild natural laxative can be used.
  • Aggravated doshas can be managed by regular exercise.
  • Increase in blood circulation and activation of sebaceous glands can be obtained by rubbing scalp after a hair wash.
  • Juice of green coriander leaves applied on the head is beneficial.
  • Paste of cooked green gram and fenugreek should be applied on the hair for two to three times a week.

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