white root of young nettle for herbal medicine. Urtica dioica.

If you suffer from unusual loss of hair and do not understand the causes, it’s best to consult your physician. If the cause of your hair loss is simply because of everything you do to your hair, then there’s absolutely not any need to see a physician. Many experts say that the best cure for baldness is through the use of herbal remedies.

Herbs

A good deal of shampoos and conditioners are sold in the markets which contain natural herbs. Many products sold on the industry usually claim that they contain natural herbs to help make your hair healthy and much more manageable. Aloe Vera and Ginseng extracts are some of the popular herbals that they combine to shampoos and conditioners to make a beautiful and shiny hair.

People from the early times use coconut extracts to keep a healthy looking hair and till now it’s still used by lots of men and women. These natural products don’t have any unpleasant side effects and deliver very convincing results. Listed below are a few of the common herbs that are used as alternatives to hair loss.

Saw palmetto

This is a small palm tree of the Southeastern United States which has spiny-toothed leafstalks. Extracts of this herb block the cell membranes receptors for dihydrotestosterone, the principal cause of androgenic alopecia in many patients. This herb is known effective in promoting hair growth.

Nettle root

This is a wild plant with serrated-edged leaves which are covered with fine hairs or spines that sting when touched. This has the capacity to block conversion of testosterone to DHT and it’s long been proven as an effective way of preventing hair loss.

Green tea

This unfermented tea leaf contains catechins that may inhibit the enzyme 5-alpha-reductase which converts testosterone to damaging to hair DHT.

Pumpkins

These are big orange fruit with thick orange-skinned rind, dry flesh and many seeds. Extracts from the seeds contain active ingredient delta-7-sterine. The infusion protects the prostate and efficiently competes with DHT. It’s proven effective to slow down the hair loss amount. However, clinical effectiveness of pumpkin is still under investigation by many health experts.

Rosemary

This aromatic evergreen shrub of the mint family grown for its aromatic gray-green needle-shaped leaves and used as flavoring in cooking and in making perfume. The essential oil extracted from rosemary helps prevents dandruff and it’s proven rich in antioxidants.

Licorice Extracts

This is a plant with sweet root that develops near the Mediterranean which has spiked blue feathery leaves. It prevents loss of hair but not suggested to pregnant women.

Horsetail

This is a non flowering plant which has a hollow jointed stem, tiny thin leaves, and spore-producing cones produced on peak of the stems. It’s an exceptional source of silica, a mineral that retains the strength of hair and provides sleek and shiny look.

Conclusion

Many folks believe in the effective medicine of herbaceous plants. They expect that with using those herbals may assist them with their hair loss issue. It’s still better to seek guidance from health professionals before thinking that it might be the remedy to your hair loss issues. You need to know the actual cause of your baldness for it may be one symptom for an illness. Anyway, there is nothing wrong about trying these herbals since they don’t have any harmful side effects.