01/14Here are a few herbs that may improve hair growth

Here are a few herbs that may improve hair growth

Your hair, like anything else, needs nourishment and care to grow healthily. Unfortunately, if you don't put in the time and a little effort you are more likely to experience hair fall and a lot of damage. One of the ways to nurse your hair back to health is by making good use of herbs.Their healing properties are found in a ton of shampoos and conditioners. However, using these herbs as a natural remedy can be extremely beneficial. Here are a few herbs you could try that may improve hair growth.

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02/14Peppermint

Peppermint

This one is yet another herb that not only heals your scalp but also stimulates hair growth. It can soothe an irritated scalp and can also boost the hair follicles to promote hair growth. You can use this as oil and can apply it directly to your scalp but if you prefer other methods then you could just as well consume it in tea form.

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03/14Gingko Biloba

Gingko Biloba

Known to stimulate blood flow and improve circulation, this herb can help encourage hair follicle generation and can boost hair growth at the root level. While it is usually consumed as a tea since it works well and can be digested easily, you could also consume it in supplement form.

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04/14Rosemary

Rosemary

Often used in beauty ingredients, this herb can help improve blood circulation in the scalp which can boost hair growth. Not only does it help in moisturising your hair but it can even help ensure that your hair doesn't start greying prematurely. Use it in oil form by applying and massaging directly to your scalp.

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05/14Methi

Methi

Methi works as one of the best conditioners for your hair. It improves blood circulation in the scalp which can help promote hair growth. Soak the seeds in water overnight and then grind them into a paste the next day. Apply this paste to your hair and leave it on for a bit before washing it off.

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06/14Bhringraj

Bhringraj

This herb has been used for centuries to treat scalp issues like hair loss and dry hair. Grind the leaves of this plant into a paste and apply it to your hair. Not only will it condition your hair but it will also add some shine and lustre.

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07/14Saw Palmetto

Saw Palmetto

This herb can also work wonders in preventing hair loss and can also encourage hair growth. It nourishes your hair and scalp and leaves you with amazing looking hair. While this is usually taken in the form of supplements, you can also rinse your hair with this herb-infused water.

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08/14Stinging Nettle

Stinging Nettle

Stinging Nettle contains properties that can do wonders for those suffering from hair loss as it contains properties that can treat the issue. Even though it does not promote hair regrowth, it can work to prevent hair loss. A study published in Phytomedicine and Therapeutics Journal found active compounds like agglutinin and lectin could be the reason for its powerful effect.

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09/14Burdock

Burdock

Burdock is loaded with fatty acids and phytosterol compounds that can help soothe an itchy scalp and treat hair loss. A University of Maryland Medical Center study found those with psoriasis who took fish oil that contained the same kind of fatty acids in burdock along with their medication had a better chance of improving their hair regrowth.

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10/14Lavender

Lavender

Lavender contains antibacterial properties that are super nourishing for the scalp. It can help treat issues like parasites and fungus. According to a study, conducted by a team from the University of Maryland Medical Center, lavender helped hair to regrow in participants with an autoimmune disease that causes hair to fall out. While it is popularly used in the form of essential oil, it can also be used to make tea.

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