There are a number of natural ways to promote hair growth without thousands of dollars being spent. Normally, hair will grow in its natural speed. But there are some factors that caused the hair loss without recovering back the original hair. If you are one of the victims of hair loss, here are five natural ways to promote hair growth.
Castor Oil – Women have been using castor oil for decades to attain thicker, longer lashes, and many have discovered it also produces these desirable results for their hair. Castor oil is rich in Omega-9 fatty acids, which gives it the dual ability of promoting hair moisture and stimulates hair growth and thickness. It can be used in a variety of different ways and mixed in various products and other oils.
Essential Oils – The Essential oils of Rosemary, Peppermint, Spearmint, and Lavender, have stimulating properties which, when diluted with other oils or mixed in water or products that are used on the hair stimulates the hair follicles and promotes growth. Essential oils such as Tea tree and Eucalyptus are useful in treating scalp conditions and killing fungal and bacterial growths, which can suppress hair growth. Never use pure essential oils on your hair or skin, unless advised to do so by your Doctor. Only use 1-3 drops per cup or so of water.
Virgin Coconut Oil – Coconut oil is rich in lauric acid, which contains anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, and antiviral properties. In certain cultures it is believed that massaging your scalp with coconut oil supports scalp health, hair thickness, hair luster, and growth.
Herbs & Teas – Ayurvedic herbs such as Brahmi, Amla, and Bhringraj have been shown to promote hair growth and thickness as well as prevent hair fall, whereas herbs like neem have anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties that treat various conditions of the scalp and promote scalp health. Herbs can be utilized in a variety of different ways and applied to the hair and scalp to reap the benefits.Black tea, White tea, Oolong Tea, and Green tea are all produced from the leaves of the camellia sinensis plant. Due to the antioxidant properties and caffeine they contain using them as hair and scalp rinses and tonics has been shown to reduce hair fall and stimulate hair growth.
Sulfur – Keratin, which is what hair is primarily made of, is partially produced by the utilization of the mineral Sulfur does not directly promote hair growth but has been shown to lengthen the life cycle of hair strands, so hair sheddage is reduced and also adds strength to the keratin that is in your hair. Sulfur can be used externally or taken internally as a supplement. MSM is a scentless and tasteless form of sulfur that many prefer over regular sulfur (regular sulfur has a strong scent and flavor). Of course, consult your Doctor before adding any new supplement to your diet.
Please exercise caution before adding anything new to your routine! Allergic reactions can and do happen. You may find it beneficial to do a skin patch test before utilizing these items as hair treatments.