Change in your hair’s texture, thickness and condition is normal as you age. Developing grey hairs is usually the clearest and earliest sign of aging and you will also notice that your hair becomes drier, coarser and more brittle than before. Due to the hormonal changes during menopause and andropause, your hair strands become thinner with less pigment, eventually many hair follicles stop producing new hairs which results to hair loss.
Although irreversible, you can still take certain precautions in order to strengthen your hair and promote growth.
Here are 3 natural remedies for hair loss:
Omega-3 fatty acids have anti-inflammatory properties that can help open the hair follicles for a healthy hair growth. Some rich food sources are salmon, tuna, sardines, shellfish, nuts and seeds. Omega-3 Fish Oil , which is extracted from food sources high in omega-3 are very popular supplements because of its numerous benefits to the body, including promotion of hair growth and reduction of dryness and flakiness in the scalp.
2. Aloe Vera
The Aloe Vera plant has been used in herbal medicine for centuries because of its multitude health benefits. One of these is for maintaining a healthy scalp. It will help eliminate dandruff, keep hair and scalp moisturized and stimulate the hair growth cycle.
Apply Aloe Vera Juice or gel onto your scalp and massage it gently. Leave it on for an hour or two and rinse it with lukewarm water.
This herb contains ursolic acid that increases scalp circulation which means that more oxygen and nutrients are sent to your hair follicles. It also has antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic effects that help treat dandruff, itchiness and scalp irritation.
Apply Rosemary Essential Oil to your hair and leave it for 30-60 minutes then wash with lukewarm water.