Ayurvedic Hair Care – Hair Loss Remedies

In our last speaking session, we we’re asked a lot of questions about hair loss and how Ayurvedic treatments can assist. I wanted to pass along this information as this may enlighten your knowledge on hair loss and why we love Ayurvedic Hair Care.

 Ayurvedic Hair Care – Ayurveda Treatments and Hair Loss

Hair loss is often associated with old age, however it is a form of disorder that is often experienced by some people during the earlier years.

Ayurveda offers some basic guidelines you need to observe such that you can adapt a lifestyle, diet, and hair care pattern to nourish your hair.

Structure of Hair Fall

One of the most basic steps to stop hair loss or reverse this condition is to understand why it happens in the first place. Your hair on the scalp is divided into two basic parts: root and shaft. The root is attached to the skin of your scalp and is surrounded with follicle. Meanwhile, the shaft contains three layers: (from the outer to inner layers) cuticle, medulla, and cortex.

Normal hair fall cycle happens every 2 to 3 months to make room for new hair to grow. This cycle goes on for up to 6 years wherein hair grows to approximately 1cm each month. Hair fall is a natural part of hair regrowth, but oftentimes excessive hair fall results to massive hair loss or baldness (alopecia).

Causes of Hair Loss According to Ayurveda

There are several reasons cited by Ayurveda experts as to the possible cause for hair loss:

  • Exposure to foreign substances such as pollutants, sunlight, dust, water, etc..
  • Excessive sweating.
  • Anxiety or depression.
  • Lack of personal hygiene.
  • Irregular sleeping pattern.
  • Too much alcohol intake.
  • Certain diseases.

Ayurvedic Hair Care – Remedies for Hair Loss

To counter the effects of the above-mentioned causes of hair loss, it is important to adapt the following natural treatment procedures:

  • Intake of food substances that are rich in essential vitamins and nutrients to nourish your hair
  • Consuming foods rich in protein and iron
  • Recommended diet for hair loss patients include green leafy vegetables, salads, and fresh fruits
  • Using the right shampoo to wash your hair regularly
  • Preventing or treating fungal infections on your scalp
  • Preventing treatment or hairstyles that cause excessive pulling of your hair off the scalp

Ayurvedic Hair Care

Aside from promoting natural means to providing remedy against hair loss or hair fall problem, Ayurveda experts also believe that you can use this natural technique to promote plentiful and stronger hair that is beautiful at the same time. Keep the following tips in mind:

  • Keep your scalp cool and protected against harmful rays of the sun
  • When washing your hair, make sure to use lukewarm or cold water.
  • Properly nourish your hair with the essential nutrients including zinc, protein, sulfur, iron, vitamin B-complex, essential fatty acids, and vitamin C. (In other words eat healthy!)
  • Massage your hair with natural oils such as coconut and sesame, to lubricate and strengthen it from the roots, thus reducing the possibility of hair loss due to hair fall or breakage.
If you are unable to make your own Ayurvedic haircare oil, Sporty Afros offers a great Ayurvedic hair oil. It’s created with the best Indian oils, powders and extracts, mixed by us, by hand. Feel free to order a bottle of two. This oil has truly helped with our hair growth and smells wonderful!  We have used the oil within all phases of our hair structure. This is a great oil from pressed to natural hair. You can purchase a bottle or two with priority mail flat shipping by clicking here .
Ayurvedic Deep Conditioning
Remember Ayurvedic hair care regimens can be incorporated into a variety of daily and weekly usages for just pennies a day. I made my own Ayurvedic  deep conditioner that cost me less than $20 and last for almost 2 months and can be used with other products and hair styling methods.

Do you use Ayurvedic Hair Care treatments weekly in your hair care regimen? What do you think about Ayurvedic Hair Care?


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  • sadanand dixit says:

    One of the reasons of hair loss is deficiency of ferritin compound in blood due to this hemoglobin level drops. is there any remedy to retain and increase the level of ferritin and retain it in blood so that hemoglobin level also increases and remains constant at optimum count?Pl. inform dixitsadanand@yahoo.co.in

  • Rohit Kumar says:

    Before going to bed put oil in a small container. The quantity of the oil should be in proportion to the length and density of your hair so as to be applicable on your complete hair. Apply oil on the tip of your fingers and rub it gently on the base of your hair enabling it to penetrate in to the roots of your hair. Let the oil gradually seep into roots of your hair & nourish them for the whole night.Do not apply on your palms and rub it vigorously as it may uproot weak hair. Slow application and massage of hair only would yield better results. The oil may be removed in the morning with washing of hair with a mild shampoo which does not contain chemicals.

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