Hair loss is a problem that a high number of people suffer from. And the question is: ‘Is there a natural way to promote hair growth?’
The answer is: Yes!
As for many other health issues, food is medicine and it can also help you with preventing and decreasing the hair loss.
Studies show that approximately 60% of men and 40% of women suffer from hair loss. So it is an issue that affects both genders almost equally.
It is normal to lose 50-150 hairs a day, but any bigger loss is a problem that needs some cause of action.
But as we already mentioned, food is the best medicine. And therefore it can help you with this issue as well.
Foods to Eat for Hair Growth:
- Green Tea
Green tea helps promote detoxification and contains antioxidants that encourage hair growth.
- Pumpkin Seeds
Pumpkin seeds are one of the richest sources zinc, which is necessary for healthy hair health. Research has also shown that a zinc deficiency is linked with hypothyroidism and hair loss.
- Other Seeds
Other super seeds like flax seeds, chia seeds and hemp seeds. These seeds are rich in fiber and healthy fats that promote the hair growth.
- Wild Salmon
Wild salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which decrease inflammation while supporting hair growth and hair thickening.
Foods to avoid:
You should avoid foods that contain trans fatty acids, too much sugar, caffeine, processed foods and alcohol. All these foods can have a contra effect to your hair health. Therefore, they can affect your health in a way that can cause hair loss.
Caffeine, for example, can be beneficial in a reasonable amount. But if you over do it, then caffeine can lead to dehydration and hormone imbalance that can cause hair loss.
Best Essential Oils for Hair Growth:
You can use essential oils to help the regrowth of your hair.
Best essential oil for this purpose is Rosemary Essential Oil. It is believed that rosemary essential oil stimulates the cell metabolism which stimulates the hair growth.
Lavender, thyme, cedarwood, sage and peppermint oil are also an excellent choice because they help the scalp circulation.
The best remedy would be the mixture of these oils. Combine three to four drops each of peppermint, rosemary and sage in one tablespoon of olive oil (You can also use coconut oil or jojoba oil). Then you just massage the mixture gently into affected areas one to two times each day.
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