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Writtern by Dr. Akhil B.A.M.S

Premature hair fall is a phenomenon that we can see in most of the peoples. The most important reasons are the intake of fried and fermented foods, stress, strain, excessive intake of meat, alcohol, coffee, tea, etc. All these will cause pitta dosha in our body. A small number of hairs will be fall in every day. It is not a problem. But if the number of hair fall increases and the growth of hair decrease,  it is known as hail fall. Ayurveda suggest some medicines for hair fall.

  • Aloe Vera

Boil pure coconut oil with Aloe Vera juice and apply it in your scalp will help to reduce hair fall and increase hair growth.

  • Bhringaraaja

It can be used as a medicine in internal as well as external. Prepare a paste of Bhringaraaja and apply it on scalp and wash it off with cold water.

  • Amla

It is rich of vitamin C and antioxidants. Make a paste of Amla, Brahmi and Curd. Apply it on your scalp and leave it for one to two hours. Wash it off with cold water. A juice of lemonand Amla, and wash it off with clean water after 20 minutes.

  • Fenugreek seeds

Prepare a paste of Fenugreek seeds, green gram, soap nuts, lemon juice and curry leaves. It can be use as a shampoo.

  • Banyan tree

Prepare a mixture of Banyan tree root and lemon juice. Apply it and rinse it with clean water.

Some useful tips for reducing hair loss.

  • Drink fresh juice of carrot.
  • Having Yoghurt every day.
  • Include more vegetables and fruits.
  • Drink at least 2.5 liters of water.
  • Reduce Pitta aggravating foods like fried items and spicy foods.
  • Try to have a sleep for seven to eight hours.
  • Don’t comb your hair immediately after bathing.

Medicines and Oils recommended for hair fall

  • Thikthakam Kashayam
  • Thikthakam ghritham
  • Narasimha rasayanam
  • Chyavana prasam
  • Coconut oil
  • Neelibhringadi oil
  • Kunthala Kanthi
  • Kanjunnyadi
  • Bhringraj
  • Amla oil
  • Arnica
  • Mustard