There are certain herbs, plants and essential oils with long-standing reputations for stimulating hair growth. Some work by killing fungus and bacteria resident on the scalp that affect hair follicles, causing hair to fall out. Others work by increasing blood flow to stimulate growth… and others work by moisturizing the scalp and nourishing both the […]
As you may have already discovered, I love mixing up new batches of hair growth preparations and trying new concoctions on both my and my daughter’s hair. Some of my favorite ingredients are nettle tea, rosemary oil and lavender oil, as each has amazing properties to combat dryness and breakage in hair, and promote […]
Hair loss is relatively common in women with about 30% experiencing at least some degree of thinning in their lifetime. Because female hair loss tends to be diffuse (less hair all over), rather than showing the characteristic “top of the dome” pattern alopecia of men, and the fact that the frontal hairline in women is […]
Even the medical community is in agreement that rosemary works. WebMD says “Rosemary is possibly effective for hair loss, in combination with thyme, lavender, and cedarwood. There is some evidence that after 7 months of treatment, this combination improves hair growth in 44% of people who try it.”
Great video by a young woman who took the time to chronicle her hair growth from the big chop to a nice full head of hair within a 12 month period.