Eugenol is a major component of cinnamon, the oil of which has been studied for its inhibitory properties against fungal infection. The effective resistance to potential hair loss via follicular infection has encouraged subsequent studies on eugenol for hair strength.
Eugenol is a liquid compound, often colorless, sometimes pale yellow, which is found in various essential oils, including clove oil. It is often used in perfumes for its aromatic qualities. Several studies have demonstrated certain attributes of eugenol that could potentially benefit hair health. These include 1. Anti-androgenic effects; 2. antioxidant effects, as well as;
A Natural Remedy For Hair Loss? Methylsulfonylmethane MSM Hair Growth: Hair loss affects millions in the United States every year. All across the nation, men and women are searching for ways to rectify hair loss and live more confidently. Recent studies surrounding methylsulfonylmethane hair growth proved positive for rodents treated for alopecia. What is Methylsulfonylmethane?

Horsetail for Hair Growth

The Benefits of Horsetail Horsetail for hair growth has been studied over the years and the research results support its efficacy in treating a variety of ailments.  It is an ancient herb that has been used for thousands of years to treat and improve bone health, regulate blood flow and assist in maintaining skin and
The hydrangea plant extract may offer a natural form of treatment to help control hair loss
Hydrangeas which belong to the Saxifragaceae family, are known for their beautiful pink and lavender colored flower clusters. Although they are cherished in gardens and given as gifts, the lower part of the plant (the roots and rhizomes, or the underground stem segments) also offer therapeutic benefits. Extracts have been used for medicinal purposes to
Apigenin benefits for hair follicles helps to prolong the anagen growth phase by suppressing TGF-B1
Apigenin is a bioflavonoid compound found in plants that exhibit potent anti-oxidant properties. Natural sources include: celery, chamomile tea, parsley, grapefruit, onions, oranges, wheat sprouts, grapes, and cherries.  Besides being an anti-oxidant, apigenin is also known for its anti-inflammatory, and anti-tumor healing capabilities. However, there is one other interesting property that could potentially make a
Scientists are taking a closer look into pumpkin seed oil for hair loss
Pumpkin seed oil is produced by roasting the seeds and then pressing them to extract the oil. Aside from culinary uses, the oil is recognized for a wide range of health benefits, including diabetes, anxiety, and cancer. Even the World Health Organization recommends the consumption of pumpkin seeds as a rich, viable source of zinc.  Pumpkin
Researchers are studying the potential for safflower floret extract for hair growth (1, 3).
Carthamus tinctorius, widely known by its common name as Safflower, is a branched plant with thistle-like petals. Safflower’s use in home remedies for hair growth has historical roots. The plant has been used as a potion for hair growth in ancient times. In the past, however, no scientific evidence has supported the idea of Carthamus
The Eclipta prostrata is often called the
Eclipta alba, also called Bhringraj and the “false daisy”, is an Ayurvedic herb found in India and southwestern parts of the United States. The plant is believed to prevent aging while regenerating hair, teeth, and bones. Eclipta alba also improves memory, sight, and hearing. Those looking for natural remedies for there hair loss might be interested in
Researchers continue to examine uses of red ginseng for hair loss.
Fructose Panax ginseng, also commonly referred to as Korean red ginseng or simply “red ginseng”, is a root plant which is often used in eastern medicine. It is often associated with Korea due to its indigenous growth in the country. However, it is also found in eastern Siberia and the northeast territory of China. The
Studies on green tea hair growth effects have examined the characteristics of active ingredients, such as EGCG.
Green tea extract (GTE) is a concentrated antioxidant compound derived from Camellia sinensis leaves. Unlike the leaves that are used for oolong and black teas, these leaves do not undergo an oxidation process. The consumption of these leaves is often linked to certain health benefits. Recently, however, researchers turned to examine green tea for hair
Do's and Dont's of Maintaining Healthy Black Hair
Maintaining Healthy Black Hair: Common hair tips such as trimming split ends, deep conditioning and avoiding hairstyles that pull at the hair are targeted towards a general population of women. However, women of color need to adopt a unique regimen for maintaining healthy black hair. Women of color have a tighter curl pattern that is
Natural Hair Ingredients and Processing Methods: People are constantly searching for “all natural” and organic hair growth products. Although many of these products claim to have pure ingredients directly from the source; they not be as effective as one would expect. The effectiveness of Natural Hair ingredients will largely depend on how they are processed.
Herbal extracts of Polygonum multiflorum may potentially help improve hair loss conditions
Polygonum multiflorum, also known as Fo-Ti, or He Shou Wu, is a tuber fleeceflower. Its roots are highly valued for their healing properties in ancient Chinese medicine. Recently, its reported health benefits have attracted worldwide attention, including the scientific community. Now, researchers are taking a closer look to see if it is possible for individuals to
Saw Palmetto, also known as Senora Repens, are easily identified by their spiked leaves, which resemble the teeth of a saw. Researchers have recently turned their attention to an extract of the fruit of this plant in connection to saw palmetto hair loss treatments.
Saw Palmetto, also called Serenoa Repens, is a plant that is native to the southeastern region of the United States. The verdure is distinct from typical shrubbery by having leaves that bear the appearance of a fan and sharp stalks. Saw palmetto is an extract taken from the purple berries of the Serenoa repens plant.
Continued studies on curcumin for hair regrowth may offer new forms of natural treatment for those concerned about androgenic alopecia.
Turmeric, also known as Curcuma Longa, is known as a bright yellow colored spice which is related to ginger and harvested from a perennial flowering botanical. The potential of using turmeric for hair follicle health is now being observed and considered by scientists for treatment mechanisms that involve the suppression of DHT (dihydrotestosterone) and TGF-B
Butea Parviflora for hair loss may help men and women with alopecia areata and diffuse thinning
Butea Parviflora, scientifically known as Butea Monosperma, is a flowering tree that grows in India and South East Asia. A closely related species is Butea Frondosa. Because of the tree’s bright reddish orange colored Tesu blooms, it is also referred to as Flame of the Forest. Butea Parviflora is regarded as the “Treasurer of the