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.
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 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.
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
Saturday, 03 February 2018 by Dr. Sanusi Umar, MD
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
Nigella Sativa, which means “black seeds” , is also known as black cumin. Recent studies have found that Nigella Sativa may have positive effects on hair growth. Western culture is starting to embrace Nigella Sativa, which has been used in traditional Indian medicine for decades as a remedy for hair loss. It is also used
Cystine is one of the 22 amino acids that our bodies need to build proteins. We can either synthesize it ourselves or derive it from food sources. Two cysteine molecules produce another important amino acid known as cystine . Cystine is also used to help form the structure of nails, skin, and hair. First, however,
Amla Fruit, which is found the Indian Gooseberry Tree, may promote hair growth. Scientists have discovered a possible link with Amla Extract and hair growth. Amla, also known as Phyllanthus emblica Linn (a fruit which is grown in tropical and subtropical areas of China, India, Indonesia, and Thailand) has actually been around for centuries and