5 Ayurvedic Herbs That Boost Hair Growth
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On average, there are 100,000 hairs on our scalp that are going through the growing, resting, losing, and regenerating cycle. The American Academy of Dermatology states that it is typical to lose 50–100 hair strands every day. However, significant hair loss and a fear of going bald can affect people of all ages and genders. Hair loss has been a widespread worry for Indians as a result of pollution, stress, seasonal changes, and lifestyle changes. According to Ayurveda, a "Tridosha" (three prime energy imbalance) imbalance in our bodies is what causes hair loss. According to Dr Sanchit Sharma, nutritional deficiencies, hormonal imbalances, dandruff, and chemical treatments can cause excessive hair loss and halt the development of new follicles. Additionally, he claims that Ayurveda has some techniques for reducing hair loss and promoting hair growth. This traditional, all-natural medical system combines herbal extracts to give your crowning glory unending gloss and brilliance.

Emblica Officinalis, often known as the Indian gooseberry, is a "fruit of rejuvenation" that offers excellent health advantages. Its abundance of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and active phytonutrients strengthens hair strands and nourishes the scalp. Amla's antioxidants and essential fatty acids work to fight dandruff and clean the scalp of grease and dirt. Increase blood flow to the scalp by massaging oil enriched with amla extract into the hair follicles to encourage growth. Additionally, it stops your hair from losing pigment too soon and prevents greying naturally.


The "false daisy," also known as bhringraj (Ecliptaelba), is a plant that thrives in damp environments and is rich in vitamins, calcium, magnesium, and iron. It is known as the "King of hair" because plant extracts offer such great benefits for nourishing hair. The plant has a wealth of components that promote hair growth, including flavonoids and phytosterols, which help slow hair loss and encourage growth. It stimulates the follicles to promote natural hair growth by increasing blood flow to the scalp and hair roots. Bhringraj extracts' anti-microbial, anti-fungal, and anti-inflammatory qualities also aid in infection prevention and dandruff management.


A perennial plant known as fenugreek, or TrigonellaFoenum-Graecum, is used frequently in Indian cuisine for both its seeds and leaves. Methi seeds have a rich medicinal history and are used extensively as spices throughout the nation. To apply to the scalp, fenugreek seeds are soaked the previous night and mashed into a fine paste. Iron, protein, and other vital nutrients that nourish hair and encourage growth are abundant in them. Methi's nicotinic acid effectively treats a variety of hair issues, including dandruff and hair loss. Vitamins A, C, and K, folic acid, flavonoids, and saponins with anti-inflammatory and antifungal activities are also present in fenugreek. They nourish your follicles to promote healthy development while treating scalp conditions like dry hair, balding, and hair loss.

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In Ayurveda, aloe vera is known as "GhritKumari." The very nourishing gel is frequently employed to address numerous hair problems. According to a recent study, the fatty acid components of aloe vera gel have anti-inflammatory qualities that help treat dandruff and scalp inflammation. Aloe's vitamins A, C, and E support cell turnover and encourage follicle rejuvenation and repair. Vitamin B12 and folic acid can prevent hair from falling out and alleviate scalp issues like itching, seborrheic dermatitis, and excess oil secretion. Additionally, the cooling and calming properties of aloe vera gel hydrate and moisturise the scalp, encouraging the growth of healthy hair.


In Ayurveda, Brahmi, also known as Bacopa monnieri, is regarded as a brain tonic, but it also promotes thicker longer hair. Traditional hair wellness involves boiling Brahmi leaves in coconut oil and then massaging the scalp with the resulting oil that contains Brahmi extracts. It moisturises dry scalps for healthy hair development while cleansing greasy scalps with a Kapha predominance, getting rid of dandruff and extra oil.