Posts Tagged ‘hair growth’

What Is Castor Oil Used For?

October 1st, 2010

Medicinal Uses of Castor Oil Castor Oil Plant: Sources of Information:  The Reader's Digest  'Magic and Medicine of Plants', Published in 1994,  Surrey Hills NSW and John Lust's herbal,  entitled 'The Herb Book'. (publisher etc to be given) The Castor oil Plant, 'Palma Christi'. The Castor Oil Plant has been known for centuries as the  'Palma Christi', the Palm of Christ.  This gives an indication of just how highly the plant has been regarded over many  centuries. Its botanical names are:  Ricinus  communis L., and it belongs to the Spurge Family, a Euphorbiaceae.   It is native to India and parts of the Mediterranean, but ...

Ayurvedic Treatment for Hair Loss

July 21st, 2010

Professional Ayurvedic Treatment for Hair Loss  is recommended if you have an ongoing problem with hair falling out.  However, there are several good ayurvedic treatments for hair loss which you can use as a preventative, and to help nourish your whole physical being, including your hair, bones, teeth and nails. Hair loss, in Ayurvedic Medicine, is regarded as a Pitta condition.  This means that  more cooling foods should be eaten, and that heating foods should be restricted. The Pitta idea is interesting, I think, because, in my experience, radiation from electromagnetic sources such as cell phone towers and the like, have caused hair ...

Herbs for Hair Growth

June 5th, 2010

Herbs for Hair Growth Apple Cider Vinegar Photo taken by Merrilyn on Holly's camera, 25th December, 2012.   Herbs which have a high silica content are extremely beneficial for the hair, skin, teeth, bones and nails. Silica-rich herbs can be taken internally as a tea, which will help your general health.  They can also be applied directly to the scalp to good effect, as minerals from these tea solutions are absorbed into the hair tissues so that your hair roots will benefit. Silica-rich herbs also have the effect of making the hair shiny when used as a final rinse after shampooing. This is because a fine ...

Borage and Silica

April 15th, 2010

Silica Content in Borage Borage, Borago officinalis, or Bugloss,  is the next best thing to Comfrey for its wondrous healing properties. Borage, like Comfrey, has an especially high silica content. Silica helps hair, nails, teeth and bone to grow. So drinking a daily cup of weak borage tea, or adding the odd leaf or flowers to your salad will provide extra silicic acid to aid the growth of your hair and nails, and help keep your teeth and bones strong. Borage Tea Hair Rinse Borage tea can be used as a hair rinse after shampooing to aid hair growth and give a shine to ...

Best Vitamins For Hair Growth

March 29th, 2010

Vitamin B complex, Biotin,Vitamin C, Zinc and Iodine are the best vitamins and minerals to encourage hair growth. Of course, you also need a nutritious diet with plenty of alkaline foods such as green vegetables, and adequate protein.  If you are on a budget, then the first things to consider buying would  be things like  eggs, fish, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, greens and fruits, and IODINE . However, there are many more Vitamins and Minerals which are necessary for good health and for the growing of new hair. There are also a variety of conditions which can lead to hair loss, and ...
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