Ayurveda believes the hair is formed from metabolism of bone. So your bones are also responsible for your hair growth. Hair fall is considered due to excess of Pitta dosha. Usually the Ayurveda treatment for hair loss includes diet, lifestyle changes, usage of Ayurveda herbs internally and external application on scalp in the form of medicated oils.
Intake of tea, coffee, alcohol and excessive smoking, too much fried, oily, greasy, spicy, sour, and acidic foods should be stopped.
Including the following in your diet aids in hair growth and can reduce your hair fall in a few months:
- Fresh Carrot Juice
- Lettuce and Spinach
- Sesame seeds (rich in magnesium and calcium)
- Green leafy vegetables and fruits
- Dals and sprouts
- Soya beans
- Nuts and raisins
- Whole grains
Ayurveda herbs beneficial for hair growth and prevention of hair fall are:
Bhringa, Amla, Brahmi, Neem, Ritha, Ashwagandha, Jyotishmati, Shatavari.
Some of the effective hair oils are Bringa malakdi taila, Malathyadi taila, Neelibhringadi taila etc.
Panchakarma treatments done for hair fall are Shiro Abhyanga, Takradhara, Tailadhara, Nasya. Shirolepa, Talam, Shirobasti, Shiro Pichu.