Seborrheic alopecia is an annoying condition affecting mostly middle-aged men, which originates from seborrheic dermatitis. We wrote more about the causes, symptoms and treatment of seborrheic alopecia in this article. Today, we will present 3 herbs for hair, which, due to the substances and valuable properties contained in them, are worth using for home treatment against seborrheic alopecia.
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It belongs to the Asteraceae family, occurs mainly in Europe and Asia, is a very widespread plant, occurring throughout Poland. Burdock is one of the most valuable, most frequently used and most effective herbs in fighting skin ailments, including those related to the scalp and hair, such as: dandruff, hair loss, slowed hair growth, baldness, excessive greasiness of hair. This plant contains: antioxidants, polyacetylene compounds, sesquiterpenes, flavonoids, tannins, inulin, organic acids, sulfur compounds. Burdock shows anti-fungal, anti-bacterial properties, soothes inflammations, has a regenerating and strengthening effect on thin, thin, weakened, damaged and falling out hair. Burdock extracts can be found in numerous shampoos, conditioners, hair balms as well as in dietary supplements. Burdock root can also be purchased in crushed form in herb shops.
It belongs to the celery family and is found in Asia and Europe, including Poland. Angelica root is a valuable herbal ingredient, used internally (in the form of infusions and tinctures) in digestive ailments and nervous tension states, as well as externally (in the form of rinses, compresses, rubs), for dermatological disorders (psoriasis, acne) and scalp diseases, including dandruff, seborrheic alopecia and excessive hair greasing. This plant acts anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, reduces itching, soothes irritation, helps restore balance to the scalp. Moreover, it nourishes hair, strengthens it and prevents further hair loss. In the composition of angelica there are: sesquiterpenes, organic acids, mineral salts, vitamins, coumarins, tannins, flavonoids.
This one of the most common trees in Poland is also used in natural medicine. Its bark is used as a medicinal material. Willow contains: organic acids, salicin, bioflavonoids, mineral salts. It has strong anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, normalizing and antiseptic properties, making it ideal as a natural remedy for ailments associated with seborrheic dermatitis, such as: dandruff, itching, greasy hair. Due to the overall improvement in the condition of the scalp and hair, it also reduces their susceptibility to hair loss.
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