Losing hair can be a frightening experience for any individual, both male and female. The exact cause for hair loss may still elude scientists, but the general consensus in the scientific community is the hair loss is related to one or even a combination of the following factors:
-Hereditary (genetic causes)-Stress
No matter the cause, people through out history sought to find the cure for this problem, and even reverse hair loss altogether. There are historical records showing the Julius Caesar using chicken dung to cover his balding scalp in the attempt of preventing further hair loss.
In recent years people try to reverse hair loss with complex medication cocktails, hair follicle transplants and even lasers, but the cure may had been in our back yard all along!Plants have a way of synthesising a number of chemical compounds, secondary metabolites more widely known under a term "Essential Oils".
Essential oils, also known as aromatic oils are concentrated oily liquids extracted form plants. Various cultures have used them in cosmetic and medical purposes for centuries. In recent years this ancient medicament has gained attention from scientists, as a possible cure for a number of problems, ailments and diseases.
Scientific studies related to the use of essential oils in hair strengthening and hair loss reversal have revealed how oils from different plants effect the hair differently.
You only need a few drops of one or more essential oils of your choice mixed in with a shampoo or conditioner to get the best results. You can also mix the drops into 2 ounces of a "carrier" oil such as jojoba or olive oil. Leading experts in this area recommend mixtures rosemary and lavender oil mixed in with jojoba, or a mixture of cedarwood and lavender with a carrier oil.