4 Best Homeopathic Medicines To Treat Grey Hair

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015


Greying of hair is the loss of melanocytes pigment in the hair follicles. It is also described as canites, poliosis, blanching of hair or whiteness of hair. The average age when a human being starts showing gray hair is between 35 and 45. However, in cases of premature greying, hair may start changing its color in the twenties itself. The exact pattern and age depends on the individual and his/her genetic history.

Greying of hair mostly happens because of genetic influence, deficiency of vitamin B12, malfunctioning of thyroid or pituitary glands, malnutrition, stress and lack of care and hygiene. Homeopathy is known to have cures for this condition and has helped many people tackle this issue effectively.

Some of the homeopathic medicines are mentioned below that are commonly used to treat grey hair :

1. Lycopodium:

This medicine is prescribed in cases where the greying has started from the temple regions and has reached the vertex area. The person can also use this medicine, when there is profuse hair fall.

2. Sulpher Or Tinea Captis (Dry Form):

Sulpher or Tinea Captis is the prescribed medicine for dry scalp and acute hair fall. The patients showing signs like pain in the hair roots and itchy scalp are mostly given this medicine.

3. Acid Phos:

In cases where hair starts greying prematurely and shows signs like hair thinning and hair falling, Acid Phos is given. This medicine is prescribed for oily or flaxen hair. Acid Phos is advised if the hair is greying and falling after a prolonged illness or psychological shock.

4. Psorinum:

The patients who have greying of hair in certain spots are advised Psorinum. This medicine is also given if there is humid eruption on scalp, matted or dry hair or even if the hair feels pulled.

Note: It is advisable to consult a doctor before taking any of these medicines.

Along with prescribing homeopathic medications for greying hair,  some dietary changes should also be considered. These changes include taking food rich in vitamin B, such as yoghurt, yeast, and wheat germ; increasing the intake of food rich in iron, such as carrots, dates, bananas, etc., and including ample amounts of curry leaves in the diet. This is done as vitamin B and iron impart towards the proper growth, health and maintenance of the black color of the hair. Curry leaves also help in coping with the condition of grey hair and even helps in strengthening their roots.

Save Your Hair Using Homeopathy

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Homeopathic remedies are prescribed by symptoms rather than conditions, as each case of a particular illness can manifest differently in different people. However, to make it quicker to find the symptoms related to Hair Loss, the symptoms experienced by a previous vistor to our homeopathic remedy finder have been grouped, by them, under the name of Hair Loss.

The novel approach of suppressing the autoimmune response with local cortisone (steroid) may work temporarily and is limited to the patch only. Relapses are common and the course still remains unpredictable. It has no long-term advantages and does not alter the nature of the disease.

Typically considered the curse of middle-aged men, hair loss affects approximately two thirds of all women at some point in their lives to varying degrees. For women, hair loss can be devastating.

Alopecia Areata is an autoimmune skin disease resulting in the loss of hair from the scalp and elsewhere on the body. The person’s own immune system attacks the hair follicles, resulting in round, smooth bald patches on the scalp. This condition can progress to complete scalp hair loss (alopecia totalis) and/or complete body hair loss (alopecia universalis).

Homeopathic remedies for dandruff and hairloss

Monday, November 18th, 2013

Dandruff is the shedding of dead skin cells from the scalp. As skin cells die a small amount of flaking is normal. Some people, however, experience an unusually large amount of flaking either chronically or as a result of certain triggers which can also be accompanied by redness and irritation. Dandruff is a common scalp disorder affecting almost half of the population at the post-pubertal age and of any gender and ethnicity. It often causes itching. It has been well established that keratinocytes play a key role in the expression and generation of immunological reactions during dandruff formation. The severity of dandruff may fluctuate with season as it often worsens in winter.
The biggest advantage of using homeopathic remedies for dandruff is that it provides a holistic approach to healing as it treats not only the symptoms but also the root cause of a disease or disorder, with hardly any side-effects.In case of dandruff, the homeopathic remedies can be customized to suit the specific requirements of a case.
Homeopathic Medicines
Mezereum 200: Five pills four times a day, helps in getting rid of dandruff. Indicated for dandruff when it is severe, the hair gets entangled and scabs are formed on the scalp.
Calcarea Sulph 200: Five pills four times a day has been found to be very effective, specifically indicated when dandruff is yellowish in colour.
Arnica 200: Five pills four times a day, is recommended for damaged cells, caused due to hard brushing, combing, pulling of hair, tight buns and resulting in dandruff.
Physical or mental stress can cause temporary hair loss. The reason for this is that the hair follicles enter the telogen phase prematurely, this causes them to stop growing new hairs and to shed hairs.
Many drugs can also cause hair loss. Here are some drugs which may cause hair loss – Anti cancer drugs, Epilepsy drugs, anti-acne drugs, Lipid-lowering drugs (clofibrate, bezafibrate), ACE inhibitors for blood pressure, Drugs for treating gout , Anti malarials (chloroquine)
Some disorders of the skin, for example psoriasis, tinea infection, lichen planus on scalp may cause hair loss.
hormonal changes by far have the biggest impact on hair loss. These can affect both men and women. Men generally have hair loss concentrated in a specific pattern from the front through to the crown. Women tend to have thinning throughout their head without being in any specific pattern. This type of hair loss is caused by the androgen DHT, or Dihydrotestosterone.
If iron in the body is low then this may cause hair loss also, this is generally more a problem with women. Both an overactive thyroid and an underactive thyroid can cause hair loss.
Homeopathy has natural treatment for Hairloss without any side effects.
Homeopathy addresses the defective immune response, family history or genetic predisposition, nature and intensity of the disease as well as systemic, emotional and numerous other factors commonly affecting hair loss. Not only it is effective but safe too without any side effects.

How to prevent hair loss by Homeopathic treatment

Saturday, November 9th, 2013

A proper homeopathy treatment can be proved most beneficial for the treatment of any type of hair loss as homeopathy treats the root cause of any health disorders. Hair is made of a type of protein called keratin. Most people lose about 50 to 100 head hairs a day. These hairs are replaced — they grow back in the same follicle on your head.
Many health disorders likes tinea infection on scalp, lichen planus of scalp, psoriasis can causes hair loss. A proper homeopathy treatment can cure such diseases permanently and as well helps to treat the hair fall effectively. The important point in homeopathy treatment that it treats the person as a whole so make the person healthy not only to any specific body part but to the whole person and more over without giving any drug side effects. But homeopathy does not have any specific medicines for any specific ailments. The medicines are selected on totality of symptoms basis. So a well qualified and experienced homeopath can give a better treatment for any health issues.
Hair loss due to any mental and physical stress can be well treated by proper homeopathy treatment as homeopathy medicines gives good impact on psychological and spiritual level thus helps to maintain a healthy mental condition and indirectly regulate to maintain a healthy balance of stress hormones in our body. Over secretion of stress hormones can put bad impact over the hair follicles. Some women after child birth or during approach of menopause experiences of massive hair fall result from hormonal changes. Any hormonal treatment in those cases will not give the satisfactory results to check the hair loss. But well selected homeopathy medicines in this case not only be able to check the hair loss problem but also be helpful to cure all other associated problems as well. In addition to a good homeopathy treatment a healthy nutrition habit is also highly required for a healthy hair and hair follicle. A low protein and iron deficient diet can make your hair weak and thin. So a well balanced natural diet is strongly advisable for healthy hairs Many drugs like anti cancer drugs (chemo therapy) and so many other drugs have strong side effects on the body including hair follicles. So they destroy the healthy atmosphere of the hair follicles and cause the immature massive hair loss. A proper homeopathy treatment can neutralize the toxic effects of those strong chemical drugs and also helps to accelerate the body’s auto detoxification process thus can be proved beneficial to check such type of drug induced hair loss. The homeopathy treatment not only check the hair loss ailments but also treats the person as a whole so make the person healthy as well.