Ayurveda for Hair Care

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Nowadays people are giving a lot of importance to their hair. Every person wants shiny & lustrous hair and no one likes hair fall or baldness. Ayurveda provides natural ways to deal with all hair related problems. It is normal to shed few hairs every day as a part of natural cycle, but the problem arises when you lose too much hair.

There are many hair disorders, a few of the common ones being:

  • Hair Fall
  • Dandruff
  • Premature Graying
  • Baldness
  • Infection

Cause of such Hair fall could be reasons like :

  • Thyroid
  • Hormonal Imbalance
  • Anemia
  • Stress
  • Excess use of chemical laden hair products
  • Vitamin and mineral deficiency
  • Pollution
  • Hereditary
  • Faulty diet habits

According to ancient classics hair is one of Pitruja bhava, which means quantity and quality of hair of a progeny are depend on paternal side and Kesotpatti kala of fetus is at 7th month during gestational age. Ayurveda also says that the ingested food form Ahara rasa which further divided in to Sara and kitta, in which kitta is responsible for production of hair. Doshas get vitiated by excess intake of spicy, salty, sour, masala foods, tea, coffee, fried foods etc which leads to hair fall. We need to find the root cause of hair fall and based on that herbs are given to balance vitiated doshas and improve the quality of Asthi dhatu which are effective in treating hair fall. In this modernized life due to improper Dinacharya, Ritucharya, and stressful work, people are prone to disease.

Food habits that helps to reduce hair fall, are intake of green leafy vegetables, dried grapes, dates, milk, almond, walnut, matsyakshi, bhrngaraja, amla etc and need to avoid deep fried & junk foods. Based on the conditions, oils are used for scalp massage and should be left for at-least an hour. Use only mild natural shampoo, which do not contain harmful chemicals. Specific yogas like Sarvangasana and Vajrasana will also help to control hair fall.

Note: An Ayurvedic Hair Care camp is being organised on 22nd June 2019 by Dr. Vidya and Dr. Deepashree at HSR Ayurveda Bhandar, #195/A, 22nd Cross, Sector 3, HSR Layout, Bangalore – 560102. Please call on 080-25720438 or 9482903998 to book an appointment. Visit www.AyurShop.in for more details.

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Dr. Vidya P

Dr. Vidya P is an accomplished Ayurveda Doctor with more than 7 years of practice to her credit. Her understanding of issues is deep even though her explanation to the patient is simple. She is well versed in Panchakarma and has worked in reputed organisations. Present she is available for consultation at HSR Ayurveda Bhandar, HSR Layout Sector 3, Bangalore. Please click here to book an appointment.

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