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  1. 1. Herbs have traditionally been used throughout the ages to treat all manner of health problems andconditions as well as for cosmetic purposes but in modern times with our fast-paced society and obsession with quick-fix solutions, a lot of that knowledge has been lost or forgotten.grow hair faster
  2. 2. Fortunately, the cosmetic industry has been quick to latch on to thepower of herbs, particularly for hair care, and we can now purchasemany of mother natures solutions in a bottle or packet Our hair isour crowning glory as they say so we are keen to keep our locks longand beautiful and many of us would like to promote faster hair growthbut with so many options on the market, it can be difficult to knowwhich one to choose Hair follicles rely on a number of nutrients toensure healthy and vibrant growth and if those nutrients are missingthen the result is dry, lank, reduced hair growth and possibly hairthinning and hair loss
  3. 3. Herbs can facilitate faster hair growth in basically two different waysSome herbs stimulate the hair follicles into action thereby facilitatingnew hair growth and there are others which have an impact onparticular enzymes in the body, particularly 5 alpha-reductase whichconverts to dihydrotestosterone High levels of DHT are known tocause hair thinning and hair loss
  4. 4. Herbs that contribute to faster hair growth Saw palmetto (Seranoarepens) - This is probably one of the best known herbs for treatinghair loss and promoting faster hair growth It is extracted from theberries of a type of palm tree and acts in a similar fashion toFinasteride (Propecia) by inhibiting the enzyme 5 alpha reductaseSaw palmetto forms the basis of many commercial hair careproducts on the market today
  5. 5. It is applied directly to the scalp Nettles (Urtica dioica) - Nettleshave long been renowned for their medicinal properties, particularlyfor prostate health They also have an inhibitory effect on twodifferent enzymes, 5 alpha-reductase and aromatase
  6. 6. Nettles also promote good circulation and stimulate the hair follicles Green Tea (Camellia sinesis) - Green Tea is a powerful antioxidantbut apart from that, it can lower DHT levels by inhibiting the enzymethat converts to dihydrotestosterone
  7. 7. Also, drinking green tea can increase the levels of sex hormonebinding protein or globulin which transports testosterone in a boundform and reduces the amount of free testosterone available to beconverted to DHT Pygeum (Pygeum africanum) - This is derivedfrom the bark of an evergreen and is a popular remedy for treatingmale pattern baldness
  8. 8. It inhibits the activity of the enzyme 5 alpha reductase in much thesame way grow hair faster that Green Tea does and also inhibits theenzyme aromatase, particularly when combined with nettle extractGinkgo bilboa can stimulate blood flow and improve circulation andthereby stimulate the hair follicles Gotu kola promotes goodcirculation and blood flow to the scalp ensuring that the hair folliclesreceive maximum benefit from nutrients
  9. 9. grow hair faster