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Hair loss also known as Kalitya in Ayurveda is a common problem in men and women. The reason may vary from genetics to poor nutrition, age factor, and stress. Stress is considered as most important factor as it affects even young adults.

While many hair loss treatments may have failed, Ayurveda, the ancient Indian medicine addresses the problem effectively.
Ayurveda considers excess of pitta dosha is the cause of hair loss. Controlling or restoring the balance of pitta helps in hair fall control. Before we look into the Ayurvedic treatment for hair loss

Here are few points that are worth adhering to:
• Avoid intake of tea and coffee
• Say no to deep fried and refined food
• Excessive intake of salty, spicy and sour food is not advisable
• Oily and acidic foods, meat is not recommended
• Smoking and alcohol are big enemies for hair growth.
• Avoid washing your hair with hot water
• Do not comb your hair when it is wet

Ayurvedic treatment for hair loss

Ayurveda finds the root cause of pitta dosha by analyzing the lifestyle and diet of the patient. Hence as a first step towards treatment, Ayurvedic doctors prescribe changes in lifestyle and dietary habits to balance the pitta dosha.

Ayurvedic Treatments in Coimbatore at PoornaAyur
Ayurvedic treatment can also be given in the form of medicated oils, herb packs, and massages to balance pitta and increase blood circulation. Ayurveda massage or medications also reduces stress which is considered as major contributing factor for hair loss. Abhyangam, Nasyam, Thala pothichil, and Shirodhara are few excellent therapies for hair loss. These treatments and massages should be done only by specially trained persons under the guidance of expert Ayurvedic doctor. The medicated oils, herbs, and massage techniques helps in:

• Improvement in blood circulation
• Detoxification of whole body by removing toxins
• Reduction of stress and anxiety
• Better sleep
• Control of hair fall.

PoornaAyur, the leading Ayurveda clinic for Ayurvedic hair treatment in Coimbatore also suggest other measures that can be taken to control hair loss and promote hair growth.

• Intake of fresh fruits and leafy green vegetables like lettuce, spinach, coriander, curry leaves are recommended as they promote hair growth.
• Daily consumption of at-least five soaked almonds
• Sesame seeds are good for hair growth. Consuming these seeds as it is or in powdered form is beneficial for hair growth.
• Say no to chemical shampoos and use herbal shampoo that contains shikaka, amla and hibiscus.

Few more recommendations
Brahmi: It not only increases concentration and memory but is also a rich source for hair growth. Massaging with brahmi oil or application of its powder form as hair pack helps in hair growth.

Aloevera – When Aloevera is taken internally as juice or applied on the scalp and massaged as gel, hair thinning problem can be resolved to a greater extent.

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Amla –As it is rich in vitamin C and antioxidants, drinking amla juice or applying its powder form along with brahmi as hair pack works great for your hair.

Bhringaraj – Known as king of herbs, it is extensively used in oil and provides nourishment to hair and prevents graying and hair loss.

Fenugreek seeds – fenugreek seeds can be used a good hair pack. The seeds are soaked in water for overnight and ground to paste. The hair pack is ready!

Neem– Neem’s benefits are numerous. One can use neem oil or boil neem leaves in water. Strain the juice and apply on scalp and wash your hair.

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Yoga– yoga and meditation helps in relieving stress. So it is recommended to practice yoga and meditation regularly to relieve from stress.

Professional Treatments – Professional therapy or treatments in a best Ayurvedic clinic is advisable. As expert doctors always try to find the root cause and carefully use selected herbs and oil, the treatment is bound to benefit patients.

Ayurveda provides comprehensive care for maintaining external beauty and internal functionality of various organs of our body. And the biggest advantage of Ayurveda lies in its ability to offer natural treatment without any side effects.

To know the exact treatments, or medicine or herb which is suitable for yourself, please call us today for a FREE consultation at

0422-4212142 (Dr.Dhanya , Ayurvedic Doctor in Coimbatore) or

04259-229418 (Dr.Ranjith David, Ayurvedic Doctor in Pollachi)

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