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Soy extract. According to recent studies, soy extract brings almost 30 % increase in hair growth. Like Saw palmetto that was touched upon in the first part of Gifts of nature in hair loss treatment soy extract prevents hair loss in case when androgens are the reason for it.

As a matter of fact, people who consume a sufficient amount of genistein derived from soy beans have low rate of breast or prostate cancer, to say nothing of male pattern baldness. Unfortunately, the daily intake of soy extract of Americans is far from being enough, what results in the fact that hair loss has almost taken the form of epidemy. Though we are still inclined to think that the western diet that contains a plenty of fat is the main reason for this misfortune. But in reality heightened incidence of such disorders as breast and prostate cancer, acne and baldness results from deficiency of soy in our diet. Therefore, to stop hair loss and rogrow hair naturally it is recommended to take 300-500 mg of soy extract daily.

Natural hair loss treatmentSoy is an isoflavone-containing plant and soy extract derived from soybeans exhibits estrogenic activity and, consequently, inhibits hair loss. Administered either orally or topically it helps to maintain scalp hair integrity. Moreover, soy can be combined with other regrow hair pharmaceuticals without adversely affecting the beneficial effects of such cures and remedies. Soybean isoflavonoids may be taken alone or in combination with food or liquids without a considerate change of their efficiency.

Pygeum africanum. Since the beginning of the nineties sales of herbal treatments have been significantly increased in the US and Pygeum africanum has become a cheaper and healthier alternative to many medications used to treat prostate disorders and hair loss. It is also widely used in Europe.

Pygeum africanum is an African evergreen plant, which inhibits the enzyme 5-alpha-reductase. Though Saw palmetto is still number 1 in treatment of benign prostate hyperplasia and male pattern baldness, Pygeum africanum may be even superior for the treatment of the condition in some cases. It happens because it inhibits some hormonal processes that convert testosterone into dihydrotestosterone with almost the same efficiency and fewer side effects.

Cayenne pepper. Cayenne pepper is a rubefacient plant. It causes irritation and redness of the skin and scalp when applied externally causing the attraction of the blood towards the place where it was applied. As a result it stimulates the skin, increases blood flow and circulation, relieves pain and reduce congestion and inflammation of the external tissues.

There’s a number of tips and recipes how you can use Cayenne pepper. What’s important here is that it also has proved to be an excellent natural hair loss remedy. Most often it is mixed with water to make a paste. Then it is massaged into the scalp and left for 20 to 30 minutes. Also it is recommended to massage the scalp with a mixture of cayenne pepper, salt and fresh onion juice, as this mixture increases blood circulation and nourishes your scalp and hair.

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5 thoughts on “Gifts of nature in hair loss treatment – part 2

  1. I think soy exact is the esiest for us to use. This is a good information for everyone. Thanks so much for this details.

  2. Hi and thanks for the great article.

    I’m interested in the use of soy for hair growth. I was wondering whether you have a link to the study on soy for hair loss — I would really appreciate it if you did 🙂

    I’ll have to have a look at the Gifts of Nature product as well. Do you have a link to a product page for it?



  3. Chris,

    Please check out the review section in the sidebar, there’s plenty of natural hair loss treatments that were reviewed on this website

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