What Oils Are Good for Hair Loss: Natural Remedies for a Fuller Head of Hair

WrittenbyLuat Duong
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Hair loss is a common yet distressing condition that affects millions worldwide. While there is no cure, certain natural oils can help stimulate regrowth when massaged into the scalp regularly. Their nourishing compounds support follicles from within for thicker, healthier appearing strands over time.

What oils are good for hair loss?

Some of the most researched and recommended oils to help promote hair growth in those experiencing thinning include castor, rosemary, peppermint, lavender, cedarwood, and coconut oil.

Castor Oil

Castor oil's ricinoleic acid penetrates follicles to aid circulation and optimize cellular turnover rates during hair's growth phases. It also protects scalp from damage due to antioxidants like omega-6 and -9 fatty acids.

Rosemary Oil

This oil's compound rosmarinic acid contributes to derma papilla cell growth and oxygenation of follicles. It helps reduce scalp inflammation and DHT binding that can lead to miniaturization.

Peppermint Oil

Menthol cools and soothes itchy, irritated scalps. It stimulates circulation to follicles while fostering hair-promoting hormesis effect through compound menthol.

Lavender Oil

Soothing antibacterial and anti-fungal activity of linalool and linalyl acetate help balance scalp conditions linked to temporary shedding and thinning.

Cedarwood Oil

Calming cedrol component aids circulation and sebum regulation. It reduces flakiness and scaling that exacerbates product buildup blocking regrowth.

Coconut Oil

Moisturizing fatty acids nourish follicles and scalp tissue for generation of new strands. Its medium-chain triglycerides reduce protein loss from follicles.

Other beneficial oils include jojoba, grapeseed, argan, and moringa oils when massaged onto the scalp pre-shower a few times per week for hydration.

How to use oils for hair loss:

Gently massage 2-3 drops of an oil or blend into scalp. Leave on for 30 minutes before shampooing to allow absorption. Consistency in application is important to see results:

  • Start with 2-3x per week for conditioning
  • Slowly increase frequency as tolerated by scalp and hair type
  • Pair with a healthy scalp diet rich in iron, protein, fatty acids
  • Be patient - it takes several months to see fuller regrowth

See a dermatologist ifHair loss persists after consistent at-home oil treatments to check for underlying causes.

Tips for using hair loss oils safely:

  • Do a patch test for sensitivity before extensive use
  • Do not over-apply more than recommended serving
  • Avoid direct sun exposure after applying certain photosensitizing oils
  • Use purified, organic oils free of fillers or other ingredients
  • Discontinue use if irritation occurs; see a doctor

The right blend of nourishing carrier and essential oils selected for one's hair and scalp type can aid regrowth when consistently applied alongside a healthy lifestyle.

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Luat Duong

Luat Duong is a Copenhagen-based writer and content strategist specializing in hair loss and health. His work has been featured in MyHealthGuide, The Right Hairstyles, and Woman's Era. He is a graduate of Vaasa University. You can connect with him on LinkedIn.