By Mehak Pal
Published Sep 03, 2023

Hindustan Times
Lifestyle

5 essential oils to prevent hair fall

Several factors, including genetics, hormonal problems, fungal infections, stress and nutritional deficiencies, can contribute to hair loss

Here are five essential oils to boost hair growth and prevent hair fall

Castor oil

Castor oil is rich in fatty acids, linolenic acid, oleic acid, vitamin E and minerals, all of which prevent dry hair and enhance hair growth

Olive oil

Olive oil is rich in antioxidants that help protect and moisturise hair. It reduces the production of DHT (dihydrotestosterone), a hormone that causes hair loss

Rosemary oil

Rosemary oil has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties which can reverse hair fall

Thyme oil

Antioxidants and flavonoids found in thyme oil can prevent dandruff, itching and scalp infections. It also maintains hair health and encourages hair growth

Coconut oil

Coconut oil is rich in antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties which can help stimulate hair growth and reduce hair fall