Essential Oils For Hair Loss

Have you tried treating your scalp with essential oils for hair loss?


When hair starts coming out in handfuls and bald patches appear, you have a serious problem of hair loss.

hair loss

Hair loss is something of a mystery and the medical profession does not know the basic physiological reasons for the hair follicles suddenly refusing to do their job.

Alopecia, the scientific name for hair loss and baldness happens for a variety of reasons; your genetic programming could be one of the reasons for your hair falling out and this cannot be helped by expensive creams or lotions, or by swallowing supplements. Age also plays its part in hair loss and balding, and so do fevers, high stress levels, illness, thyroid problems etc.

Good News!...

Studies have shown that treating balding with specific essential oils for hair loss can alleviate the condition. Essential oils, and indeed many nut oils, can stimulate the hair follicle and increase circulation and oxidisation sufficiently to bring about regrowth of hair.

You must remember...

  • use only purified water (boiled or filtered) to wash your hair
  • avoid chlorinated swimming pools and do not swim in polluted seas
  • eat correctly and take vitamin B supplements
  • shampooing too often can increase hair loss, so cut down on that
  • avoid heavy conditioning treatments which can stretch weakened hair, causing it to break

You can use essential oils for hair loss in 2 ways:

  1. Make your own soap base and add essential oils.

  2. Add essential oils to your usual commercially prepared shampoo.

Some of these home-made recipes can be of great help, and a very cheap alternative to the very expensive clinically tested pharmaceutical product on the market, or the expensive products promising overnight miracles.

Choose essential oils from the list below...

  • Essential Oils For Treating Hair Loss 

    Thyme, Rosemary, Lavender, Carrot, Sage

  • Essential Oils That Reduce Hair Loss

    Chamomile Roman, Cypress, Lemon, Birch, Palma rosa, Thyme, Rose, Yarrow, Carrot, Sage, Rosemary, Calendula

  • Vegetable Oils For Treating Hair Loss & Alopecia

    Jojoba, Borage Seed, Evening Primrose


Make Your Own Alopecia Shampoo

Blend the ingredients together in a bain-marie and use the shampoo once a week.

See the conditioner below which you apply before shampooing.

100ml Soap Stew
6 drops Rosemary
12 drops Jojoba oil
10 drops Lavender 
6 drops Carrot oil


Add Essential Oils To Commercial Shampoo

You can add the following essential oils to your favourite shampoo. We suggest that you use a mild natural shampoo. Don't use more essential oils for hair loss than indicated as this might cause a scalp irritation.

100 ml shampoo mixed with
15 drops jojoba oil 
8 drops carrot oil 
7 drops rosemary oil 
7 drops lavender oil 
2 drops tea tree oil


Alopecia Conditioner

Before shampooing, apply the following essential oils for hair loss conditioner. Blend the ingredients together and massage into the scalp. Leave on the hair for at least thirty minutes before washing off. When washing it off, apply some shampoo to the hair before you wet it, to help remove the oil easily.

2 ml jojoba oil (40 drops) 
8 drops evening primrose oil 
2 drops geranium oil 
2 drops palma rosa


Stimulating massage lotion to help hair loss

This stimulating lotion can be massaged into the scalp in the morning, after washing and partly drying the hair. Massage with care so as not to stretch or break the hair while massaging.

100 ml mix (50/50 of rosewater and distilled water)
15 ml apple cider vinegar 
5 drops rosemary oil 
6 drops jojoba oil 
3 drops carrot oil 
3 drops geranium oil


Oil treatment for hair loss

Rub this oil blend gently (repeat gently) onto the scalp once a day at night before going to bed. Pay special attention to the bald spots but work through your entire scalp.Take one drop (1 drop only) per day and massage into the scalp before going to bed. The best way to do it is to dispense one drop onto your finger, then rub all your fingertips together to distribute the oil, and then massage the scalp with your fingertips. This treatment must be applied every day, without a single day being skipped. Stop the treatment if you notice any skin irritation!

3 drops rosemary oil 
4 drops geranium oil 
4 drops lavender oil 
1 drop frankincense oil 
4 drops cypress oil 
2 drops cinnamon oil 
2 drops juniper oil

All this great information and more can be found in Valerie Ann Worwood:

The Fragrant Pharmacy


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