Hops have been shown to be rich in essential vitamins, amino acids and antioxidants. May help in the reduction of dandruff. Oils present in hops may help to open the tiny pores of the scalp, providing hydration thereby reducing hair loss. The oils and minerals in hops may also provide an anti-inflammatory effect to the scalp. Hops have the potential to stimulate cell division and cell regeneration, which in turn may benefit in hair regrowth.
EFFECTIVE NUTRIENTS IN HOPS:
- Methyl nonyl ketone
- Vitamin E
- Vitamin B6
- Vitamin C
Horsetail has been noted for being a great source of silicon and sulphur. Silicon is a mineral that has been found helpful in the formation of healthy hair. Horsetail has also been noted as being an excellent source of B vitamins and vitamin C. Horsetail may enhance blood circulation within the scalp.
EFFECTIVE NUTRIENTS IN HORSETAIL:
- Phenolic Acid
- Vitamin B
May work efficiently for some as an anti-inflammatory agent, capable of restoring a dry irritated scalp to its natural balanced state. Has also been shown to provide a cooling effect to the scalp. Apigenin is a flavone contained within Chamomile, which may be used as an aromatase inhibitor (oestrogen blocker).
EFFECTIVE NUTRIENTS IN CHAMOMILE:
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Nettle root extract oil may have the potential to block the 5-alpha-reductase enzyme. (The 5-alpha reductase enzyme has been identified responsible for the onset of male pattern baldness.) Nettle root extract may also impair the action of an enzyme called aromatase. (Aromatase reacts with oestrogen to induce extensive hair loss.)
EFFECTIVE NUTRIENTS IN NETTLE:
Oats contain a generous supply of phytochemicals. Studies and research have also indicated that the dietary fibre in oats helps control the circulation of oestrogens. Oats are packed with nutrients such as zinc, iron, magnesium, potassium and biotin. All of these nutrients have the potential to support hair growth. Oats contain phenols and avenanthramides, significant for relieving skin irritation and itching.
EFFECTIVE NUTRIENTS IN OATS:
- Ascorbic Acid
- Amino Acids
May offer benefits as a hair tonic. Through stimulation of the hair follicles, the oil of the grapefruit may promote faster hair growth. May relieve symptoms of dandruff and eliminate oily scalps. Grapefruit juice has the potential to strip away hair styling chemicals alleviating the scalp from pore blockage.
EFFECTIVE NUTRIENTS IN GRAPEFRUIT:
- Decyl Acetate
- Neryl Acetate
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin A
- Improves the circulation of blood through the scalp
- Improves the delivery of nutrients to the cells
- Calming to the nervous system
- Helps the scalp stay clean and free from infection
- Antiseptic properties
EFFECTIVE NUTRIENTS IN BERGAMOT:
- Alpha Pinene