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What is Baldness (Alopecia)?

Alopecia is abnormal loss of hair of scalp (head) region. Important reasons for that are dandruff, loss of nourishment of hair, and exposing hair to extreme heat and cold. In Ayurveda, this is termed as "Khalithya".

  • Rubbing of scalp with fingers will reduce hair-fall.
  • Application of amla oil to head reduces hair-fall.
  • Application of oils prepared with neeli, bhrungaraja, amla prevents hair fall.
  • Application of alfalfa juice with carrot juice to hair prevents hair-fall.