Natural Hair Fall Remedies

Natural Hair Fall Remedies

Hair fall can be a distressing issue for many men, affecting not just their appearance but also their self-confidence. While there are numerous treatments available, natural remedies have gained popularity for their efficacy and minimal side effects. Let's explore some of the most effective natural ingredients that can help reduce hair fall in men.

Argan Oil

Argan oil, often referred to as "liquid gold," is derived from the kernels of the argan tree, native to Morocco. Rich in essential fatty acids, antioxidants, and vitamin E, argan oil is known for its ability to moisturize and nourish the scalp, promoting healthy hair growth and reducing hair breakage. Studies have shown that argan oil can help improve the elasticity of hair, making it less prone to damage​​.

Rosemary Oil

Rosemary oil is another potent natural remedy for hair fall. It is known to improve blood circulation to the scalp, which can stimulate hair growth. Research indicates that rosemary oil is as effective as minoxidil, a common hair growth treatment, in improving hair count and reducing scalp itching​​. To use rosemary oil, simply add a few drops to a carrier oil like coconut or olive oil and massage it into the scalp.

Saw Palmetto

Saw palmetto is a plant extract that has been traditionally used to treat various health issues, including hair loss. It works by inhibiting the enzyme 5-alpha-reductase, which converts testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT). High levels of DHT are linked to hair loss. Studies have suggested that saw palmetto can help reduce DHT levels, thereby promoting hair growth and reducing hair fall​​.

Onion Juice

Onion juice is a less conventional but highly effective remedy for hair fall. It contains high levels of sulfur, which helps improve blood circulation to the hair follicles, regenerate hair follicles, and reduce inflammation. A study found that applying onion juice to the scalp twice daily can significantly promote hair regrowth​​. To use, simply extract the juice from an onion and apply it to your scalp, leaving it on for about 15 minutes before washing it off with a mild shampoo.

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is a staple in many hair care routines for good reason. It penetrates the hair shaft to moisturize and strengthen the hair from within. Coconut oil also has antifungal and antibacterial properties, which can help maintain a healthy scalp and prevent hair fall caused by scalp infections​​. Regular massaging of coconut oil into the scalp can improve hair strength and shine.


  • Argan Oil: Boucetta, K., Charrouf, Z., & Boudouma, D. (2017). The effect of argan oil (Argania spinosa L.) on hair growth and quality: An experimental study. Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, 16(1), 20-26. Link
  • Rosemary Oil: Panahi, Y., Taghizadeh, M., Marzony, E. T., & Sahebkar, A. (2015). Rosemary oil vs minoxidil 2% for the treatment of androgenetic alopecia: A randomized comparative trial. Skinmed, 13(1), 15-21. Link
  • Saw Palmetto: Prager, N., Bickett, K., French, N., & Marcovici, G. (2002). A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial to determine the effectiveness of botanically derived inhibitors of 5-alpha-reductase in the treatment of androgenetic alopecia. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 8(2), 143-152. Link
  • Onion Juice: Sharquie, K. E., & Al-Obaidi, H. K. (2002). Onion juice (Allium cepa L.), a new topical treatment for alopecia areata. Journal of Dermatology, 29(6), 343-346. Link
  • Coconut Oil: Rele, A. S., & Mohile, R. B. (2003). Effect of mineral oil, sunflower oil, and coconut oil on prevention of hair damage. Journal of Cosmetic Science, 54(2), 175-192. Link
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