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Doctor insights on: Essential Oils For Hair Growth

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Suggest some oils for increasing hair growth?

Suggest some oils for increasing hair growth?

None: Androgenetic alopecia, the hair loss experienced by most adults as they age, can be helped by taking a vitamin called biotin, 3,000-5,000 mcg/day, and applying topical minoxidil solution. Massaging the scalp seems to help as well, but specific oils are not needed. Other treatments require prescription. ...Read more

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Hi which oil is best for fast hair growth ? Please reply thx

Hi which oil is best for fast hair growth ?  Please reply thx

Many claims: Many claims about magical oils to treat hair loss with moroccan (argan) oil being currently popular, have been touted in the media and enjoy enormous popularity in cultural folklore. However there is very little science, in my opinion, to justify these claims. ...Read more

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Hey doctors, How do "garlic"+hair growth oils helps in hair growth because i've been submergin' them toghther and using on my hair?

Hey doctors,
How do "garlic"+hair growth oils helps in hair growth because i've been submergin' them toghther and using on my hair?

Probably do not help: You will have problems with your friends unless they are all Italian chefs. The garlic smell must be pretty strong. I am not aware that garlic grows hair. Most likely the "hair growth oils" are a scam or there would be no bald people. ...Read more

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Does argan oil promotes hair growth ? Thanks !

Does argan oil promotes hair growth ? Thanks !

Things people sell: There are people out there who will sell you lots of things to make your hair grow... so, beware! There aren't any oils that are proven to increase hair growth. ...Read more

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Does amal oil work for facial hair growth?

Does amal oil work for facial hair growth?

Amal oil: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Is tea tree oil is good for hair growth?

Is tea tree oil  is good for hair growth?

No: But it helps relieve an itchy scalp. The only known promoters of hair growth are medications like minoxidil and propecia (finasteride). ...Read more

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Is tea tree oil is good for hair growth?

Is tea tree oil  is good for hair growth?

Sorry, no: Tea tree oil is a natural astringent that may cause mild inflammation and blood flow to skin. Additional blood flow may help you keep the hair you already have (for a little while) but it will not stimulate hair growth. ...Read more