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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

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Can you tell me how to use olive oil for hair growth?

Olive Oil: Olive oil can be used to condition hair but I don't know that it will improve hair growth. ...Read more

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Oil facials will increase facial hair growth for girls?

Oil facials will increase facial hair growth for girls?

No: Facial hair is determined by genetics and hormones. Oil on the skin will not cause it. ...Read more

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Do healthy fats i.E. Flax seed oil, omega 6 and 3s effect hair growth?

Do healthy fats i.E. Flax seed oil, omega 6 and 3s effect hair growth?

Yes: Most recommended seems to be b-complex. Tablets containing fish oils will probably be helpful too to speed up the growth of your hair.. ...Read more

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Does castor oil help people with hair growth? I've seen many people use it and show before and after pictures. And it works.

Does castor oil help people with hair growth? I've seen many people use it and show before and after pictures. And it works.

Castor oil for hair: Castor oil has not been shown to cause hair growth. There are some medications that may help but you have to be seen by your doctor to get these prescriptions. ...Read more

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If coconut oil is good for hair growth then is it possible to make you grow facial and body hair if its applied on face and body?

I don't think so: Coconut oil can be good for your hair. However, it won't make you grow or regrow hair. Especially in areas where there may be fewer hair follicles to start with. Sorry. ...Read more

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My age 26 male.I have very good hair growth but in last two yrs I saw lot of white hair is growing. In order to cure, can I apply mustard oil?"

My age 26 male.I have very good hair growth but in last two yrs I saw lot of white hair is growing. In order to cure, can I apply mustard oil?"

You can try: Mustard oil will not likely make your hair change back to its original color... but if it brings you joy, go for it! Good luck in your search! ...Read more

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My age 26 male.i have very good hair growth but in last two yrs I saw lot of white hair is growing. In order to cure this can I apply mustard oil?

My age 26 male.i have very good hair growth but in last two yrs I saw lot of white hair is growing. In order to cure this can I apply mustard oil?

WHITE HAIR ADULT MAN: FIRST OF ALL THIS IS NOT SERIOUS OR INFECTIOUS. IT SOMETIMES RUNS IN FAMILES. DO NOT WORRY. IF IT TROUBLES YOU, APPLY A HAIR DYE ...Read more

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Would coconut oil as a moisturiser cause facial hair growth?

Would coconut oil as a moisturiser cause facial hair growth?

No.: Coconut oil is a light moisturizer, and has a tendency to clog pores, and that's about it. Has no effect, one way or the other, on hair growth. ...Read more