Ayurveda herb called ‘Bhringraj’ is generally prescribed both for the ailments of hair fall as well as premature graying of the hair. This herb is advised to be taken orally in the form of a powder and also to be applied externally to the scalp in the form of medicated oil.
The powder of the herb ‘Aamla’ or the Indian Gooseberry is also quite beneficial in treating the malady. Approximately one teaspoon is to be taken twice a day on an empty stomach.
Gentle massage of the scalp with medicated herb oil or sesame seeds oil, mustard oil or coconut oil is a must preferably half to one hour prior to head wash is recommended at least twice a week.
In a case of dandruff reasons hair-fall, an herbal home remedy is to mix a piece of Camphor in hair oil and massage it into the scalp on alternate days or twice a week.
Ayurvedic formulations like Navayas lauh, Swarn Makshik, Trifla etc have proved valuable for curing the malady of hair fall.