It is normal to find ads in the back of fashion magazines claiming hair growth as the result of the use of certain hair creams.  They show a gorgeous woman with luxurious and thick  knee-length hair cascading over her shoulders.   But for some women, having long lavish hair is constantly out of reach. There are various reasons why some women’s hair is slow growing or worse, falling out.

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It may be caused by hormonal changes, stress,  medications,   lopecia, or other undiagnosed medical conditions. It is estimated that one normally sheds an estimate of 100 hairs per day. If you suddenly notice significant hair loss and you are not sure of the cause, you should immediately contact your health care professional.  This may be an indication of a severe medical condition.  

After you have ruled out any significant medical condition, you can turn to different aromatherapy Herbal treatments to not only nourish, but also stimulate, the hair follicles and help promote healthy hair growth.  One way is to make an aromatherapy infusion that you put directly to your hair, another is to create a hair and scalp massage oil.  An additional hair treatment is made by mixing herbal essential oil to your shampoo or conditioner.  This is a very simple step to create a wonderful product that works wonders on your hair.

Essential oils are concentrated and care should always be observed when handling them.  It is necessary to add only one or two drops to your conditioner or carrier oil to create a product that is gentle and safe  to your skin.  Due to the threat of skin irritation, it is recommended to test a small amount in an inconspicuous place before using.

Basil is a beneficial herb that promotes and stimulates hair growth.  One can easily prepare one’s own Basil hair oil to massage into the scalp.  When treating the hair, one should not forget the importance of scalp massage.  The first procedure to a wonderful hair growth scalp massage is to take the massage oil and warm it in your hands.

Later on, sit in a chair with one’s head flipped over.  Using the fingertips, start at the nape of the neck, working little circles of the oil into your scalp.  Using a circular movement, continue working up the scalp.  This massage promotes health, healing,  and improves scalp circulation which, in turn, promotes hair growth.

Lastly, finish by using an all-natural boar bristle brush to brush the hair.  This helps in even distribution of the oil from the roots to the tips.  Remember, a little oil will go a long way, you may want to start with a small amount and add more, if needed. In order to add shine and sheen or if your hair is dry, you may want to retain the oil in your hair for extra conditioning.  If you tend to have oily hair, you may wish to wash your hair following your scalp massage.  If you plan to wash your hair afterwards, it is ideal to conduct the scalp massage immediately before showering.  Enjoy!

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