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Androgenic alopecia refers to a hair loss condition which affects almost half of the older male population. It usually follows a pattern of receding hairline and gradual thinning on the crown. In short, this can also be explained as male pattern hair loss. It is impossible to pinpoint the direct cause of androgenic alopecia without consulting a health professional. However, studies have shown that androgenic alopecia is hugely linked to genetics and the male sex hormone, androgen. Certain medications, sickness and psychological reasons may also play a part in causing hair loss.
Aromatherapy is the practice of using of essential oils to treat certain ailments in the body. In the case of male pattern hair loss, the stimulating properties of essential oil can help to increase blood circulation, fight fungal infections and reduce scalp inflammation.
Here are some of the essential oils which can help with hair loss:
You can add a small amount of essential oil into your current haircare products like shampoo to amp up the efficacy of a regular shampoo or mix it with a massage lotion to massage into the scalp after a shower. Some recipes you can follow are:
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