DOI: 10.52711/0974-360x.2023.00889 ISSN: 0974-360X

A Comprehensive Review on Medicinal Plants for the Remedy of Hair Loss

Aswini Kumar Sethi, Faruk Alam, Sruti Ranjan Mishra
  • Pharmacology (medical)
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics (miscellaneous)

Hair is a complex system that exhibits distinct chemical and physical characteristics depending on the individual. It's multifunctional structure made up of various morphological components that work together as unit to protect skins and communicate sexually and socially. Hair has been subject of several studies in literature, with topics ranging from biology to dermatology to aesthetics to forensics to medicine. Despite fact that contemporary humans' hair has no physiological purpose, it is critical to our sense of self-worth. Alopecia areata, or circular/spot baldness, a very frequent kind of baldness caused by androgenic alopecia (male pattern baldness). Many synthetically derived active substances are accessible for therapy, but they come with variety of drawbacks. They're uncertain considering effectiveness as well as reliability, and length of time it takes to see results is both long and ambiguous. Because of this, there is growing demand for hair loss remedies including botanicals and/or isolated active elements.

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