AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR ALOPECIA AREATA
In Ayurveda it is known as Inderlupta where there is sudden hair loss, pitta an vata are the main cause of this. Its generally affects the beard area while Alopecia or Khalitya affects the whole scalp and when the entire body is affected it is called “Ruhya”.
The two types of hair loss are Scarring and Non scarring. In a non scarring form of disorder the hair follicle can generally regrow hair.
Ayurveda advocate excessive consumption of lavana rasa – Salt- is one of the major cause of hair loss. Dietary factors , polluted water , dust , sunlight , excessive sweating , metabolic or other disease, anxiety , stress , unhealthy life style and bad eating habits are other factors which leads to hair loss.
Other factors are medications , chemotherapy , radiations , allergies , fungal infections , auto immune disorders, traction , injury and infections are other causes for hair loss.
AYURVEDIC KIT FOR ALOPECIA AREATA
1. LOCAL TREATMENT –
AA- HERBAL OIL for the local application.
Herbal Shampoo with natural ingredients for the hair wash
Herbal Hair Tonics – For local use to check the further damage of hair follicles.
2. ORAL HERBAL MEDICATIONS
The combination of herbs for oral use is decided according to the dosha involved and the cause of the hair fall. As the hair diseases are related to the “Ashti Dhatu” or bone tissue so to treat hair loss the medicines which gives strength to the bone are given orally for long term. The herbs which are immunomodulator are also given to the patients with hair loss. In case of hormonal disturbance herbs which are hormonal balancer are used.