Hair Health in Chinese Medicine
Is your bad hair a symptom of a deeper health issue? ?
Although people say your hair is ‘dead’ the roots still need the right vitamins and minerals to be healthy, shiny and prevent conditions like dry scalp. Your hair can also be the first place to spot signs of any underlying problems in your body. You may notice premature gray hair, hair loss, brittle hair with split ends, as well a dry scalp, skin and nails.
In Chinese medicine the hair is a manifestation of the state of the liver and kidney essence. To improve the quality of your hair you must replenish the blood and yin of the liver and kidney as well as increase blood circulation to the scalp.
As always when dealing with any ongoing issue like this this you want to address it form several aspects of your life. In addition to dietary and life style changes Chinese herbs can be very helpful in this situation, when looking for a modern day formula to replenish the essence of the liver and kidney, nourish the blood and promote circulation to the scalp look for one congaing one or more of the following herbs.
Key Points of Chinese Medicine and Hair Health:
- Hair is a manifestation of the state of the liver and kidney essence
For thicker fuller hair you want to:
- Replenish the blood and yin of the liver and kidney
- Increase blood circulation to the scalp
Best Chinese Herbs for Hair Health
He Shou Wu IS THE NUMBER 1 herb for treating any hair disorder. It replenishes the vital essence of the Liver and Kidney and tonifies the blood.
Bai Shao helps to tonify Liver blood and nourish the hair. Proper blood circulation to the scalp is also an important factor for healthy hair.
Huang Qi has ascending properties that carry the therapeutic functions of this formula to the scalp