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Inositol: A Sugar That Supports Hair Growth? | Clinical Study Analysis

Inositol is a sugar found in food that comes in nine forms. The two most common of which are Myo-inositol and D-chiro-inositol. Inositol isoforms are useful for preventing and treating metabolic and reproductive disorders, like polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), gestational diabetes, and male fertility issues.[1]Dinicola, S., Unfer, V., Facchinetti, F., Soulage, C.O., Greene, N.D., Bizzarri, … Read more…

Japanese Knotweed For Hair Loss: A Scientific Analysis

Japanese knotweed (Polygonum cuspidatum) is a plant native to Japan, China, and Korea.[1]Royal Horticultural Society, (no date). Japanese Knotweed. Available at: https://www.rhs.org.uk/weeds/japanese-knotweed (Accessed: 11 May 2015) Japanese knotweed contains compounds such as resveratrol and apigenin – both of which might confer antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-aging properties.[2]Galiniak, S., Aebisher, D., Bartuskik-Aebisher, D. (2019). Health benefits of … Read more…

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Pea Sprout Extract: A Hair Growth Miracle? Little Evidence, Lots Of Hype

Pea sprouts are legumes that are thought to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-hypertensive properties.[1]Borges-Martinez, E., Gallardo-Velazquez, T., Cardador-Martinez, A., Moguel-Concha, D., Osoriao-Revilla, G., Ruiz-Ruiz, J.C., Martines, C.J. (2020). Phenolic compounds profile and antioxidant activity … Continue reading In this article, we will examine the science behind pea sprouts in hair loss treatments and whether they might … Read more…

Turmeric (Curcumin) For Hair Regrowth? Big Claims, Limited Data

Turmeric is a common spice derived from the root of the plant Curcuma longa. It is thought to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, neuroprotective, and blood pressure-regulating properties amongst other things. These properties can be attributed to an active component of turmeric called curcumin.[1]Kocaadam, B., Sanlier, N. (2017). Curcumin, an active component of turmeric (Curcuma longa), and … Read more…