How to Treat Hair Loss With Aromatherapy

How to Treat Hair Loss With Aromatherapy

Hair loss has many varied causes including, genetics, hormonal changes or medical issues and can be a problem for women and men, and in our culture many people do just about anything to avoid hair loss. However, aromatherapy offers hope for some people suffering from hair loss.


Talk to your doctor before using aromatherapy to treat hair loss. They may want to explore why you're losing hair as this can indicate a health issue. They also may feel that aromatherapy may not work for you and have other suggestions for treating hair loss.


Combine essential oils. Mix two drops Thyme, three drops
, three drops
, three drops Cedrus atlantica and two drops Atlas Cedar Wood into a carrier oil of three ml of jojoba and 20 ml of grapeseed oil. Scottish dermatologists had great results in treating hair loss using this combination over the course of seven months.


Try other essential oils that have been used for treating hair loss such as Bay, Cedarwood, Grapefruit, Jojoba oil, Lemon, Roman Chamomile and Ylang Ylang. Be sure you combine essential oils with a carrier oil such as grapeseed oil before massaging into scalp.


Rub or massage the aromatherapy mixture into scalp for two minutes. Massaging the scalp in treating hair loss is vital.


Wrap the scalp with a towel and leave on overnight.


Rinse the scalp with a mild shampoo in the morning.

Tips & Warnings

Speak to your doctor about using rosemary oil if you have high blood pressure as it may raise your blood pressure.

Always dilute essential oils in a carrier oil, and never use essential oils straight.

Rinse off the essential oil and use less or don't use it again if you feel any burning or irritation.

Speak to your doctor before using essential oils if you have sensitive skin.