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Hair Helper Blend

30 TBS/30 Servings Blend

A note from @The_Smile_Enthuisiast, longevity coach and co-creator of our Medicinal Herbal Blends.

 

Hair Helper Blend

A custom blend of:

Burdock Root

Fo-Ti Root

Red Raspberry

Horsetail

Oatstraw

 

Fo-Ti Root (He Shou Wu)

I’ve only started to use Fo-Ti since the summer, so my experience with this Chinese herb is probably the newsest herb that I have added to my herbal pantry. I originally sought it out for longevity and vitality, but with further research, I learned that it could have some positive impacts on my hair too. Fo-Ti (Also called He Shou Wu) is said to improve hair growth, but it can also help to reduce hair loss. The verdict is still out on how this happens exactly. But a 2015 study suggests that Fo-Ti stimulates hair growth by working on the FGF-7 gene, which encodes proteins specific to epithelial cell growth (and therefore hair growth) when taken internally. It also stimulates SHH expression. Studies suggest that the SHH gene, a crucial growth regulator in embryonic hair follicles, may also have an effect on postnatal hair growth when administered topically (so needless to say, I wont be afraid to mist my hair with fo-ti infusions) Don’t know if it’s going to work, but I’m sure as heck going to give it the old college try ;) One last note I’d like to share, its said that Fo-Ti can benefit the hair with its ability to significantly boost color. Some research shows that Fo-Ti has a positive impact on grey hair--both to better maintain your natural color and delay the onset of new grays… since I have quite a few, it will be interesting to see what happens with my colour—although, I really do love, and have embraced my salt & pepper hair wholeheartedly.

Red Raspberry

Medical Medium says that Red Raspberry leaf helps to grow hair—so if you experience hair loss, or you simply want to grow more hair, This is the herb for you! Raspberry leaf is an overall hormonal balancer. It supports adrenal gland production of estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone, and it feeds the thyroid gland with critical nutrients for replenishment. Raspberry leaf supports the entire endocrine system in hormone output, and Medical Medium says that it should be considered a top adaptogen.

Horsetail

Horsetail is excellent for strengthening brittle bones, teeth, hair, and nails and it can improve bone density, enhance bone flexibility, and heal fractured bones, pulled hamstrings, and dislocated joints.

It is also well known for its anti-aging, anti-wrinkle properties due to its ability to help form collagen and repair damaged skin to produce a more youthful glow. It is a great source of silica which the body requires in order to produce collagen.

Oatstraw

Oat straw is a wonderful healing herb that is rich in vitamins A, C, E, K, & B-complex and minerals such as iron, calcium, magnesium, silica, and zinc. Oatstraw can also help the body create collagen, thanks to its silica content. It is a sweet, mild herb that has tremendous benefits for the nervous system and is an effective remedy for anxiety, depression, stress, nervous tension, and insomnia. Oat straw is known to be particularly beneficial for the endocrine system and for supporting and balancing the adrenal glands. Medical Medium says that oatstraw is helpful for strengthening hair and nails.

Burdock root also helps to strengthen nails. According to Medical Medium this medicinal root helps support the re-growth of hair as well.