Herbs and Supplements for Hair Loss
- Friday, 27 March 2009
Dose: 60-130 mg/day
Rationale: Beta-sitosterol has been shown to inhibit 5-alpha reductase's creation of dihydrotestosterone, a hormone that shuts down hair production.
Notes: No significant side effects have been reported.
Dose: 30 mcg/day
Rationale: Biotin, a water-soluble B vitamin, aids in metabolism of protein, fats, and carbohydrates and is believed to be associated with hair growth.
Notes: Other than isolated incidents, no significant side effects have been reported.
Author: Joel Warner