You might have heard pumpkin seed oil will cure hair loss while strengthening it. Now it has a scientific backup: Research conducted in Korea has proven pumpkin seed oil can improve hair growth and give hair strength due to an enzyme known as 5-alpha reductase which interferes and prevents DHT(Dihydrotestosterone) hormones can weaken hair follicles and cause it to fall out. The natural oil found in pumpkin seeds is overloaded with antioxidants, zinc, enzymes, vitamin C, vitamin K, iron, minerals and fiber that make it one of the best alternatives to prevent hair loss.
Pumpkin seed oil is plainly oil extracted from the pumpkin seeds and is a very popular ingredient used in Eastern Europe recipes. Although there is a big difference in color and in scent between the food grade and the skin care type of oil. Pumpkin seed oil hold high levels of iron, if your body lacks iron it can cause you to lose hair. By restoring your iron levels it will also strengthen your hair and improve your health and circulation and intern deal with your hair loss. Another alternative is eating foods with high levels of iron. Zinc is also a major component in preventing hair loss. By adding a few drops of pumpkin seed oil in your shampoo, you can strengthen your hair. Pumpkins are also loaded with minerals: magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, manganese, and copper. The cause of hair loss can be associated with an imbalance of minerals in your body. Pumpkin seed oil is full of Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids that help break down DHT and improve overall health in your hair. Vitamin E is used to strengthen hair, and stop the thinning of hair.
For many of us hair is essential, we complain, show it off and even cry about it. Hair expresses power, strength and beauty. For that reason, when we start to notice that we are losing hair we tend to lose control. This has been a problem for both men and women, but for some unknown reason MPB (men pattern baldness) is the most common of hair loss.
There is a whole different side of factors when women experience hair loss. Women love their hair, losing it can cause several health problems, one of them being depression. It has been proven that the #1 cause for hair loss in women is pharmaceuticals. It is rare for a doctor to inform their patient that their hair loss was induced by medications prescribed by them. Instead doctors will try to fix the problem by prescribing more medications. This of course is not medical advise, but we do recommend trying a natural way before turning to more medication.