This Native American Remedy Can Help Prevent Hair Loss- Yucca Plant

  • 28 December 2018

In recent times, people have started appreciating natural oils, butters and herbs that have different benefits for the health of our body and hair and work as hair loss solution. Embracing your hair in its natural state while enjoying what the earth has to offer to care for them is the best way to embrace inner beauty. And the most recent product that has caught the eyes of everyone is the “Yucca Plant”.

Yucca is a plant which grows in the Southern deserts of the United States. It looks similar to the Aloe-Vera plant with spiky leaves like it. Yucca root is high in vitamin C and also contain dietary fiber, potassium and folate. It is widely used as a remedy for hair loss solution or hair thinning.

How are Yucca Plant Useful?

It has been analyzed that 2 out of 3 men suffer from hair loss and this count is increasing for men less than 30 years of age. Hair, that’s considered equivalent to one's wealth are today desired by one and all. Research states that hair loss or Alopecia is a common condition today and is affecting many lives and people look for a suitable hair loss treatment.

Yucca plant does not help to cure baldness but its root extracts stimulate the blood flow in the scalp. Even then it is considered as a hair loss treatment as it helps in the growth of hair and improves the quality of hair that is already there.

Yucca plant is most effective as a scalp treatment remedy because it contains saponins, which act as cleansers that also reduce inflammation, itchiness and dandruff that can be seen in the scalp.

Effectiveness of Yucca Plant

Yucca is not a cure for baldness or hair loss, but it helps in improving the quality of existing hair and prevents further hair loss. A short use of upto 4 weeks, depending on your scalp and hair conditions, can be effective.

Yucca-extract products that can be used on hair

Some of the product forms that can contain yucca extracts to benefit your hair and scalp are:

  • Shampoos: These shampoos take a gentler approach to cleansing and removing dirt from hair without disturbing your scalp’s natural balance.
  • Conditioners: Conditioners that have yucca extracts are also available which will moisturizes hair and strengthens them against hair fall.
  • Masque: The yucca extract masque is a deep penetrating masque for fine hair. It is full of strengthening and moisturizing properties that will make your hair will feel healthier.
  • Hair lotions: They also help in deep moisturizing of hair from the tip to scalp.

Apart from these products, the Yucca tree roots can also be used directly on the scalp and should be applied on a regular basis. The roots need to be peeled and smashed before use. After applying the yucca roots, you need to let it stay for some time and then the scalp should be rinsed thoroughly. It should not be left on scalp for long as it can cause skin irritation.

Article by Hair Experts @ AHS

Originally hailing from the length and breath of the country our team of hair experts bring together their strength that lies in consulting for hair and skin/scalp concerns that are faced by a lot of people. This core team involves field experts having passion in the field of aesthetics and creating as well as finding the right answers and clearing doubts about all things "Hair". Combining the interest in the field of aesthetics and general well-being, the team moves forward applying the knowhow gained in the field of trichology as well as hair transplantation contributing successfully in being part of our Team India operations and contributing to the needs of our patrons.

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