Ayurvedic Herbs for Hair

Ayurvedic Herbs for Hair

In an Ayurveda, leaves, roots and flowers of herbs can be used externally to benefit the skin, hair and other parts of the body. Because our skin is a digestive organ, these herbs are absorbed into the body and have an effect on the dhatu (tissue systems) and srotamsi (tissue channels) of the body. Thusly, all the Ayurvedic herbs listed below should not be self-administered and Ayurvedic herbs should only be taken under-advisement of your Ayurvedic Counselor/Practitioner/Doctor and approved by your Primary Care Physician. This list of Ayurvedic herbs is only meant to educate you on the various herbs traditionally used in Ayurvedic hair care.

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Ayurvedic Herbs List

Ayurvedic Herbs List

In an Ayurveda, we call the spice cabinet our pharmacy. Many of the spices we utilize in Ayurvedic cooking have been studied for their benefits on health and wellbeing. Even the Western medical world is beginning to understand the correlation between our digestive health and our overall health. The gut-brain connection is the cornerstone of the Ayurvedic view of health. In fact in Ayurveda, disease begins to manifest in the body when our digestive health is imbalanced. However, there are herbs that are used medicinally in Ayurveda as part of a herbal protocol recommended by an Ayurvedic professional.

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