Benefit of Turmeric in hair loss and scalp treatment

Another way in which curcumin probably has a positive effect in reducing hair loss and encouraging growth is due to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, which help the body to heal and recover more easily from conditions which may negatively affect hair follicles and the scalp.

In Hair loss

Hair loss can be caused by poor diet, stress, hormonal disorder, heredity or disease.

Another possible reason for alopecia : TGF Beta 1 (Transforming Growth Factor beta 1) is a growth factor that appears to play a role in the death of hair follicles and the hair loss.

Capillary Properties :

According to a Korean study (BioSpectrum Life Science Institute), curcumin, an active ingredient contained in turmeric, is capable of inhibiting the activity of TGF beta 1 and thus preventing hair loss.

Turmeric Recipe against Hair Loss :

Mix turmeric powder with milk and honey and apply this natural hair treatment on your scalp by a gentle massage.

For Scalp treatment

Turmeric can be used in the treatment of various scalp conditions such as dermatitis and eczema that cause itching, hair thinning and inflammation of the scalp. Fungal infections can also cause hair loss.

Capillary Properties of Turmeric :

Curcumin, an active ingredient contained in the rhizome of turmeric has anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, antioxidant, antiseptic and antibacterial properties that helps treat many conditions of the scalp.

A homemade cosmetic preparation containing turmeric soothes an irritated scalp.

About the author


Eric Smith is a medical professional and researcher. His actual research interests are focused on psoriasis, hair loss, cosmetic dermatology, facial rejuvenation, hair diseases, mesotherapy and fillers.