We had frequently been asked for information about essential oils to regrow hair.
For a period of 20 years I suffered from the uncertainty of Alopecia Areata. I remember the nightmares it caused me, as well as the embarrassment. Recently, a properly-run double-blind study was done by a team of dermatologists. The abstract of the study is available on our Alopecia page. We have assembled a synergy of the named oils (Cedarwood, Lavandin, Rosemary, and Thyme) in the proportions used in the study. We make NO claims as to whether this synergistic blend will give you the results found in the study, however we would welcome replies from any who try it.
A personal aside: I know that for me, episodes of Alopecia were triggered by extreme stress, and I think it is no coincidence that the period of remission coincided with my introduction to the healing power of the essential oils. I would strongly recommend you further explore the emotionally calming oils and synergies available to you, here, or elsewhere. Or you may try our pre-made Blends for Emotional Well-Being.
We wish we could guarantee that our Stimulating Scalp blend would work for you. Unfortunately, as we both know, alopecia is a frustratingly unpredictable illness and there are never any guarantees. To the best of my understanding, those who have benefited from the blend massage it into their scalp once daily, let it stand on the scalp for close to an hour before shampooing out. It would probably be easier to put it on before bed, sleep with it in, and wash it out in the morning. I would recommend taking a break from the use of its aromatic components. Personally I would use the blend for 10 days to 2 weeks, then take a week away from it before restarting.
Please note: Our Stimulating Scalp Massage Oil was recently mentioned in an issue of First for Women magazine in an article concerning hair loss. The magazine describes it as "a blend of Lavender, Thyme, Cedarwood, and Rosemary." It contains Lavandin, rather than the stated lavender, since it was Lavandin that was used in the study we emulate. Since the above-mentioned magazine issue came out we have had two women write to tell us how the Stimulating Scalp Massage oil worked for them. One woman used it for Alopecia, and the other for thinning hair due to diabetes.
Here are their comments:
Note to anyone experiencing "Hair Loss" problems: I cannot thank Nature's Gift enough for leading me to Stimulating Scalp Oil. Having developed Alopecia, I had tried everything to regrow my hair. Then through the advice of a friend and knowledgeable employee of Nature's Gift, I found stimulating scalp oil which regrew my hair! I would recommend this product to anyone with hair loss problems. Sincerely & With Deepest Appreciation, Tamie White
Being diabetic, my hair had become extremely thin. I had resorted to wearing wigs. I tried your Stimulating Scalp Oil and my hair has become thicker. Even my hairdresser has seen a noticeable improvement. Mary Edith Hill