Table of Contents
- QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
- POPULAR REMEDIES
- Warning -- Please Read Recipes Carefully!
- Accutane Related
- Activated Charcoal
- Alfalfa Juice
- Aloe, Essential Oils, ACV, Cod Liver Oil, Grape Seed Oil
- Amla, Ashwaganda
- Apple Cider Vinegar
- Apple Cider Vinegar and Baking Soda
- Bach Flower Remedies
- Baking Powder, Apple Cider Vinegar
- Blackstrap Molasses, B Complex, ACV
- Brushing Technique
- Carrot Juice Applied to Scalp
- Castor Oil
- Cayenne and Vodka Scalp Treatment
- Cayenne Pepper and Aloe Vera
- Cayenne Pepper, Olive Oil
- Chinese Dates and Honey
- Coconut Oil
- Cold Water
- Colloidal Degreasers
- Dawn Dish Soap and Rubbing Alcohol
- Edgar Cayce's Hair Loss Remedies
- Edgar Cayce's Remedies for Hair Loss
- Emu Oil
- Evening Primrose Oil
- General Feedback
- Grass Oil
- Hair Loss and Hormone Issues
- Hair Loss and Wilson's Syndrome
- Hair Loss From Citric Acid in Aloe Vera Juice
- Hair Loss From Fungus
- Hair Loss From Hypothyroidism
- Hair Loss From Ringworm
- Hair Transplantation
- Heavy Metals and Hair Loss
- Homeopathic Remedies for Hair Loss
- Human Growth Hormone
- Hydrogen Peroxide, Vicks Vapor Rub
- Iodine With Kelp
- Iodine, Onion Juice
- It's in the Water
- Jamaican Black Castor Oil
- Joyce's Remedies
- L-Glutathione, MSM
- L-Lysine, Biotin, and Blackstrap Molasses
- Maple Syrup and Herb Tea
- Medications Causing Hair Loss
- Medications for Hair Loss
- Mold Caused
- Multiple Remedies
- Mustard Oil, Fenugreek and Scalptone
- Nancy's Hair Growth Formula
- Nj's Remedies
- Oiling the Hair
- Olive Oil
- Onion Juice
- Over the Counter
- Pine Tar Soap
- Red Raspberry Tea, Kelp
- Remedies Needed
- Saw Palmetto
- Seborrheic Dermatitis
- Selenium, Coconut Oil
- Sesame Oil
- Shu Wu Pian
- Stimulate Blood Circulation
- Ted's Remedies
- Telogen Effluvium
- Traditional Chinese Medicine
- Vitamin C, Apple Cider Vinegar
04/15/2013: Roberta from Charlotte,nc Who, Usa: "To Jackie ffrom Charlotte NC, Wondering how high TSH could be to have hair loss. Also, did you find a practitioner in Charlotte area that treats with natural ..."
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Edgar Cayce's Hair Loss Remedies
01/25/2012: Debbie from Melbourne, Australia : "This is a remedy from Edgar Cayce who was a medical intuit and some say a prophet. He could put himself into a trance and offer advice to people on healings. I read it today and thought I would post it here. This is the question asked of him:
(R) How may I promote the growth of new hair on my head?
(B) Eat more shell fish and rub same with a few coffee grounds occasionally.
Perhaps any males out there (or females) could try this and report back?"Replies
01/28/2012: Mary from Rural, Va replies: "I can't speak to Edgar Cayce specifically, but this remedy did peak my interest. I have been losing hair by the handful since I can remember, at least all of my adult life, and I am 53. It suddenly stopped recently. I have been trying to figure out what I have been doing differently that has made the difference. I have been taking multiple supplements for years, added some, stopped some, but I couldn't think of anything that I had started just prior to my windfall (or should I say lack of hairfall).
But one thing I did consider, I have been eating shrimp maybe a couple of times a week for about the past year. Then I saw the post about Edgar Cayce's remedy. We may be onto something here. I have not tried the coffee, so I cannot speak to that. I had also been supplementing with kelp, and doing occasional iodine painting. But maybe the iodine in the natural form is the key."
01/28/2012: Maria from Gippsland, Australia replies: "Hi Mary (from Rural, Va), As hair loss can be a symptom of iodine deficiency I think you have found your answer, congratulations. With shrimp and kelp containing iodine plus the iodine painting you are correcting your deficiency. Could you please tell me which form of iodine you are using for the painting? Thanks."
01/30/2012: Mary from Rural, Va replies: "Maria, I use your basic drugstore Potassium Iodides. The colorless kind."
[YEA] 02/09/2010: Linda from San Antonio, Texas: "I am female, 58 years old, and I always had thin, fine hair that became thinner as I got older until you could easily see my scalp throught the hair in the front and the crown of my head. About 3 years ago, I started using Pennsylvania crude oil per Edgar Cayce's protocol and I am still amazed as my hair just gets thicker every month; new growth is constant. I have never had hair like this, even as a child. I was always self-conscious about my hair (vanity?)and used any means possible to make it look thicker; perms, coloring, teasing. I feel great about the way my hair looks for the first time ever (I can remember sending nightly prayers as a child for pretty hair). I just want to tell everyone I see with thinning hair about it! I don't very often, though, unless asked. I have told several hairdressers so that they could share it with their customers; suprisingly, only one of them showed any interest. There are about 6 recommended steps to the protocol, including an herbal tonic and massaging with petroleum jelly. I started with just the petroleum jelly for financial reasons, and I saw rapid improvement in just a few weeks. Then I added the crude oil and the herbal tonic and I have been using those three since then. I use the oil followed by the petroleum jelly once a week and the tonic once a day. The instructions on his site are clear and you can also see the products if you look on his website for companies who make and sell products made with Edgar Cayce formulas. I had to write because I have used many remedies from this website and I am very grateful that you are here, all of you!! Namaste."Replies
06/28/2010: Vina from Austin, Texas replies: "DEAR LINDA,
HOW LONG DID IT TAKE FOR YOU TO SEE HEAD FULL OF HAIR AFTER YOU STARTED EDGAR CAYCE'S TREATMENT? THANX"
[YEA] 12/16/2010: Brooke from Montgomery, Tx, Usa replies: "Yes it works! I don't even know how long I have been using the crude oil, Vaseline, massage, and shampoos - 15-20 years or so! It has made my hair not fall out but it never changed the appearance. Two months ago, I got the tonic and now my hair is growing faster, it use to be so thin, but now it is thicker, I don't need to use hair spray anymore either! If I want to curl it, I curl it and it stays curled! It is amazing that for as long as I have studied the Cayce readings (25 years) that I never tried the tonic!! I would suggest it to anyone who is having hair loss. If you start with his remedies right when you notice the hair loss, it would be better. If you wait until it all falls out, it may be too late.
The formula has the following ingredients:Lactated Pepsin, Black Snake Root Extract, Essence of Wild Ginseng, Atomic Iodine, Extract of Liver, and Grain Alcohol. It can be found online or at a health food store."
Edgar Cayce's Remedies for Hair Loss
[YEA] 12/29/2006: Doug from Phoenix, AZ: "Dear friends, please take the time to investigate via the internet or the library, all of the Edgar cayce material regarding hair loss. There have been countless cures using his remedies, not just for hair loss, but for a multitude of ailments. I personally healed a pulled muscle in my left shoulder by literally doing two applications of one of his remedies. You are all in my prayers."Replies
11/24/2011: Jackie from Grand Rapids, Minn replies: "Hi, I've looked at Cayce products before and just took the plunge to purchase. I purchased from baar.com. Amazon sells them but I was concerned maybe they weren't the genuine full strength products. I bought crude oil treatment, rinse, and shampoo and a different line of spray in conditioner for the scalp. There weren't too many testimonials, but those were good, claims of better conditioned, fuller hair, one claim of thicker hair. I'm 64 and lately my scalp is becoming more visible in areas, on top and on the crown, and I don't want it to get worse. My hair is almost totally gray and very dry. Conditioner helps only a short time and it's dry again. My scalp is dry too, produces very little sebum. However I have no dandruff or itching. My overall hair look's dry and tired, no volume, won't hold a curl. I'll post results in about a month."
11/27/2011: Jackie from Grand Rapids, Minn replies: "Just read on this site about splenda and hair thinning and loss. Thanks whoever posted this, I wasn't aware. I started using splenda 2 yrs ago, using it in coffee and baking. Claims to block the absorption of vit d and proteins and kills the good bacteria in the colon. I found other side effects others have complained of on the web I have some of them such as the feeling of water dripping somewhere on the body, night sweats( I even started sage capsules to cut down on the perspiration), itching ( which I thought was from dry skin) mental fogginess which I thought was just me. I cut it out completely this am and I do feel more focused. Thanks to all who post here."
11/27/2011: Debbie from Melbourne, Australia replies: "Splenda contains aspartame which is a poison to the body. Google "Excitotoxin"... It can cause seizures, parkinsons disease and cell death."
[YEA] 01/02/2012: Jackie from Grand Rapids, Minnesota replies: "This hair regime seems to be working. I think I will forever stick with it since it doesn't take that much time and I have the routine down. My hair after a month is no longer dry, my hair roots no longer ache on top of my head. I'm able to wear a short bob haircut with bangs without using heat appliances, curlers or styling products. It has a little volume compared to the starting point where it layed limp and lifeless flat to the scalp.
I use the cayce crude oil every 10 days followed by the cayce rinse and shampoo, and every other day in between the crude oil treatment, I apply jamaican black castor oil to the scalp by pouring a little oil at a time in a dish and dipping the fingers in and rub into the scalp, leave on overnight and shampoo with cayce shampoo the next day. Massage the scalp at least once a day. After shampooing and the hair still wet, dip fingertips in white vaseline and rub on any scalp areas that show ( on myself it's along the part on top and cowlick on crown. ) Use just a little, it won't make the hair greasy. I stopped any artificial sweeteners, use a toaster oven instead of microwave, use only cast iron or stainless steel pans, no nonstick, use coconut oil for cooking. I take quite a few supplements, andrew lessmans hair, skin and nails, andrew lessmans evening primrose oil, a. L's omega fish oil, and recently added biosil. And a. L.'s complete multivitamin. The hairline feels fuzzy, the hair has a little lift so it looks thicker, all in all a big improvement in a month."
10/08/2012: Z_girl from Santa Barbara, Ca: "I am experiencing greater than usual amounts of falling hair. I've tried adding hair vitamins, good protein in diet, adequate water, using safe shampoos, but the only thing that lessens the amount of falling hair, that ends up in my hands, on my clothes and in the drain, is eating several eggs per day-- they are free range, organic, omega -3 brown eggs. If I miss a day of eating at least 3 eggs my hair starts to fall out again.
Eggs are such a complex food its very hard to isolate what mineral or combination or minerals are helping my hair. I really cant eat 3 eggs every day-- not only because that is a lot of cholesterol, but I don't want to develop an allergy to them from eating them every day.
Additionally my nails and cuticles arent in that great of shape, but eggs sure helped at least the cuticles in short order.
Part of the reason I am so concerned about it, is that if I have a deficiency of some type I'd like to find out before it affects something more serious than my hair.
Any help as to why the eggs are helping would be appreciated."Replies
10/08/2012: Lisa from Thousand Oaks, Ca, Usa replies: "Hi Z_girl, You don't say much about your diet other than eggs help with your hair and also nails. They're rich in protein, lecithin and sulfur among other things. I'm thinking it may be the protein. I say this because, when I was a vegetarian in my 20's my hair started falling out and my nails would peel. I had always had very thick hair and good nails up to then. When I finally started adding in eggs and meat my hair was eventually restored and my nails got a lot stronger. Anyway, that would be my guess. Since you're concerned about eating too many eggs, get protein through many different sources. Hope this helps, Lisa"
10/14/2012: Diana329 from Philadelphia, PA replies: "Eggs are also good for your face. Whites are good for oily skin and yoks are good for dry skin."
10/15/2012: Z_girl from Santa Barbara, Ca replies: "Actually my diet is pretty good and I get a sufficinet amount of protein for my size (small). I've tried hair vitamins to no avail. If it helps the texture has changed as well to coarser and brittle-- it's like wire now, before it was soft thread. I'm wondering if its some sort of toxic buildup that my body is getting rid of by dropping the hair that contains it? Maybe its not a deficiency at all but a toxcity?"
[YEA] 09/17/2008: Maiya from San Francisco, California: "I am a female, 53 yrs old. Three months ago my hair started falling out. My scalp was burning and I had red patches and itching. I had numerous blood tests done, but all the blood tests came out normal. I believe the hair loss and scalp problems were caused by an allergic reaction to Prozac, so I went off the Prozac immedietly (It takes 4 to 6 weeks for Prozac to leave the system). But I needed something that would stop the hair loss and scalp pain fast.
I tried switching shampoos and using other OTC products, but nothing would help. I lost half my hair. Then I read an article about Emu Oil for hair loss. I started using it on my scalp and got immediate results. The burning and itching stopped within 2 days and my hair stopped falling out. After using it for only 1 week, I noticed new hair coming in. I would highly recommend Emu Oil to anyone with scalp problems."
09/18/2008: Sam from St.Louis, USA replies: "Maiya- What brand of Emu oil did you get? Where did you buy it from from and for how much? There are a million places that sell Emu oil but I cannot figure out which ones are genuine. Thanks"
09/19/2008: Maiya from San Francisco, California replies: "I purchased Emu Gold. You can get it from their website, emugold.com, but I found it cheaper at betterlife.com- 2oz - $17.85. Just make sure the brand you use is fully refined. Expensive, but a little goes a long way. They have a shampoo/conditoner that I also use. I massage the oil into my scalp at night and use the shampoo in the morning. I have hair down to my waist and I'm thankful I won't have to cut it all off now."
06/08/2009: Marie from Wellington, New Zealand replies: "Hi Maiya, How often did you apply it when your hair was falling out? I bought some yesterday and applied it last night and washed it this morning. I hate washing as more falls out. How often did you apply it - weekly? or everynight then washing in morning? or just several times a week?"
Evening Primrose Oil
[YEA] Mary from Nevada City: "Evening Primrose Oil cured Hair loss (eyebrows due to low thyroid. I first started taking this (two capsules a day of NOW Super Primrose) because it is anti-inflammatory, so I thought it would help control asthma, and it is reputed to be helpful for that. Within a few days I felt warmer -so I did a search to see if it also helped thyroid. It did - and it can help restore hair loss due to low thyroid. About a month later I saw that my eyebrows were starting to come in again! My hair is also thin at my temples. The left side seems improved - the right not so much. I am also trying to reduce stress in my life, and I've recently started taking kelp. SO this plus primrose might help. I have a sense of well being when I take the kelp - so I know it will begin to heal me on a deeper level."Replies
[YEA] 04/16/2010: Constance from Los Angeles, Ca replies: "I have always had very thick curly hair, but when I went into menopause, I surely lost half of it. My hair was falling daily by the hundreds. I decided not to freak out because I figured the stress would worsen the problem. I satured my hair with EVCO, Olive oil and West African Shea Butter overnight before washing, and although this softened my hair and made my curls more luscious, it did not entirely stop the falling hair. What seemed to stop the excessive falling hair is when I started taking about 2 grams of Evening Primrose oil daily. I heard you could go up to 4 grams, but I use 2 grams. It's definitely worth a try for those of you who are experiencing alot of falling hair. I also tried mashing a banana, and leaving in my hair for about 30 minutes before washing. I heard it supplied the hair with the necesssary nutrients it needed. I can say it made my hair very soft. Will it also help with falling hair? I can't say for sure, but I do believe the Evening Primrose did, and everything else is icing on the cake."
EC: Conversion: 1 teaspoon = 4.2 grams
04/18/2010: Anon from Anon, USA replies: "You might look into getting more iodine.
Kelp/seaweeds/seafood for starters.
I am learning about the importance of all this just recently and came across a hair-loss connection, among
a lot of other things.
I like seaweeds because they have a lot to them, just the same. Iodine yes, they say kelp is highest in this...but they have a way of centering. Like zen in a cup of tea and seaweed salad.
07/08/2010: Francisca from Michelbach-le-bas, Alsace, France replies: "How do you take the evening primrose oil, Constance?"
[YEA] 07/08/2010: Constance from Los Angeles, Ca replies: "Your suggestion, Anonoymous, made sense to me. The combination of menopause and lab work which revealed slightly lower thyroid values caused me to think part of the hair loss problem was hormonal/endocrine in nature. I did add kelp, and other seaweeds to my diet. My hair loss did stop after supplementing my diet with evening primrose oil, and further, since adding sea vegetables to my diet, I have not had any falling hair problem at all in many months. I believe my hair, so to speak, has completely stabilized. Thank you for your intelligent suggestion. Much appreciated."
02/06/2013: Swati from Jaipur, Rajasthan, India: "Hi, I'm facing a big problem of hairfall after changing my place from Kolkata to Jaipur.
please suggest me some herbal and natural remedies. My hairs are following like hell. Suggest me some steps n diet to follow to stop herbal immediately. I m using Wella enrich shampoo n conditioner which was suiting me when I was in Kolkata, bt here its not working. Oil I m using is Dove hairfall resque. please suggest me some diet chat and herbal tips. Thanks in advance."
12/17/2012: Meg from Washington, Dc: "Has anyone tried gelatin for the hair? If so, does the gelatin repair damaged hair or stimulate hair growth? A few sites say that it prevents breakage and adds body, but that evidence of hair growth is inconclusive. Any thoughts on this? Thanks."
11/02/2012: Irene from Sandvika: "Can someone look at this link and tell me if this is the tin TED meant in his posts for hair loss?
I got this now, and it says its dangerous, irritant to the skin etc. So I got scared. Please, let me know?"
02/02/2012: Alastary from Frankfort, Kentucky, Usa: "Ted, I have developed hair thinning after drinking senna tea and having acupuncture done in my scalp. The thinning area is directly in the area on my scalp where the needles were inserted.
Also What supplements resemble the actions of ASTRESSIN-B?
Read this article please.
According to reports, researchers came across the discovery when testing a chemical compound on genetically-altered mice. The mice's bodies had been programmed to overproduce a stress hormone, called corticotrophin-releasing factor (CRF), which, in addition to other things, caused them to lose their fur as they aged.
As part of the study, the balding mice were given five daily injections of a recently-developed anti-stress hormone, astressin-B, and then returned to their habitat. Three months passed, and when scientists returned to collect the rodents for follow-up studies they unexpectedly discovered the once-hairless subjects had re-grown their fur. Reports indicate the injections were 100 percent effective in re-growing hair.
"Our findings show that a short-duration treatment with this compound causes an astounding long-term hair regrowth in chronically stressed mutant mice, " said Dr Million Mulugeta of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
"This molecule also keeps the hair colour (and) prevents the hair from turning grey, " he told the AFP news agency.
"This could open new avenues to treat hair loss in humans, " Dr Mulugeta added.
Here's how MedPageToday characterizes the research:
The mutant mice bred to overproduce the stress hormone corticotrophin-releasing factor become bald on their backs as they age. But after a week of daily injections with a compound to block CRF called astressin-B developed by the group to treat gastrointestinal disease, the mice unexpectedly regrew their missing hair and were indistinguishable from controls." Replies
The effect remained for up to four months, which the researchers pointed out in a press release is a long time in a mouse's less than two-year life span. It far exceeded the mild regrowth produced by minoxidil (Rogain) in the same mouse model, the group reported in PLoS One.
Since CRF is also expressed in human skin, the researchers expressed optimism that a similar approach could be a "breakthrough therapy for alopecia."
10/11/2012: Minu from Delhi replies: "I just wanted to know whether there is any further news on corticotrophin-releasing factor (CRF) theory. I am keen to know as I am losing a lot of hair and I am old female. Someone pl. help."
01/18/2012: Panajo from Tilden, Ne.: "I keep reading peroxide will help with thining hair but no one tells how to use it. Can you answer or tell where and how to find it on the web. thank you."
12/07/2011: Jack from Melbourne, Vic: "Hi Ted, I've had diffuse hairloss for the last 6 months or so, on my head, eyebrows, eyelashes, I think also pubic hair, and maybe even arm and leg hai r(I may be getting paranoid), I'm currently using chromium, selenium forte, drinking 1/4 teaspoon of borax in pure water, washing my hair and body in borax, I have been doing this for 3 days now, hair loss hasn't stopped but I can say the borax has made my hair so full and healthy looking I can't believe it.. I used to have little dandruff plugs on the ends of my lost hairs just above the roots, but I'm fixing that with clove oil in water aswell as vitamin A and E every second day.. I think the cause of my hairloss was being exposed to mold in my old house, I have now moved house... My question is, can mold exposure cause hairfall on all hair on the body??? Or is pubic/body hair loss really uncommon?
I still have a normal looking head of hair but I can tell it's not as thick as it was
Just adding that I still smoke cannabis every second day or so, could this affect my treatments?"
09/05/2011: Philipa from Houston, Tx: "After not too much research on the Coppola Keratin treatment, I had it done last year (7/10). I had super thick coarse curly, hard-to-manage hair. It was supposed to loosen my curls and eliminate frizz. My results were ok. My curls ended up being almost gone and even now (9/10), the texture is not back to normal. In fact I have less curl and more frizz. I was managing that, but now realize that my hair is thinning on top, mostly at the hairline and temples. It must have been happening slowly throughout the year. I never noticed extra hair loss, but I think that is because I lose so much usually. I actually think my hair didn't fall out so much as it just stopped creating new. I've been putting a 1/2 acv, 1/2 water mixture on it and am thinking that helps but it seems to iritate my scalp. I notice my scalp is somewhat pink.
Any help would be much appreciated!"Replies
09/06/2011: Oscar from Syracuse, New York, Usa replies: "Well, for starters, quit taking the keratin if you have not already done so. Next, start eating 2 eggs a day along with one vitamin B-complex tablet. This has worked for me and seems to help maintain healthy skin and fingernails also for some reason. Also, some form of moderate exercise, like riding a bicylcle or taking a brisk walk for a mile or so is good for you.
I had noticed I was developing baldness when some doctor switched my pain medication from codiene to darvon. This darvon stuff made me go bald on the top of my head. I had the doctor switch me back to codeine and then I began eating the two eggs and taking the one vitamin B-complex tablet every day and the bald spot went away. That was about 20 years ago and that bald spot never came back....oscar"
01/28/2012: Marco from Toronto, Ontario replies: "Oscar, re: two eggs, do you eat the yolk also or can it be eggwhite also? thanks"
07/09/2011: Elchay12 from Milwaukee, Wi: "My nerves (worries, anxious etc. ) are really bad, which leaves me scratching my scalp all day. Over the last two months my hair started falling out (experiencing hair loss) due to my scratching it all day (due to nrevousness). Will the ACV hydrogen peroxide help with my hair loss?"
03/24/2011: Ricmac from Adelaide, South Australia: "Hi all Has anyone tried the potion of Honey, Cinnamon and Olive oil. You heat the olive oil and mix in the Honey and Cinnamon and leave on hair for 15 minutes then wash off. I have seen it all over the web but I have not seen any results"Replies
03/25/2011: Joyce from Landsdowne, Pa replies: "I tried it once but it was messy and stained my shirt. It was also very difficult to wash out of my hair."