Essential oils have shown promise in promoting hair loss caused by alopecia areata, for example.
Alopecia areata is a type of hair loss characterised by one or more round bald patches that appear suddenly, most often on the scalp.
“It usually causes small, coin-sized, round patches of baldness on the scalp, although hair elsewhere such as the beard, eyebrows, eyelashes, body and limbs can be affected,” explains the British Skin Foundation.
Certain essential oils have been shown to restore hair loss caused by alopecia areata, such as thyme essential oil.
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