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Curcuma aeruginosa and curcumin from Curcuma longa may help with hair loss.

Curcumin is found in Curcuma plants Curcuma aeruginosa orC. longa — (also known as turmeric). Whether taken as an herbal supplement (5% extract) or by adding dietary turmeric as a spice, curcumin may help treat androgenetic alopecia and telogen effluvium37, 241

Physiological Effects and Benefits of Curcuma

  • Inhibits 5α-reductase enzyme, preventing the conversion of testosterone to DHT241
  • In a randomized, controlled clinical trial, 5% C. aeruginosa combined with 5% minoxidil reduced hair loss and increased regrowth of hair. 241
  • Curcumin from the spice turmeric (C. longa) offers powerful antioxidant protection. 37
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