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Antioxidants in rosemary may help improve thinning hair.

Rosemary (Rosemarinus officinalis) can be used topically as an aromatherapy oil or as an herbal spice, and may help with alopecia areata, telogen effluvium, and androgenetic types of hair loss. 66

Physiological Effects and Benefits of Rosemary

  • Improves scalp circulation — try adding 3-5 drops of rosemary essential oil to shampoo222
  • Has potent antioxidant properties, which can help protect against free radical damage that promotes thinning hair. 2, 66
  • Successfully improved hair loss by 44% (compared to 15% in placebo) in a clinical trial when massaged into scalp with other fragrant essential oils (cedarwood, lavender, and thyme). 2, 66
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