Below are seven known prescriptions for hair loss:

#1: Saw Palmetto
Take 320 to 400 mg daily of an 85 percent liposterolic extract. This herb has historically been used by herbalists for hair loss in men and women. Recent research shows it to be effective for men.

#2: Silicon (Orthosilicic acid)
Take 10 mg daily to support healthy hair growth.

#3: Biotin
Take 2000 to 3000 mcg daily.

#4: Essential fatty acids
Take a combination formula containing a blend of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. Take 4000 mg of fish or flaxseed oil and evening primrose or borage oil containing 200 mg of GLA daily.

#6: Fo Ti (Polygonum multiflorum or He shou-wu)
Take 500 mg three times daily. This Chinese herb is used by practitioners of Oriental medicine to slow or stop hair loss, although it is mainly used in formulas with other herbs. (*check with medical practitioner before taking this supplement)

#7: Rosemary essential oil
Apply 3 to 5 drops per 1 ounce of shampoo daily to improve scalp circulation

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Kelley is the author of Oh! Feeling Pretty! Can Trace Minerals Fight Viruses, Prevent Cancer, and Other Ailments?