How to Use Garlic for Hair Loss

By Mary Smith. Updated: January 16, 2017
How to Use Garlic for Hair Loss

Using garlic for hair loss is a controversial practice as it has not been scientifically proven that garlic can stop hair loss. However, there are people who say that their hair has stopped falling out after using garlic. Garlic has other health benefits such as lowering total cholesterol and blood pressure, reducing the risk of blood clots and relieving pain associated with arthritis.

In this oneHOWTO article we will discover how to use garlic for hair loss.

You'll need:
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Steps to follow:

Peel four cloves of garlic and crush them in a garlic press. Put enough garlic in to yield 1 tablespoon of garlic juice. Mix the garlic juice with 1 tablespoon honey in a small bowl and place the bowl in the refrigerator.


Put three cups of water to boil in a medium saucepan. Place three chamomile tea bags in the water and reduce to a low heat. Simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.


Add one egg yolk to the mix of garlic juice and honey. Add a tablespoon of aloe gel to the mixture. Mix well.


Massage the mixture into the scalp. Use the entire mixture. Wrap the head with a towel to keep it warm and prevent the mixture from dripping on clothing. Leave on your head for 20 minutes.


Wash hair with a mild shampoo (baby shampoo or similar). Rinse your hair with the chamomile tea.


This is the most powerful way of using garlic to promote hair growth. While eating garlic is also considered as a way to promote hair growth, the topical application of garlic has been observed to be the most efficient way to use garlic for hair growth. Garlic will stimulate hair growth by contact with your scalp. Using camomile tea afterwards makes the positive effect on the scalp even stronger. The egg yolk, on the other hand, is a well known hair beauty home remedy.


If you want to intensify the power of garlic against hair loss, we suggest you use it in combination with other 2 amazing home remedies for hair loss: onion and ginger. In our articles about onion and ginger for hair loss you will find useful tips on how to use those ingredients. You can simply add them to the garlic mixture for hair loss we just presented, or you can make more creative hair oils using our tips. Scared of the smell? some vinegar applied afterwards on the hair will clear all garlic smell and leave your hair nice and shiny.

Try garlic for hair loss and let us know how it worked for you!

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  • Hair loss can be a symptom of an underlying condition that may require treatment by a doctor.

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