In women, the so called telogen phase can cause hair fall when she may lose more than 100 strands of hair in a day and this phase may remain for three months, while, this phase may be induced by stressors or medicines. Once the phase is over the hair may grow back but takes time (years) to get back to normal. To prevent hair fall problem, to regrow hair and bring back life to dead hair follicles herbal scalp nourishing oil Hylix can be used.
Phyllanthus emblica, one of the herbs in Hylix oil, has been mentioned in ayurveda for herbal treatment for hair loss and skin care. This is an ingredient in most herbal liver tonic, laxatives, and diuretics, stomachic, refrigerant, anti-pyretic, hair tonic, common cold cares and ulcer prevention therapies. The phyto chemicals in the berries contain alkaloids, tannins, vitamins, minerals and poly phenols. The berries are rich in minerals, vitamins and nourishing biochemicals which have analgesic, anti androgenic, adaptogenic, nephro protective, anti mutagenic, anti inflammatory and a very high free radical scavenging properties.
The vitamin C concentration of the berries is very high – up to 478.56 mg per 100 ml of the fruit juice. The edible fruit when compared to apple has 3 times the proteins, ascorbic acid 160 times and very high concentration of minerals and amino acids, and hence it is used in the preparation of herbal hair care oil Hylix to prevent hair fall problem. The regular use of the extract of the berries on the scalp promotes hair growth and pigmentation.
The dried fruit berries of Phyllanthus paste can be added to coconut oil and applied to scalp to enhance hair growth. Its paste if applied with coconut water on head as herbal scalp nourishing oil – works as pitta pacifier and can reduce heating of tissues during summers. It is one of the herbs if regularly taken orally or applied on skin can prevent the side effects of chemo therapy and radiations to prevent hair fall problem. It has anti proliferative activities on the body cells and enhances natural killer cells in body. Study on skin found the matrix metalloproteinase-1 (MMP-1) caused during fibroblast reduced in skin tissues indicating anti aging effects. 5 alpha-reductase activity and certain hair growth promoting activities were observed during laboratory tests on rats where the histological tests of hair follicles were conducted.