Hair - thinning, graying or brittle hairs... 黑髮丸 - Silkie

Hair - thinning, graying or brittle hairs... 黑髮丸

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In Traditional Chinese Medicine this specific herbal formulation supports the growth of long, strong hair. The health of our hair is a sign of our vitality.  With aging, hair starts to thin out, turn grey, and even become brittle. This formula stimulates hair growth. This special herbal blend also strengthens and  darkens the hair. Those who are starting to grey, shed a lot of hair or even suffer from alopecia areata (spot balding) love this formula.**

Standard Usage:

For adults, as a dietary supplement, take 10 pills with warm water twice daily. If taking other medication or supplement, allow at least 2 hours before or after using this product.

Background

In Western Medicine

There are different kinds of alopecia, or abnormal hair loss, either caused by temporary conditions like hormone imbalance or disease, or by a genetic condition that can cause hair loss in men and women.  Stress, pregnancy, and use of certain medications have been associated with hair loss. Hormones, medications, and diseases can cause a change in hair growth, shedding phases and in their duration.

In TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine)

There are several reasons for hair loss, blood deficiency, excess heat in the body, kidney deficiencies, external wind disturbances and external damage.  

Blood deficiency -  excessive bleeding like ulcer, excessive menstrual flow, long-term hemorrhoids with blood, lack of nutrition due to an imbalanced diet and spleen and stomach dysfunction causing poor nutritional absorption.

Excess heat in the body - when the body has excess heat, the hair will dry out and die just like a plant cannot grow without water.  

Kidney deficiency - affects the regulation of the fluid balance in the body and causes disruption in the hair growth. The kidneys play a role in transforming stored Jing (kidney essence) into blood. Head hair depends on blood for its nourishment. If Jing and blood are abundant, the hair will appear bright, shiny and healthy. On the other hand, hair loss or other hair disorders can indicate a kidney deficiency or blood deficiency.

External wind disturbances - Wind Cold and Wind Heat are the main pathogens. Prolonged exposure to these conditions may lead to Lung, Stomach, Spleen and Kidney dysfunction.

External damage - Bleach, dye, mousse, gel, straightening chemicals, hair dryer etc will damage the hair directly

Symptoms

Different individuals may experience different symptoms, including:

- Excessive hair loss

- Thinning hair on the scalp

- Receding hairline

- Horseshoe-shaped pattern that leaves the crown of the head exposed

- Baldness

Diet & Prevention

Exercise daily to keep your body and immune system strong, eat light meals and keep your hair clean. Minimize using shampoo with chemicals, you may even wash your hair without any shampoo and just use a bit of lemon juice with water to rinse.  It is best to avoid eating foods that are uncooked (raw), greasy, salty, spicy and chocolate. No smoking, drinking alcohol, coffee and cold beverages. Get to bed by 11 pm at the latest and sleep soundly through the night so that all systems can recover from the day’s activities. 

To learn more about the diet go to this link https://silkieherbs.com/pages/tcm-diet

Ingredients

Serving Size 10 pills

Serving Per Container 30

Amount Per Serving 3000mg

Herbal Blend:

Fleeceflower Root, Black Sesame, Black Bean, Dried Black Date, Poria, Gynostemma, Goji Berries

Other ingredients : Pure Honey

No artificial color, flavors, preservatives, dairy, chemical binders or wax.

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**Disclaimer - Please note that this product is sold as an herbal supplement under FDA regulations and therefore can not claim any health benefits and may not be intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. The statements on this website have not been evaluated by the FDA.