2018
DOI: 10.15570/actaapa.2018.13
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A proprietary herbal extract against hair loss in androgenetic alopecia and telogen effluvium: a placebo-controlled, single-blind, clinical-instrumental study

Abstract: Introduction:Currently there are only a limited number of drugs available for treatment of androgenetic alopecia and telogen effluvium. However, certain plants and their standardized extracts may provide some clinical benefits against hair loss. We formulated a herbal shampoo and a solution to evaluate their efficacy, safety, and synergy in hair loss. Methods: We conducted a randomized, placebo-controlled, single-blind, clinical and instrumental study for 6 months on 120 subjects with androgenetic alopecia and… Show more

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“…As a result, this century has been called the renaissance of medicinal plants. More than 400 types of medicinal plants and products are now used in the pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and pharmaceutical industries in the United States and Europe 7 …”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…As a result, this century has been called the renaissance of medicinal plants. More than 400 types of medicinal plants and products are now used in the pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and pharmaceutical industries in the United States and Europe 7 …”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…The studies used O. sativa (Choi et al, 2015), Malus pumila (Kamimura et al, 2000), and anthralin (Sasmaz and Arican, 2005), and three used a combination of natural products. Of those combinations, one study used Thymus vulgaris, Lavandula angustifolia, Rosmarinus officinalis, and Cedrus atlantica (Hay, 1998); another study used Matricaria chamomilla, Achillea millefolium, Ceratonia siliqua, Equisetum arvense, Urtica urens, and Urtica dioica (Pekmezci et al, 2018), whereas the third one used Ashwagandha, curcumin, Saw palmetto, tocotrienol/tocopherol complex, piperine, capsaicin, hydrolyzed marine collagen, hyaluronic acid, and organic kelp (FAAD, 2018).…”
Section: Hair Carementioning
confidence: 99%
“…Myrtus communis was also found useful for the treatment of dandruff when mixed with vinegar in a study conducted in Iran (Chaijan et al, 2018). Ceratonia siliqua and U. urens were used in a combination used to improve hair growth and strength with other plants in a study conducted in Turkey (Pekmezci et al, 2018).…”
Section: Plants Present In Jordanmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…The role in hair loss however is not yet well known. Reviewing articles documenting the relationship between ID and hair loss including female hair loss pattern (FPHL), telogen effluvium, alopecia areata, alopecia universalis or totalis, some 43 advocated the association between ID and hair loss and others opposed it. Serum ferritin level may be used as a very early marker to detect the ID.…”
Section: Relationship Between Iron Deficiency and Hair Lossmentioning
confidence: 99%