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Chinese Medicine For Healthy Hair

Herbal remedies have seen a resurgence in recent years, along with the interest in natural solutions to maintain a healthier body and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).  A mice study shows that that reishi mushroom (Lingzhi), a wonderful herb in TCM, exhibits hair growth activity and can be used to treat alopecia (researchgate.net). Another study shows that reishi mushroom contains 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors which reduce the levels of Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) that can lead to hair loss. (nih.gov) In Traditional Chinese Medicine, hair is a reflection of one’s health, in particular, the condition of one’s kidneys, spleen, and liver. The kidney, spleen, and liver are considered Yin organs that store, produce, and transform Qi, Jing, blood, spirit, and fluids. Qi is the vital energy that forms every living thing, and Jing specifically...

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