7 Acupressure Points For Inducing The Hair Growth

Stop losing your beautiful hair and start pressing your acupressure points for regaining your beautiful hair naturally

Hair enhances the beauty of every human being. Everyone loves thick long hair, but because of various factors responsible like environmental factors, hormonal factors, the stress of daily life, using harmful harsh products on hair, overheating and styling of hair, wrong knowledge of shampooing, Lack of vitamins and minerals, etc., people lose their beautiful hair.

The stores are full of anti-hairfall products, but do they really work to show the result? Do these harsh products are more responsible for hair fall, grey hair, and even white hair? Is this affecting the mood and giving even more stress? Does it steal your beauty intentionally?

Then it’s time to stop depending yourself on these conditions and start working on reducing the conditions. 

This article will not only explain to grow hair by pressing acupressure points but also explain you to get rid of other factors which cause hairfall and will gain your confidence back to flaunt your beautiful hair once again  

Hair fall
Hair fall

What is acupressure massage? Why is it good for hair growth?

Acupressure is an old Chinese technique which is very efficacious in reducing hairfall and controlling baldness. Acupressure works by pressing the acupressure points, which stimulates and enhances the regrowth of hair. The health of our hair depends on blood circulation and the functioning of the adrenal gland. Acupressure helps balance the Yin, Yang, Qi (pronounced as chi), which improves blood circulation, balances the hormonal level and improves immunity to fight environmental factors.

It’s a painless method which can be easily performed anywhere at any time of the day. It improves blood circulation and rejuvenates the cells of the hair, which are responsible for hair growth. These points are located on different parts of the body; by pressing them, the meridians get unblock for the energy flow. Meridian starts from fingertips which connects with the brain while performing acupressure, then balances the organ associated with that meridian.

How to do an acupressure massage

You have all remembered how our grannies massage our hair from hot oils by applying lukewarm oil in our hair and massage in a circular motion by pressing points on the head helps in stimulating the growth of hair on the scalp. When massaging the scalp from olive oil reduces the DHT hormone responsible for hair loss. DHT or Dihydrotestosterone is a sex hormone responsible for causing androgenic alopecia (a common cause of hair loss). But olive oil neutralizes the effect of DHT, inhibits hair loss and baldness, and promotes hair regrowth. In addition, massaging the scalp from oil provides nutrients, improves blood circulation, and reduces dandruff, dead cells, and scalp allergies.

What causes hair loss?

  1. Environmental factors
  2. Hormonal imbalance
  3. Lack of Biotin (vitamin B7), Iron, vitamin C, vitamin D, zinc, and vitamin E
  4. Excessive use of harsh products like hair sprays, shampoos, Dry shampoos, etc
  5. Excessive heating and styling of hair like dryer, straightener, curler, crimper, etc
  6. Mental stress
  7. Other factors like cancer, high blood pressure, arthritis, depression, heart problems, etc

Acupressure points for hair growth

LI1

It is located on the corner of the index fingernail, which is towards the thumb

B13

It is located at the starting of the shoulder blade and the spine.

LU6

This is the most effective acupoint for hair growth. It is located 3 inches below the elbow of the inside forearm.

LU9

It is located on the wrist just below the thumb. It is also very effective, but most people are not aware of it.

GV12  and GV14

GV12- It is located on the thoracic vertebra located between shoulder blades.

GV14- It is located on the backside of the neck (cervical vertebrae)

Paihui

It is located on top of the head

Nail Rubbing

It prevents the loss of hair

7 Acupressure points for hair growth.

Risk-factors

  1. It should be performed with gentle pressure as it may cause bruises.
  2. It should not be over-performed. 20 minutes in the morning and 20 minutes in the evening is enough for the day.
  3. It is highly restricted to perform acupressure after every meal for one hour.
  4. Pregnant women consult a doctor before performing.

Summary        

Everyone desires long voluminous hair, but because of various factors, hair problems occur. Acupressure works as a miraculous remedy for people who are suffering from severe hair fall. Acupressure for hair growth works by applying firm pressure on the targeted points to unblock the channels, which helps to improve the blood circulation and revival of cells and removing toxins from the body.

FAQ

1. How do you massage your hair to make it grow faster?

Massage your hair with hair-promoting oils in a circular motion; this improves blood circulation, balances hormones, moistures the scalp, avoids accumulation of unwanted debris, and controls dandruff.

2. Which exercise is best for hair growth?

Best exercises to promote voluminous hair are-

  • Acupressure
  • Cardio
  • Headstand
  • Ayurvedic head massages
  • Neck exercises
  • Running
  • Balayam yoga

3. Does Acupressure increase hair growth?

Yes, by pressing certain points, which promotes hair growth.  Acupressure improves blood circulation and unblocks the channels responsible for inhibiting hair’s natural growth; acupressure stimulates hair’s natural growth.

4. What stimulates hair growth on the head?

Massaging hair in a circular motion with hot oils and applying hair masks before bath stimulates hair growth.

5. What drink helps hair growth?

  • Kiwi juice (Rich in vitamin E)
  • Beetroot, carrot, cucumber, ginger, apple
  • Lettuce, cucumber, honey, and mixed lemon Juice (It detoxify the toxins, and it is a rich source of vitamin E, Vitamin C)
  • Banana, spinach, and lemon
  • Parsley leaves, raisin, ginger, honey, walnut juice

6. Which vitamin is best for hair?

  • Lack of Biotin (vitamin B7)
  • Iron
  •  vitamin C
  •  vitamin D
  •  Zinc
  • vitamin E

7. Which foods promote hair growth?

Foods that are responsible for promoting hair growth-

  • Nuts
  • Seeds
  • Avocados
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Eggs
  • Spinach
  • Berries

8. What causes hair to stop growing?

Factors that are responsible for inhibiting hair growth

  1. Environmental factors
  2. Hormonal imbalance
  3. Lack of Biotin (vitamin B7), Iron, vitamin C, vitamin D, zinc, and vitamin E
  4. Excessive use of harsh products like hair sprays, shampoos, Dry shampoos, etc
  5. Excessive heating and styling of hair like dryer, straightener, curler, crimper, etc
  6. Mental stress
  7. Other factors like cancer, high blood pressure, arthritis, depression, heart problems, etc

Priya Yadav

Priya Yadav is a Biotechnologist, Immunologist, and certified yogini. Her passion for yoga has led her to help all the people who are in need. The main focus of Yogasutra is to cure everyone without taking any medication.

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