Nourish Hair and Nail Health with Ayurveda
The health of our hair and nails is an indicator of our internal health. Deficiencies and environmental stressors can make it more difficult for our body to absorb the necessary nutrients and minerals that help our hair and nails grow strong and stay healthy. Many people have been experiencing hair loss following the onset of COVID-19 due to the stress the virus can have on the body. Regrowing your hair and tending to the health of your hair and nails is a holistic endeavor. We've compiled some of our top holistic beauty tips for hair and nail health so you can look and feel your best.
Prolonged stress, whether physical or mental, can have a profound impact on the body, causing potential hair loss or weakening the health of our hair and nails. Managing stress and prioritizing rest can be a powerful practice to add to your beauty routine. Incorporate calming Ayurvedic herbs like Brahmi and Tulsi into your supplement rotation, and practice on our herb-dyed and infused mats and props for an added dose of relaxation.
Tend to your hormonal health
Fluctuating hormones can also be a contributing factor to weakening hair and nails. Managing stress can be a highly impactful way to help keep hormones healthy and balanced. Incorporating herbs like Shatavari and Ashoka into your daily routine can also be a powerful way to boost hormonal health.
Harness the power of Indigo
Indigo is an immune-boosting herb that combats infections like the cold and flu. Improving our immune function can help our system recover from viruses and infections more effectively, helping to avoid excess stress that may result in hair loss. Our Indigo Ayurvedic Yoga Mat is an excellent way to harness the healing powers of this herb as you practice.
Connect to the crown Chakra
Our Chakra Ayurvedic Yoga Mat is dyed with sappan wood to target your crown chakra. This powerful herb activates blood circulation, is an antioxidant, and has antimicrobial properties to help boost hair, nail, and overall health. Pair with our guided chakra balancing meditation to help unblock any energetic stagnation in your crown center.
Calcium is a mineral that helps maintain healthy bones, nails, and hair. As adults, it can be challenging to ensure that we consume or absorb an adequate amount of calcium, which can result in deficiencies. A calcium deficiency can result in problems with the growth of our nails and hair. Annatto seed has high antioxidant levels and calcium content, making it an amazing herb to add to your beauty routine. Utilize our Double Annatto Seed Yoga Mat in your practice to boost your calcium levels as you flow.
Turn to herbal allies
Losing hair can be a distressing experience, especially for women. Ayurvedic herbs have the capacity to limit hair loss and encourage new growth when we need it. Bhringraj is an Ayurvedic herb used traditionally to help regrow hair and support hair health. You can consume it orally in capsule form or apply the oil to your scalp to treat hair damage and nourish your scalp health.
We understand that the health of our nails, skin, and hair is an important part of feeling your best. We believe that our beauty routines should tend to not only our bodies but also our minds and spirits. Nourishing ourselves from the inside out through the power of Ayurveda is a powerful way to enhance our health to feel and look our best.