Maurya Hospital is among the top Ayurveda Treatment centers for Alopecia in India.

Alopecia is a medical condition characterized by hair loss, either in small patches or over the entire body. It can affect people of any age, gender, or ethnicity. There are various types of alopecia, including alopecia areata (which causes patchy hair loss), alopecia totalis (total loss of scalp hair), and alopecia universalis (complete loss of all body hair).

The exact cause of alopecia is not fully understood, but it is believed to involve a combination of genetic, autoimmune, and environmental factors.

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You can expect an integrated therapy for Alopecia at Maurya Ayurveda Hospital, which includes sessions of Ayurveda, Acupuncture, Yoga, and Meditation if required, as per the condition and severity of the disease of the patient. Therefore, we can rightfully say that the treatment is tailored to the patient’s needs. We have a strong team of Ayurveda Physicians, Naturopathy Physicians, and Therapists to guide you through, leading to a blissful recovery.

Initially, a consultation is necessary to work out the cause and nature of the disease, followed by any blood work if required. A treatment plan is then formulated by our expert Chief Physician, Dr Kasim, tailored to the patient’s needs.

Alopecia Therapy at our hospital involves

  1. Ayurveda

Ayurvedic Internal Medications prescribed by expert physicians at Maurya
Ayurveda Hospital by taking into account the patient’s body constitution and the nature and severity of the Hair Fall.
Specific herbal formulations like;
Arogyavardhini vati
Trichup tablets
Mahatikta Ghrita
Manjishtadi kwatha
Saptamrutha loha
Krimikutara rasa
to balance doshas and promote hair growth. These combinations are frequently customized based on the dosha imbalance of the individual.

Herbal Remedies

Bhringraj (Eclipta alba):
● Bhringraj is a key herb used in Ayurveda for hair growth and is often prescribed
● It can be taken in the form of capsules, powder, or as a decoction.

Amla (Emblica officinalis):
● Amla, or Indian gooseberry, is rich in vitamin C and antioxidants, which nourish
the hair follicles.
● It can be consumed fresh, as a powder, or as part of herbal formulations.

Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera):
● Ashwagandha is an adaptogenic herb that helps in reducing stress and balancing
hormones, which can contribute to hair loss.
● It is available in powdered form or as capsules.

Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus):
● Shatavari is known for its rejuvenating properties and can help balance hormone
levels, thus supporting hair health.
● It is commonly taken as a powder or in capsule form.

Neem (Azadirachta indica):● Neem is used to purify the blood and has antibacterial properties that can be
beneficial in scalp health.
● Neem capsules or neem powder are used internally.
Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica):

● Gotu kola supports circulation and collagen production, which can benefit hair
● It is often consumed as a supplement or in powdered form.

● Triphala is a combination of three fruits (amla, bibhitaki, and haritaki) known for
detoxifying and supporting digestion.
● It helps in improving nutrient absorption, which indirectly supports hair health.

Guggulu (Commiphora wightii):
● Guggulu is used in Ayurveda to balance metabolism and detoxify the body.
● It can be taken as a supplement or in combination with other herbs.

Onion juice, which is applied topically to the scalp. Onions’ high sulfur content aids in promoting circulation and new growth, and its antiseptic properties eliminate bacteria or infections that may be causing the hair loss disorders. furthermore onion skins are often  rubbed directly in the affected are of the scalp.

Coconut Milk:
You may ensure that your hair will grow back quickly by applying a mixture of coconut milk and one gram of flour on your scalp. This paste improves the general health of your scalp and stimulates hair follicles swiftly.

Aloe Vera:
This plant greatly improves blood circulation throughout the body. It works especially well to support the growth and healing of the scalp. Apply a generous amount of aloe vera gel to your scalp; it has few negative effects and, when absorbed via the skin, offers numerous health benefits.

Research has indicated that certain hormone-stimulating elements in fenugreek really aid in the reconstruction of hair follicles that have been severely damaged or lost as a result of alopecia. Fenugreek seeds contain a variety of proteins and chemical compounds that aid in hair growth and strengthen your scalp’s ability to fend off diseases like alopecia areata.

Ayurvedic External Therapy:

Pracchanam or blood-letting is considered one of
the best external Ayurvedic therapy for Alopecia. Depending on the nature and severity of the symptoms, other Ayurveda therapies like Shirodhara, Dhoomapana, Nasya, etc are also done as a part of Ayurveda treatment.
Shiro Abhyanga: Head massage using herbal oils to promote relaxation and improve circulation.
Shirodhara: A calming therapy where warm herbal oil is poured over the forehead, aiding in stress reduction.
Regular scalp massages with oils like coconut oil, almond oil, or sesame oil can strengthen hair roots, Improve blood circulation to the hair follicles, and promote hair growth. Oils infused with herbs like bhringraj, amla, brahmi, or neem are particularly beneficial.


While Yoga is not a direct solution for Alopecia, it can contribute to overall well-being by lowering stress while promoting a healthy lifestyle, potentially benefiting people with Alopecia.
Stress is a potential cause of certain types of Hair loss. Therefore, including Yoga in our regular treatment routine may help relieve stress while improving mental and emotional balance.
Stress reduction: Alopecia can be made worse by stress, so yoga may be a useful tool for managing stress. Consider mild yoga forms like Hatha or Yin yoga, which emphasize deep breathing and relaxation techniques.
Scalp Stimulation: Certain yoga postures and practices can improve blood circulation to the scalp, which may promote hair health. Poses like Downward Dog, Headstand, and Shoulder Stand can increase blood flow to the scalp. Be cautious with inversions if you’re new to yoga or have health concerns.
Breathing exercises: Also known as pranayama, have the potential to improve relaxation and alleviate stress. Particularly soothing breathing techniques are Diaphragmatic Breathing (Diaphragmatic Breathing) and Alternate Nostril Breathing (Nadi Shodhana).
Yoga Nidra: This is a guided meditation technique often used for deep relaxation. Yoga Nidra can help reduce anxiety and promote better sleep, which can positively impact overall health.
Asanas for Hormone Balance: A few asanas have the potential to balance hormones, which may have an impact on specific alopecia kinds. Pose variations that stimulate the thyroid gland and enhance hormonal activity include the bridge, camel, and fish poses.
Overall Well-being: Yoga contributes to overall well-being, including physical, mental, and emotional health. Regular practice can boost self-esteem and foster acceptance, which can be important for individuals dealing with alopecia.


Acupuncture needles are strategically inserted over the scalp to stimulate particular points. This specialized approach seeks to enhance blood circulation and strength to the scalp, thereby benefiting the hair follicles.

Stress Reduction: Acupuncture helps reduce stress and promotes relaxation. Stress is considered a factor in some types of hair loss. Hence, managing stress levels could potentially benefit individuals with stress-induced alopecia.

Improving Blood Circulation: Acupuncture enhances blood circulation to the particular hair follicles. Improved blood flow contributes to better nutrient nutrition to the hair follicles, thereby supporting hair health.

Immune System Modulation: In cases of hair fall due to autoimmune disorders, such as alopecia areata, Acupuncture can be employed to modulate the immune response. This could help in reducing the immune system’s attack on hair follicles.


Do’s for Alopecia:
● Seek professional help from appropriate registered Physicians to obtain an accuratediagnosis and appropriate treatment plan.
● Practice stress-reducing activities such as Yoga, Meditation, or Deep Breathing
exercises, as stress can be a trigger for certain types of Alopecia.
● Consume a well-balanced diet rich in vitamins, minerals, and proteins to support overall health, including hair health.
● Be gentle with your hair. Avoid tight hairstyles, harsh chemicals, excessive blow-drying, and vigorous brushing, which contribute to hair breakage.
● Engage in regular exercises to promote overall health and well-being, which can
indirectly benefit hair health.

Don’ts for Alopecia:
● Avoid self-diagnosis. Seek professional help to determine the type of Alopecia and
receive appropriate treatment.
● Avoid hairstyles that exert excessive tension on the hair, such as tight ponytails or
braids, as they may contribute to hair loss.
● Refrain from harsh chemical treatments, including excessive use of Dyes, Perms, or Straighteners, as they can damage the hair shaft and increase hair loss.
● Do not ignore signs of hair loss or changes in hair density. An early diagnosis can be crucial in managing certain types of Alopecia.
● Avoid extreme or restrictive diets (Fad Diets), as they may lead to nutritional deficiencies that can impact hair health.
● Do not self-prescribe supplements without consulting a healthcare professional.
Excessive intake of certain vitamins or minerals may have adverse effects.
● Do not isolate yourself if facing emotional challenges due to hair loss. Seek support from friends, family, or support groups.

DISCLAIMER: The information provided in this article is intended solely for educational purposes. Treatment decisions should be made exclusively by a well-qualified Ayurvedic physician. Self-medication is strongly discouraged.

Frequently Asked Questions !

At Maurya Ayurveda Hospital, we provide integrated therapy for alopecia, which includes Ayurveda, Acupuncture, Yoga, and Meditation if required, tailored to the patient’s needs and the severity of the condition.

Initially, a consultation with our expert Chief Physician, Dr. Kasim, is necessary to understand the cause and nature of the disease. This may be followed by blood work if required. Based on this assessment, a personalized treatment plan is formulated.

Our Ayurvedic treatment includes internal medications prescribed by expert physicians, incorporating specific herbal formulations tailored to balance doshas and promote hair growth. Additionally, external therapies such as Shiro Abhyanga (head massage) and Shirodhara (forehead oil pouring) may be utilized.

We utilize various herbs such as Bhringraj, Amla, Ashwagandha, Shatavari, Neem, Gotu Kola, Triphala, Guggulu, onions, coconut milk, aloe vera, and fenugreek to support hair health and stimulate growth.

While not a direct solution, Yoga can aid in stress reduction, improve blood circulation to the scalp, and promote overall well-being, potentially benefiting individuals with alopecia.

Acupuncture aims to enhance blood circulation, reduce stress, and modulate the immune system, which can be beneficial for individuals with alopecia.

Patients should seek professional help for accurate diagnosis and treatment, practice stress-reducing activities, maintain a balanced diet, avoid harsh hair treatments, and refrain from self-diagnosis or self-prescription of supplements.