Whether your hair is thinning, weak or too oily, Vita Hair Rejuvenating Tonic, with its clinically proven formula, can help. Combining powerful ingredients from eastern and western medicine for optimum hair health, daily use will rejuvenate and energise hair follicles, restoring thickness and shine. A clinical study showed daily use for 3-6 months produced strong, healthy, radiant hair; controlled sebaceous activity; and slowed down hair loss. This product is recommended for anyone with thin, weak, oily or over-processed hair.
History Of Use First appeared in Materia Medica of Ri Hua-Zi.
Modern Use In vitro studies have showed that zhiheshouwu can protect the liver by inhibiting lipid oxidation and the destruction of liver cells. It has also been found to lower the blood cholesterol, triglycerides and β- lipoproteins of high lipid animals.
Traditional Use Also known as Fleece Flower, zhiheshouwu is sweet and warm in nature and targets the liver and kidney meridians. It acts as a blood tonic, a laxative, lowers cholesterol and has antibacterial properties. It is useful for tonifying the liver, replenishing blood and yin, and tonifying the kidneys to prevent the premature greying of hair and hair loss.
Origin and Sources Derived from the tuberous roots of Polygonum multiflorum Thumb., family Polygonaceae. When prepared by drying it is known as crude sample. If prepared by steaming with the juice of black soya beans, it is referred to as prepared sample.
History Of Use A key ingredient in hair regenerating treatments including Vita Hair Tonic.
Traditional Use A new hair care substance from SEDERMA, Capigen® is based on an association of three active ingredients intended to slow hair loss and soothe the scalp while stimulating and regulating excessive sebaceous secretion, a frequent factor in hair loss. The three ingredients work synergistically to improve scalp and hair health. They include homotaurine, which increases blood flow to the scalp, supplies it with vital trace metal ions and regulates oily secretions; a bacterial filtrate; and a substance known as sulfomucopolysaccharide extract, which plays an essential role in hair follicle hygiene.
Origin and Sources Patented formula derived from natural sources.
Modern Use Oily extract of burdock root contains fatty acids and other essential nutrients for maintaining a healthy scalp and hair.
Traditional Use Burdock is spicy, bitter and cold and is associated with the lung and stomach meridians. Its main function is to expel wind-heat and soothe associated symptoms, including constipation, sore throat, tonsillitis, coughs and fever. It also promotes the eruption of measles when the rash has not fully vented. The herb is prepared from burdock fruit, which are gathered in autumn and dried in the sun.
Origin and Sources Arctium lappa L., family compositae.
History Of Use First appeared in Miscellaneous Records of Famous Physicians.
Traditional Use Mugwort has bitter, pungent and warm properties and is associated with the liver and spleen and kidney. Taken internally, the herb warms the womb, disperses cold and alleviates pain, especially menstrual pain due to cold as a result of yang deficiency. It grows across China and South East Asia and is commonly used in moxibustion to warm the meridians and promote the flow of chi and blood.
Origin and Sources Comes from the dried leaf of Artemisiae argyi Levl. et Vant, family compositae.