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How to Treat or Prevent Hair Loss

Updated on October 21, 2013

How Stinging Nettles Stop Hair Loss

Sting nettles are known as a weed that stings you.  You can purchase stinging nettles to stop hair loss or you can pick sting nettles.  Find out the benefits of sting nettles and how its used for men besides stopping baldness.

Stinging Nettles a Natural Remedy that Prevents or Stops Balding

Today baldness is frowned upon that is why so many are looking toward technology and medicine to fight baldness.  Sense man kind someone or some company would claim to have a cure then they would profit.  The fact is nobody had any cure but people continued to fall for it and those who developed some kind of formula profited.  This is still a trend to this day in time.  The funny thing is some of these people who sold this so called cure for balding was bald themselves.  Think about it! Why would you buy a formula for baldness if the salesman is bald?  Don’t you think the salesman would have used the product himself if it really worked?

Stinging Nettle

Urtica Dioica is the Scientific Name

Stinging Nettles is used externally to improve the appearance of the hair, and is said to be a remedy against oily hair and dandruff. The root of the stinging nettles is a natural remedy used for balding.

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Saw Palmetto - Herbal DHT Blocker

The hormone called dihydrotestosterone (DHT) is linked to hair loss in both men and women although stinging nettles has not yet been proven to stop hair loss.  Research shows that stinging nettle can prevent testosterone from converting to DHT, the hormone also responsible for male-pattern balding. It is believed that Nettle root extract contains chemicals which block 2 enzymes, 5a-reductase, which makes the dihydrotestosterone (DHT) and aromatase enzyme, which makes estrogens. Studies showed that stinging nettle root extract was helpful in inhibiting these 2 enzymes which is the leading cause of hair loss.

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More on Hormones Dihydrotestosterone

This is probably the best known natural dht blocker. Studies have shown that saw palmetto is an effective anti-androgen. It acts in a similar way that propecia does. Firstly it lowers levels of DHT in the body by blocking 5 alpha-reductase. Secondly Saw Palmetto block receptor sites on cell membranes required for cells to absorb DHT.

Greene Deane Stinging Nettle Video

I Recommend All Greene Deane Videos

This is Greene Deane’s videos just in case you want to pick your own stinging nettles. As you know by now stinging nettles benefits are not limited to balding or baldness there are so many reasons to explore the possibilities of purchasing sting nettles or picking them wild and Greene Deane will show you in his video how to pick them without getting stung by these viscous plants.

You can learn a lot on his website www.eattheweeds.com not just about stinging nettles. If your experiencing hair loss its really more beneficial to pick these plants wild.

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    • tamron profile imageAUTHOR

      tamron 

      6 years ago

      My dad tried Rogaine for men. Everyday he would point at little hairs that was growing but it wasn't hair at all it was peach fuzz.

      I freeze stinging nettles and send it to my dad and I send him supplements of stinging nettles. He is still bald but has more hair then even.

      My husband was going bald and the last time I cut his hair it seemed thicker.

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      Chris 

      6 years ago

      Wow I never knew it would be possible to prevent or even cure baldness. Has anyone actually tried this out yet? Would love to know any success stories?

      Just don't get stung by a stingy nettle....they are irritating! ;)

      Thanks again for the post. I will check out your others.

      Chris @ http://cland2k.com

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      Steve Webb 

      6 years ago from Great Wakering, England

      good research,helpful article.

    • tamron profile imageAUTHOR

      tamron 

      7 years ago

      I would recommend everyone to visit Greene Deane website at www.eattheweeds.com you not only get great health information but you get great survival info. if ever in a survival situation. You will be surprized what you see in your yard or in the woods is edible.

      Thanks for all your comments!

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      icciev 

      7 years ago from Kuwait

      thanks for sharing, lots of useful information. voted up

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      Allan Philip 

      7 years ago from Toronto

      Thanks for the article, it's very informative. It's said, the best things in life are free and wild stinging nettles are free. With Green Deane video on how to pick these stinging plants, well, the best things are really free.

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      WriteAngled 

      7 years ago from Abertawe, Cymru

      Thank you for introducing me to Greene Deane. I think I will have many fascinating hours rooting round his site.

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