Chinese Tea for Hair Growth (Why and How)

Hair loss is now a problem faced by more and more people. When having a hair loss situation, a lot of people will find some remedies to make hair grow, but many ways are not very good, and even the situation of hair loss is getting worse.

There are many factors of hair loss. In daily life, we can improve hair loss through diet therapy. Drinking tea is a good choice for it.

Tea contains many kinds of nutrients such as tea polyphenols, amino acids, trace elements, and vitamins, which are not only beneficial to hair growth and hair care but also effective for anti-aging.

The essence of bad hair growth is that it loses faster than it grows. We should know why the hair loses and how to treat it.

1. Causes of hair loss

Chemical alopecia: chemical factors can cause hair color to change and even hair loss.

Symptomatic alopecia: hair loss can be associated with some systemic or local diseases.

Seborrheic alopecia: excessive grease overflow from the scalp and make the scalp oily and damp, which will make hair loss.

Endocrine alopecia: hair growth is affected by a variety of endocrine hormones, so when an endocrine abnormality occurs, it often causes hair loss diseases, such as postpartum and menopausal hair loss.

Nutritional alopecia: hair is an external manifestation of physical condition. Malnutrition and abnormal metabolism of the body can cause changes of the hair quality, and severe malnutrition can even lead to hair loss.

Seasonal alopecia: generally, it is easy to lose hair in summer, because the high temperature in summer leads to expansion of the pores, and it is not easy to lose hair in autumn and winter because the temperature drops and the pores close during this period.

Neurological alopecia: hair loss often increases when mental stress is too high. Under the action of mental stress, the arrector pili muscle will shrink, the hair will become upright, and the hair follicles are undernourished, which results in the inhibition of hair growth and makes hair lost.

2. How Chinese tea can help with hair growth and hair care

Tea can supplement nutrients and trace elements

Many kinds of Chinese teas contain more than hundreds of chemical components such as tea polyphenol, vitamins, microelements, protein, pectin, organic acid, lipopolysaccharide, sugar, enzymes, etc.

In ancient times, due to the lack of vegetables and fruits, the nomadic people in the north of China often drank tea to supplement the necessary nutrients of the human body.

If you have an insufficient intake of fruits and vegetables, you may want to have a cup of tea every day to complement the nutrients.

Tea can help reduce grease

The ingredients of the volatile oil in the tea can promote the decomposition of grease and help with digestion, and the tea itself is a light diet, which can make people refreshed and is beneficial for the people with seborrheic alopecia.

Tea can strengthen the hair

Tea polyphenols in tea have the function of antioxidant and scavenging free radicals. This anti-aging ingredient can enhance cell activity and inhibit the rate of cell degeneration, thus slowing down the softening and thinning of hair and making it stronger.

Tea can speed up hair growth

Tea can promote blood circulation, which means nutrients can reach the head quickly and the wastes and toxins can be eliminated from the body quickly. It is good for hair growth.

Tea can regulate mood

Chinese tea ceremony advocates that humans should be close to nature. So choosing a quiet and elegant environment for drinking tea may regulate mood. A good mood will help the body keep healthy and relieve mental stress.

3. What Chinese tea is good for hair growth and hair care

1. Oolong tea

Oolong tea is a traditional Chinese tea. It contains not only rich nutrients but also a lot of iron and calcium elements, and hair growth is very much in need of those elements.

Besides, oolong tea also has digestive enzymes, which have the effect of decomposing fat and alleviate the phenomenon of strong oil secretion.

2. Green tea

Green tea is also a traditional Chinese tea and is an unfermented tea that is the closest to nature. So green tea has more natural nutrients.

Green tea can help to reduce sebum secretion, improve the blood supply of hair follicles, promote hair regeneration, prevent hair aging, thus delaying the process of hair follicle atrophy and reducing hair loss.

3. He Shou Wu tea

He Shou Wu (Fo-Ti) is a famous traditional Chinese medicine and has good effects on treating hair loss and blackening hair.

He Shou Wu has some toxic and side effects. So should take in a small amount and choose the specially processed He Shou Wu.

Making He Shou Wu tea: cut the He Shou Wu into small pieces, put them into a cup, pour boiling water, and brew it for 5-10 minutes. He Shou Wu tea tastes a little bitter, so you can add some sugar or honey.

4. Black sesame walnut tea

Black sesame contains a variety of necessary nutrients and can promote the synthesis of melanin for hair growth.

Among the eight essential amino acids needed by the human body, black sesame contains seven. Some special amino acids in black sesame can interact with vitamin E and vitamin B1, which are conducive to the growth of hair.

Walnut is rich in nutrients, not only rich in protein, carbohydrates, and vitamins, but also calcium, phosphorus, iron, and other microelements. Regularly eating walnuts has the effect of preventing hair from turning white and losing.

Making black sesame walnut tea: crush black sesame and walnut into powder, put them with some sugar into a cup, pour boiling water and mix them.

Besides, proper exercise, enough sleep, avoiding hair dye and perm, and a nutritious diet are good habits for hair growth.