ALOPECIA- Ayurveda Treatment, Diet, Hair Oils

n Ayurveda, hairfall is discussed under the headings of Khalithya and Indraluptha. They are two among the shirorogas (diseases of the head). The samprapti progresses as Pitta pradhana tridhoshas along with raktha reaches the root of hair, causing its detachment. In case of khalithya, the hair loss is gradual and generalised, while in indralupta it is sudden loss of hair in patches.


Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder common among women of reproductive age. Here, hormonal imbalance affects follicular growth during the ovarian cycle. The affected follicles remain in the ovary.Ayurveda does not name a particular disease which can be considered as equivalent to PCOS. But there are some ailments where the symptoms match with those of PCOS. These symptoms are due to Pitta Vata vitiation which gradually affects the uterus and its normal functioning.

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