Can Yoga boost hair growth? Read on to find out:

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Those who practice Yoga will say that it is not merely an exercise routine but a lifestyle in itself. Regularly doing Yoga has countless benefits, not just physically but also mentally.

Performing Yoga asanas on a daily basis will improve one’s stamina, endurance, boost weight loss and provide relief to several ailments. It also makes one more flexible.

Now, what if you were told that Yoga can also help you deal with hair loss and boost your hair growth? It may not sound true, but in fact there are Yoga Asanas that can help one increase hair growth as well improve the texture of the hair. These are not special Asanas designed only for the hair, these are regular Asanas that people practice, but these Asanas provide improved circulation and better oxygen supply to the head all of which improve the health of the follicles thereby boosting hair growth.

Here are three such asanas that can promote better hair health:

Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Facing Dog Pose)

This pose is meant to strengthen your legs and arms. The purpose of this asana is to open the sides of your body and it also opens out your lungs. The overall benefit of this asana is improved oxygen circulation all over the body. Because the head is downward in this pose, it increases the flow of blood into the brain, which strengthens the hair follicles promoting hair growth.


Everyone has heard of Kapalbhati. The benefits of this rhythmic breathing have countless benefits for the body. The movement of the stomach and the breathing results in a cleansing as well improved oxygen circulation all over the body. A clean internal system and more oxygen are keys to good hair health.

Sirsasana (Head Stand)

This Yoga pose is quite popular these days and those who perform this can vouch for the detoxifying benefits of it. This asana helps in free flow of blood that can sometimes gets blocked by the bend in the neck. Performing this will massively boost blood supply to the brain and it has a very calming effect on the nervous system. The added benefit of improved circulation is faster growth and hydration of hair.

Along with Yoga, for better hair growth it is important to make sure the scalp of the head is not dry. Hydrating the body can help hydrate the sky. Also making sure to use the right kind of shampoo and conditioner suited to one’s hair type will ensure that hair does not become dry and frizzy or oily and limp.

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