• Methionine—The amino acid Methionine is considered essential for the formation of collagen for healthy skin and soft hair, nails and other forms of connective tissue.
• Lysine—Lysine is an amino acid and one of the building blocks of protein.
• Top hair nutrition foods: salmon, walnuts, oysters, sweet potatoes, eggs, spinach, lentils, yogurt, blueberries, chicken.
• Minerals: Kelp, Spirulina, Chlorella, wheatgrass juice, moringa leaf; and food grown on remineralized soil, wild herbs. Ancient deposits like green sand and humates. Chlorella powder and Spirulina @ 1 pound $16.95, Herbalcom.com
• Copper is needed for hair color—copper foods include: seafood, kale, mushrooms, sesame seeds, chickpeas, prunes, avocados. Copper ORMUS.
• Hair Vitamins: The B vitamins that affect hair growth are Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B12, folic acid and biotin (5,000 mcg). B vitamins are found in brewer`s yeast and in red meat. Omega 3 Fatty Acids, Iron, zinc, Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Be sure to get 1,000-2,000 mg of vitamin C per day. Take a B complex 1-2 times a day to counter stress.
• Grape Seed Extract & MSM are a great combination for healthy hair. Citrus Bioflavonoids (Vitamin P) enhance the usefulness of Grape Seed Extract by increasing capillary strength and regulating absorption.
• Amla is a longevity tonic, which stops premature graying or hair-loss, encourages nail and hair growth, and improves eyesight
• BACC Juice: The juice combo of beets, celery, apples and carrots returns natural hair color and much more. Along with 2 capsules of cinnamon.
• Jatamansi and is used for promoting hair growth, preventing hair loss and graying hair.
• Jatamansi Oil - 4oz (For Hair & Body Massage)--Promotes sound relaxing sleep by Vadik Herbs amazon.com
• Fo-Ti—The longevity effects of Fo-Ti are greatly increased with humates like Leonardite and Shilajit which contains 85 minerals and fulvic acid; and Fo-Ti has a reputation as being able to reverse grey hair to black and strengthens sinew, cartilage and bone.
• Humates are a major catalyst for anabolism (growth and regeneration) and mineral metabolism. Black Earth’s dry humalite products contain at least 80% humic acid. www.blackearth.com Leonardite: www.rawfertilizersupply.com
• Gotu kola stimulates repair of skin, hair nails and connective tissue, promotes collagen and bone density.
• Lavender and rosemary has been used to prevent baldness and to encourage new hair growth.
• Stinging Nettle (Urtica Diocia), found growing naturalized across America, blocks the conversion of testosterone into DHT. Excessive DHT contributes to hair loss.
• Saw Palmetto also reduces male pattern baldness and other conditions associated with excess DHT.
• Burdock (Arctium Lappa) root oil, also known as Bur oil is one of the most important herbs used to restore hair. Burdock tea rinses also.
• Hair rinses: naturally condition the hair and scalp. Wildcraft local herbs like yarrow, sage, burdock, bee balm, lemon balm, catnip, mulberry leaves, Basil, Calendula, Chamomile, Horsetail, Lavender, Linden flowers, Nettle, Parsley leaf, Rosemary, Sage, Watercress.
• Scalp massages have been proven to be a very effective hair growth aid.
Massage head with coconut oil and Peppermint oil; or Jojoba oil infused with essential oils.
• Coconut Water Spray: You can filter the coconut water and put it in a spray bottle for your skin and hair.
• Styler for Long Lasting Curls: Make a strong infusion of chamomile and rose hips, lightly wet hair with the infusion before curling.
• Silicon—(Collagen/Hydration) found in Horsetail, Oatstraw, Nettles, Hemp leaves, Eyebright, Cornsilk, Comfrey, Lemon grass, Ginger. Other herbal sources of silicon include alfalfa, blue cohosh, chickweed, dandelion, red raspberry and Alfafla. Silicon is found in the stalks, peels and cores of fruit and vege like celery, spinach and broccoli stalks, cucumber peels. Water loving Silicon is the keystone architectural element in the body’s collagen structure. Horsetail can be mixed 50:50 with Yerba mate for tea and is at herbalcom.com under the name “Shavegrass.”
•Omega 3 whole food sources: Omega 3 needed to build super intelligent mitochondrial and cell membranes. Plant sources include moringa leaf, purslane, and the seeds/oils of hemp, flax, chia, Kiwi fruit, Pomegranate, Perilla, Walnuts, Sacha Inchi, camu camu, and borage. Organ meats and grass fed lamb, wild fish (Salmon, Mackerel, Tuna, Halibut), krill oil, ratfish oil, spirulina and other bluegreen algae. Krill oil is better than fish oil, because the high levels of natural antioxidants in Krill prevent the oil from going rancid. Eggs from chickens feed on algae, fish and Omega 3 containing plants. Fish Oil/Omega 3 recommended rate: A 180-pound man take 4.5 g EPA+DHA per day. Super antioxidants, cholorphyll and colorful plant pigments (phytochemicals) and olive leaf will protect the Omega-3 and allow its healthy incorporation into cells.
Reyouthifying agents include: silicon, lecithin, omega-3, chlorophyll, Hyaluronic Acid, glycine, Resveratrol, glucosamine, glycine, proline, Lysine, vitamin C, alpha lipoic acid, copper, manganese, magnesium, MSM and zinc can help to restore elasticity and strength to connective tissue.
The anthocyanidins found in deep-colored, red-blue berries and fruits help the collagen fibers link together in a way that strengthens the connective tissue matrix and green and white tea help prevent the breakdown of collagen. Other collagen feeding foods include: Dark green vegetables, lycopenes, avocado, green and black olives, Eggs, garlic and garlic mustard (sulfur), wheat germ (proline), legumes (lysine).
• SUPPERFOOD LIST
Dandelion leaves, nettle, Moringa leaf, alfalfa leaf, kelp and seaweeds used as vegetables, blue green algae, kale, spinach, parsley and cilantro, water cress, wheatgrass juice, broccoli sprouts, green sprouts of all kinds, blue berries and berries of all kinds, Incan berries, jackfruit, kiwifruit, passion fruit, papaya, acai, pomegranate, Amla Indian Gooseberry, Camu Camu, fresh olives, olive leaf, avocado, raw coconut, home grown vine-ripened tomatoes and peppers, bamboo sap, wild salmon, New Zealand bee pollen, propolis, raw cacao (chocolate), maca, goji berries, aloe vera, hemp seed, pumpkin seeds, purple corn extract (#1 in antioxidants, sprouted quinoa pilaf, poppy seeds, real Essene bread, dehydrated flaxseed crackers, sprouted seed humus spreads, Shiitake and other medical mushrooms. Purple Corn (Zea mays L.) is one of nature’s richest sources of at least six different anthocyanin antioxidants - even more than blueberries.