12 Less Known Oils for Hair Growth

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Oils are essential for your hair. They keep it healthy, prevent hair loss and promote hair growth. Even if you use them for scalpmassages, for home-made masks and treatments or just as an integrated part of your regular hair products; oils are simply amazing for your hair.

You’ve heard about oils like: olive oil, avocado oil, argan oil, castor oil or coconut oil; but there are some other oils, less known or popular, as good or even better than the ones mentioned above.

Here is a list with 12 less known oils, amazing for your hair.

Carrot-Oil-150x150Carrot Root Oil

It is rich in carotene and other antioxidants. Carrot root oil has amazing results for regeneration and stimulation of the follicle cells and skin.

It contains vitamin A, which is well known and used for many years as a hair growth treatment, for men suffering of hair loss caused by the male pattern baldness.

This oil is in fact a super-critical carrot root extract, emulsified in Jojoba oil. It is one of the few oils which are solid in their pure form.


It is one of the most beneficial oils for those who are dealing with hair loss (of all types). It can also support healthy hair growth for both men and women.

Carrot-Seed-Oil-150x150Carrot Seed Oil

This oil if well known in the aroma literature for its ability to revival dull and pallid skin. It can do the same things for hair follicles.

Carrot seed oil is very useful for those who need detoxification, especially for those whom have been exposed to toxic environments like office environments or polluted urban areas.

Cedar-wood Oil

Cedarwood-Oil-150x135Some people might experience an abnormally slow hair growth, some might experience an abnormally excessive hair loss, cause by bacteria, infections or by a weak immune system.

After a series of important studies, Cedar-wood oil has been declared one of the best oils to treat alopecia.

German Chamomile Oil

German-Chamomile-Oil1-150x150This oil is known as one of the most effective aromatherapy product for reducing inflammation. Since hair loss can also be caused by follicles and/or scalp inflammation, German Chamomile oil can restore the cellular function, prevent hair loss and promote hair growth. Some experts blame an over-heated scalp for hair loss.

With a pleasant sweet aroma, German Chamomile is both cooling and anti-inflammatory.

Clary Sage OilClary-Sage-Oil-150x150

The hair’s health depends on a proper hormone balance, which is essential both for men and women. Experts discovered that Clary Sage oil can balance estrogen levels in the scalp and skin. It can be a real help for women reaching maturity.

Clove Oil

Clove-Oil-150x150This is oil is antiseptic and a very strong antioxidant. Clove oil is one of the strongest natural antioxidants ever tested. It can increase blood circulation, which makes it one of the best support for hair growth stimulation.

Cypress-Oil-150x150Cypress Oil

This oil is often included in formulas for capillary strength and increased blood circulation. It is very important to have a healthy circulation to the follicles and to the scalp, for an optimal hair growth.

Many hair loss treatments include Cypress oil and/or other herbs, that have this special quality of increasing the blood circulation in the scalp.

Helichrysum-Oil-150x150Helichrysum Oil

This oil has the capacity to regenerate your body’s soft tissues. It is found in products for healing wounds and for mature skin.  It also regenerates the scalp tissue and for this reason some physicians find it very useful for aging scalps which heal scar tissues harder.

Helichrysum oil is also used to improve blood circulation and to heal inflammations. It is an exquisite anti-inflammatory.

Myrtle-Oil-150x150Myrtle Oil

It balances the scalp oils. Myrtle oil is very useful especially when you are experiencing a sebum over-production, which can block the follicles and the pores of the scalp.

This oil Is a gentle, natural antiseptic which also has regenerative properties.

Sage-Oil-150x150Sage Oil

This oil has important hair growth properties, stimulating and hormone balancing properties. Sage oil balances the scalp oils. It is found in products for skin regeneration and scar reduction.

This oil is not recommended for pregnant or for children.

Sea-Buckthorn-Oil-150x150Sea Buckthorn Oil

This oil is recognized to enhance scalp health and skin. It has impressive results for every imbalance and any skin type.

Sea Buckthorn oil is a potent regenerative and antioxidant and highly nutritive. Due to its high content of carotene, this oil might leave some red color after applied.

This oil can also prevent UV damage, which is responsible for hair follicles energy reducing.

Ylang-Ylang-Oil-150x150Ylang-Ylang Oil

This oil has relaxing properties and can reduce stress. It is long used to grow thicker hair and also to increase the hair’s thickness.

Ylang-Ylang oil also helps with split ends and balances the scalp’s oil production.

As you can see, if you want to start a hair growth treatment with oils, you can choose from a large variety. Even if you opt for a massage or for a mask, there are many oils ready to satisfy your needs and desires.

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