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Can castor oil promote hair growth?

While there is currently no definitive evidence to support the claim that castor oil directly affects faster hair growth, its indirect application to the scalp can still benefit hair health and potentially create a favourable environment for increased hair growth. Castor oil has many positive properties, including omega-6 and omega-9 fatty acids and vitamin E, all of which are known for their anti-inflammatory benefits. Using castor oil in combination with high-quality hair products after a hair transplant can help promote healthy hair growth.

It is important to note that the effects of castor oil are not universal. For people who experience inflammatory hair loss, castor oil's anti-inflammatory properties may possibly promote the growth of hair. On the other hand, castor oil may have limited or no effect on severe hair loss in both men and women, including nutritional hair loss.

It is important to understand that castor oil is a form of home treatment and there is no scientifically established evidence of its action. If you are experiencing problems with your scalp, it is highly recommended to consult a dermatologist for professional advice and appropriate action for your scalp problems. A visit to a specialist can help ensure that you receive adequate and science-based care for your individual needs.

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