5 Effective Yoga Asanas for Hair Growth


Who don’t love the scalp full of thick and healthy hairs. But unfortunately 8 of 10 people are suffering from some kind of problem associated with hairs. Majority of population is suffering from the problem of hair loss and all are searching a cure for the same. There are various reasons that a person face hair problems and some of the main reasons are stress, unbalance diet, over exposure to dirt and pollution, hormones imbalance and genetic.

Practising yoga is one of the means to deal with scalp problems. It not only gives benefit to your hairs but to your whole body. We will discuss the best 5 yoga postures that will help in hair growth.

5 Effective Yoga Asanas for Hair Growth

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5 Effective Yoga Asanas for Hair Growth

1. Sirasasana (Head Stand):

The act is to balance your whole body on your head. Invert your body and make your head to rest on the ground. Take the help of your hands to balance the body weight. You need to do lot of practice to do this posture effectively. This exercise will increase the blood circulation in your scalp. This will provide the necessary nutrients to your hairs and will help them to grow. This asana will also help in tone your body muscles.

2. Uttanasana (Forward bending pose):

To perform this asana stand straight and raise your hands above your head and breathe in slowly. Then bend forward till your palms touches the ground and your head touches the knees. Try to remain in this position for as much time as possible and then stand straight and relax. Repeat this for 10-12 times. Remember not to jerk up. Benefits include boosting of blood circulation in scalp and stretches out abdomen muscles.

3. Sarvangasana (Shoulder stand):

Lie down flat on your yoga mat. Raise your legs upward till your toes starts pointing towards ceiling. Remember to keep your legs straight. Keep your hands in center of your spine and lift your buttocks and lower back as much as possible. Use your head and shoulders to make balance. This pose also increases the blood circulation in scalp and is very helpful in thyroid function and ensures the healthy respiratory system.

4. Ustrasana (Camel Pose):

This is really simple to act. In it you have to kneel on floor and start bending your spine backward until your hands touch your ankles. Remain in this position for 10-12 seconds. Repeat it for 10-12 times. If you have any back injuries then avoid this pose. This pose is good for hair problems like hair breakage and thinning.

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5. Sasangasana (Rabbit pose):

Take your knees to sit on the yoga mat such that your hips resting on your heels. Sit with your knees on the floor, with your hips resting on your heels. Now grab your heels with your hands. After this bend your head slowly in forward direction and keep doing it unless your head touches the ground and then lift your hips up. Inhale now and keep this position for 5-10 seconds and exhale as you come back to normal position. This pose will also improves the blood circulation in scalp and make your hairs shiner and healthy.

These are the five most effective yoga asanas for hair growth. Keep practising them and you will get rid of any hair problem you are suffering. Yoga is time proven therapy for hair problems. It needs to be regular to give results. So keep practising it and live healthy life with healthy hairs.

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