Witch Hazel Leaf
Witch hazel leaf extract is known to have a soothing and nourishing effect on the skin and is anti-bacterial, anti-oxidant and wound-healing. The natural effects of this plant are optimal for a scalp treatment. Furthermore, witch hazel is a plant and the leaf, bark and twigs are used as medicines. In addition witch hazel is taken among people if they suffer from: diarrhoea, mucosculitus, vomiting blood, coughing up blood, tuberculosis, fevers, tumours and cancer.
On this page you will learn about the origin and the effects of witch hazel extract and why it is effective to use as an ingredient against a scalp condition.
Origin of Witch Hazel Leaf
Witch hazel (Hamamelis virginiana) is a tree or shrub that is native to Atlantic North America. It can reach a height of 15ft, which is similar to 4,6 meters. It flowers in the fall, providing vivid yellow flowers. The leaves are used as a remedy to reduce inflammation and swelling of the skin. It is said that witch hazel can have multiple uses. When used properly it can be used against a scalp condition but also against a headache or other conditions.
As of 2002, there has been relatively limited research on the uses of witch hazel in the United States. There is agreement among alternative health practitioners that external use of this herb is safe.
Effects of witch hazel leaf
Witch hazel leaf got different proven effects on your body. But there is also a lot of assumptions that have not been proven. Therefore, we explain below what has been scientifically proven and what has not yet been proven.
Proven to be effective
• The astringency helps to stop bleeding, so witch hazel is useful in treating bruises , cuts, and other skin abrasions.
• A cold compress of witch hazel is said to ease a headache.
• In Europe witch hazel products are approved for skin injuries, inflammation of skin and mucous membranes, and varicose veins. Witch hazel and leaves were approved for the topical treatment of skin injuries, burns, varicose veins, and haemorrhoids.
• Effective against skin and scalp conditions, particularly inflammation. • Recent studies carried out in Germany and the United Kingdom have established that witch hazel extract offers some protection against UV radiation prior to sun exposure as well as relieving the inflammation of sunburn.
Not proven (yet) to be effective
• Native Americans were brewing witch hazel as a tea for conditions including cuts, colds, heavy menstruation, tumours, and eye inflammation. Witch hazel was taken internally to stop bleeding from haemorrhage.
• Some American folk remedy applications of witch hazel include applications for backache, and internal use for diarrhoea , nervousness, nosebleed, vaginitis , and venereal disease.
• Eczema and a itchy skin, there is no proof that is helps against an itchy feeling of your skin of scalp.
Witch Hazel Leaf for the scalp
Here we will discuss witch hazel leaf extract and its effects on the scalp in more detail. When you apply the extract to the scalp it acts a bit like a dry shampoo, keeping your scalp healthy and preventing, it from getting to greasy. This is because it is an astringent, which means it works to tighten your pores and dry out the oil that scalp sweat produces.
As it has been proven that witch hazel leaf works against inflammation, it means it works perfect against an irritated and inflamed scalp. In combination with other ingredients, such as done in the scalp therapy treatment of Neofollics, this will be enhanced by ingredients that address other conditions.
Seborrheic dermatitis is one of the conditions that causes inflammatory. Even though witch hazel leaf has not been proven to be effective to combat against the eczema, it can reduce the inflammation, prevent a flaky skin and flare ups by regulating the sebum levels.
Many people report that witch hazel helps against their hair loss. That’s because it works to increase blood circulation in the scalp, delivering vital nutrients to the hair follicles, which can stimulate healthy growth. Also, inflammation can cause hair loss and witch hazel leaf extract works effective against inflammation.
Treatments against an inflamed scalp
The most effective treatment against inflammation on the head is to use the products of the new scalp therapy line from Neofollics.
This treatment contains natural ingredients that reinforce each other to combat your scalp condition. It works against seborrheic dermatitis, dandruff, eczema and itching on the scalp. In addition, it can reduce symptoms of psoriasis, lichen planopilaris and folliculitis.
92% of users experience an improvement in their scalp and clear improvements are visible. Would you like more information? Please visit this page: /products/scalp-therapy-exfoliating-shampoo
Witch Hazel Leaf Extract has a particular effect against inflammatory conditions of both the skin and the scalp. Neofollics uses the product in their new scalp therapy line to improve your hair condition and combat certain conditions
Frequently asked questions
Scalp Therapy Exfoliating Shampoo
The Scalp Therapy Exfoliating Shampoo from Neofollics Hair Technology is the most effective shampoo for the improvement of the scalp. It combats dandruff, flakes and itching and is effective in scalp conditions such as Seborrhoeic Eczema and Psoriasis. The shampoo gently exfoliates the scalp and removes impurities like dandruff and flakes. It contains a broad spectrum of ingredients with anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory and anti-microbal activity. At the same time the shampoo contains soothing natural oils to treat and calm the scalp.
The Neofollics Scalp Therapy Exfoliating Shampoo is perfect for any man or woman who wants to:
- improve the condition of the scalp
- reduce inflammation and preven dandruff and itching
- exfoliate and clean the scalp from impurities and flakes
How the Neofollics Scalp Therapy Exfoliating Shampoo works
The Scalp Therapy Shampoo is applied directly to the scalp with the fingertips or the Shampoo Brush. Here the shampoo is gently massaged and distributed over the scalp and hair. The shampoo contains an exfoliating granule that removes impurities. The active ingredients reduce itching, flaking and irritation of the scalp. The clinical study shows that the use of the Exfoliating Shampoo together with the Nourishing Mask leads to an improvement in the general condition of the scalp and a decrease in itching, flakes, redness and irritation. The scalp is also nourished with essential oils that promote hydration and restore moisture balance.
The clinical test shows that the use of the shampoo leads to a decrease in hair loss, promotes hair growth and immediately gives more volume to the hair. In conclusion, the Neofollics shampoo is the most powerful shampoo to stimulate your hair growth.
Content Neofollics Scalp Therapy Exfoliating Shampoo
The Scalp Therapy Shampoo has a content of 250ml, sufficient for 2 months of continuous use, depending on the dosage.
For who is the Neofollics Scalp Therapy Exfoliating Shampoo suitable?
The Scalp Therapy Exfoliating Shampoo is suitable for every man and woman who wants to improve the condition of the scalp. The shampoo is effective for various scalp problems such as Seborrhoeic Eczema, Flakes, Itching and Redness
Suitable product with:
- Seborrhoeic Eczema
The experiences with the Scalp Therapy Exfoliating Shampoo
Extensive clinical trials show that the Neofollics Scalp Therapy treatment improves the condition of the scalp and reduces dandruff, flaking and itching after four weeks of use. For the best results, use the Scalp Therapy Exfoliating Shampoo together with the Neofollics Scalp Therapy Mask.
Scalp Therapy Nourishing Mask
The Scalp Therapy Nourishing Mask by Neofollics Hair Technology is the most effective mask for improving your scalp health. It fights dandruff, flakes and itching and is also effective for scalp disorders such as seborrheic eczema and psoriasis. The mask cares for the scalp and removes impurities such as dandruff and flakes. The scalp mask contains a large number of ingredients with antifungal, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. At the same time, the mask contains caring ingredients that treat and soothe the scalp.
The Neofollics Scalp Therapy Nourishing Mask is perfect for any man or woman who wants to:
- Improve the condition of the scalp
- Combat inflammation, dandruff, itching and flaking
- Cleanse the scalp of impurities, dandruff and flakes
How the Scalp Therapy Nourishing Mask works
Part the hair and apply the mask directly to the scalp. Massage the mask into the scalp and do not rinse. For best results, use 3 to 4 times a week in combination with Neofollics Scalp Therapy Exfoliating Shampoo.
The clinical study shows that using the Nourishing Mask together with the Exfoliating Shampoo leads to an improvement in the overall condition of the scalp and a reduction in itching, flaking, redness and irritation. The scalp is also nourished with essential oils that promote hydration and restore the moisture balance.
Content Scalp Therapy Nourishing Mask
The Scalp Therapy Mask has a content of 175ml, enough for 2 months continuous use, depending on the dosage.
For whom is the Scalp Therapy Nourishing Mask suitable?
The Scalp Therapy Nourishing Mask is suitable for every man and woman who wants to improve the condition of the scalp. The Mask is effective for various scalp conditions such as Seborrheic Eczema, Scalp Itch, Dandruff and Redness.
Suitable product with:
- Seborrhoeic Eczema
The experiences with the Scalp Therapy Nourishing Mask
Clinical studies show that Neofollics Scalp Therapy Mask in combination with the shampoo improves the condition of the scalp and reduces dandruff, flaking and itching after four weeks of use. For best results use the Scalp Therapy Mask in conjunction with the Scalp Therapy Shampoo.