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Background: Hair loss and maintaining quality hair is major problem of society. It is a distressing condition for number of men & women. Now a days approach has been tried to develop herbal formulations for curing this conditions, to avoid harmful side effects of allopathic system. Vegetal hair well is a herbal formulation that contains Accacia concinna, Nadosstachys jatamansi, Aloe vera, Eclipta alba, Emblica officinalis, Lawsoni ainermis etc. in adequate proportions and which have a proven results in preventing hair fall and promoting hair growth. Aims and objectives: this study aimed to access the effect of Vegetal hair well in preventing hair loss; promoting hair growth and its overall effect on scalp/hair. Material and methods: 50 Healthy males or females aged >18 years and <65 with a clinical diagnosis of: mild to moderate hair loss; dandruff; frequent hair fall; willing to participate in this study were included. All the enrolled patients underwent a thorough clinical examination, and scalp skin examination. All the patients were advised to apply sufficient quantity of vegetal hair food to the affected area of scalp, twice weekly for a period of seven weeks, with gentle massage, and were advised to leave for 30 minutes then wash with normal water. The subjects were given a questionnaire to determine qualitatively the status of their hair loss and new hair growth, as well as the presence of side effects. Results and discussion: The overall result of this study suggests that even a short-term treatment with herbal Vegetal Hair Well is effective in significantly reducing hair loss and may stimulate new hair growth in a portion of the subjects. There was a significant reduction in the hair symptoms (itching, irritation and dryness of the scalp) and there was a significant improvement in the tensile strength of hair. After 7 weeks of treatment, majority of the subjects (>75%) reported near complete elimination of hair loss. Conclusion: Vegetal Herbal Hair Well is a safe and effective in prevention of hair loss. It helps in regeneration of new hair by seven weeks. It has got an excellent result on scalp/hair health. Limitations and recommendation: This was a pilot study conducted only on 50 subjects with only single study centre furthermore comprehensive and detailed multi centric study can be done to evaluate the effectiveness of Vegetal Hair Well.
[Amit Madan, Abhishek Arun, Sudeep Verma (2014); A Non comparative Open label Pilot study to see the Efficacy and Consumer Response of Vegetal Hair Well in preventing hair fall and promoting hair growth Int. J. of Adv. Res. 2 (2). 0] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com
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