How to Use Amaranth Oil to Prevent Hair Loss

Hair loss, whether it is due to aging or other factors can be a troubling issue. Fortunately, there are different ways of preventing it and among them is the use of Amaranth oil.

Perhaps you will find it hard to believe but this oil actually stops premature greying of hair and hair loss. This age-old remedy has worked from generation to generation so you can trust its effectiveness.

Let us go through the different ways of using this amazing oil.

Method 1: Using Amaranth Oil Alone

Amaranth oil for hair loss

This method involves using the oil alone so you will have to look for a store that sells and get yourself a bottle.
What you’ll need:

*A dropper
*Mild shampoo
*Conditioner (optional)

How to do it

Step 1

Section your hair to expose any balding areas then using the dropper, apply two to three drops of the oil on these areas.

Step 2

In circular motion, massage the oil into your scalp until it is fully absorbed.

Step 3

Allow it to sit for about half an hour and them wash off using a mild shampoo. You may then apply conditioner to keep your hair moisturized.

You want to do this every day until you see results.


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Method 2: Coconut Oil & Amaranth Hair Mask

Coconut oil and amaranth hair loss mask

This recipe is enough for a single application.

What you’ll need:

*A bowl
*A dropper
*A comb
*A quarter cup of coconut oil
*Two drops of amaranth oil
*Eight to ten drops of an essential oil of your choice
*Hot water
*A towel

How to do it:

Step 1

In your bowl, mix all the ingredients beginning with coconut oil and stir the mixture until you get a smooth, fully blended consistency.

Step 2

Using your hands scoop a handful of the mixture and rub it into your scalp and hair starting from the roots to the ends.

Step 3

Use a wide toothed comb to ensure even distribution in your hair. Tie your hair up and use a damp, hot towel to wrap it.

Step 4

Allow the towel to stay for about an hour before washing your hair off with mild shampoo. Do this at least once a week for best results.

Method 3: Amaranth & Olive Oil Hair Loss Mask

Olive oil in a drinking glass

For this method, you will need:

*Three tablespoons of amaranth oil
*Three tablespoons of olive oil
*A bowl

How to do it:

Step 1

In a bowl, pour the two oils and mix them until fully blended

Step 2

Scoop the mixture and massage it into your scalp and hair until fully absorbed. Ensure that the mixture is soaked around your hair roots

Step 3

Allow the mixture to sit for about an hour or two and then use a mild shampoo to wash it off.

You want to do this at least once each week for best results.

Method 4: Amaranth Oil & Beer

Beer & amaranth oil hair mask

Sure, this sounds like an unlikely combination but it does work.

Here is what you will need:

*One egg yolk
*Half a liter of beer
*Three tablespoons of amaranth oil
*100 grams lemon juice
*A bowl

How to do it:

Step 1

Pour all the ingredients in a bowl and mix to a smooth consistency.

Step 2

Massage a handful of this mixture into your hair and scalp paying special attention to the roots.

Step 3

Allow the mixture to sit for about half an hour and then rinse off with mild shampoo.

Do this once weekly for best results.


Nobody likes to have bald spots on their head or see huge chunks of hair falling off. While there are numerous remedies that promise to prevent hair loss and fail, amaranth oil really does remedy the problem and the proof is in the years of effective use.

James Kerry

Hi, my name is James Kerry. My friends call me Hairy Jimbo. I'm a research assistant with an interest in hair-related topics.

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