Efficacy of phytotherapy in the treatment of androgenetic alopecia

Authors

  • Joyce Lopes Macedo Centro Universitário de Ciências e Tecnologia do Maranhão
  • Amanda Suellenn da Silva Santos Oliveira Universidade Federal do Piauí
  • Irislene Costa Pereira Centro Universitário de Ciências e Tecnologia do Maranhão
  • Fatima Dandara Assunção Centro Universitário de Ciências e Tecnologia do Maranhão
  • Erica Rodrigues Reis Faculdade Laboro
  • Magnólia de Jesus Sousa Magalhães Assunção Centro Universitário de Ciências e Tecnologia do Maranhão

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.33448/rsd-v8i5.868

Keywords:

Phytotherapy; Medicinal plants; Alopecia; Aesthetics.

Abstract

The use of medicinal plants in the prevention and therapeutics of diseases has been carried out for a long time. Phytotherapeutic treatment is also applied in androgenetic alopecia, which is a condition characterized by hair loss and affects individuals of both sexes, with a higher prevalence in men. The objective of the article is to present the results of a bibliographical research related to the effectiveness of phytotherapy in the treatment of androgenetic alopecia. It is a literature review of the integrative type, for the construction of the research, was used of articles available in the following databases: PUBMED and ScienceDirect. After selection and analysis of the data obtained through reading, it was observed the use of several types of phytotherapics in the treatment of androgenic alopecia. The researches showed results with a positive effect of the use of this treatment on the hair growth of the individuals studied, with better resistance and increase of hair of the anagen phase.

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Published

26/02/2019

How to Cite

MACEDO, J. L.; OLIVEIRA, A. S. da S. S.; PEREIRA, I. C.; ASSUNÇÃO, F. D.; REIS, E. R.; ASSUNÇÃO, M. de J. S. M. Efficacy of phytotherapy in the treatment of androgenetic alopecia. Research, Society and Development, [S. l.], v. 8, n. 5, p. e285868, 2019. DOI: 10.33448/rsd-v8i5.868. Disponível em: https://www.rsdjournal.org/index.php/rsd/article/view/868. Acesso em: 21 jul. 2024.

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Health Sciences