Alopecia: Botanical Approaches in Review
May 2010 | Volume 9 | Issue 5 | Original Article | 537 | Copyright © May 2010
Fadwah Abdullah BPharm and Rashid M. Rashid MD PhD
The use of herbal medications in dermatologic disease has become common practice among consumers. In this paper, the authors
review and discuss the existing evidence-based botanical modalities in the peer-reviewed literature with a particular focus on various
presentations of alopecia. To maximize potential clinical application, this review has been limited human studies. The goal of the
study was to provide a thorough evaluation of the current understanding of the use of non-pharmaceutical botanical products in the
management of hair loss.