Essential oils of cedar wood and southern wood Dilute 3 drops of each oil in 1 teaspoon of base oil and massage into the scalp for hair loss and alopecia.   Eucalyptus Gasket Seal. Three parts of eucalyptus oil mixed with 1 part of clove oil rubbed into the scalp at night will prevent hair loss.Yoghurt  Yoghurt alone, rubbed well into the scalp after shampooing and left for 10 minutes, will condition hair and clear up problems affecting the scalp but will 1 egg whisked into it becomes doubly effective for fine, light and uncontrollable hair. Rinse well after using.

One of the best home remedies for hair loss.* Southernwood tonic pour 5 tablespoons each of strong southernwood infusion and mild eau de Cologne into a bottle and shake well. Use diluted 1 tablespoon of tonic to one of warm water and massage into the scalp twice a week. Use only on oily hair which is showing signs of coming out but remember that a certain amount of hair loss is normal.

Rosemary and castor oil  Mix in the proportions of 2 tablespoons of castor oil to 4 drops of essential oil of rosemary. Massage the warmed oils into the hair, cover and leave overnight. Wash the next day using a mild shampoo. This is a healing conditioner to prevent hair loss after illness. One of the effective home remedies for hair loss.* Watercress Macerate 100g (4 oz) of watercress in 100 ml (4 fl oz0 of alcohol for one week with 1 teaspoon of oil of geranium. Used as a tonic this promotes hair growth.Sunlight As keeping the head covered is said to cause hair loss, exposing the head to the elements, within reason, is commonsense.

Nettles Drink nettle tea to prevent hair loss. Valve Seal juice into the scalp. Nettle leaves and burdock root macerated in rum is another good hair restorer, as is nettle leaves macerated in warm vinegar. Another nettle remedy and one which was guaranteed to work was to macerate 50g (2oz) each of nettle tops and flowering tips of marjoram in 1 litre (1.75 pints) of brandy or rum for three weeks. One of the good home remedy for baldness.* Onions Rub the head with onion juice night and morning until red then anoint with honey. I have heard that one must suffer to be beautiful!Garlic Hair Unguent100g (4 oz) fresh garlic100g (4 oz) beeswax100g (4 oz) honeyCrush the garlic very well and place it in a bowl with the beeswax. Stand this in a pan of hot water and heat until the wax has melted then add the honey and continue to heat, stirring well, until the mixture is hot. Remove from the heat and beat until cool. Put into pots and seal. Rub a little into the head each night.* Lavender or thyme Either of these macerated in alcohol will restore hair if applied several times a week. A strong decoction will also prevent  and arrest hair loss.