What’s In It?
Each ingredient is included for its vital role in staying healthy, but also working symbiotically in the formulations to increase their efficacy.
Reacts with dopamine receptors in the brain, such as the pituitary gland and helps regulate progesterone/oestrogen for happier moods.
A handy fat and water soluble enzyme that works as an anti-oxidant as well as stimulating Vitamin C and other anti-oxidants to become powerhouses. This is a super enabler to enhance metabolic processes of the other ingredients.
Is the main herb for women used in Ayurveda and is excellent in reducing cortisol for less anxiety and increased brain function. Hormones use the same pathways as cortisol, so it helps to reduce cortisol, the stress hormone as much as possible.
Is recognized to help protect skin from UV damage and helps with the skin’s moisture retention and elasticity.
Biotin is also known as Vitamin B7 or H reacts with cell enzymes and encourages the production of amino acids, the building blocks of protein. Hair is keratin, a form of protein so by this process Biotin helps improve and increase the keratin infrastructure of hair, as well as skin and nails. Biotin is widely known as the key vitamin that supports hair and nail growth and to have a direct link to the thickness and strength of hair.
Black Cohosh Root
Powder is one of the most-studied supplements for menopause, known to give a 26% reduction in hot flashes and night sweats and also help bring about a deeper sleep pattern.
Is excellent for hormonal digestive issues and stimulates production of bile which assist in detoxification of the liver which in turn helps alleviate fatigue and brain fog.
Choline works especially well with Inositol where it combines to provide follicles with phospholipids which are required to create strong stands of hair.
Copper peptides promote collagen and elastin production and seem to work on the follicle in two ways, increasing follicle cell proliferation and also descreasing programmed cell death.
L-cysteine is one of a few amino acids (protein building blocks) that have the ability to make disulphide bonds and is one of the key components to building the all-important hair protein called keratin. L-cysteine is the main set of protein molecules that make up the fibrous filament structure of the hair.
Is known for its ability to help ease PMS, menstrual cramps, and is touted as the ‘female ginseng’ for its ability to bring back libido.
Folic Acid is also known as Folate or Vitamin B9 and is well known for its use in foetal development since it is involved in DNA synthesis, cell division and repair, so it is essential in helping all tissues grow in a healthy way.
Known for supporting the production of collagen and stimulating new cell growth.
Ginkgo Biloba is famous in China and has been used for around five centuries for hair thinning and now in the west due to its ability to enhance blood circulation.
Inositol is a member of the B vitamin group and is well known as a DHT blocker and its effect on hair is connected to gene expression, ensuring that they reproduce correctly. It also keeps estrogen levels properly balanced and works extremely well with Choline.
Green Tea is jam packed with polyphenols which are known for their action on supporting healthy hair growth, plus Green Tea has been shown to suppress the TNF-alpha which is involved in causing hair loss. Further information.
Grape Seed extract also contains high levels of polyphenols but also has proanthocyanidins which also contribute to the mechanisms by which grape seed extract is known to prevent hair loss and encourages hair regrowth.
Licorice Root Powder
Is found in so many Chinese herbal formulas and here it helps alleviate the symptoms of menopause as a phytoestrogen bring female hormones back into balance.
MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) is a nutritional mineral that, as well as providing the nutrients that feed the hair follicles and support the formation of keratin (the actual hair) and collagen (thickens the hair), has been found to naturally increase the length of your hair’s growth phase (anagen) by stimulating scalp circulation. Three more inches anyone?
Niacin is in the B vitamin family and helps nourish the scalp where it helps promote healthy hair growth from the roots. Taking Nicacin can cause an immediate mini flush which is the increased blood flow caused by Niacin opening up the blood capillaries. This ‘flush’ is said to flush out DHT, the enemy in hair loss.
Is another member of the B vitamins and is part of the Folic Acid molecule and its use is in enabling the use of amino acids as well as being supportive of blood cells. Because of its use in vitiligo, it is also thought to help pigment loss and gray hair.
Is made up of isoflavones, which have an estrogen like effect to slow down bone density loss, help reduce cortisol (so good for sleep) and combat menopausal symptoms.
Is affectionately called ‘the women’s tonic’, whose healing attributes benefit all women through each stage of hormonal life. It helps balance the hormones and aids with adrenal fatigue and exhaustion brought about by hormonal changes.
Has been shown to provide significant pain relief, improved mood and wellbeing and also works as a powerful anti-oxidant.
Various studies have shown Sage could be beneficial for reducing excessive sweating in night sweats and hot flushes, and helping improve memory and cognition.
Saw Palmetto (which is well known for boosting the libido) and Pygeum Africanum are potent and natural DHT blockers. Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) is a by-product of testosterone when it is converted into an enzyme known as Type II 5 alpha reductase. The American Hair Loss Association states that when DHT is suppressed, hair follicles will be able to sustain healthy thick hair.
Silica the vital mineral for our bone growth and as it bonds with many minerals, takes these nutrients to the peripherals of the body, namely the hair, skin and nails giving them strength and vitality.
Also a vital mineral for our bone growth and as it bonds with many minerals, takes these nutrients to the peripherals of the body, namely the hair, skin and nails giving them strength and vitality.
Get a bad rep because they are mixed up with ‘soy’, but these natural plant oestrogen mimickers help bring hormones back from the brink and are especially good for peri- and menopause, as they help reduce hot flushes, whilst they also prevent too much oestrogen and thereby help regulate menstruation.
Vitamin A is essential for proper cell growth and also helps produce sebum for the scalp which prevents hair from drying out and breaking. Vitamin A is used in skincare as wrinkle busting Retinol to increase cell turnover for clearer, smoother skin.
Vitamin C is known for its ability to repair cells and as an anti-oxidant protector. It is also has a major role in activating the body’s collagen supply as well as metabolising any extra collagen, so the quality of hair, skin and nails benefit hugely from a regular supply.
Vitamin E is well known for its ability to repair and build tissue as well as increase blood flow, boost oxygen supply and repair damaged follicles.
Vitamin B1 is known as the beauty vitamin and converts the foods we eat into energy, which helps in protein creation and this enables the hair to grow faster and in better condition.
Vitamin B2 metabolises fats, carbohydrates and proteins and provides the energy for building healthy cells and helps to create perfect cell reproduction every time, for better hair, skin and nails.
Pantothenic Acid is wildly used in the hair industry as Pro-Vitamin B5 and is even said to prevent hair going gray although this is unsubstantiated.
As pyridoxine hydrochloride. Vitamin B6 helps ensure that the cells in your hair follicles have access to the amino acids they need to make hair proteins. Vitamin B6 might also control hair growth because of its effect on hormone activity as it is part of a coenzyme that regulates the function of sex hormones including estrogen and testosterone. Both of these hormones affect the hair and testosterone gets converted into a chemical called DHT that hinders hair growth (which is why Good Hair contains other DHT blockers).
Is an amazing uterine tonic, relieving painful periods and cramps, it helps calm mood swings, reduces anxiety and soothes irritable digestion caused by hormonal issues.
Zinc helps regulate hormones and keeps levels of DHT (the hair’s enemy) low. A portion of the body’s Zinc is held in the hair follicles and as Zinc is important for so many processes, if there are low levels of Zinc, the body will use the hair supply first. Zinc has an inflammatory effect and keeps skin in smooth condition.