Hair Health

Human Studies/ Cohort Studies 

Article Study objective/ findings
Effects of Tocotrienol Supplementation on Hair Growth in Human Volunteers

Lim, A. B., (2010). Trop Life Sci Res



The effect of tocotrienol supplementation on hair growth in volunteers suffering from hair loss was investigated. This observed effect was most likely to be due to the antioxidant activity of tocotrienols that helped to reduce lipid peroxidation and oxidative stress in the scalp, which are reported to be associated with alopecia.
US PTO – Tocotrienols and Hair Growth Formulation

Ho., D., (2007).

The present invention relates to a formulation for promoting hair growth and preventing hair loss. Supplementation with tocotrienol formulation promotes hair growth and increases the number of hairs in mammals. In one embodiment, a composition for promoting hair growth and reducing hair loss according to the present invention comprises mixed tocotrienols and a pharmaceutically acceptable excipient.