Avena sativa: an effective natural ingredient in herbal shampoos for the treatment of hair greasiness.

@inproceedings{Farboud2013AvenaSA,
  title={Avena sativa: an effective natural ingredient in herbal shampoos for the treatment of hair greasiness.},
  author={Effat Sadat Farboud and Gholamreza Amin and Leyla Akbari},
  year={2013}
}
Aims: Evaluation of anti-greasiness properties of oat extract and oil in shampoos. Methodology: Seborrhea can cause greasiness in scalp and hair. There are few compounds currently in use to reduce sebaceous gland secretions. Avena sativa or oat is a plant containing saponins as active ingredients with cleansing activity. In a double blinded, randomized, placebo clinical study, we investigated anti-grease and cleansing effects of oat by comparing shampoos formulated from oat extract and oil with… CONTINUE READING

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