In the case of alopecia areata, build up the child’s immune system naturally by avoiding harmful drugs and eliminating a nutritionally deficient junk food diet. Include lots of good fats, protein and organically grown fruits and vegetables in the diet. Massage the scalp of the child with a few drops of argan oil.
In the case of traction alopecia, be especially gentle when it comes to combing, brushing and a child to drying the hair. Avoid hair bands, which can damage the hair. Avoid hair products that can damage the hair, such as detergent type shampoos and chemical-laden conditioners.
More natural shampoos such as arganrain shampoo that will not cause further hair loss would be more beneficial. It is specially designed to prevent hair loss and stimulate hair growth.
For ringworm of the scalp, do not allow the child to share towels, hair brushes and combs. Wash the bedding and clothes often get in hot water to get rid of fungal spores. Dilute a few drops of essential oil with jojoba oil and apply to the skin. to use the best anti-fungal essential oils for tinea capitis are tea tree, lemongrass, oregano, lavender, niaouli and patchouli or argan oil. Use only therapeutic grade essential oils.