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Role of Cyperus rotundus oil in decreasing hair growth

GHADA FAROUK ABD EL-KAREAM.

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Abstract
Background: There is a lack on the value of Egyptian Cyperus rotundus essential oil in the treatment of Androgenic hair.
Aim: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of application Egyptian Cyperus rotundus essential oil in comparison to 0.9% saline on androgenic hair.
Patients & Methods: Ninety one female patients with Androgenic hair (hirsutism and axillary hair) completed the study. They were randomly assigned to two groups: group I (active group) (n=47) and group II (control group) (n=44). Patients used topical Cyperus rotundus essential oil for six months and were evaluated at 6th month.
Results: The topical Cyperus rotundus oil was significantly more effective (p

Key words: Key words: Androgenic hair, Cyperus rotundus oil, Decrease hair growth, Hirsutism.


 
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