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    1. Adenosine
      – nucleoside used for hair regrowth stimulant properties
    2. Alfatradiol (Pantostin)
      – a synthetic estrogen used topically as an anti-androgen
    3. Aloe vera
    4. Aminexil
    5. Argan oil
    6. Azelaic Acid
      – acid used for antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and anti-androgenic properties
    7. Baricitinib (Olumiant)
      – JAK inhibitor that reduces inflammation and immune attacks on hair follicles, leading to potential hair regrowth, especially in alopecia areata cases
    8. Bicalutamide
      – a nonsteroidal anti-androgen, most commonly used orally for women
    9. Bimatoprost (Latisse)
      – a synthetic prostamide used to treat eyelashes also shows promise for stimulating hair growth on scalp
    10. Biotin
      – supplement to help with hair texture and quality
    11. Caffeine
      – the stimulant you know and love can be used topically to stimulate hair
    12. Capixyl
    13. capsicum
    14. Castor oil (Ricinus communis)
      – a traditional, natural remedy touted for promoting scalp health and hair growth
    15. Centella (Gotu Kola, Pennywort, Spadeleaf, Coinwort)
    16. Cetirizine (Zyrtec)
      – popular antihistamine showing promise for hair loss as an anti-inflammatory and prostaglandin inhibitor
    17. Citric Acid
    18. Clascoterone (Breezula, CB-03-01, Winlevi)
      – a novel topical treatment that inhibits DHT on androgen receptors
    19. Coconut Oil
    20. Cyproterone (Cyproterone acetate, Androcur)
      – a synthetic anti-androgen and weak progestogen that inhibits DHT binding to androgen receptor
    21. Dexpanthenol
      – precursor of vitamin B5 with hair stimulating effects
    22. Dutasteride (GI198745, Avodart, dut)
      – Heavy duty finasteride that comes with higher risks, but scalp injections seem safe and are gaining popularity
    23. Ecklonia Cava
    24. Estradiol
      – an estrogen promoting hair regrowth more commonly used in women
    25. Exosomes
      – Microscopic delivery system that sends growth-promoting signals to hair follicles
    26. Finasteride (fin, Propecia)
      – Frontline, gold standard treatment for combatting androgenic alopecia
    27. Fluocinolone
    28. Fluridil (Eucapil, Topilutamide, BP-766)
      – a topical anti-androgen with less systemic involvement
    29. Folic acid
    30. Follistatin
      – glycoprotein that inhibits TGF-β and promotes hair growth by antagonizing activin
    31. GHK-Cu
      – a copper peptide showing promise in both regrowth and reversing gray hair
    32. Ginkgo biloba
    33. Glycerin
    34. Green tea
    35. GT20029
      – research compound made to degrade androgen receptors in scalp
    36. Hair Fibers (Toppik)
      – cosmetic product that temporarily makes hair appear thicker
    37. HMI-115 (HMI)
      – much-hyped research compound targeting prolactin receptor in scalp
    38. horsetail extract
    39. Hyaluronic Acid
    40. Hydrocortisone (cortisol)
      – a synthetic cortisol used for anti-inflammatory effects
    41. Jojoba oil
    42. Keratin
    43. Ketoconazole (Nizoral, keto)
      – antifungal with some anti-androgenic benefits, often used as a shampoo
    44. KY19382
      – compound that activates Wnt/β-catenin to promote hair regrowth and create new hair follicles
    45. L-cysteine
    46. Latanoprost (Xalatan, PhXA41)
      – glaucoma medication with hair follicle stimulant effects
    47. Lavender (Lavandula)
      – plant and natural oil with antimicrobial and some anti-androgenic effects
    48. Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT)
      – laser therapy for anti-inflammatory and likely insignificant hair regrowth effects
    49. Melatonin
      – hormone commonly taken for sleep aid has some topical benefits for hair
    50. Mesotherapy
      – technique to inject very small amounts of beneficial chemicals into the scalp
    51. Metformin (Glucophage)
      – diabetes drug with anti-inflammatory, immunomodulatory, and insulin-sensitizing properties
    52. Microneedling
      – technique to create small wounds in skin to activate collagen production and hair growth
    53. Minoxidil (min, Rogaine)
      – An essential vasodilator with some anti-androgenic effects, has excellent safety record
    54. Nanoxidil
    55. Niacinamide
    56. oleic acid
    57. Omega 3
    58. Peppermint
      – herb and oil thought to stimulate skin and hair
    59. Piroctone Olamine
    60. Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP)
      – growth factors taken from your blood and injected into your scalp to stimulate hair
    61. PP405
      – mitochondrial pyruvate carrier (MPC) inhibitor by Pelage in early trials
    62. procapil
    63. Procyanidin
      – bioflavonoid found in plants with antioxidant and hair stimulating properties
    64. Pumpkin seed oil
    65. Pyrilutamide (pyril, KX-826)
      – highly targeted anti-androgen that might have minimal systemic effects
    66. Pyrithione Zinc
    67. Rapamycin (Rapamune, Sirolimus)
      – mTOR regulator and immunosuppressant used more recently for anti-aging and hair regrowth
    68. Redensyl
      – commercial product with a blend of mostly natural ingredients for hair regrowth
    69. retinol
    70. Rosemary (Salvia rosmarinus)
      – herb and oil with stimulant, circulatory, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties
    71. RU58841 (ru, PSK-3841, HMR-3841)
      – a potent but unapproved and potentially problematic topical anti-androgen
    72. Salicylic acid
    73. Saw Palmetto (Serenoa repens)
      – a natural and far less effective alternative to Finasteride
    74. Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP)
      – scalp tattoos to mimic the appearance of light stubble
    75. SCUBE3
      – a signaling molecule from dermal papilla cells being actively researched
    76. Selenium
    77. Setipiprant
    78. Spironolactone (Aldactone)
      – powerful topical and oral anti-androgen used mostly by women
    79. Stemoxydine (Serioxyl)
      – chemical from L'Oreal that encourages hair to enter growth phase
    80. Sulforaphane
      – compound from cruciferous vegetables has some mild effects on DHT
    81. tamsulosin (Flomax)
    82. TDM-105795
    83. Tea tree
    84. Tofacitinib (Xeljanz)
      – a JAK inhibitor for alopecia areata and other autoimmune conditions
    85. Tretinoin (Retin-A)
      – the gold standard retinoid in dermatology that's also helpful for hair regrowth alongside Minoxidil
    86. Valproic acid (valproate)
      – an anticonvulsant repurposed for hair loss via histone inhibition
    87. Verteporfin
      – chemical that might completely regrow follicles from hair transplant extractions
    88. Vitamin B12
    89. vitamin b2
    90. Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)
    91. Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine)
    92. Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)
    93. Vitamin D (calciferol, cholecalciferol)
      – vitamin you should probably be taking for general health might also help your hair a little
    94. Vitamin E
    95. Vitis vinifera
    96. white tea
    97. Zinc