Nutrafol Ingredients

Pure plant power

Nutrafol’s Core Solutions contain 22 botanical ingredients sourced from 11 countries. Using medical-grade ingredients means unmatched efficacy.

What is a nutraceutical?

Standardized, medical-grade, bio-optimized botanical ingredients. From ashwagandha and horsetail extract to saw palmetto and resveratrol, we source the highest quality natural ingredients for your growth.

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health hero,

A breakthrough formula—with patented stress adaptogens, DHT inhibitors and super antioxidants including ashwagandha, saw palmetto and tocotrienols.

  • Tocotrienols Complex

    A potent form of super vitamin E that’s clinically tested and shown to support healthy hair growth.

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  • Ashwagandha

    Sensoril ashwagandha is clinically shown to decrease the levels of hair damaging stress hormone Cortisol and C-reactive protein (CRP) as well as improve resistance to stress in highly stressed adults..

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  • Curcumin

    The "Swiss Army knife" of botanicals, curcumin is an antioxidant shown to lower biomarkers, like CRP, in clinical studies. Extracted from turmeric, curcumin supports the immune system and helps combat many dysregulating molecules that interrupt hair growth.

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  • Saw Palmetto

    Saw palmetto is extracted with a CO2 ultra high-pressure technology. It’s clinically shown to help prevent testosterone conversion to DHT, a naturally occurring hormone in the body that can shrink hair follicles.

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  • Marine Collagen

    Sourced from North Atlantic Cod, marine collagen is known to promote healthy hair, improve moisture, and promote diffusion of nutrients. Hydrolyzed to a low molecular weight for better bioavailability.


In addition to Synergen Complex®, Nutrafol features other natural ingredients like cayenne pepper and resveratrol for improved hair health and overall wellness.

  • Black Pepper Fruit Extract

    Standardized to 95% piperine, the patented kind in Nutrafol’s formula plays an important role in the absorption of bioactive nutrients necessary for healthy hair. Its active ingredient, piperine, enhances the body's ability to produce heat and energy, which allows many of Nutrafol’s vitamins, minerals and amino acids to be absorbed and utilized more effectively.

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  • Biotin

    An essential water-soluble B-complex vitamin, biotin is one of the building blocks of healthy hair, needed to metabolize fatty acids and amino acids. Rich levels of biotin for hair health in Nutrafol help strengthen hair, as well as combat dryness, breakage and shedding.

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  • Cayenne Pepper Extract

    Cayenne pepper benefits hair health. It’s a powerful agent known to help combat the effects of stress in the body and support protein production. It’s been shown to help balance substance P, a neuropeptide found to play a role in a stress- related hair thinning. The unique type of cayenne pepper extract in Nutrafol is bio-optimized to be ingested comfortably without gastric irritation.

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  • Horsetail Herb Extract

    The herb horsetail contains high levels of silica, one of the planet’s most common and most important elements. When the silica is standardized to 7%, it’s shown to increase the strength and thickness of hair and reduce brittleness.

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  • L-Lysine

    The essential amino acid L-lysine is known to promote hair growth, density and development, specifically in those with hair health issues. L-lysine has also shown potential to work with methionine, a rich source of the mineral sulfur.

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  • L-Methionine

    L-Methionine is an essential amino acid necessary for hair growth, aiding the development of the hair shaft. It also helps promote overall scalp health.

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  • Resveratrol

    The antioxidant properties of resveratrol helps to defend the scalp against oxidative stress caused by free radicals. Resveratrol is known to enhance the development, growth and overall quality of hair.

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  • Selenium

    Selenium benefits hair health by supporting antioxidant enzymes that can defend against damage to cells, including those in hair. Another one of selenium’s benefits is that it helps to maintain proper thyroid activity, which benefits the immune system and supports healthy hair growth.

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  • Vitamin A

    Vitamin A is an essential component of hair growth and maintenance. It works with zinc to help reduce the drying and clogging of sebaceous glands in the scalp. The form of Vitamin A in Nutrafol is called beta carotene. Beta carotene is a precursor to Vitamin A and signaled for conversion when the body needs it for support.

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  • Vitamin C

    The vitamin C in Nutrafol is derived from camu camu, an Amazonian rainforest fruit containing 60 times more vitamin C per serving than an orange. It acts as a natural stimulant of collagen synthesis, and helps to protect and preserve the body’s existing collagen stores from damage. It’s also a rich source of antioxidants and amino acids.

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  • Vitamin D

    Vitamin D is a key determinant of richer, healthier hair. A deficiency can take its toll on hair health, leading to weakness. The vitamin D component in Nutrafol helps reduce stress-related damage.

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  • Organic Kelp

    Our certified organic Icelandic geothermal Kelp is harvested sustainably from some of the cleanest kelp beds on earth. Kelp is a rich source of natural iodine and other beneficial bioactive micronutrients. Kelp plays a key role in supporting a healthy thyroid.

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  • Zinc

    Zinc is a mineral vital to the body, which plays a role in more than 300 metabolic functions, including cell reproduction, protein utilization and maintaining hormonal balance. It is essential to the synthesis process involved in creating and using collagen and is also a powerful antioxidant.

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Nutrafol is gluten-free. Ingredients do not include:
gluten, soy, shellfish, binders.

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