When you order will be accepted and payment will be cleared, we send to you pack with health questionnaire, small bag for the hair sample and a prepaid return envelope.

1. Please complete the health questionnaire

  • complete the questionnaire with capital letters

  • state your age, height and weight

  • we can also send an electronic version of the report with analysis results. In order to receive the file, provide a correct e-mail address in the questionnaire and sign it .

  • In order to provide the best possible interpretation of the results of Elemental Hair Analysis, a questionnaire has been developed, aimed at learning about the environment of the tested individual and finding factors influencing his or her health.
    Information from
    the questionnaire helps to determine the impact of patient’s environment, diet or treatments on the results of the analysis.

2. Cut the hair sample

In order to be suitable for analysis your hair needs to be:

  • natural (i.e. not dyed)

  • clean (without styling cosmetics, such as gels, mousses or sprays)

Cut the hair:

  • with sharp scissors

  • cut the hair near the scalp on the occiput (at the back of your head between the ears)

  • cut a few small patches in various spots on the occiput

  • only the first 3 - 4 cm (1.5 inches) of hair measured from the scalp are suitable for analysis - if your hair are longer send only the first 3 - 4 cm (1.5 inches) for the analysis

  • we require 200 - 300 mg (7 - 10 oz) of a hair sample for the analysis (about one tablespoonful)

If your hair is too short:

If the length of your hair is less than 5 mm (0.2 inches), wait for about 4 weeks until it is 1 cm (0.4 inches) long and cut 200 - 300 mg (7 - 10 oz) - about one tablespoonful of hair for the analysis.

If your hair is dyed:

If you recently dyed your hair, wait for about 6 - 8 weeks and cut only the natural part of the hair for the analysis (cut off and dispose of the dyed part of the hair).

When will you receive the results?

Analysis of a hair sample and preparation of the report with results takes  exacly 3 weeks from the moment Laboratory receives a complete order, i.e. a hair sample, a questionnaire, and a payment confirmation. If any of these elements is missing, this period may be longer.

The report with results of Elemental Hair Analysis - Health programme is sent via priority mail as a printout (max 4 weeks), and (if it has been marked and signed in the questionnaire) as a file via e-mail.