Grey hair is very fearful problem for many youngsters and girls.
The main reason for grey hair is a lack of the essential nutrients, especially vitamin A and B group vitamins, along with the minerals copper, iron and zinc. Copper in particular is not only necessary for hair pigmentation, it is needed by the body to maintain the health of the artery walls and without it you end up with what’s known as elastic fibre breakdown
There are hundreds of reasons that can cause for grey hair:
Pollution, Ageing or growing older, Stress, Vitamin B12 deficiency, Hereditary, Hypothyroidism, Smoking, Tuberous sclerosis, Neurofibromatosis, Malnutrition, Pernicious Anaemia, Werner Syndrome and Tobacco
Home Remedies for Grey Hair:
Onion Juice Mixed With Lemon Juice:
Onion juice is rich in the enzyme catalyse and has been used for centuries as a topical treatment and home remedy for grey hair. In fact, herbalists have been advising their patients to rub onions on their scalps to cure grey hair long before any hair dyes were ever invented.
Gooseberry and coconut oil:
Indian Gooseberry is the best remedy for treating premature grey hair.
Boil some pieces of amla in coconut oil till it turns black and massage your hair with it to cure your grey hair, naturally.
Decoction of amla can cure grey hair in just fifteen days. To prepare this decoction, soak a few pieces of amla for a few hours and add 1 spoon of eucalyptus oil. Store this mixture in an iron container overnight and apply this decoction with an egg, lemon juice and curd in the morning.
Amla is the best component for revitalizing pigmentation in your hair. You can even take the amla juice orally, which not only will cure your hair problem but will also prove to be a boon for other health related issues.
Black Seed Oil and Olive Oil Are Also Excellent Grey Hair Natural Remedies:
Black seed oil and olive oil have both been used for thousands of years to treat and cure gray hair. The other big benefit of using black seed and olive oil is they make your hair look shiny and healthy and also promote the growth of new hair follicles. Simply mix up an equal amount of olive oil and black seed oil and massage into the scalp. Wash out with warm water after an hour. Repeat daily. You can also take black seed oil internally for extra benefit. A teaspoon twice a day will do the trick.
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Ginger and honey mix:
Grated ginger mixed with a tablespoon of honey must be taken on a daily basis for preventing hair from turning grey.
Coconut Oil and lemon:
Coconut oil also helps in preventing the growth of grey hair. Massage coconut oil and lemon juice on the scalp to get black and shiny hair.
Massaging with pure ghee or clarified butter, twice in a week, curbs the problem of grey hair.
Curry Leaves and coconut oil:
Boil some curry leaves in coconut oil till it turns black. Apply this on your scalp as a hair tonic for treating the problems of hair loss and pigmentation.
Curry leaves can also be combined and used with curd or buttermilk.
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A mixture of 2 spoons of henna powder, 1 spoon of fenugreek paste, 2 spoons of basil leaves paste, 3 spoons of coffee, 3 spoons of mint juice, and 1 spoon of yogurt is proved to be very effective for treating grey hair. Apply this mixture regularly to get good results.
Henna and coconut oil:
Henna can also be mixed with coconut oil to get natural dark brown hair. Henna also works well when soaked overnight and mixed with walnut pulp. This mixture not only helps in curing grey hair but also gives a shiny touch to your strands.
Take one cup of strong black tea and add one tablespoon of salt into it. Massage your hair and scalp with this water and wash off after an hour. Follow this remedy regularly to cure the problem of grey hair.
The juice of onion helps in preventing untimely hair greying, hair loss and baldness.
Take an equal amount of rosemary and sage leaves in one cup of water. Steep and sieve the liquid to use as a natural hair colorant.
Rosemary oil can also be applied directly in the hair.
Almond Oil with lemon and gooseberry:
Mix equal amount of almond oil, lemon juice, and amla juice. Massage your hair with this mixture to cure the problem of grey hair.
Shikakai (Acacia concinna):
Soak 3-4 pods of shikakai and 10-12 soap nut seeds in one jug of water, overnight. Boil it and store this in a bottle as a natural shampoo. Soak a few pieces of amla separately and boil it to use it as a conditioner. This remedy treats various hair problems, like hair greying, dullness, thinning, and hair fall.
Aloe Vera Gel:
Apply aloe vera gel as a therapeutic remedy for premature greying of hair.
Take 250 grams of mustard oil and boil it with 60 grams of henna leaves, till it entirely burns in the mustard oil. Apply this infusion in your hair to get black and shiny hair.
Brahmi Hair Oil:
Massage of brahmi hair oil cures hair pigmentation, split ends and baldness.
Preventive Measures for Premature hair Greying:
Apart from following the home remedies mentioned above, you can also follow small life style changes to keep away from grey hair.
Keep away from chemical shampoos:
Make sure you stay away from all chemical shampoos, hair colourings and dyes. Try to use completely natural shampoos and conditioners
Avoid processed foods:
Also avoid all processed foods and coffee as these leach valuable nutrients such as copper, iron and zinc from the body. Instead, substitute coffee for green tea
Avoid smoking and stress:
Finally, avoid smoking and stress. Not only are these two of the biggest killers in the world today, they actually contribute to grey hair more than anything else.
Keep your scalp clean:
Wash your hair regularly and keep away from pollution as much possible.
Follow rich diet:
Give space to iron and vitamin rich diet in your meal. Give importance to vegetables and leaf vegetables.
Regular exercise will increases the blood flow and will keep your hair young.
Never wash hair with hot water:
As you know hot water is good for Body, cold water is good for hair. Hot water will damage your hair and weak.
Cover your hair with a scarf or hat while going out.
Massage the scalp of hair with fingertips to induce blood flow.