Grey hair is also known as ‘’Polygonim Multiflorum’’. It is a common problem caused by thyroid imbalance, lack of vitamin B12, heredity, aging, stress, consumption of tobacco and smoking. Grey hair is a symptom of improper protein synthesis. Thinning hair is an early sign of this common problem. It is essential to consume a nutritious diet in order to prevent the problem. Different natural treatments can help in reducing the problem of grey hair.
Natural Treatments for Grey Hair
Indian gooseberry is one of the most effective natural treatments for the problem. Regular application of Indian gooseberry paste on the head can provide the desired results. Dried Indian gooseberry fruit can be boiled in coconut oil and used to massage the head on a frequent basis.
Another alternative is to boil dried Indian gooseberry fruit, reetha seeds and shikakai pods in water for some time to prepare a natural tonic. This tonic (strained) can be applied on the hair and removed with warm water after 15 to 20 minutes. Use of this tonic can stop premature greying of the hair.
A person can add salt (1 tablespoon) in a cup of black tea and apply this combination on the hair roots for 60 minutes. This mixture should be removed with cold water. Frequent use of this treatment can help in reducing the problem.
Adequate intake of vitamin B12 can provide relief from the problem of grey hair. Further, it can help in regulating the secretion of oil which may keep hair healthy. Vitamin B12 can be obtained through green leafy vegetables, cauliflower, cereals and tomato.
A mixture made by adding a few drops of lemon juice to coconut oil can be used to massage the hair roots for 15 to 20 minutes on a regular basis. This treatment can provide long lasting results. Coconut oil mixed with thistle oil can also be applied on the scalp and massaged for a few minutes. This mixture should be removed with cold water after 20 to 30 minutes.
A paste made by mixing castor oil, lemon juice and henna can be applied on the hair for 60 to 75 minutes multiple times in a week to treat the problem.
A person can massage a mixture of castor, jojoba and mustard seed oil on the wet hair for 20 minutes on a daily basis. It is advisable to rinse hair with warm water after the application.
Rosemary and Sage
A combination of rosemary and sage can be used in the treatment. A person can boil dried rosemary (1/4th cup) and sage (half cup) in water (2 cups) for 30 minutes and allow it to steep for 2 to 3 hours. This mixture can be applied on the hair and removed (after it has dried) with water.
Frequent application of a mixture of ginger, lavender and sesame oil on the hair roots can treat the problem. This mixture should be kept applied for 20 to 30 minutes. A person can also apply a mixture of grated ginger and honey on the hair to get effective results.
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