Melanin is the pigment which gives our hair its color and when there is insufficient amount of it our hair changes its color in gray or white. Nowadays people suffer from premature graying of hair and that makes them look and feel older than they really are. There are a lot of factors, which leads to premature graying of hair. Some of them are: hormonal fluctuations, genetic predisposition, stress, thyroid disorders, poor nutrition and etc. In this article we are going to give you top 10 natural homemade remedies for early graying of hair.
- Indian Gooseberry
This fruit contain anti-aging properties and it is rich in high amount of antioxidants and vitamin C. It can help people who suffer from hair loss, premature graying and dull hair. You should boil several dried Indian gooseberries in a coconut oil and then leave it to cool. After that, apply it on your scalp and hair. Repeat it twice a week. Also you can mix 1 tablespoon of gooseberry pulp and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice. Than massage your scalp with this mixture. The effect will be unbelievable.
- Curry Leaves
If you combine curry leaves and coconut oil you will increase your hair’s pigmentation. Boil 4 tablespoons of coconut oil and few curry leaves. Massage your hair with the mixture and let it stay for 30 minutes. Than wash it with cold water.
Henna will strengthen and darken your hair. You should only make a paste with henna leaves, 3 tablespoon of Indian gooseberry powder, 1 tablespoon of coffee powder and a little bit plain yogurt. Mix these ingredients together till you get a paste and then apply it on your hair. Leave it for 15 minutes and rinse it.
- Lemon Juice and Coconut Oil
We all know that coconut oil stimulates hair growth, moisturizes our hair and reverse your gray hair. Mix 3 tablespoons of lemon juice with coconut oil and apply in on your scalp and hair. Leave it for 30 minutes and wash your hair with warm water.
- Sage and Rosemary
If you want to darken your hair you should combine sage and rosemary. Boil these herbs and leave them cool. Wash your hair with this solution twice a week and after several months you will see the difference.
- Blackstrap Molasses
If you consume blackstrap molasses you will prevent hair graying and hair loss. They are rich in selenium, magnesium, copper and iron. It is recommended to take one tablespoon of this remedy every morning before breakfast.
- Onion Juice
It is found that onion juice is excellent home remedy for premature graying. You should massage your scalp with this juice twice a week.
- Black tea
Black tea is great for darken your hair. It will also soften and give a shine to it. Boil 2 tablespoons of this tea in a glass of water and let it cool. After that, wash your hair with it. You can repeat this several times a week.
Amaranth is the best choice for preventing hair loss and hair graying. It also brings back your natural hair color. Apply fresh juice from leaves of amaranth on your scalp and hair and leave it for few minutes. Then rinse it with cold water.
- Black Sesame Seeds
Black sesame seeds contain magnesium, iron, copper, proteins and phosphorus. To see its benefits you should consume one teaspoon of this seeds every day and after several months you will see the results. Trust me your hair will be thankful for it.