Premature hair whitening is a common problem observed in young boys and girls these days. It is very embarrassing for the children studying in school and college. They look aged than their classmates and colleagues.
Coloring hair is a temporary solution. Coloring will change the natural blackness of hair to various shades based on the hair color used. If you are having allergy to chemicals the damage is severe.
Ayurvedic treatment helps to prevent premature white hair and restore natural hair color. The main reason of premature hair whitening is because natural pigmentation of hair tends to disappear as a person ages and eventually back hair turns to white color. The other reasons of premature hair whitening at an early age is mostly due to certain diseases, hereditary or nervous shock. It is advisable to consult a doctor.
Some of the popular Ayurvedic treatments to prevent premature hair whitening:
Applying a mixture of coconut oil and curry leaves on a daily basis is a time tested treatment for white hair. Heat 1/8 cup of coconut oil along with ½ a cup of curry leaves in a saucepan at medium flame. When it comes to a boil put off the flame. Allow this mixture to cool. Apply the mixture onto your scalp and leave it for 15 to 20 mins. Wash your head with lukewarm water and mild shampoo. You can transfer this mixture to a clean dry bottle. Filter the oil with a cotton gauze cloth when it reaches the base.
An effective topical treatment for premature greying and white hair problem is a mixture of curry leaves and buttermilk. Mix a teaspoon of curry leaves paste to ½ cup of buttermilk. Apply this mixture onto scalp and massage gently. Wash your head after half an hour with lukewarm water and mild shampoo.
Henna or paste of fresh Mehandi leaves is applied on the hair. Henna is a natural hair coloring agent for white hair. Hair will look pale orange or brownish red.
Beetroot juice is also a coloring agent. When beetroot juice is mixed along with henna paste the grey hair will become pinkish in color.
To regain color of your hair apply a mixture of amla juice, almond oil and lime juice. The mixture can be retained upto 72 hrs if stored in the refrigerator. Mix 1 table spoon of amla juice, 1 table spoon of lime juice and 4 table spoons of almond oil. Gently massage onto scalp, leave it for 45 mins to 1 hour. Wash your head with cool water and moisturizing shampoo. Avoid water going into your eyes. You can follow this home remedy daily for better results.
You can even apply 1 teaspoon of lemon juice,2 teaspoon of water and 4 teaspoon of amla powder . Keep this mixture for an hour prior to hair application. Apply this mixture onto scalp and hair and leave it for 25 mins to 30 mins. Wash with lukewarm water. Avoid shampoo and soap while doing this treatment. You can observe the positive effects.
Apply neem oil for hair. Neem oil has anti-bacterial properties. Neem oil will keep dandruff away. Your hair will turn black upon regular usage.
Follow the above mentioned home remedies and see the difference it will make to your hair color. It improves hair growth due to regular massage ad hair care. You can walk with pride and show off your lustrous black hair.
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