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Ayurvedic Remedies for Premature Hair Greying: Natural Solutions for Healthy Scalp

Greying of hair is a natural chronological event. There isn’t a person who walked this earth without a strand of grey in their old age. But today, grey hair is no more a thing of old age. People as young as their teens and twenties are complaining of premature greying of hair. So, in this blog, I will share the best Ayurvedic remedies to fight your greys!

Did you know a poor diet and excessive stress can be the cause of your greying hair?

Here are a few more reasons that might be turning your black hair grey:

Genes – Premature greying of hair might be a genetic problem. 

Diet – A diet low in vitamin B, zinc, and copper can cause greying hair.

Pollution – Pollutants make your strands weak and turn your hair grey.

Smoking – Free radicals from smoking promote greying of hair.

Stress – It’s a leading cause of premature greying of hair.

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Easy DIY Home Remedies to Combat Premature Greying of Hair

Ditch your greys with a Great Diet

Diet is one of the major factors that affect your hair and skin. Providing your cells with essential nutrients is one of the best ways to fight back aging. Add sufficient amounts of green vegetables. Spinach, Celery, cabbage, capsicum, cucumber, and other green leaves. 

Don’t forget to take your daily plate of fruits! Oranges, amla, melons, and strawberries are great sources of Vitamin C. This can help slow the process of premature greying of hair.

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Mask your mane with Curry leaves and henna

You probably already know that Henna is one of the best natural hair dyes. But do you know curry leaves with henna can also prevent your hair from turning grey? You can make a paste by blending both leaves. This mix works as a great anti-aging mask for your hair. 

Make your own mask

  • Boil curry leaves in the water.
  • Let it cool and add powdered henna to it.
  • Blend this mix and apply it evenly on your strands.

Also Read: How to Apply Henna for hair dye?

Give your curls the love of Curry leaves and coconut oil

Coconut oil is a storehouse of essential proteins that nourishes your damaged hair. Adding curry leaves to your coconut oil makes it a powerful concoction. Massage your scalp with this mix. Ayurveda says it’s a foolproof remedy for premature greying

Make your mask 

  • Take a handful of curry leaves.
  • Boil it in 1 cup of coconut oil for six to eight minutes.
  • Allow it to cool and massage your scalp regularly.

Also Read: Amazing Benefits of Multani Mitti for Hair and skin

The ultimate Onion and lemon hair pack

Onion juice is the ultimate natural remedy to stop hair fall and baldness. But many don’t know that it can help in preventing premature greys too. It is one of the oldest remedies to prevent premature greying.

Make your own mask

  • Mix equal portions of onion and lemon juice.
  • Apply this on your scalp and hair.
  • Leave it on for 30 minutes.
  • Wash it off with a mild shampoo.

Dip your tresses in Almond oil

Almond oil is another simple and effective remedy to prevent premature greying. It is rich in proteins and Vitamin E. These nutrients are very important for your hair’s health.

Also Read: Amazing Benefits of almond oil

Condition your strands with love

Take 5-6 tsp of black tea leaves and dip them in hot water. When it cools, mix it with your regular hair conditioner. Apply it to your hair and leave it on for 1-2 hours to cover grey hair.

Mask your hair with Mustard oil

Mustard oil is a rich source of antioxidants, selenium, and healthy fats. It nourishes your hair giving it a natural shine and strength. This oil helps darken the hair and helps conceal the signs of premature greys.

How to oil your hair with mustard oil?

  • Take 2-3 tsp of organic mustard oil and heat it mildly. 
  • Massage your hair and scalp thoroughly. 
  • Leave it overnight and cover your scalp to avoid staining. 
  • Wash it in the morning. 

Care your hair with Castor Oil

Castor oil is one of the best natural solutions for preventing premature greying. Its cooling nature effectively controls the excess Pitta on your scalp. Massage your scalp with castor oil regularly. You can blend it in coconut oil or almond oil to make it less sticky.

Treat your hair with Hibiscus water

Hibiscus is a simple natural boon for hair darkening. This potent natural dye aids in delaying premature greying. Soak hibiscus flowers and leaves in water overnight. Use this water in the morning to wash your hair. 

Buttermilk-Curry Leaves Mask

Crush curry leaves and add buttermilk to prepare a smooth paste. Apply this on your scalp to cover the strands from root to tip. Wash off your hair with an Ayurvedic herbal shampoo after 5 minutes. This will prevent premature greying and make your hair soft and shiny.

Eating tips to combat premature greying 

  • Walnuts help strengthen your hair, reduce premature grey hair, and improve hair growth.
  • Almonds and nuts are rich in vitamin E and proteins. This helps reduce the greying of hair.
  • Use mustard oil for cooking as it is rich in Omega 3 fatty acids. It is important for hair growth and strength. 

Things you can avoid to prevent premature greying of hair

  • Do not use harsh shampoos and chemicals
  • Quit smoking.
  • Avoid overexertion or excessive physical exercise. 
  • Avoid overexposure to sunlight.
  • Don’t stay awake till late at night (11.00 pm – 2.00 am).

So, these were some simple natural tips to prevent premature greying of your hair. These Ayurvedic remedies are simple and easy but more effective than most chemicals. So, try these out on your weekends or even weekdays. 

And don’t forget to share it with your friends and family!

Drop your thoughts in the comments section if you liked reading this blog!

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Mr.Paramashivam September 29, 2021 at 4:37 am

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