|Grey hair is one major problem we see many of our friends brooding over. The fast-paced modern life has given us a lot of things (positive) and along with that, a lot of grey hair caused by stress, hormonal imbalance, unhealthy food, smoking, and pollution. Melanin is the pigment responsible for the natural color of hair. But with age, the melanocyte activity in our body drops down, which also causes grey hair. Wouldn’t it be nicer if, instead of running around to every salon for treatment at the sight of that strand of grey hair(s), you could have home remedies to reduce or treat the gray hair. Well, here are a few DIY natural remedies for grey hair.
1. Indian Gooseberry or Amla, as its commonly known
This is one remedy which grandmothers and mothers swear by. It has a high source of vitamin-C content and anti-oxidants. So apart from being an excellent anti-ageing agent, it also helps reduce various hair problems such as dull and dry hair, hair fall and premature greying of hair. You can either use amla in the form of hair oil or consume alma powder or amla juice.
2. Black Tea
Black tea is a great way to start your day with, but apart from giving you that relaxing boost and rejuvenating your senses, black tea also comes to aid when dealing with hair problems. To use black tea for gray hair reduction or hair loss problem,
Henna is what you will find most middle aged women using as a prevention to grey hair. Its an age old remedy used by most around the sub-continent of India, namely Pakistan, UAE. Henna not only acts as a natural hair colorant and darkens the hair, it also strengthens them.
It is even advised that you add a little coconut oil to that mixture to prevent dryness of hair. Repeat this process twice a month .
4. Aloe Vera Gel
Aloe Vera gel helps maintain the pH balance of our hair. It is a rich source of calcium, zinc, folic acid, iron and contains various essential vitamins. It not only nourishes your hair and makes it healthy and shiny, but also promotes the growth of new hair.
5. Curry Leaves
Curry leaves are a great remedy for increasing the pigmentation of your hair.