These days, hair loss is quite common issue. The people who are dealing with this problem are buying various products loaded with chemicals. But you probably didn’t know that you can prepare your own remedies and improve the condition of your hair.
We are suggesting you 16 effective home remedies that can help you to solve this problem.
CAUSES OF HAIR FALL
There are many factors that cause hair fall, and some of the most common are:
Inadequate protein intake
Physical or emotional stress
Deficiency of vitamin B6 and folic acid
Home Remedies for Hair Fall
Neem (Indian Lilac)
Amla (Indian Gooseberry)
To control hair fall use coconut milk
1 cup Coconut milk
How to use:
Use hair dye brush to apply the coconut milk to your scalp. After that, cover your head with a towel and leave it to act about 20 minutes.
You can prepare your own coconut milk at home simply by grinding grated coconut and squeezing its milk.
After 20 minutes remove the towel and rinse your hair with cold water. Wash with shampoo as usually.
We advise you to perform this in the morning, before taking bath. Repeat this procedure once a week.
Coconut milk is full with vitamin E and fats, that will moisturize your hair and keep it healthy. This milk is high in potassium, vital ingredient for hair growth. Moreover, the coconut oil possesses antibacterial properties which will protect your hair from damage.
Home remedies to control hair fall using Aloe Vera
Leaf (or even a stalk) of the Aloe Vera plant
This is very simple traditional way of using Aloe Vera for hair growth. First extract the pulp content from the leaf or stalk and then rub into your hair. Your hair should be already washed before you perform this. Gently massage the pulp into your scalp in circular motions. Leave to act about 15 minutes and after that rinse with cold water.
It is advisable to repeat this procedure three times a week, preferably in morning after taking a bath.
Aloe Vera is vital for balancing the pH levels of the scalp and hair. Its juice penetrates deep in the scalp and hair, by promoting hair growth.
People who are latex-intolerant should avoid this treatment as the yellow-colored sap of the Aloe Vera plant contains toxins and may irritate your skin. Before extracting the pulp content it is advisable to boil the plant and thus convert the toxins to natural salicylic acid, which is harmless to the skin.
NEEM (INDIAN LILAC):
10 – 12 Dry neem leaves
Container with water
What You Need To Do
First of all boil the neem leaves in the water until the water level is half of initial quantity. Leave the mixture to cool and rinse your hair with this mixture.
Rinse your hair after shampooing. Repeat once a week.
Neem possesses powerful antibacterial properties that will help you get rid of dandruff. That also will make your scalp healthy and will promote hair growth. It also will stimulate blood flow to the skin, thereby nourishing the hair roots. Neem is proved to be efficient in eliminating head lice and nits.
Using neem for hair (particularly for treatment of dandruff) may cause burning sensation to your eyes. Be cautious while washing off the neem water.
AMLA (INDIAN GOOSEBERRY):
4-5 Indian gooseberries
1 cup Virgin coconut oil
In coconut oil put and boil the dried Indian gooseberries until the oil turns black. Let it cool and then massage your scalp with the resulted oil. Leave to act 20 minutes and shampoo as usual.
Preferably use it in the morning before taking a bath. Repeat the same procedure twice a week
Amla is high in vitamin C, nutrient which is essential for the growth and strengthening of hair. Moreover, Vitamin C will build collagen, which is vital for hair growth. Additionally, vitamin C helps absorption of iron, and this keeping your locks strong and healthy.
2 tablespoons Greek yogurt
1 tablespoon Honey (or few drops)
In a bowl put the two tablespoons of Greek yogurt. Then, add honey and the lemon juice extracted from the lemon. Mix well until you get nice paste.
Using a hair dye brush, apply the resulted pack to the scalp and hair roots. Leave to act about half an hour and then rinse thoroughly with cold water.
Repeat this procedure before taking a bath. Preferably, use this remedy once a week. People who have dry hair can use the pack twice a week.
Greek yogurt will act as a natural conditioner for hair as it contains vitamin B5 and proteins that are very beneficial for the hair. Honey has antibacterial properties which will protect your hair from damage. Studies have proved that Greek yogurt contains probiotics which make the hair glow.
1 cup Fenugreek seeds
Soak the cup of fenugreek seeds in water and leave overnight. The next morning, grind the seeds and prepare paste. The paste should be thoroughly ground and spreadable. Apply the resulted paste to your hair, starting from the root to tip and then cover with a shower cap.
Leave to act 40 minutes and rinse using cold water.
Every morning before taking bath. Repeat the same procedure in period of 1 month.
Fenugreek seeds will enhance hair growth and will help in the rebuilding of the hair follicles. These seeds will make your hair shiny, strong and long.
1 tablespoon Ground licorice root
1 cup Milk,
1 teaspoon Saffron
In cup of milk add the ground licorice root and saffron and mix well. Apply the resulted mixture to the bald patches before going to bed and leave it to act overnight.
Wash your hair after you wake up.
Repeat the same procedure twice a week.
Licorice root possesses healing properties that has the ability to soothe the scalp and eliminate scalp irritation or dandruff.
Few beetroot leaves
1 tablespoon Henna
First step is to boil the beetroot leaves in water until the water level is half its starting quantity. Then grind the leaves and add henna. Prepare paste and apply it to your scalp. Let it act 20 minutes and rinse with water.
In the morning before you take a bath. Apply the remedy 3-4 times a week.
Beetroot is abundant with potassium, protein and vitamins B and C, which are essential for healthy hair.
Grate the onion in order to extract its juice. Then, dip the cotton ball into the juice, and apply it directly to your scalp. Make sure that hair strands are covered from the root to the tip. Leave to act about half an hour and rinse your hair with cold water.
Shampoo as usual.
In the morning before you take a bath. Use this remedy 2-3 times a week in period of 1 month.
Onion possesses extremely strong antibacterial properties, which will eliminate the bacteria that causes scalp infections. Due to its high sulfur content it improves the blood circulation to the hair follicles and encourages hair growth.
Be very cautious while applying the juice to your hair. In case if this juice gets into your eyes, thoroughly wash them with cold water.
10Chinese hibiscus flowers
2 cups Virgin coconut oil
Mix the Chinese hibiscus flowers and the coconut oil and heat the mixture. Once the flowers are charred, strain the mixture and collect the oil.
Apply the resulted oil every night before sleeping and wash your hair thoroughly the next morning.
Apply this remedy 2-3 times a week for about 1 month.
Chinese hibiscus is high in vitamin C, phosphorous and riboflavin, the essential nutrients for smooth and strong hair. Moreover, this flower contributes to toxin elimination and in same time promotes circulation, and thus enhancing hair growth.
2 green tea bags
2-3 cups of hot water
In the hot water add 2 green tea bags and wait until the water cools down. Then, remove the tea bags and utilize the resulted solution to rinse your hair. Gently massage the solution into your scalp.
Use this green tea solution as after-shampoo conditioner. Repeat this procedure 3-4 times a week, preferably in the morning after shampooing your hair. Repeat this procedure about 2 weeks.
Green tea will hair follicles and in same time will boost hair production. This tea also has the ability to increase your metabolism.
COCONUT OIL MASSAGE:
2 tablespoons of virgin coconut oil
Begin with slightly warming the oil and putting it on a small bowl. After that, gently apply the oil to your scalp and the hair roots, and make sure that the hairs are covered from the root to the tip. Massage with circular motions. Leave to act at least half an hour or overnight, and then shampoo as usual.
Repeat this method every alternate day until you notice improvements.
Coconut oil contains antioxidants, which will strengthen your hair and give it a natural sheen. Due to its antimicrobial properties this oil help fight scalp infections.
It is extremely important to wash your hair within a day of applying the oil, as otherwise your hair will look greasy and will attract dust and dirt.
Instead of coconut, you can use almond, olive and amla oil. It was proved that olive oil improves elasticity of the hair, and thus preventing it from breakage. Almond and amla oils will prevent hair loss and make your hair stronger.
EGG WHITE MASK:
In a bowl separate the yolks from the egg white. Mix the egg white from the two eggs until you get a thick and homogenous consistency. With hair dye brush, apply the egg white to your scalp and hair. Next step is to cover your head with a shower cap and leave it to act 20 minutes. Finally rinse with cool water and wash with mild shampoo.
In the morning before or after taking bath. Repeat the remedy three times a week.
Eggs are high in protein and B vitamins which are essential for optimum hair health.
1 teaspoon Honey
1 teaspoon Water
Thoroughly wash the potato and peel its skin. Then, cut it into small pieces and put them in a blender in order to get a puree. It the paste is too thick add a little amount of water. Additionally you can strain the puree into a bowl using a muslin cloth and thus to get potato juice you need. Then, add 1 teaspoon each of honey and water and mix well. Apply the resulted mixture to your scalp and hair, and leave it to act half an hour. Wash off using mild shampoo.
In the morning, after taking bath. Repeat once a week.
Potatoes are high in potassium, vitamin C and iron, which are vital for maintaining hair health.
1 cup Warm water
Cut each of the lemons and squeeze its juice to get about 1 cup of lemon juice.
Into a bowl using a muslin cloth strain the juice, and mix it with the warm water.
Wash your hair in and gently pour the mixture over your scalp, gently massaging it.
Leave to act 5 minutes, and then rinse off with cool water.
In the morning, after bath. Use this remedy 1-2 a week.
Lemons are powerful astringents which will tighten the pores of your scalp, thus controlling hair fall. People who have oily hair should use lemon juice rinse to solve that issue.
Alpha-hydroxy acids contained in lemon will exfoliate dead cells, and will eliminate dandruff.
Lemons contain acids, so close your eyes as you pour the mixture over your head.
1 cup Freshly chopped coriander leaves
3-4 tablespoons Water
Grind the coriander leaves and mix them with water to form a paste. Then extract the juice from the paste and with hair dye brush apply this mixture to your scalp and hair. Let it act about 1 hour and then shampoo as usual.
In the morning, before taking bath. Use this remedy 2-3 times a week.
Coriander will make your hair soft and prevent hair loss. In same time it is efficient in promoting hair growth.