HOME REMEDIES FOR HAIR FALL
Hairfall is a very common issue nowadays among men and women; you would come across many people cribbing about hair thinning and loss. There are so many medicines and other chemical procedures to grow back hair but do you think chemicals are good? A lot of people swear by home remedies, a more natural way to prevent hair loss.
The cause of hair fall is very difficult to detect while genes play a very important role, there are many other causes including the environment. Therefore it’s better to concentrate on the solution. Nothing can be better than a head full of thick lustrous hair that is full of good health.
Do you know that there are approx?
100,000 strands hair on the scalp and it’s pretty normal for 50-100 strands to fall off every day? It is called hair fall issue when you tend to lose more than the normal amount and if you don’t start taking care, it might lead to baldness. Home remedies are the best so here are a few of them:
Oil massage on the head
Oil massage is the primary step because scalp massage is a very effective remedy that can reduce hair loss. The right kind of massage improves the flow of blood to the follicles and improves the condition of scalp strengthening the roots. It helps to reduce stress and gives relaxation. You can mix almond oil, coconut oil, amla oil, olive oil and castor oil and let the base oil be one drop of rosemary oil. Apply little pressure on the scalp and massage in a circular motion. It’s also very important to do a hot oil treatment before you wash your hair.
We all know this magical herb, Aloe Vera which is absolutely effective in preventing hair loss. You just need one leaf of the Aloe Vera plant and extract the pulp in a fresh bowl. Massage the pulp on the scalp in a circular motion. You must repeat this process three times a week mainly in the morning after you take a bath. Aloe Vera is known to balance the PH levels of the hair and scalp. It seeps deep into the scalp and promotes hair growth. If you have a sensitive skin, you can boil the leaf so that the plant sap is converted into salicylic acid which is beneficial for the skin.
Indian Gooseberry or Amla is an age-old remedy for hair fall, graying and all hair related issues. It is rich in Vitamin C and a deficiency of the vitamin can cause hair loss and other deficiency. Amla is known for its richness in antioxidant, its antibacterial effect, and exfoliating capabilities. Now take a look how you can use Amla for arresting hair fall:
- Mix one tablespoon of Amla and mix 2-3 drops of lemon juice.
- Leave it overnight on the scalp and leave it overnight.
What you require:
- 4 Indian Gooseberries
- 1 cup coconut oil
Boil the gooseberries in coconut oil and slowly you would see the oil becoming black. Boil for 20 minutes, let it cool and massage it on the scalp. Leave it overnight and shampoo your hair.
Amla basically strengthens hair by absorbing iron and this is why it stops premature graying as well. You can also drink amla juice to detox your body and strengthen your body.
Methi or fenugreek treats hair loss very effectively because the Fenugreek seeds contain hormone for hair loss to promote hair growth. Methi also contains nicotinic acid and proteins that accelerate hair growth. This is how you prepare the mixture:
- Soak a cup of fenugreek in water all night.
- Make a paste of it in the morning
- Apply the paste to your hair and rinse your hair after 40 minutes.
- Do this every day in the morning for one month.
Onion juice is very effective in treating hair loss because it is high in sulfur. The sulfur improves the blood circulation in the scalp helping in reducing inflammation and regeneration of hair follicles. Onion juice has antibacterial properties, therefore, it helps to kill parasites and germs on the scalp. It is usually seen that applying onion juice on the scalp promotes hair growth. Apply onion juice on the scalp, leave it for about 30-40 minutes and shampoo your hair. Continue doing it twice or thrice a week for best results.
Some precautions you need to take to prevent hair fall
- Do not comb wet hair
- Do not use hair styling products in excess
- After every time you shampoo your hair, apply a conditioner
- Do not forget to maintain a balanced diet
- Don’t keep your scalp dirty
- An unhealthy lifestyle can be really bad for your hair
- Treat hormonal imbalance or any other physical ailments
- Wash your hair every alternate day and shampoo 2-3 times a week
- Don’t hesitate to trim your hair
- Do not apply heat to the hair
- Exercise and drink water
You can combat hair fall by following these above-mentioned home remedies and you won’t have to worry about hair fall ever again.