White hair : causes and home remedies
White hair : There is lot of follicles in epidermis of our scalp that produces hair. All follicles have hair papilla. Follicles get nutrition from blood cells. Sebaceous gland secretes sebum which gives nutrition and oiliness to hairs. It makes your hairs healthy and strong. The construction of hairs is done using dead cells. Hair color depends on melanin pigments. Lack of melanin leads to white hair.
Causes of white hair
- Lack of nutrition
- Anger , tension and too much hard work
- Acidity and bad digestion system with CONSTIPATION. Few of big website says that stress and tension is not the reason behind white hairs but i want to say that they are totally wrong. Stress and tension is a main reason behind white hairs now a days. Stress and tension are main reason behind acidity and if you have acidity problem for a long time then your hairs will turn into white very soon. So avoid stress and tension any how.
- Daily use of soap and shampoo
- Eating too much oily and spicy food.
- Improper food and bad habits like taking alcohol and tobacco
Home remedies for white hair / How to get rid of white hair
- Take 1 tea spoon amla (Phyllanthus emblica / Indian gooseberry) powder with water every night before going to sleep. This should be the last thing you eat every night. This is best home remedy for white hair. It will also improve your facial glow and makes your voice sweet.
- Indian gooseberry (Amla) Paste – Apply Indian gooseberry paste every day on your scalp and wash after 15 minutes. It will stop increasing white hair and hair loss or baldness. To make Indian gooseberry paste just mix water in Indian gooseberry powder and make a thick paste to apply on your head.
- Mix amla powder, candy sugar power, black sesame seeds and dry bhringraj (Eclipta prostrata) powder. Take 6gm of this mixture every morning with 250gm milk. It will turn your white hair into black in few month if you take this medicine daily.
- Too much heat is a big reason of white hair so take a bath with cold water every day in the morning.
- Early to bed early to rise is very beneficial in white hair problem. If you sleep very late in night and wake up late in morning then it increases the body temperature which leads to white hair. so always drink lot of cold water to maintain body temperature.
- Use Fuller’s Earth (multani mitti) to wash your hairs rather than using soap or shampoo. It will stop increasing white hair. Soak Fuller’s Earth in water for whole night. Next morning rub that Fuller’s Earth in same water and filter that water with clean cloth. Now wash your hair with this water for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes wash hairs with normal water.
- Amla water to wash your head: Take 25 gm amla (Phyllanthus emblica / amalaki) and soak in water for whole night. Next morning rub amla in same water and then filter that water using a clean cloth. Now massage your scalp using this water gently for 10 min and then wash using clean water. For dry hairs, one time in a week and for oily hairs follow this procedure 2 times in a week. If needed then you can do this every day because amla is best natural tonic for hairs. 1 hour before using amla water, do some massage on your scalp with amla oil. Washing hair with amla water makes your hairs black, long, thick, smooth, shiny and strong which also stop hair loss. It keeps the hair follicles strong and nourishes the hair from the roots. Amla Nourishes and strengthens hair from the roots to make it long, strong and beautiful as well as fights with dandruff. If you eat amla for 1 years then amla turns white hair into black hair.
- Massage you scalp every night using amla oil or almond oil or mustard oil before going to sleep.
- If you have cold, cough, tension and stomach worms then take proper treatment to prevent these diseases. Theses diseases turns black hair into white.
- Eating amla, spinach, honey, cabbage, carrot, coconut, butter, misri and black pepper is beneficial to stop white hair.
- Mix curd, gram flour, lemon juice and little mustard oil. Apply this paste on hairs for 20 minutes and then wash with normal water.
- Take black sesame seeds 3 gm, amla powder 3 gm, cow butter 3 gm, candy sugar powder 20 gm, 6 gm honey and 3 gm false daisy (Eclipta prostrata) powder. Mix all well and take 1 table spoonful of this mixture with cow milk. Its best home remedies for white hair. It will also stop hair loss, make your teeth stronger and improve facial glow.
- Mix amla powder with Lawsonia inermis (henna) powder and apply on scalp for 15 minutes. Wash with normal water.
- Grind amla with beet root juice and apply on your scalp and hairs. Its best home remedy for hair loss and white hair. Follow the same for 2 months.
- Take senna tree leaves powder and mix with sesame oil. Put this mixture under sun rays for 40 days. After 40 days, strain this oil and store in a glass bottle. Massage your scalp and hairs everyday with this oil.
- Take amla , brahmi (Bacopa monnieri) and bhringraj (Eclipta prostrate) in equal quantity. Crush all to make a thin powder and soak in water for whole night in an iron pot. Next morning apply this paste on your head and scalp for 15 minutes 2 times in a week and wash with cold water.
- Take gurhal flower (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) and pudina leaves (mint leaves). Crush both to make thin paste. Apply this paste on scalp for 30 minutes and wash with normal water. Do this 2 times in a week.
- Take 80 gm juice of beetroot leaves (sugar beet), 150 gm mustard oil and put his mixture on low flame for 15 minutes. Now put this off the flame for 30 min and then filter it using a clean cloth. Store this filtered oil in bottle. Use this oil every day to massage your scalp and hairs. This is a best natural oil for white hairs.
- Wash your hairs with Kalonji water (Black seeds of the plant Nigella sativa). It is best remedy to get long black hairs and to stop hair fall. To make this water grind Nigella sativa seeds with water. This is best remedy for white hair.
- Human hairs have connection with nails so rubbing your nails with each other is beneficial. Also apply some pressure every day on thumb of leg and hand.
- Wash your head at least one time in week with the mixture of neem leaves (Azadirachta indica) and amla powder.
- Grind green coriander, bathua (Lamb’s Quarters) and green grass to make a paste. Apply this paste on hairs for 10 minutes and then wash with normal water.
- Eat anything made by amla (Indian googsberry) like amla powder, amla murabba , amla candy or pickle of amla etc. This is best remedy for white hair.
- Yoga specially savasana, chakrasana ,bhujangasana and dhanurasana is beneficial.
- To store water use copper pot and drink that water every day is natural remedy for lot of diseases and white hair.
- Shirshasana and sarvangasana yoga is very beneficial in white hair problems. These yoga makes your hair shiny, strong, black and long. After taking dinner and lunch , one should sit in vajrasana position and use comb of wood with hairs. It prevents hairs to be white, stop hair fall, cure vertigo and make your head stronger.
- We all know about the calculable impact of henna on hair. It is effortlessly accessible and has compelling results. Henna is a natural colorant to our hair. It gives a natural sparkling shine and dark black color to the hair. Besides coloring your hair it also conditions your hair too. It gives strength to your hair and hide white hair.
Take henna powder (2 tbsp), yogurt (1 tbsp), fenugreek (1 tbsp), espresso (3tbsp), basil (2 tbsp), and mint juice (3tbsp). Blend all well to get a paste like consistency and apply on your hair for 2 hours. After 2 hours wash your hairs with water. It will turn you white hair into black.
- Eat natural protein diet, milk, lentils, green vegetables, carrot juice, orange and lemon every day.
- Boil half cup of rosemary and half cup of sage in 3 glass water in a pot for about 30 minutes. Filter that water, then leave the water to cool. Once cool, apply the water over your hair and scalp and leave your hair to dry naturally, then wash out using normal water.
- Make sure that you are eating a lot of incline protein (hair is produced using protein), natural products, vegetables and entire grains. Drink a lot of water for hydration. All the more particularly, make sure you are sufficiently getting of the vitamin B12 and the mineral zinc. On the off chance that you don’t feel you are sufficiently getting in your eating regimen normally. Also make sure that you are getting satisfactory amounts of vitamins A, C and E and of minerals like copper, iron and folic acid.
- Avoid poor quality hair products which contains chemicals such as sulfates, phosphates, chlorine and ammonia which dry out the hair.
Stop consumption of alcohol, tea and coffee in excessive amount. It may also cause white hair.
- Take bhringraj (Eclipta prostrata OR false daisy) and grind it to make a thin powder. Mix it with black sesame seeds in same quantity. Every morning after brush, take one table spoonful of this mixture and chew very well. Drink some water on it. Follow this process for 6 months regularly. It will prevent white hair, makes your hair black, long and shiny and stop hair loss. This home remedy is proven remedy for white hairs till the age of 40.
- Take triphala powder and mix some jaggery in it. Mix both well and make small candies of this mixture. Take one candy every morning with empty stomach.
- Soak 100 gm amla powder in water in a iron pot for 3 days. 4th day make a paste and apply this paste on your head and scalp for 2 hours. Wash your hairs with normal water.
- Take some dry tea tree leaves and boil in some water for 15 minutes. Use this water to wash your hairs.
- Take some alma powder and some lemon juice in it. Apply this mixture on your head and scalp for 30 minutes. Wash with normal water.
- Take some fresh fenugreek leaves and grind to make paste. Apply this paste on hairs and scalp. It will make your hairs black and shiny.
- Take some amla powder and some black holy basil leaves and make a paste. Mix some lemon juice in this paste and apply on your hairs and scalp. It will make your hairs soft, black and shiny.
Success of Every Home remedy mentioned on this website depends on your belief on these natural home remedies. So just have faith in it and follow these home remedies to get sure success in what you want.
Also read: Amalaki benefits and uses
How to make amla oil at home
There are 2 ways to make amla oil at home.
- Take green amla (Indian gooseberry), grate the amla using a grater and Squeeze grated amla to extract all the juice out of it. Filter all juice using a clean cloth. Now take an iron pot and put 500 gm amla juice in it with 500 gm sesame oil (til ka tel). Put this pot on low flame for 15 minute to vaporize all water content. Now put this mixture off the flame for some time to be cold. After 30 minutes filter this mixture using a thin cloth or any other filter and store it in bottles. Amla oil is ready. You can now use this oil to massage your scalp to get black, long , strong hairs and stop generation of white hair.
- Make amla oil using dry amla: Take 150 gm dry amla , 50 gm harad (Inknut / Terminalia chebula) and 50 gm baheda. Crush all to make a thick powder and soak this powder in water for whole night. Next morning put this mixture with water on low flame for 15 minutes. After 15 min put it off the flame to be cold and after 30 minutes filter this mixture using a clean cloth and store filtered amla water in a pot. Now mix 500 gm sesame oil (til ka tel) in this water and put it again on the low flame for 15 min to vaporize all water content. Now put is off the flame for 30 minutes and after 30 minutes filter this remaining oil with clean cloth and store in bottle. Your amla oil is ready to be used.