The hair loses its natural, dark color with age. It turns grey, white or silver in texture. Though it is a natural process, premature graying and whitening can make a young person look older as well as make him or her feel conscious and low at the same time. It is considered an unhealthy condition on a mental as well as physical level. The hair is cosmetic in nature and thus humans have a keen interest in maintaining its health and color.
Yes! One cannot stop or prevent the natural whitening of hair, still it is possible to take care and make sure that there is no premature graying at least. There are some natural and herbal elements which act as amazing remedies for white hair prevention, and retention of its natural color. Let us take a look at them.
Herbal Remedies For White Hair
This is a common herb found in all the kitchens and is easy to crush up for extracting some juice. Grate some ginger, crush it well and mix it with a spoonful of delicious honey. This is a mixture that can be prepared once and set aside foe everyday use. Just one teaspoon every day and there shall be a steady and permanent effect on the betterment of your hair color, as you shall notice.
Henna is a boon as it comes to us in the form of a herb wonderful for the purpose of preventing premature graying of your hair. This magical element has been provided to us by nature, to act internally and help keep white hair at bay as well as externally, to impart a lovely reddish brown tinge to your hair. To apply henna, add up – 1 tablespoon of yogurt, 1 of a paste of fenugreek seeds, 3 tablespoons of the beverage maker- coffee, 2 such spoons of a paste of Basil leaves, and last but not the least, 3 spoons of mint juice.
Mix them all up and add to 2 tablespoons of henna powder. Apply this paste, leave it for at least 2- 3 hours and then wash off. Use a mild shampoo to wash off. A regular use of this treatment is the most effective ones of the herbal remedies for white hair.
Indian Gooseberry (Amla)
This is an herb that has great qualities, enhances the immune system and is a lovely nectar for the hair. The other effective remedy for treating white hair is Indian gooseberry. Cut gooseberries, dry in the sun, take it everyday. You may also make a dessert or pickle of it to preserve.
Bringaraja, as the name suggests is also called, The King of Hair. Along with all the benefits it provides to the body’s organs like the liver, kidney and more, it most noticeably enhances hair health and preserves the cells responsible for its natural color.
A rare north Indian herb, Brahmi, takes 5 years to ripe up; is pretty well known to impart the hair growth, and to retain the pigment cells of the upper layer of the scalp. It nourishes, enhances oil production and thus avoids premature occurrence of white hair.
Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.