Ayurveda helps to treat white hair

By TNT Bureau

Aug 12, 2016: Do you see white hair on your head? This may be a major anguish when you are still young and still your hair turns grey. This is indeed a case of concern and most of the people opt for coloring or dyeing their hair rather than finding apt solution for treating white hair.

Ayurveda helps to treat white hair and there are a number of ayurvedic remedies that can take care of such hair problems. At the end of it all, you will get to see and feel the difference yourself in a quick and natural way.

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What causes premature greying of hair?

Ayurveda says extreme consumption of fried, spicy, sour, and acidic food leads to premature graying. Drinks such as tea, coffee and alcohol augments ?pitta? which results in quickening of hair greying processes. An imbalance in ?vata? is accountable for worsening stress and which also results in white hair.

Some of the main causes of white hair are melanin pigment deficiency, extreme stress levels, improper hair care, using too much modern hair products such as hair color, serums etc, eating too much of spicy and acidic food, using hot water to wash hair etc.

Let ayurvedic remedies handle your white hair problems

In order to prevent premature greying and white hair, you can prepare ayurvedic medicine at home that are completely natural with no side-effects and will render effective results.

Sesame oil and carrot seed essential oil

In a shady colored glass bottle with a tight fitting lid, add 4 tablespoon sesame oil  and half teaspoon carrot seed essential oil.Shake well to combine. Gently massage the oil into your scalp and hair roots. Leave for 30 minutes.Rinse off with warm water and gentle shampoo and conditioner.

This is an effective ayurvedic medicine for white hair and this mixture can be stored in a cool, dark place for about a month.

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Lemon juice and almond Oil:

Another simple ayurvedic treatment for white hair is to massage the scalp and hair regularly with a mixture of lemon juice and almond oil.

These are some of the best ayurvedic medicines for white hair. There can be several other factors responsible for premature greying and whitening of hair. It is recommended to seek a professional advice if the symptoms persist.

Henna and Fenugreek seed powder:

Mix two tablespoon of  henna, 1 tsp fenugreek seed powder, 1 tsp curd, 1 tbsp coffee powder, 2 tbsp juice of mint leaves, 2 tbsp and 2 tbsp juice of tulsi leaves into a smooth paste.

Apply this paste to the hair and leave for minimum 2 hours to maximum 4 hours for a darker color.Rinse the paste with water and wash hair with aloe vera shampoo.

Cow Milk Butter

Massaging scalp with butter, prepared from cow milk is another good ayurvedic treatment for white hair.

Amla Paste

Deseed and crush 4 to 5 amla or Indian gooseberries into a paste.Apply this paste to the scalp and leave for 15 to 20 minutes.Rinse off the hair using water.

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