Most of the people lose 50-100 strands of hair every day. When hair is washed, people can lose up to 250 strands of hair. When you lose more hair from the scalp or from other parts of the body, you will be having hair loss. Alopecia is the medical term for hair loss. The hair grows about half an inch per month.
- Hair on your pillow when you wake up in the morning
- Normal hair left in the comb when you comb your hair
- Men’s hair recedes from the forehead or from the crown of the head
- Women will experience thinning of hair and the parting becomes wider and sees more of their scalp
- Stress, scalp infections, pregnancy
- Hereditary, anemia, thyroid, cancer, dermatitis
- Hair pulling, menopause, medications
Home remedies for hair loss
Onion juice to grow hair
Onion juice is rich in sulfur that helps in hair growth by increasing collagen production. The onion juice on the scalp helps in controlling hair fall. Chop one onion finely and squeeze out its juice. Apply the juice on your scalp and leave it for 15 minutes. Rinse it off with a mild shampoo. Dry them off. Repeat it twice a week for best results.
Neem treatment for hair loss
Neem is ornamented with all the essential qualities. It is anti bacterial, anti viral, anti fungal, anti diabetic sedative and antiseptic in nature. It is not only useful in diseases but also an excellent home remedy for hair loss. Boil leaves of neem in water until the water remains half. Let it cool and wash your hair with water. Repeat it once in a week.
Aloe vera gel to prevent hair loss
Pure aloe vera gel can be applied directly to the scalp. This can treat hair loss, which is caused due to dry or infected scalp. After massaging the scalp with juice or gel, wait for a few hours and wash it away with lukewarm water. Using of aloe vera with triphala powder for 3-6 months also treats hair loss.
Garlic to stop hair loss
Garlic is also rich in sulfur content. This is used in traditional hair regret medicines. This is best and is a beauty with benefits of garlic. Crush a few garlic cloves and add coconut oil to it and boil the mixture for about a few minutes. Let them cool down a bit and massage it on your scalp. Leave it for 30 minutes. Rinse your hair. Repeat it two times in a week.
Oil treatments to control hair fall
Regular massage of hair and scalp with lukewarm oil stimulates the blood flow. Coconut oil considered the best among other oils. Some other recommended oils are olive, mustard, castor and almond.
Coconut milk for hair growth
Coconut milk is one of the richest sources to nourish the tissues of hair. Coconut milk can be obtained by grinding the grated coconut and squeezing its juice.
Indian gooseberry to prevent hair fall
Indian gooseberry is rich in Vitamin C and antioxidants. This helps to reverse hair loss and is of initial stage. Take amla juice or powder and mix it with lemon juice. Mix them well and apply it on the scalp. Leave it to dry. Rinse it off using lukewarm water. Hair packs with amla for hair fall.
Alternatively, boil some dried amla in coconut oil till the oil gets black. Massage the scalp with this oil. Amla can also be used alternatively by making its paste with shikakai. Apply the thick paste and wash it after a few minutes.
Henna natural herbal treatment for hair
Apply henna as a hair mask by mixing powdered henna in curd. It is widely used as a major source of hair strengthening. It can also be used in leaf form. Boil 60 gms of henna leaves with 250 ml of mustard oil until all the leaves burn entirely. Now filter the oil and store it in airtight jar. Apply the oil on a daily basis to seek good results. Henna can be applied by mixing it with beetroot juice.
Egg for healthy hair growth
Egg helps to prevent or control hair fall. This is a rich source of sulfur and has phosphorous, selenium, iodine, zinc and protein. This helps to prevent hair growth. Separate egg white and yolk. Mix egg white with a teaspoon of olive oil and beat to give a paste. Apply this on the entire scalp and hair. Leave it for about 15 – 20 minutes and rinse it off with cool water. Rinse it off with a mild shampoo.
Antioxidants to prevent hair fall
Antioxidants can promote hair growth and can prevent hair fall. Extract antioxidants from green tea, apple and grape seeds. Lukewarm the antioxidant extract and leave it on the scalp for an hour. Then wash off with water
Hibiscus to treat gray hair
Hibiscus nourishes hair, prevents premature graying, hair loss and control’s dandruff. Crush a few flowers of hibiscus and mix with sesame oil or coconut oil to make a fine paste. Apply this on the scalp and hair, leave it for few hours and then rinse with cool water and a mild shampoo.
Juices on scalp for hair regrowth
Onion and garlic are rich sources of sulfur helps in re-growth of hair. Chop the onion into fine pieces and squeeze the juice out. Apply to the scalp and leave it for about 15 minutes. Rinse with a mild shampoo. Crush a few cloves of garlic, add in a little coconut oil and boil for a few minutes. Apply it on the scalp when it is warm to touch. Repeat it for 2-3 times a week.
Licorice root for damaged hair
Licorice root is another herb that helps to prevent hair loss and damage to the hair. This modifies and properties of licorice roots and open the pores. This helps to soothe the scalp and helps to get rid of irritation such as dry flakes. This home remedy helps to get rid of dandruff, hair loss and baldness. Take one tablespoon of ground licorice root to a cup of milk. Mix them well and add them in a quarter teaspoon saffron. Mix them well. Apply this paste on bald patches at bed time. Leave it overnight. Rinse your hair in the morning. Repeat it twice a week for better results.
Fenugreek to prevent hair loss
Fenugreek can be applied to hair to prevent hair loss. It also softens the strands and provides luster to them. Paste dried fenugreek seeds by adding water and apply it as a hair mask. Wash off with warm water after 30 minutes.
Homemade natural hair packs
- Mixture of aloe vera, shikakai, amla, and neem powder can be applied to get thick and lustrous hair.
- Paste of henna, egg whites and curd together stops hair fall.