Home Remedies For Hair Growth
Hairloss affects a large number of adults all over the world, men and women alike. It is disheartening to see lots of hair in combs, on towels, etc. after showering. Your confidence takes a hit too. There are many medications available today to help stop hairloss and promote growth, but for someone who does not want to use any chemicals, the situation is dicey.
Luckily, there are quite a few home remedies for hair growth that people around the world have been using for ages and which are known to work.
Here are a few of them listed for your benefit:
1) Oil Massage
Massaging your scalp regularly ensures proper blood flow to your follicles. Lack of blood flow to our follicles is amongst the main reasons for hairloss. There are many hair oils available in the market that are said to work wonders when used for massaging.
Coconut oil is especially useful here. There are many other massage oils. Use the one that best suits you. Coconut oil can be applied during the night before you go to sleep and can be washed away the next morning if you want to avoid the oiliness.
2) Onion Juice
Onion Juice has been used for a very long time for promoting hair growth and preventing further loss. It contains large amounts of sulphur, which helps boost the production of collagen tissue on the scalp and hence, promote hair growth.
Chop an onion into small pieces, then squeeze out the juice and apply it to your scalp. Let it stay for 10-15 minutes and wash it off with any mild shampoo for best effects.
3) Apple Cider Vinegar
This vinegar is very helpful in managing and improving the PH levels, while also cleaning the scalp. Use it after shampoo for promoting growth and reducing shedding.
4) Coconut Milk
Coconut milk is rich in iron, proteins, potassium and other such minerals. Iron, as you may know, is very important for overall health of your hair. Proper and frequent application of Coconut Milk has been known to prevent shedding and promoting growth by nourishing it. It is also very helpful in making hair softer. Overall, a great natural way to improve your hair.
5) Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is a plant which is used in various beauty products from facial cream to shampoos, conditioners, etc. It has natural properties that help nourish your hair and prevent drying.
Henna is a natural conditioner that has been used in India for a very long time. It is known to strengthen hair by working at the roots and strengthening them. Some people recommend it for dry hair too. It is shown to improve the appearance and make dry hair soft and shiny. It can also add a bit of color to it.
Other Remedies Include:
- Olive oil mixed with Cayenne Pepper (2:1) promotes hair growth in bald spots.
- Neem paste helps restore alkaline balance of the affected areas.
- Egg contains many important minerals and nutrients that when applied to scalp promotes hair growth.
There are a few other home made treatments out there, but the ones mentioned here are some of the most effective. Apply one of them and monitor your results over time. Best of luck.