A few white hairs may go unnoticed. But what do we do when they stubbornly continue to appear? Increasingly more, becoming more frequent? We sought the best ayurvedic remedies for prevention and treatment of white hairs. Here are some of the most popular Ayurvedic methods of restoring natural color of hair and slow the appearance of gray hair:
- To regain your natural hair color and reduce the appearance of white hair, Vasant Lad, the author of “The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies”, recommends a mixture of essential oil obtained from carrot seeds and sesame oil.
In a glass container that closes perfectly, mix half a tablespoon of carrot seed essential oil with 4 tablespoons of sesame oil. After the oils were mixed well, apply to the scalp and to hair roots, leaving it to act for 30 minutes. After the time has passed, rinse with warm water and wash your hair with a gentle shampoo.
You can keep what was left of this mixture in the refrigerator for up to a month. This treatment can be used daily. Don’t use ii if you are allergic to any of the ingredients.
- An ayurvedic remedy known in slowing the appearance of white hair is the mixture made from coconut oil and curry leaves (ideally fresh, not dry).
This treatment is also useful in preventing hair loss and regeneration. Put in a bowl: 1/8 cup of coconut oil add ½ cup of curry leaves and leave to simmer over moderate heat. After the mixture began to boil, remove from heat and let it cool until it reaches room temperature.
Gently massage the scalp with this mixture, leaving it on for 20 minutes. Afterwards, rinse your hair with warm water and shampoo. It is a treatment that must be applied strictly on the head and scalp hair for three months, once a week.
- A treatment coming from traditional healers in South India is: Mix in a bowl an equal amount of sesame oil and carrot oil and the same amount of powdered fenugreek seeds (methi), kept in the sun for 21 days for a perfect drying.
- Another ayurvedic treatment recommended in treating white hair is obtained from a combination of fresh juice obtained by squeezing one lemon with 2 tablespoons of pure water and 4 tablespoons of powdered amla . Before applying the paste on the scalp and hair, wait 1 hour. To fully benefit from the effects of the remedy, it is advisable that to renounce the use of shampoo or soap when we use this remedy. Use it every four days and you will see in a few months all white hairs will regain their color.