I always wanted to have thick and long tresses. Infact this is the dream of every women. I have tried multiple things since my childhood to give volume and shine to my hair. These days hair fall is very common problem, because of life style, stress, poor nutrition and pollution and dust. All these factor leads to hair fall. And we all look for a quick solution for this problem. So today I thought why not to post something about this. As I said earlier, I was very cautious about my hair since my childhood and always seek advice from my mother and grandmother. So I will jot down all those quick remedies for reducing hair fall in this post.
Before stepping into the homemade solutions, let’s take a glance at the causes of hair loss.
Below are the top Causes for Hair Loss
1) Lack of proper nutrition
2) Stress & Anxiety (Read – 23 ways to beat stress at office)
3) Physical weakness (Read – Prithivi Mudra for physical strength)
4) Excessive smoking and alcohol
5) On Medication
6) Prolonged illness or disease like thyroid
7) Aging ( Read – 10 home remedies for Anti aging )
8) Hormonal imbalance
10) Genetic condition
11) Vitamin B6 and folic acid deficiency
12) Harsh chemicals such as in shampoo & conditioner
13) Hair damage due to hair straighteners and curlers.
Stop hair fall with 15 Amazing home remedies
1. Indian Lilac (Neem)
Neem is considered medicinal plant and its benefits are endless. Infact I was so convinced with the plant that I grew it in my garden. But later on, I realized that it will become big tree and can harm the walls of house. So it is better to grow it in big open areas. Neem is a plant that is known for its essential qualities like it is anti-fungal, anti-viral, anti-bacterial, antiseptic, sleep inducing, anti-diabetic etc. Also it is an excellent home remedy for hair fall. Now how to use it to stop hair fall? Boil neem leaves in water until the water remains half. Then allow it to cool and wash your hair with this water once in a week. Within few week, you will see positive results.
2. Coconut Milk
Coconut milk is one of the richest source that nourishes the hair tissues. For making coconut milk, take fresh coconut, grind it and squeeze its juice and you will get the white, pure and natural coconut milk. This is extremely effective home remedy for preventing hair fall.
3. Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is a plant with multiple medicinal use. It can be grown easily even in the small balconies of home and aloe gel can be extracted from its leaves. This aloe gel or juice can be applied directly on the scalp. Message it properly and leave it for few hours before taking head bath with Luke warm water.
Triphala is a combination of three wonder herbs and it helps to cure indigestion and improved blood circulation. So as you know, if blood circulation is proper, it will help to nourish the roots of the hair. You can take triphala powder in the morning or before going to bed. For applying it on hairs. soak the triphala powder in water overnight and in the morning filter out the water and wash your hair with this triphala water. There are many shampoos available in the market that claims to contain triphala and other natural herbs.
5. Oil Massage once in a week
Do oil message of your head once in a week. You can do at night and wash your hairs with Luke warm water next morning. This improves blood circulation to head region. Now coconut oil is considered best for it. Or you can mix coconut, almond and olive oil and Luke warm it and apply on your head.
6. Amla or Indian Gooseberry
Amla is my favorite fruit because of its huge benefits list. It’s good for eyes, good for immunity and it is good for hair as well. Many hair product contain amla as key ingredient. You can use pure organic amla directly.
Here is the recipe :
1) Soak dried amla powder at night. In the morning boil this mixture and then filter out. Use this filtered water to wash your hairs.
2) Boil some dried amla or powder in coconut oil till the point when oil become black. Now message your scalp with this mixture of oil and amla powder. This is very effective home remedy for hair fall.
3) Mix amla and shikakai powder and make a paste. Apply this thick paste on your hairs and wash after sometime.
4) Amla juice mixed with lime juice can be used as shampoo to cure hair fall.
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8. Garlic and Onion
Garlic and onion are rich source of Sulphur. They help in the growth of hair. Below is how you can use these to prevent hair fall.
1) Extract the juice of onion and apply it on scalp and message properly. After sometime wash off with a mild shampoo.
2) Boil Garlic with coconut oil and massage scalp with this oil twice or thrice a week for better result.
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9. Red Gram
Make a paste of red gram by grinding it with water and apply this paste on hairs. This is an effective way to reduce hair fall.
Heena is a conditioner and natural color enhancer. It is widely used in India from a very long time. I remember in my Nanny’s farm, there was a Heena Tree as well. I had seen my Nanny grinding these leave to make a find powder of it . Gives a feeling of purity. Isn’t it.Henna is applied on hair directly or it can be mixed with ritha, shikakai and amla powder. Some people mix curd as well to give a shining look to their hair.
Fenugreek softens the hairs and provides luster to them. Make a fine and thick paste of dried fenugreek seeds and apply it on hairs and wash off after some time.
12. Green Tea
Take 2 bags of green tea or you can take green tea leaves and brew them into one cup of water. Allow them to cool and apply it on your hair. Wash off after an hour.
13. Coriander Leaves
Make a thick paste of coriander leaves and apply it on the scalp. Highly effective remedy for hair fall.
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14. Rosemary Leaves
Boil rosemary leaves in water and rinse hair with this water. It is one of the best and natural home remedy for hair fall or alternatively mix rosemary oil with almond oil in the ratio of 1:2 and massage the scalp with this mixture.
15. Curry Leaves
Curry leaves are a quick and natural home remedy to treat hair fall and baldness. Boil curry leaves in water and use this water to wash off the hairs.
Over to you
There can be various reasons for hair fall and there are numerous home remedies for prevention. But there is no substitute for healthy diet. So consume food that is rich in vitamins, protein and iron. Include fresh and leafy vegetables in your diet. Though fish is extremely good for hair growth, but I cannot recommend it because I am a vegetarian:-) As an alternative, I would advise intake of flex seeds, almonds and walnuts. Drink adequate water. Avoid coffee and tea and include juices in your meal. Avoid too hold or too cold water for hair wash. Avoid harsh shampoos and use mild shampoos only. These were few quick and easy home remedies to stop hair fall. Hope you like it. Looking forward to hear from you in the comment section below.