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Heading Towards Baldness? Check Out These Effective Natural Remedies

Heading Towards Baldness? Check Out These Effective Natural Remedies

Does your comb has more hair than your head?? If yes, then be alert, as you might end up having only a clean, hairless, shiny scalp.

Baldness is on spree and experts say it affects both men and women but men are the worst sufferer. In most of the cases, men develop bald patches in which parts of the head like the crown and temples become hairless. Although women do not usually develop bald patches like men. More often they witness thinning of hair but not completely hairless scalp like that of men.

Scary isn’t it? But don’t worry.

Herein, we bring some of the most effective natural remedies to prevent hair loss and baldness:

1. Stinky But Effective: Onion

How to use:

-Cut onions in half and rub the open side on the affected area. Grate onion and squeeze out its juice. To this add little honey and mix well. Dip a cotton ball and apply this mixture to the scalp. Wait for 30 minutes and wash well with a mild shampoo.

2. The Humble Indian Gooseberry: Amla

“Dr. Shekhar Tanwar, Satyog Ayurveda says, that dandruff is the main cause behind hair fall so if you want to get rid of excess hair fall and don’t want to don that hat, get first rid of dandruff”.

How to use:

-Get some fresh amla and dry them in sunlight. After that, cut the dry pieces and boil it in good coconut oil till the amla pieces do not turn black. Let the mixture cool and strain and keep it in an airtight bottle. Apply this oil to your head every alternate day.

“One important tip by Dr. Shekhar Tanwar: Never apply Amla juice without mixing with any oil as it will make your hair drier leading to hair fall.”

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3. Treasure House: Aloe vera

How to use:

-Take a small aloe vera stem and take out the slimy pulp out of it. Now apply this pulp directly on the scalp. Massage and keep it on for 30 min. Rinse as usual. Repeat thrice a week.

4. Grandma’s Favorite: Oil Massage

How to use:

-Regular massage with effective oils such as castor, olive, coconut will promote hair growth.
-The most effective of all is coconut oil mixed with few drops of lemon juice.

5. The King of Herbs: Bhringraj

How to use:

-Blend the leaves with some water to get a smooth paste. If you cannot find Bhrinjraj leaves, buy some dried Bhringraj powder from any herbal store, mix with little water and curd to form a paste. Apply the paste to the scalp and leave it for 20 min. Wash off with shampoo. Do this thrice a week.

6. Add Some Flavor: Curry Leaves

How to use:

-Take a handful of curry leaves and boil it in a mixture of amla and coconut oil till the leaves turn black. Cool the mixture, strain and store it in an airtight container. Apply this every alternate day and see the results.

7. More Than a Condiment: Methi

How to use:

-Grind a handful of Methi seeds to get a fine powder. Mix it with water to form a paste. Apply this to your scalp and leave it for 20 minutes. Wash it properly with shampoo as the paste might be slimy and sticky onto your hair.

8. Flower Power: Hibiscus

How to use:

-Heat any oil that you use on your hair with some added hibiscus flower or its leaves for few minutes. Massage well with hibiscus-infused oil and keep for an hour before washing off with a shampoo.

Some more quick tips:

a) Take a diet rich in iron, zinc, protein, vitamin B12, vitamin A. Have more of leafy greens, beetroot, carrots, dates, nuts, beans, whole grains, lentils, eggs and fish.

b) Drink at least 2-3 liters of water daily.

c) Less stress.

d) Massage your scalp well while taking a shower as this improves blood flow to the scalp thus helping in hair regrowth.

“One common myth pertaining to hair care is “Shampooing daily leads to hair fall”. This is medically wrong says Dr. Priti Arya as “Cleaner the scalp, Lesser will be the hair fall”.

e) Cut down on the use of hair dryers, iron as well as hair coloring.

f) Hop in some vitamin and mineral supplements in your daily life.

Finally, if you are suffering from severe hair fall and fear it might bring you at the forefront of going bald, consult a good doctor to find out any underlying health issue as hair loss cause can be multifactorial and treatment varies based on sex, age and diagnosis of any medical conditions, says Dr. Arup Paul.

Remember all the aforementioned natural remedies are helpful in stopping hair loss and eventually baldness, but you need to follow them on a regular basis with patience. Also, the results vary from person to person depending on the reason for hair loss. You cannot get back your lost strands if you have are completely bald but yes by following these simple hair growth remedies you can certainly avoid severe hair loss and ultimately baldness.

Take care of your locks, they are precious!

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