It is everybody’s dream in this world to have lush and glossy hair. Hair loss is a very distressing sight as it affects one’s personality, appearance and charms. It is a common problem among both men and women. Men usually develop baldness in the centre while women have a receding hairline. When old hair falls out it is replaced by new growth but if the hair is lost quicker than it is replaced then the hair on scalp begins to thin and bald patches appear on the crown.
Hard brushing, hair styling, use of harsh shampoos and conditioners, certain diseases and medicines, improper nutrition and scalp infections are some of the most common causes for thinning hair. There are excellent natural cures which besides being cheap will restore your hair to its normal healthy look.
Curd is an excellent remedy for thinning hair. Take half a cup of curd and mix one tablespoon of besan into it. Apply this thick paste all over the scalp and massage gently with your fingertips. Keep it for half an hour then wash off with warm water.
Curd is full of healing and nourishing properties which will nourish the roots of the hair and strengthen the hair follicles. Besan will clean the scalp thoroughly and save you from using over the counter shampoos.
Gooseberry is full of nutrients that promote hair growth, nourishes the hair shafts and energizes the roots. It removes the brittleness from the hair and improves its sheen and quality. Mix two or three teaspoons of Gooseberry powder with a little coconut oil to form a paste.
Rub the paste, all over your head and see that you reach your fingertips till the roots of the hair. Massage well. Keep for half an hour then rinse off with warm water.
Warm some three teaspoons of olive oil. Squeeze the juice of a lemon and mix it with the olive oil. Massage your scalp thoroughly with this mixture and leave it overnight. In the morning, wash off with warm water.
Olive oil supplies the hair roots and the hair follicles with essential nutrients which strengthen the hair and promote new growth.
Coconut milk is the ideal solution for thinning hair. It abounds in innumerable nutrients that make the hair strong, soft and healthy. Grate one big coconut and blend it with a little water in a mixer grinder. Squeeze the mass to extract the milk.
Rub your hair and the scalp with the coconut milk. Drench the roots of the hair with it. Allow to stand for twenty minutes then wash off with warm water. Use this remedy twice a week. Your hair will not only increase in volume but it will also become as soft as silk.
Take a teaspoon of fish oil once every morning and once in the evening. This oil is full of valuable nutrients and is extremely rich in omega 3 fatty acids which are crucial for healthy hair. Its antioxidant properties detoxify the body and increase the number of follicles which produce hair.