Hair fall is a serious problem. Problem of hair fall is no longer limited to old age people. Many young individuals are also experiencing this problem. It is important for an individual facing this problem to take proper and timely treatment. An individual can try various types of hair treatment products available in the market.
Use of cosmetic products on hair may affect hair growth and may aggravate the problem of hair fall. Use of various types of home remedies can help an individual in dealing with the problem of hair fall.
Home Remedies for Hair Fall
Maintain Healthy Diet
Healthy diet helps in improving the quality of hair. It is important for every individual to consume a diet consisting of essential nutrients. Lack of vitamins and iron (in the diet) can increase the problem of hair fall.
Therefore, it is essential for the individual to include consumption of fresh (green leafy) vegetables and fruits in his /her diet. Further, consumption of protein rich food items can also reduce the problem of hair fall.
Maintain Clean Hair
Dandruff and lice can increase the problem of hair fall. It is essential for the individual to maintain clean hair. Hair should be washed on a daily basis. Further, it is important to brush the hair properly. It is generally advisable to comb dry hair. Brushing hair immediately after taking a bath or washing hair can result in hair loss. Excessive use of blow dryer should also be avoided as it can result in hair damage.
Massage with Warm Oil
Regular massage with lukewarm oil can also help an individual in dealing with the problem of hair fall. An individual can use coconut, olive or almond oil to obtain the desired results.
It is important to massage the scalp (with the oil) gently to obtain best results. Further, it is important to keep the oil applied for atleast 45 – 60 minutes before washing the hair.
Apply Aloe Vera Gel/Juice
Application of aloe vera gel/juice can help an individual in dealing with various hair related problems. Direct application of aloe vera juice on the scalp can help an individual in reducing the problem of hair loss and promoting hair growth.
It is generally advisable to keep aloe vera juice/gel applied for atleast 2 – 3 hours before washing the hair. Few drops of aloe vera juice can also be added to hair shampoo to obtain effective results.
Use Egg White
Egg white can also be used to treat the problem of hair fall. It is important to keep egg white applied on hair for atleast 30 – 45 minutes before washing the hair.
Another option is to add lemon juice to egg white and apply this mixture on the scalp. Again, it is essential to keep this mix applied for atleast 30 minutes in order to obtain best results.
Another remedy to reduce hair fall is regular use of amla on the scalp. A combination of amla and lemon juice can be directly applied on the scalp to obtain desired results. Use of this mixture not only helps in reducing hair fall but also helps in controlling dandruff.
Reduce Tension and Stress
Tension and stress can result in hair fall. Maintaining a stress free life can also help an individual in overcoming the problem of hair loss. An individual can practice yoga and meditation to reduce tension and stress.
Use Basil and Neem Leaves
A paste of basil and neem leaves can be used to deal with the problem of hair loss. This paste can be easily prepared by mixing a powder of basil and neem leaves with water. It is important to keep this paste applied for atleast 45 – 60 minutes before washing the hair.
Neem water (prepared with the use of neem leaves and hot water) can also be used to wash hair on regular basis. This is another home remedy for hair loss.
Apply Castor Oil
Regular application of castor oil on the scalp can also reduce hair loss. In order to obtain best results, it is important to apply castor oil before going to bed at night and washing hair in the morning.
An individual should cover his/her head with a towel/cloth after applying castor oil. It is interesting to note that castor oil can be mixed with other oils (like coconut oil and almond oil) and applied on the scalp for reducing hair loss.
Use Beetroot Leaves
An individual can use a combination of beetroot leaves with henna to treat hair loss. Another home remedy is to prepare and use a paste of beetroot leaves, turmeric powder and water on a daily basis.
Use Coriander Leaves
Another home remedy for hair loss is use of coriander leaves. An individual can prepare a paste of coriander leaves or apply juice of coriander leaves on the scalp to obtain desired results.
Use Arnica Oil
Arnica oil can also be used as an alternative home remedy to deal with the problem of hair loss. This oil can be directly applied on the scalp to obtain desired results.
Use Fenugreek Seeds
Application of a paste prepared with the use of fenugreek seeds and black beans can also be used as a home remedy to treat hair loss. To obtain best results, this paste should be applied 2 to 3 times in a week.
Consumption of water (empty stomach in the morning) prepared with the use of fenugreek seeds can also help in reducing hair loss. This water can be prepared before going to bed at night by mixing fenugreek seeds (1 teaspoon) in lukewarm water.
Onion can be also be used to deal with the issue of hair loss. Regular application of onion paste on the scalp can give highly effective results.
Another alternative is to apply a mixture of onion and lemon juice on the scalp to obtain desired results.
Another home remedy to treat hair loss is to consume juice of spinach and lettuce. It is important to mix the juice of these two components and drink this juice on a daily basis to obtain desired results.
Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.