28 Powerful Home Remedies For Hair Growth
Thick, long and lustrous hair is one of the most visible trademarks of a beautiful woman. A Woman with thick and long tresses always creates a favourable impression on one’s mind. For many centuries, people in the world have searched and tried different home remedies for hair growth. The Egyptians were famous for their “fig oil” and “castor oil” treatment, while the Greeks and the Romans used the exotic “olive oil” and “rosemary “treatment to boost their tresses.Each of our hair strands go through three stages in its entire lifecycle- the Anagen stage, the Catagen stage and the Telogen phase. During the middle age i.e. around 30 years onwards, the hair growth starts slowing down due to the hormonal imbalances, improper diet and excessive stress.
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Home Remedies For Hair Growth:Why waste thousands of rupees on expensive clinical treatments for hair growth, when you have a variety of effective home remedies for hair growth available at the snap of your fingers. These home remedies are cost effective, easy and has no side effects. However one has to be patient and be regular with their application.
A. Kitchen Ingredients: Try the following hair growth home remedies for best results.
1. Onion juice:
You can use red onions or shallots by chopping it into small pieces and then squeezing out its juice. Then apply it on your scalp and keep for 15 minutes. Finally rinse off with a mild shampoo. Here is an excellent post on how onion helps hair growth.
2.Apple Clider Mask:
3. Egg Mask:
In white of an egg, add 1 teaspoon of olive oil and honey and mix it well to form a smooth paste. Apply all over the hair and leave it for 20 minutes. Rinse with cool water and shampoo it off. Not just for hair, you can use egg masks to get glowing skin too.
5. Potato juice:
6. Henna pack:
Make this pack by mixing 1 cup of dry henna powder with ½ cup of yoghurt and apply all over the hair. Leave the pack until it dries off completely and wash off with a mild shampoo. Here are 3 more henna hair packs.
7. Cayenne pepper:
8. Coconut milk:
9. Green tea:
10. Indian gooseberry (amla):
11. Cumin seeds:
13. Hibiscus flower:
15. Vitamin E oil:Vitamin E oil is rich in anti oxidants thus it helps to fight away the free radicals. It helps in increasing oxygen in the body and thus increases the blood circulation in the scalp. Massage the vitamin E oil onto the scalp and leave it overnight. Wash off with a mild shampoo the next day for soft and smooth hair.
B. Essentail Oil Treatments:
16. Coconut oil:
17. Rosemary oil:
You can use rosemary oil by mixing it with your shampoo or conditioner. You can also massage your scalp with it by combining it with other essential oil like olive oil or tea tree oil. Learn how Rosemary oil helps hair growth.
18. Sage oil:
19. Lavender oil:
20. Jojoba oil:
21. Flaxseed oil:
22. Olive oil:
Include olive oil in your daily diet or use it as a pre shampoo treatment. You can also mix it with lavender, sage and rosemary oil for hot oil treatment.
C. Diet For Hair Growth:A few dietary modifications are very important for stimulating the process of hair growth and it also prevents hair loss. Abolition of junk and processed food, aerated drinks, smoking and drinking is very beneficial for your body and the scalp health. Include vitamin and mineral rich fruits and vegetables, whole grains, carbohydrate, omega 3 fatty acids and protein rich food in our diet as they are rich in “phyto- nutrients” which are beneficial for hair growth.
Below are the lists of some foods which you can include in your daily diet!!!
23. Protein rich foods:
24. Vitamin A:
25. Vitamin B:
26. Vitamin C:It helps in the collagen production and fights off the free radicals in the skin. Do not forget to include lots of citrus fruits like amla, orange, kiwi, guava etc.
27. Vitamin E:
28.Have lots of dark green vegetables as they contain iron, and fish as it’s a great source of omega 3 fatty acids, also nuts.
Try these home remedies for healthy and shiny hair. If you like this, you will love our post on long hair tips.