Home Remedy for Hair Care

Hair grows in cycles- rising, resting and shedding. And this cycle keeps on moving for nearly a year. Shedding of 50-100 hairs every day is very normal. When a hair sheds, it gets replaced by a new hair at the same place.  There can be many reasons for unusual hair loss but on an average 50 percent of people experience normal hair loss till they reach the age of 50. Hair losses at an adolescent age can be because of illness or improper diet habits etc. Loss of hair at the when you desire to look good can be very painful.


Causes of Hair Problems


1. Major surgery


2. Long term illness


3. Overactive or under active thyroid gland


4. Return of hormones to pre pregnancy levels



5. During pregnancy


6. Intake of certain medicines like for blood pressure, heart problems, anti depressant pills etc


7. Fungal infections on scalp


8. Some of the diseases also cause hair loss like lupus or diabetes etc


9. Some of the infections like ringworm, tinea capitus etc


Symptoms of Hair Problems


1. Facial hair rashes


2. Balding scalp



3. Thinning and brittle hair


4. Bald patches


5. Loss of hair more than average


Remedies for Hair Care


1. Prepare a mixture of lemon juice of part of root of banyan tree. This extract is very good for your hair.


2. Boil dry pieces of Amla with coconut oil and oil your hair with this hair oil. It strengthens your hair and gives them shine.


3. For healthy growth of hair boil henna leaves in mustard oil and use this as your hair oil.


4. To ensure a healthy scalp, massage with coconut milk.


5. Wash your hair with a paste of fenugreek and cooked black gram daal to make your hair long and strong.


6. Mix 2 tablespoons of rosemary, 2 tablespoon of olive oil, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and 1 egg’s yolk. Apply this extract all over your hair and scalp. Keep it for an hour and then wash it off. This application will strengthen your hair roots.



7. Take a tablespoon of mustard seeds and boil it in a cup of water for 5 minutes. Drink this extract upon cooling.


8. Add a tablespoon of cumin seeds in ½ tablespoon of olive oil and make it lukewarm. Apply it on your scalp and hair for an hour and then wash off your hair.


9. Mix any edible oil with honey in 1:1 ratio, mix it thoroughly and apply it to your hair. Keep it on for 15-20 minutes then wash off with cold water. 


10. A good home remedy is to massage the scalp vigorously after washing the hair. This improves blood circulation and strengthens the hair follicles.


11. Massaging the scalp with almond oil thrice a week is a home remedy for good hair growth.


12. If there is baldness, rub the portion with onion till the area becomes red. Apply homey soon after.


13. Place raw mango pulp in oil and leave it for a year. Use this oil to massage the scalp.


14. Make a paste by mixing olive oil, honey and cinnamon powder. Use it for hair massage and leave it for 15 minutes. Wash it off with a mild shampoo and repeat it for 3 or 4 times a week.


15. Mix 1 egg, 1 tablespoon wheat germ oil and 2.5 tablespoons milk powder and. massage on the scalp. Leave it for 30 minutes and rinse with a mild shampoo.


16. Applying the juice of coriander leaves is an effective home remedy for hair care.


17. Apply a mixture of castor oil and coconut oil for healthy growth of hair.


18. Drink half a liter of a mixture of lettuce and spinach juice daily to increase the growth of hair.


19. Drink juice made of carrot, lettuce, capsicum and fresh alfalfa to remove copper deficiency. This is also a good remedy for gray hair and hair loss.


20. Drink a teaspoon of cider vinegar mixed in a glass of water with meals for 2 to 3 weeks.


Hair Care Advice


1. Never wash hair with very hot water.


2. Do not wash hair more than twice a week.



3. Do not comb or brush hair when it is wet.


4. Avoid exposure of hair to hot sun or harsh weather or chemical substances.

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