If you want to overcome the problem of hair loss without spending lots of money and, more important, without exposing your hair to chemicals contained by cosmetics, here are a few natural remedies for you.
The proteins and minerals contained by this ingredient prevent the breakage of the hair, stimulating its growth. Either you use coconut milk or coconut oil, this will provide you with the quantities of potassium and iron that your hair needs.
What to do: massage your hair with warm coconut oil, and then leave it there for an hour before washing it off. An alternative would be to mix the fresh squeezed milk of coconut with a little water, to apply it onto your hair, especially on the areas affected by balding, and to leave it there overnight. In the next morning, rinse it off.
- Onion juice
The sulfur contained by onions stimulates the production of collagen, thus helping hair growth. If you apply the juice directly on your scalp, you can get rid of the problem of hair loss.
What to do: Squeeze the juice from an onion, after chopping it, apply it on your scalp and leave it there for 15 minutes. After that, wash it off with shampoo and let it dry naturally. The procedure should be repeated twice a week.
Just as the onions, garlic has a high content of sulfur, which makes it beneficial for hair growth.
What to do: mix a few crushed garlic gloves with coconut oil, and boil it for a couple of minutes. Wait until it is cool enough so you can apply it on your scalp. Leave it there for 30 minutes before washing your hair and repeat the procedure twice a week.
Apart from being used as conditioner, henna strengthens the roots of the hair, either you use it by itself, or combined with other ingredients.
What to do: mix 60g of dried henna leaves with 250ml of mustard, boil the mixture, and then filter the oil obtained from it. Use this oil to massage your scalp regularly, storing the rest of it. You can also mix curd and henna powder and to apply the mixture directly on your hair and then rinse it off – after one hour.
Hibiscus has numerous advantages, apart from preventing hair loss, it prevents your hair graying and also nourishes it.
What to do: mix a few crushed hibiscus flowers with coconut oil or with sesame oil, in order to obtain a paste. After applying it both on your scalp and your hair, leave it there for a couple of hours, and then rinse the paste off with cold water and a mild shampoo.
- Indian gooseberry
Indian gooseberry is very rich in antioxidants and vitamin C, both substances being able to reverse the process of hair loss.
What to do: mix Indian gooseberry juice or powder with lemon juice, apply the mixture on your scalp and wait until it has dried. Wash it off with lukewarm water.
Eggs contain a lot of substances that are very beneficial for hair loss prevention, such as sulfur, zinc, proteins, iodine, or selenium. They prevent hair loss and stimulate its growth.
What to do: mix the white of an egg with a teaspoon of olive oil, beat it until you obtain a paste, which is to be applied on your scalp and on the length of your hair. Wait 15-20 minutes, and then wash it off using a mild shampoo and lukewarm water.