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Home Remedies for Hair Growth

 

Not everything has to burn a hole in your pocket or cost you a pretty penny. We love our hair and will do anything to keep them healthy, or just keep them, either way it is a priority. Here we will be listing everyday household items that you can use to improve your hair health.

What’s convenient about these treatments is that they’re safe, natural, and easily available to anyone who can drive to a grocery store. There’s no harm in trying these home remedies, unless of course you are allergic to them.

 

Eggs

Let’s begin with something that is very easy to get and is a common item in our fridge, apart from easy availability, what makes eggs beneficial is that they contain a lot of protein.  This helps in the formation and development of new hair strands. Also they are rich in zinc, iron, Sulphur, selenium, iodine, and phosphorous.

Its application is simple, make an egg mask by separating the egg white from the yolk. Add one teaspoon of olive oil to the egg white and mix well. Once a paste is formed, apply and massage into your hair and scalp, then leave it on for 20 minutes. Rinse it off completely with cool water and an herbal shampoo.

Onion Juice

The onion may cause you to cry when cutting it and, while it tastes great when turned into onion rings that delight your taste buds, there are a lot of benefits to applying its juice on your hair.

Known as one of the oldest natural hair loss remedy, onions haveSulphur in them thatboost collagen production in the tissues. It also helps in regrowth of hair strands. Don’t let the strong smell scare you, it fades away after one thorough wash with no chance of smelling bad.

Use is simple, just cut into slices and mash till the juice comes out. Apply generously in hair and leave on for 20 min. Then wash off thoroughly, and repeat once a week for good results.

Lemon Juice

Lemons are rich in vitamin C, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12, as well as other nutrients. Full of antioxidants, they facilitate hair growth while also stimulating the scalp from inside and out. This prevents further hair loss as it strengthens the strands from the root base. But beware, do not use in excess, as it will lighten your hair color over time (citric acid in the juice causes this).

Mix lemon juice in olive oil and then apply it on your hair. Leave it on for 30-45 minutes and then wash it out with a mild shampoo. Repeat this once or twice a week.

Apple Cider

Apple cider vinegar has the type of acid that not only cleans the scalp but it maintains the pH level of the hair. This is an effective way of promoting hair growth.

In one liter of water, add 75ml of apple cider vinegar and mix well. After washing your hair, use this for a final rinse. This will make your hair shiny too.

Green Tea

Commonly drunk for its mind and body relaxing properties, it is beneficial for hair too. No we are not saying you make a hot cup of green tea and dump it over your head, NO!

Make a cup of green tea and leave till it is lukewarm, then rinse your hair with it. And there you go a simple solution to stop hair shedding.

Coconut Oil

Whether you eat it, use coconut oil or milk; it is really good for improving hair health. Coconut milk provides your hair with iron, potassium and essential fats. Squeeze in half a lemon in a coconut and mix well and then use as a hair mask. Leave it on for 4-5 hours and wash it off.

Fenugreek

It is an old herbal remedy used to treat hair problems. Used for its high protein and nicotinic acid content, fenugreek beans help make hair longer and healthier.

Mix a handful of fenugreek beans and half cup water in a grinder and grind till a paste is formed. Add some coconut milk and apply to your hair and scalp for half an hour before washing off with a mild sulfate free shampoo.

 

 

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