Natural Treatments for white hair
White hair or premature greying of hair can be age related but they can be due to the other hormonal imbalance factors. Whatever is the cause for that you surely don’t want the white hair peeking through the hair. White hair/ grey hair can be quite embarrassing if you are still young or a kid since it is considered as one of the signs of aging. To darken the white hair, there are a lot of different methods like hair dyes, hair colors etc but the safe and natural methods are always the best to use. Natural remedies can also make the white hair black when done regularly at home. Home remedies are good as they do not have side effects. Here are home treatments to darken white hair effectively.
Home remedies to darken white hair
1. Indian Gooseberry for white hair treatment
Indian Gooseberry or Amla is one of the best natural treatment for white hair. Apply the juice of amla on the hair and scalp. Massage and leave for one hour. Shampoo and condition as usual. Amla is great for curing the white hair problem and thinning of hair.
2. Onion Juice for white hair cure
Onion juice is high in sulphur due to which this will also be a good natural remedy to cure the hair fall and induces hair regrowth. Other than that onion juice also makes the hair darker hence the white hair will be darkening naturally. Take half cup of onion juice and apply that on the scalp. Leave for 45 Minutes then shampoo the hair. There will be smell of onion but it will go away.
3. Coconut oil and lemon juice for white hair
Mix pure coconut oil and half the amount of lemon juice. Apply these two on the scalp. Massage gently and leave overnight. Wash the hair in the morning. Coconut oil is rich in proteins and vitamins which help to nourish the scalp and makes it a good natural treatment for white hair problem.
4. Sesame seed oil and olive oil for white hair
Sesame seed oil is extremely beneficial for long black hair. Olive oil strengthens the hair and also combats the hair fall effectively. Both these oils are beneficial natural treatment for white hair and hair fall. Apply this oil by mixing in equal amount; leave the oil overnight to work in reversing the white hair problems. Wash the hair next day. This treatment will soon make the hair black again.
See: Ayurvedic homemade Shampoo
5. Almond oil and Brahmi powder for white hair
Mix 6 teaspoonful of almond oil with half teaspoonful of Brahmi powder and apply that on the scalp. Leave for 30 minutes then wash and shampoo. Brahmi is known to make the hair black naturally and almond oil is rich in Vitamin E and other minerals thus is an effective natural treatment for whitening of hair in young age.
Other than that to whiten the hair with home remedies you should also keep in mind to eat a healthy and balanced diet with ample amount of protein rich foods, fresh fruits and vegetables. Green leafy vegetables like spinach, lettuce etc are great for healthy hair. Drink carrot juice or amla juice regularly which helps a lot to darken the hair and reverse the hair whitening problem in young adults.
Hi Niesha! Thank you so much for this highly needed post. I have lots of white hair at this tender age of 28 ;) But I blame it onto hereditary facts. I hope the onion and/or coconut+lemon will help me get out of this situation fairly. Thank you once again for sharing the info. :)
Hi Tara, I totally agree that it can be hereditary in your case. I really hope dear that the treatments help you.. :)
I have white hair please suggest the home remedy for complete black hair
Hi vivek, You can use a mixture of warm coconut oil and add methi powder in it. Massage at night and wahs in the morning. It shall be done 2 times in a week.
Hope it helps you!