The greying of hair is a very common problem that most of us come across. According to Indian Ayurveda “pitta dosha” leads to premature greying of hair. We can always rely on hair colors to cover it up, but today in this article, we will suggest some DIY home remedies that will turn your grey hair black from the very first use.

Grey hair making you look older than you actually are? This method has proven to prevent greying!
Grey hair making you look older than you actually are? This method has proven to prevent greying!

Use black tea hair mask to reverse premature greying of hair

Black tea hair mask boosts the production of keratin protein and melanin and that in turn restores the natural color of hair strands, thereby stopping greying of hair quickly. This hair mask not only prevents your hair strands from turning grey but also turns grey hair black with regular application.

Ingredients: 

  • Water: 500 ml
  • Black tea: 2 teaspoons
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon
  • Strainer: 1

Process:

  1. Fill up a container with water and bring it to boil.
  2. Add black tea and salt in boiling water when it starts to bubble up.
  3. Strain out the black tea in a cup.
  4. Let it cool down for some time.
  5. Soak your hair strands in this solution for about 20 minutes and massage your scalp with this solution.
  6. Let it stay for about 20 minutes.
  7. Rinse off with tepid water.

Frequency:

Try this home remedy at least twice a month to reap the maximum benefits.

Onion Hair potion to prevent greying ahead of time

Onion is enriched with sulfur, vitamin B complex, vitamin C and a host of other nutrients that boost melanin production and prevents greying of hair ahead of time. This hair potion should be used especially by teenagers to prevent greying of hair ahead of time.

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Ingredients: 

  • Extra virgin coconut oil: 20 ml
  • Onion juice: 5-6 teaspoons
  • Amla powder: 2 teaspoons
  • Strainer: 1

Process:

  1. Add extra virgin coconut oil, onion juice and amla powder in a bowl and mix it well until it forms a paste.
  2. Microwave this paste for 60 seconds.
  3. Strain out the hair potion in a separate container.
  4. Let it cool down for some time.
  5. Gently massage this hair potion in your scalp.
  6. Let it stay for an hour.
  7. Rinse off with plain water.
  8. Follow up with regular shampoo and conditioner.

Frequency:

Apply this hair potion twice a week to prevent premature greying.

Let Kalonji oil work wonders for your grey hair

Kalonji oil boosts melanin production and prevents your hair from losing its natural pigment. Mustard oil works as a carrier oil that helps to absorb the nourishment from kalonji seeds. If you have an oily scalp then use extra virgin coconut oil instead of mustard oil. We would strongly recommend a patch test for everyone who has a sensitive skin before applying it on your scalp.

Ingredients: 

  • Mustard oil: 50 ml
  • Roasted kalonji seeds: 7 teaspoons
  • Reetha powder: 2 teaspoons
  • Hair color applicator: 1

Process:

  1. Add all the ingredients in a container and stir it until it forms a paste.
  2. Divide your hair into small sections and apply this hair mask, don’t forget to massage your scalp for two minutes with this hair mask.
  3. Keep it on for about 30 minutes.
  4. Rinse off with tepid water.
  5. Follow up with shampoo, conditioner, and hair serum.

Frequency:

Apply this hair mask once in a month to prevent premature greying.

Arjoyita Roy

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