Graying of hair is a natural process that appears with aging. However, nowadays the number of young people and even teenagers who are affected by premature graying of hair is increasing at an alarming rate.
Premature graying of hair can be caused by various factors like hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism, hormonal imbalance, nutritional deficiency, malnutrition, using concentrated hair dyes and electric dryers, as well as radiation, chemotherapy, and genetic disorders.
A lot of commercial hair care products contain harsh chemicals which leave your hair dry, flat, and damaged.
To maintain and get back your natural hair color, we suggest eating a healthy, nutritious diet, along with using the following natural remedy.
Coconut Oil and Lemon Mixture against Premature Graying of Hair
Coconut oil possesses strong antimicrobial properties, contains medium-chain fatty acids and lauric acid which strengthen the hair, stimulate hair growth, and condition the scalp.
Using this oil will help reduce protein loss in both, healthy and damaged hair.
Longer use of coconut oil will also help reverse gray hair as it’s rich in antioxidants.
Doctors recommend using lemon juice to prevent premature graying of hair.
The lemon juice content includes high amounts of phosphorus and vitamin B and C, which nourish the hair and treat grey hair.
- 3 tsp. of lemon juice
- coconut oil
Take enough coconut oil for your hair’s length, and mix it with the lemon juice. Apply the mixture on your hair and scalp, and massage gently. Let the mixture act for at least an hour. Rinse it off and use a mild shampoo to wash it thoroughly. Do this treatment once a week.
Another benefit of regullar applying coconut oil on your scalp is eliminating your dandruff for good. You can also treat your dandruff by massaging your scalp and hair with a mixture prepared from coconut oil, castor oil, and lukewarm water.