Is your scalp peppered with white hair? Is your hair density steadily tumulting? Are you afraid of washing your hair dreading the excess hair loss? Then, this hair oil for grey hair can be a Saviour for you.
When your normal pigmented black hair is interspersed with the white ones, you have grey hair. It happens when melanin, a compound that gives your hair its colour, stops being produced.
Predisposition to getting grey hair at an early age is primarily due to genetics. Stress and hormonal imbalance can also contribute to the condition!
If you don't act fast now, those few white wisps are going to multiply into hundreds, without your realizing. Your hair is the barometer of your health, when you take care of your overall well-being, and it will invariantly transfer to your hair.
So, eat a well-balanced diet packed with proteins and essential minerals. Take vitamin supplements that contains omega-3s, after consulting with your doctor.
Just like your body, your hair needs exercise too. Massaging your scalp regularly will keep your scalp clean and healthy.
And this hair-strengthening oil, suggested below, will work by stimulating the melanin production, thereby cleansing scalp, strengthening the roots and promoting hair growth.
Here is the step-by-step method on how to make hair jet black naturally.
Take half a cup of coconut oil and a tablespoon of castor oil and heat it on a low flame for sixty seconds. Saturated fats in coconut oil nourish the scalp and remove sebum build-up. And, omega-6 fatty acids in castor oil strengthen the root and stimulate growth.
Cut 2 hibiscus flowers into fine pieces and add to the oil mixture. You can also let the flower dry first, grind it into powder and then add a tablespoon of it to the oil. Hibiscus is packed with hair-loving vitamins that can make hair grow fast.
Take five vitamin E gel capsules. Prick the edge with a safety pin. Squeeze out the gel into the oils. Make sure the oil has cooled down well before you add vitamin E. Antioxidants in the vitamin E capsule will add shine and smoothness to your locks.
Take a handful of curry leaves and keep it under the sun to dry for 24 hours. When the leaves turn crisp brown, grind it into a fine powder. Add a teaspoon of the powder to the oil. Curry leaves has beta-carotene and protein, which limit hair loss and make your hair black.
Add three drops of tea tree oil to the mixture and stir it well. Antibacterial properties of tea tree oil will break down yeast buildup, keeping the scalp clean from dandruff. Tea tree oil is optional however.
Transfer the oil into an airtight container. Let it hibernate for 24 hours. Later, strain the oil and it is ready to be used. The oil might smell slightly pungent and to mask the smell, you can add a few drops of lemon juice to it.
Comb your hair to remove all the knots. Use a wide-toothed comb only. Avoid running the comb rigorously through your hair to avoid breakage.
Divide your hair in small sections and massage the oil into your hair. Your hair length and scalp should be well covered in the oil. Massage your scalp for 5 to 10 minutes to stimulate blood flow and allow the oil to seep in better.
Tie your hair in a loose plait. And let the hair oil for grey hair work overnight. In the morning, wash your hair with a mild shampoo. Follow it up with a conditioner.
Things To Keep In Mind
- Tweak the quantity as per your hair length and thickness.
- If you have a greasy scalp, apply the oil sparingly, just to coat your scalp. Avoid dousing your scalp with it, as it can make your scalp turn further greasy.
- Go easy on chemical-based products, and give your hair follicles some breathing space.
- Avoid washing your hair in hot water. Lukewarm is the right temperature. In the end, rinse your hair with cold water, it will seal the cuticles and make your hair shine.
This hair oil recipe will make your hair turn super strong, long, silky and reverse the signs of grey hair, when used regularly. For best results, use it once a week.