Today almost one-third population is suffering from hair loss problem. Hair loss is not related to aging it could be many different reasons. Our hair requires a good number of vitamins and minerals for proper growth. Vitamin A encourages healthy production of sebum in the scalp and also helps in hair growth. Vitamin B12 is a very useful vitamin for hair growth. Here are varieties of ways by which you can prevent excessive hair loss without resorting to expensive products.
Garlic, onion or ginger juice
Take some garlic buds or one onion or some ginger and blind it with a blinder and rub one of the juices on the scalp and leave it overnight and wash it out in the morning with mild shampoo. Do it twice in a week and you will notice a difference in your hair after some time.
Keep yourself hydrated
The hair shaft comprises one-quarter water so drink at least four to eight cups of water in a day to stay hydrated and for the growth of healthy hair.
Crash diets and malnutrition
Insufficient intake of nutrients and following an unhealthy and unbalanced diet can cause malnourishment in the body. This leads to dehydration of the scalp and hair and can trigger excessive hair fall.
Massage your Scalp with Essential Oils
Use essential oils combined with a scalp massage. Massage promotes good circulation in the scalp and increases blood flow of follicles. Gentle massage of scalp with your essential oils (almond, coconut, jojoba, grapeseed or sesame oil base on your scalp) by hand for a couple of minutes. Oil can penetrate well within the hair shaft, thereby preventing the hair from losing its moisture. The hair is less likely to suffer damage and stays dense as well as strong. Castor oil especially has excellent hair growth properties and is considered an effective remedy against hair loss. Leave it on for a few hours, preferably overnight and then wash with a mild shampoo.
Rub green tea into your hair
Green tea contains antioxidants, which may prevent hair loss and also help hair growth. Brew 2 bags of green tea in 1 cup of water. Let the tea cool slightly, and then apply it to your hair. Leave the tea on for 1 hour. Then, rinse your hair thoroughly.
Article BY: Dr. Himani