Greying of hair is a common sign in early 30s, and for some it onsets in mid or late 20s as well. Aging, pollution, unbalanced diet, high stress level or even heredity, causes pre mature greying of hair. You can easily spot a few strands of grey hair peeping from amidst the black ones.
Most people cover grey hair by using dyes or hair colors easily available and are specifically formulated to cover gray hair. However the harsh chemicals in such products cause more damage than controlling the damage. The chemicals used in bleaching the hair causes dryness and hair fall in the longer run. Natural remedies in the form of herbal hair packs for treating grey hair not only help to cover the grey strands but also gives your hair a naturally shiny and bouncy texture.
You can restore your natural hair color by following these simple herbal hair care tips. These are 100% natural homemade remedy made from all natural ingredients which are easily available, and will keep your hair hale and hearty. This recipe should be used regularly use, once a week or every two weeks, and your hair will grow longer, thicker and stronger. The quantity of the ingredients will vary depending upon the length of your hair.
You would need the following ingredients to prepare a pack for mid-sized hair length:
- 1 bowl of Mehndi/Heena leaves or 4 teaspoons of mehndi powder
- 5-7 Hibiscus flowers/leaves or 2 tea spoons of hibiscus powder
- 10-12 Curry leaves or 2 tea spoons of Curry powder
- 2 tea spoons of Gooseberry or Amla powder or water soaked in Amla overnight
- Half beetroot
- 4 teaspoons of curd
- Half cup of green tea
- 1 teaspoon of squeezed lemon juice
Grind or mix all of the above ingredients and keep it overnight or for at least a few hours in an iron vessel. Apply this thin paste right from the scalp to the entire length of the hair and cover it with a shower cap so that there is no leakage. Let it remain for at least two hours and afterwards, rinse it with normal water. Avoid shampooing the same day so that maximum color is absorbed by the hair. In addition to covering grey hair, this will also give a beautiful maroon tint to your hair.