Hair loss remedy. To a very large extent the healthy condition of the hair depends on the intake of sufficient amounts of essential nutrients in the daily diet. Hair is made of keratin, a protein, which also makes up the nails and the outer layer of our skin.
A WELL BALANCED DIET:
Protein is required by all human beings and it serves to the body in many ways. Protein is supplied by milk, buttermilk, yogurt, soyabean, eggs, cheese, meat and fish. Normally 60 grams is required for women, between 80 to 90 grams for men and 80 to 100 grams of protein for adolescent boys and girls.
Hair disorders like falling of hair and premature graying of hair may be caused by deficiency of some of B Vitamins, iron, copper and iodine.
A well balanced diet should be taken when a person tends to lose hair, i.e. an adequate quantity of vegetable seeds, nuts green leafy vegetables, fresh fruits, egg and milk should taken on and along with the regular diets.
OTHER HOME REMEDIES:
There are several home remedies which can prevent and treate hair loss
Some of the home remedies for hair loss are listed below:
The most effective home remedy is a vigorous rubbing of the scalp with the fingers, after washing the hair with cold water. The scalp should be rubbed vigorously till it starts to tingle with heat.
Sebaceous glands gets activated and circulation of blood in the affected area is energized and that results in healthy growth of hair.
Mustard oil, boiled with henna leaves promotes healthy growth of hair. About 250 grams of mustard oil should be boiled in a tin basin. A little quantity of henna leaves should be gradually put in this oil till about 60 grams of these leaves are thus burnt in the oil. The oil should then be filtered through a cloth and stored in a bottle. Regular massage of the head with this oil will produce abundant hair.
Daily application of refined coconut oil mixed with lime water and lime juice on the hair, prevents loss of hair and lengthens it. Application of the juice of green coriander leaves on the head is also considered beneficial.
Another effective home remedy for loss of hair is the application of coconut milk all over the scalp and massaging it into the hair roots. It will nourish the hair and promote hair growth. Coconut milk is prepared by grinding the coconut shavings and squeezing them well.
Amla oil, prepared by boiling dry amla pieces in coconut oil, is considered a valuable hair tonic for enriching hair growth. A mixture of equal quantities of fresh amla juice and lime juice used as a shampoo stimulates hair growth and prevents hair loss.
Regular usage of castor oil as a hair oil helps the luxuriant growth of the hair.
Washing the hair with a paste of cooked black gram dhal, (urad dhal) and fenugreek (methi) lengthens the hair. A fine paste made from pigeon pea or red gram (arhar dhal) can also be applied regularly on bald patches, with beneficial results.
For patchy Hair Loss, there are several home remedies which can be useful.
Seeds of lime and black pepper seeds, ground to a fine paste, is one of the valuable remedies. This paste applied on the patches, has a mildly irritant action. This increases blood circulation to the affected area and stimulates hair growth. The paste should be applied twice a day for a few weeks.
These HOME REMEDIES can be effective and useful for preventing hair loss.