Natural Remedies For Tackling Premature Gray Hair

Grey hair is a major concern today among the youths. You will not belief this, statistics show that ages 20-30 are getting premature grey hairs in this dispensation where things are happening on a fast tempo. There are major factors responsible for this; they include: hormonal fluctuations, smoking, pollution, genetic predisposition, poor nutrition, use of unsuitable hair products.

The chief cause of premature grey hair is stress. Yes, there are pressures from the home; carried over to the place of work and back home. The students are left out. We live in a world laced with varying degrees of stress. Hence, gray hair is a common occurrence among our youths today.

Do you fancy premature grey hair? If your answer is no, then in this article, you will be open to the best natural tips that you can readily apply to prevent that premature grey hair. It will only take a few minutes of your time; the processes are all natural; they are all do it yourself procedures; here we go:

  • Amla
    This fruit is a very good antioxidant and rich in Vitamin C; it has anti-aging benefits. If you make it a regular routine to consume this fruit, then you are writing the death sentence of premature gray hair.
  • Amla/Coconut
    Amla powder can serve the purpose here; alternatively, you can use the leaves. Pour coconut oil in a pan and add your variant of Amla; boil together until it becomes charred. Massage this to your scalp and leave it overnight; the results will surprise you.
  • Amla juice/Almond oil/Lime juice
    Add equal amounts of the three together and mix very well to form a solution. Apply to your hair and you are done. It not only reduces grey hair, it also facilitates healthy hair growth.
  • Black Strap Molasses
    This is a bye product of the sugar making process. It can also be gotten from iron, manganese, selenium and copper. Eat a tablespoon of it every alternate day- the results will show in a matter of months.
  • Onion
    Onion also makes the number. An onion every other day will help keep the strands of hair on your head lush black. It has color reversing power; you can also apply its juice on your scalp-it reduces the build-up of hydrogen peroxide; reverses grey hair.
  • Amaranth
    This herb is also highly potent. Shampoo your hair; then apply fresh juice extract from Amaranth unto your scalp and hair. Allow for effects; then rinse it out. You are done!
  • Foods Rich In Catalase
    Which kind of food makes up this category? Take a look: wheat grass, garlic, leeks, cabbage, broccoli, kale, cucumber, collard, turnip greens, carrots, radish, cherry, potatoes, and sweet potato. They contain potent antioxidant that hinders hydrogen peroxide. As you age, your body produces less catalase; hence the eating of this food will help boost catalase.
  • Wheat grass juice
    This juice is packed full of essential vitamins and minerals that helps keep hair lush black. You can have it home grown or buy already prepared powder. You can take it with water or in the alternative, have it in your soup.
  • Coconut oil
    coconut oil
    Coconut oil has great powers to prevent your hair from turning grey. You can include it in your diet either as coconut oil, coconut milk or coconut meat. Any of the variants in your diet will give you expected results.
  • Black Sesame Seeds
    black sesames seeds
    Traditional Chinese medicine has it that black sesame seeds are a time tested natural cure for graying hair. They promote the activity that boosts melanin- hope you remember what melanin does to boost black hair? This list of these natural remedies will not be conclusive if mention is not made of Black sesame seeds. It is one of the potent means by which your grey hair can be reversed. Eat 2-3 table spoons full three times a week.
  • Curry leaves
    curry leaves
    This is a well known remedy for the prevention of grey hair; it is been proven and tested over the years. It has nourishing powers for hair follicles to promote healthy hair growth. It has the capacity to make your hair silky soft. It can be taken fresh or dried. You can alternatively apply it as a mask on your hair.
  • Bhringraj
    This is also a fantastic herb that can be used to reverse premature grey hair. Applying this powder mixed with coconut oil consistently for a period of time reverses traces of grey hair. This herb is a great liver detoxifier- helping to purify the blood.
  • Ashwagandha
    This Indian herb has great curative powers. It calms the mind and boosts your immune system; possess amazing hormone balance. This supplement can be added to your food or drink. Its effects on your hair will beat your imaginations.
  • Vitamin B12
    It has been proved that the deficiency of Vitamin B12 in the body is one of the root causes of grey hair. Taking this supplement will help boost its availability in your system and by so doing; reverse your graying hair.
  • Henna
    This is a neat alternative to synthetic hair dyes. If applied, it gives your hair a reddish-brown color. Prepare the mask by mixing it with black tea/coffee; then add 1-2 two spoonfuls of olive oil. Apply to your hair and leave for about three hours before rinsing.
  • Indigo for Brown to Black Color
    It is a great dye to color your hair brown/black. Mix it along with Henna and coffee to create that perfect black shades on your hair.
  • Rosemary
    This aromatic herb has proven capacity to darken grey patches of hair; it also has proven ability to prevent grey hair. Apply Rosemary oil to your hair and you will be surprised at the magical effects it will produce on your hair.
  • Chamomile for Blonde Hair
    Chamomile hair rinse is one of the very effective natural ways to redress grey hair. Pour the oil on your hair and allow it rinse for about 20-30 minutes for proper effects. Positive results will follow.
  • Black Tea
    Boil two teaspoons of black tea in water; add a teaspoonful of water. Use it to rinse your hair when it is warm; allow it to sit for 15-20 minutes before you rinse it. Repeat at most twice weekly. The result will make you proud of your hair.


For all the methods discussed in this article; the watchword is patience. Instant results will not come- it is a process that will take weeks or even months of consistent application of any one of the methods discussed; that done, results that will make you proud of your hair will naturally follow.

Wishing lustrous hair to all!

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