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Reverse Your Gray Hair with Simple Home Remedies

By Rishiraj @beautyglimpseIn

Having gray hair is considered to be a sure shot sign of aging for most of the people. Hair unfortunately has the tendency to lose its natural color with age, however premature graying of hair is a difficult condition and it makes the person look much older than his real age. In any case, there is not much to ponder about if graying of hair is not a result of some illness.

In order to prevent premature graying of hair, make sure you watch your diet. Food intake as well as our lifestyle contributes hugely towards a healthy and a youthful life. Therefore consume right food, balance the minerals and vitamins in your daily diet.

If you love yourself then you must gift yourself the best gift which is maintaining the youthful appearance that is bestowed on you.

Let us get on to some effective ways to reverse the effect of gray hair with some home remedies:

Gray hair shampoo:  Using emu oil shampoo, which is especially for gray hair helps in reversing the graying of hair. The shampoo is loaded with omega 3′s and nutrition, which is very much required for hair with several issues, for instance- dry hair or hair that is laden with tons of chemicals.

Also Read - Best Shampoos for Grey Hair – Top 7 picks

Avoid stress: Stress is a very strong reason to produce gray hair. Therefore stop taking unnecessary stress and focus your mind on things that makes you happy.


Also Read - Eat to Beat Stress – 8 Healthy Foods That Reduce Stress and Depression

Say no to junk food: Avoiding foods like refined sugar, white flour, soft drinks, pastries, jellies, jams etc. can help in reducing the gray hair. This kind of food is responsible to eliminate the energy and thus cause gray hair, wrinkles, dull skin etc.

Home remedies:

Curry leaves: Consuming plenty of curry leaves has proved to be beneficial in keeping gray hair at bay. Curry leaves provides strength and vitality to the hair roots. There are plenty of ways to consume the curry leaves. Apart from this you can also use it in your hair oil. Take few fresh curry leaves and boil it in coconut oil. This oil is excellent for the hair. It improves the texture of the hair and endows more black pigment to the hair.

Essential oil: Rosemary and sage are excellent essential oil for graying hair. Take around half cup of rosemary and same quantity of dried sage. Put these both ingredients in 2 cups of water. Leave the mixture to sit for 30 minutes. Later apply it on the gray hair and let it dry. After it dries, shampoo your hair. Do this regularly every week. Until you get the required shade on your hair.

essential oils

Herbal rinse:

This one is a good solution to reverse gray hair:


  • Red hibiscus
  • Saffron
  • Rose hips
  • Marigold
  • Calendula
  • Yellow broom
  • Turmeric
  • Privet
  • Mullein

Method: You should try to get the maximum number of ingredients from the list given above and then put around half cup of them together in 2 cups of water. Simmer it for half an hour and then allow it to sit for 3 hours. Later strain out the herbs and then rinse your hair with this liquid, after shampooing your hair. Allow it to sit for some time and then rinse it out. Do this regularly and you will definitely see your hair color hanging.

Almond oil:

Almond oil is a very good remedy for decreasing gray hair. Massage the scalp with almond oil daily and you will be able to avoid the graying of hair.

Also Read -The Benefits of Almond Oil on Hair and Skin

Lemon and coconut: Take coconut oil along with a dash of lemon juice. Mix well and massage it into your scalp well for at least fifteen minutes. The remedy is excellent for gray hair. Start using this recipe as early as possible for preventing graying of hair for a long time.

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