Hair fall is one of the most common problems worldwide; affecting one-third of the population. Everyone loses 100 hair stands each day. There could be many causes of hair loss which include diet, mineral deficiency, medications, stress, pollution and genetics. Here are 8 Easy Ways to reduce hair fall :
About 50-100 strands of hair lost every day is normal. But any more and you need these remedies.
1. Hair Oil Massage
The first step that you can take to reduce hair fall is to massage your scalp with appropriate hair oil. Proper hair and scalp massage will increase blood flow to the hair follicles, condition the scalp, and enhance the strength of your hairs roots. It will also promote relaxation and reduce feelings of stress.
2. Indian Gooseberry
For natural and fast hair growth and to reduce hair fall, you can use Indian gooseberry, also known as amla. Indian gooseberry is rich in vitamin C, of which a deficiency in the body can cause hair loss. The anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and the exfoliating properties present in Indian gooseberry can help maintain a healthy scalp and promote hair growth.
- Mix one tablespoon each of Indian gooseberry or amla pulp and lemon juice.
- Massage your scalp with the mixture thoroughly. Cover your hair with a shower cap.
- Leave it on overnight and shampoo your hair in the morning.
Fenugreek, also known as methi, is highly effective in reducing hair fall. Fenugreek seeds contain hormone antecedents that enhance hair growth and help rebuild hair follicles which helps to reduce hair fall. They also contain proteins and nicotinic acid that stimulate hair growth.
- Soak one cup of fenugreek seeds in water overnight.
- In the morning, grind them to make a paste
- Apply the paste to your hair and cover with a shower cap. After about 40 minutes, rinse your hair.
4. Onion Juice
Onion juice helps treat hair loss due to its high sulphur content, which helps improve blood circulation to the hair follicles, regenerate hair follicles and reduce hair fall. The antibacterial properties in onion juice also help kill germs and parasites, and treat scalp infections that can cause hair loss. To try this remedy, cut a few slices of onion and squeeze out its juice (either by mashing it or grating it) and apply it on your scalp for about 10-15 minutes. Let it work its magic and then rinse it off with a mild shampoo.
5. Aloe vera
Aloe vera contains enzymes that directly promote healthy hair growth. Also, its alkalising properties can help bring the scalp and hair s pH to a more desirable level, which can greatly promote hair growth.
6. Neem (Indian Lilac)
Take 10 – 12 dry neem leaves and A vessel containing water
- Boil the neem leaves in water till the water level comes down to half its quantity.
- Wait for the mixture to cool.
- Rinse your hair with this mixture.
Being a rich source of nutrients such as vitamins A, B and C, calcium, potassium, iron and phosphorus, potatoes are an amazing natural remedy for hair growth, preventing hair loss and premature greying.. Take 1 ½ cups of potato juice in a bowl. Add a teaspoon of honey, a little bit of water and 1 egg yolk and mix it together. Apply this mixture to damp hair and leave it on for 30 minutes. Wash off with a mild shampoo.
8. Do Exercise regularly
Yoga asanas like kapalbhati, balayam and anulom vilom also help hair growth. These asana cleanse our system and open blockages for proper oxygen and blood flow, which results in nourishing hair follicles.