Go back to your childhood days and recall the time when your mother and grandmother massaged your scalp with ‘Amla Oil’ or ‘Almond Oil’. Did you ever think why? Because both of them are filled with vital nutrients that not only nourish your scalp but also strengthen your hair. Including these in your daily diet can do wonders to your hair and slow down baldness.
Triphala is a mix of three Ayurvedic herbs- Amla (Gooseberry), Haritaki and Vibhitaki. When mixed with water and applied on the scalp, it works magically in nourishing the hair and controls hair loss effectively. Have this powder with a cup of warm water every night. It will not just get rid of toxins from your body but will also make your hair roots healthy.
If you don’t know, one of the reasons for hair fall and baldness is low iron content in the body. Spinach, as a rich source of iron and vitamin C, is very effective in controlling the loss. You can consume it in any form-boiled/blended to gain the benefits.
This multi-functional vegetable is good for hair too. When used in juice format, it helps improve the hair loss by enhance the level of enzyme called catalase, that actually optimizes the hair growth cycle.
If you love honey over sugar, then this love is only going to increase if you are stressed because of hair loss/baldness. Applying a mixture of honey and water (9:1 ratio) controls scaling, itching and hair loss.
Fenugreek is rich in iron and potassium that not only prevents hair fall but also controls greying of hair. You can make a powder of the seeds and mix it with any hair oil and apply daily at night for effective result.
7. Curry Leaves
Curry leaves are rich in antioxidants and amino acids that help in reducing hair fall and stimulate hair growth. They also contain beta-carotene and protein that controls the loss and thinning of hair. Include it in your diet daily. You can also add them to your hair massage oil.
Amla is filled with vitamin C and essential fatty acids that not only strengthen the hair follicles but also give shine to it. You can consume it in form of juice/powder or as an ingredient in any recipe, it is effective in every form. But remember to have it daily. Image courtesy: Pixabay
Hair is made of keratin- a protein produced in hair follicles. Almonds are a rich source of biotin, also known as hair vitamin that helps in simplifying the protein into amino acids that further form keratin.