16 Home Remedies For Premature Greying Of Hair In Men

The color of your hair is due to melanin producing pigment cells of the hair follicles. Hair graying can start as early as in 20s. Genetics and ethnicity plays a predominant role in the graying process. There are some other factors which can also cause premature greying like underlying medical conditions, malnutrition or deficiency in nutrition, pollution and neglect.

Although there is little you can do about the natural process of greying, there are many natural hair care options and natural treatments you can do at home which are effective in preventing and slowing down the process of greying. These home remedies consist of both external application as well as oral consumption of natural ailments and can be done by both men and women.

1. Ginger And Honey:

Honey is effective in reversing the premature graying of hair. Mix half a teaspoon of fresh ginger paste with a teaspoon of honey and eat it every morning. This will prevent premature greying and add moisture to your hair.

Ginger And Honey

2. Gooseberry Or Amla:

Crush a few raw gooseberries and mix it with a cup of coconut oil. Now keep boiling the mixture until the pieces of gooseberry turn black. Apply it on your hair regularly. Both the ingredients are excellent remedies for premature graying and also promote hair growth and provide nutrition to the hair and scalp.

Drinking amla juice or eating raw amla are other great options. It is not only an ingredient against premature greying, but is also full of health benefits, medicinal properties and powerhouse of essential nutrients. Adding amla in your daily diet will keep all health, beauty and hair related issues at bay.

Gooseberry Or Amla

3. Curry Leaves:

Boil curry leaves with coconut oil until the curry leaves becomes black. Apply it on your scalp, hair roots and through the entire length of your hair. You can also preserve this curry leaves infused oil for longer and apply it regular to keep grey strands at bay.

Curry Leaves

4. Heena And Yogurt:

Prepare a mixture of 2 tablespoon of henna, 1 table spoon of yogurt and half a tablespoon of fenugreek seeds. Add some water if the paste is too thick and apply it on your hair. Wash off with water after 3 hours. Wash again with a mild shampoo the next day.

Henna And Yogurt

5. Black Tea:

Prepare a cup of black tea which should be quite strong without any milk or sugar. Add a teaspoon of honey into it and apply on the hair. This will help in preventing premature graying.

Black Tea

6. Onion Juice:

Onion juice is very good for hair and scalp. It nourishes the hair, makes it silky and shiny and also adds a tinge of red into your hair. Squeeze in half a cup of onion juice and apply it on your hair and scalp. Wash off with a shampoo after half an hour so that no odor is left.

Onion Juice:

7. Yogurt And Black Pepper:

Yogurt cuts off free radicals and provides nourishment to hair follicles. Mix together half a cup of yogurt, 1 teaspoon of finely powdered black pepper and another teaspoon of honey. Apply it on your hair and wash off after an hour. This is effective in treating premature graying.

Yogurt And Black Pepper

8. Chamomile:

Boil 3 cups of water and add 2 teaspoons of chamomile into it. Simmer the heat and boil it for 15 to 20 minutes, until the water is reduced to half. Stain it when it cools down and apply it on your hair in order to prevent premature graying of hair.

Chamomile

9. Lemon Juice And Coconut Oil:

Mix two tablespoons of warm coconut oil with half a teaspoon of lemon juice and massage it on your scalp and hair for some time. This will prevent the graying of hair and make your hair shinier and thicker. Lemon juice is also an excellent remedy against dandruff.

Lemon Juice And Coconut Oil

10. Lemon Water:

Mix 1 tablespoon of lemon juice with 1 liter water and wash your hair with it. Lemon adds a brownish touch to your hair with regular use, which regular use.

Lemon Water

11. Rosemary And Sage:

Take 1 teaspoon each of rosemary and sage and mix with a cup of water and allow it to rest for some time. Now stain the water and apply it on your hair. Do this regularly, preferably once a week, to add color to your hair.

Rosemary And Sage

12. Coconut Oil And Henna:

Henna is a natural colorant which gives a light brownish tinge to your gray strands. Prepare a mixture of coconut and henna and apply it through the length of your hair. You can also add some lemon juice into it to make the color a little darker.

Coconut Oil And Henna

13. Guava leaves:

If premature graying runs in your family, start using guava leaves to ward off premature graying or to cure it. Prepare a paste of 15 to 20 guava leaves, as per the length and volume of your hair and apply it. Alternatively, you can boil the guava leaves and apply the water on your hair.

Guava leaves

14. Ashwagandha (Ginseng):

Ashwagandha or Indian Ginseng helps in enhancing the levels of melanin in our hair follicles. A type of amino acid called tyrosine present in it enhances the production of melanin. It also promotes hair growth. Add ashwagandha powder with warm distilled water to prepare a smooth paste. Apply it on your scalp and hair.

Ashwagandha (Ginseng)

15. Shikakai Or Acacia Concinna:

Shikakai is known for its immense goodness as a hair care ingredient. It has been used since ages for cleansing hair when there were no shampoos. It is also very effective in preventing premature hair greying. Besides, it promotes hair growth, provides moisture to the hair and scalp, and removes dandruff and other hair and scalp issues like

Besides, it promotes hair growth, provides moisture to the hair and scalp, and removes dandruff and other hair and scalp issues like itchy and flaky scalp, dryness in hair, split ends and hair fall. Mix shikakai powder and yogurt in equal quantities and apply the paste on your scalp and hair. Wash it off after half an hour with water as you do not need any shampoo if you are using shikakai.

Besides, it promotes hair growth, provides moisture to the hair and scalp, and removes dandruff and other hair and scalp issues like itchy and flaky scalp, dryness in hair, split ends and hair fall. Mix shikakai powder and yogurt in equal quantities and apply the paste on your scalp and hair. Wash it off after half an hour with water as you do not need any shampoo if you are using shikakai.

Shikakai Or Acacia Concinna

16. Amaranth:

Amaranth helps in maintaining your natural hair pigmentation. It is also an excellent remedy against hair loss. Use amaranth oil or extract the fresh juice of amaranth and apply it on your hair to reduce graying and make them lustrous and healthier.

Amaranth