Hair fall is the most common problems that we face today. Hair fall is common in both men and women. The genes of a person play a major role, there are a lot of other factors that cause hair loss and there are easy and simple ways to treat hair fall at home itself.
What better than having a thick head of hair? But hair loss is something that many suffer.
There can be many factors that cause hair loss such as environmental effects, aging, stress, excessive smoking, nutritional deficiencies, hormonal imbalance, genetic factors, scalp infections, use of wrong or chemically enriched hair products, certain medicines and medical conditions like thyroid disorder, autoimmune diseases, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), iron-deficiency anemia, and chronic illnesses.
There are about 100,000 strands of hair on your scalp. If you lose 50 to 100 strands a day, it is normal. But when you start losing more than this count, it’s time for you to take some action so it doesn’t progress to baldness or bald spots. Many readily available ingredients can be used to treat hair loss at home.
Hair Oil Massage
The best option to reduce hair fall is to massage your scalp with appropriate hair oil. As an oil massage increases blood flow to the hair follicles, conditions the scalp and strengthen the roots. You can use hair oils like coconut or almond oil, olive oil, castor oil, amla (Indian Gooseberry) oil or any other oil of your choice. Do this at least once a week.
To have natural and fast hair growth, use the Indian Gooseberry called as amla. It is rich in vitamin C of which the deficiency causes hair loss. Mix one tablespoon of amla pulp and lemon juice. Massage the scalp with this mixture and cover it with a shower cap. Leave it overnight and then shampoo the next day.
Fenugreek is called as methi, it is very effective in treating hair loss. It has hormone antecedents that enhance hair growth and help rebuild hair follicles. It also contain proteins and nicotinic acid that stimulate hair growth. Soak 2 spoons of fenugreek seeds in water overnight. Next day, grind it into a paste, apply it on the hair and cover with a shower cap. Rinse your hair thoroughly after 40-45 minutes. This can be done twice in a month.
Onion juice is of great help when it comes to hair fall. Due to its high sulfur content, it helps to improve blood circulation to the hair follicles, regenerate hair follicles and reduce inflammation. Onions possess antibacterial properties that kills germs and parasites, and treat scalp infections that can cause hair loss. Extract the juice of one onion by grating it and then strain it. Apply the juice directly onto the scalp. Leave it on for about 30 minutes, and then wash it off. Finally, shampoo your hair.
Aloe Vera has enzymes that promote a healthy hair growth. It also has alkaline properties that brings the scalp’s and hair’s pH level to a level that promotes hair growth. Making use of aloe Vera in any for like gel, cream or juice also relieves scalp itching, reduces scalp redness and inflammation, strengthens the hair, gives luster and alleviate dandruff.