Home Remedies for Grey Hair
1. Amla (Indian Gooseberry)
Indian Gooseberry or amla is an excellent remedy for treating premature grey hair. Boil some
pieces of amla in coconut oil till it turns black and massage your hair with it to cure your grey
Amla can also be used in the form of oil or paste. Decoction of amla can cure grey hair in just
fifteen days. To prepare this decoction, soak a few pieces of amla for a few hours and add 1
spoon of eucalyptus oil. Store this mixture in an iron container overnight and apply this
decoction with an egg, lemon juice and curd in the morning.
Amla is the best component for revitalizing pigmentation in your hair. You can even take the
amla juice orally, which not only will cure your hair problem but will also prove to be a boon for
other health related issues.
Grated ginger mixed with a tablespoon of honey must be taken on a daily basis for preventing
hair from turning grey.
3. Coconut Oil
The well-known medication for various skin problems, coconut oil, also helps in preventing the
growth of grey hair. Massage coconut oil and lemon juice on the scalp to get black and shiny
4. Ghee (Clarified butter)
Massaging with pure ghee or clarified butter, twice in a week, curbs the problem of grey hair.
5. Curry Leaves
Boil some curry leaves in coconut oil till it turns black. Apply this on your scalp as a hair tonic
for treating the problems of hair loss and pigmentation.
Curry leaves can also be combined and used with curd or buttermilk.
A mixture of 2 spoons of henna powder, 1 spoon of fenugreek paste, 2 spoons of basil leaves
paste, 3 spoons of coffee, 3 spoons of mint juice, and 1 spoon of yogurt is proved to be very
effective for treating grey hair. Apply this mixture regularly to get good results.
Henna can also be mixed with coconut oil to get natural dark brown hair. Henna also works well
when soaked overnight and mixed with walnut pulp. This mixture not only helps in curing grey
hair but also gives a shiny touch to your strands.
7. Ribbed Gourd (Torai)
Boil ribbed gourd in coconut oil till it turns black for 3-4 hours. Massaging the scalp with this oil
cures premature greying of hair.
8. Black Tea
Take one cup of strong black tea and add one tablespoon of salt into it. Massage your hair and
scalp with this water and wash off after an hour. Follow this remedy regularly to cure the
problem of grey hair.
The juice of onion helps in preventing untimely hair greying, hair loss and baldness.
10. Black Pepper
1 gm of black pepper and ½ cup of curd is also a good option for massaging your hair and scalp
to curb grey hair. Lemon juice can also be added to this mixture.
Boil chamomile powder for 20 minutes in water and strain it after it cools down. To treat grey
hair, apply this brew regularly.
Take an equal amount of rosemary and sage leaves in one cup of water. Steep and sieve the
liquid to use as a natural hair colorant.
Rosemary oil can also be applied directly in the hair.
13. Almond Oil
Mix equal amount of almond oil, lemon juice, and amla juice. Massage your hair with this
mixture to cure the problem of grey hair.
14. Shikakai (Acacia concinna)
Soak 3-4 pods of shikakai and 10-12 soap nut seeds in one jug of water, overnight. Boil it and
store this in a bottle as a natural shampoo. Soak a few pieces of amla separately and boil it to use
it as a conditioner. This remedy treats various hair problems, like hair greying, dullness,
thinning, and hair fall.
15. Guava Leaves
Guava leaves are also good for turning grey hair black. Just grind some guava leaves and apply
on your scalp on the regular basis.
Apply the fresh juice of amaranth to preserve and maintain the natural colour of your hair. It is a
very useful home remedy.
17. Aloe Vera Gel
Apply aloe vera gel as a therapeutic remedy for premature greying of hair.
18. Mustard Oil
Take 250 grams of mustard oil and boil it with 60 grams of henna leaves, till it entirely burns in
the mustard oil. Apply this infusion in your hair to get black and shiny hair.
19. Ashwagandha (Indian ginseng)
For treating your grey hair, apply ashwagandha or Indian ginseng on your scalp. It helps in
increasing the melanin content of the hair.
Ligustrum vulgare or wild privet is a chinese herb that is useful in restoring the natural colour of
Consume foodstuff rich in biotin as it slows down the progression of grey hair, naturally. Foods
rich in biotin are egg yolks, tomatoes, yeast, soybeans, walnuts, carrots, cow’s milk, goat’s milk,
cucumbers, oats, and almonds.
22. Bhringraj (Eclipta alba)
Bhringraj can be applied either in oil form or can be taken orally to get thick, black and shiny
23. Bottle Gourd Juice (Lauki)
Bottle gourd juice can be applied in hair along with olive oil or sesame oil to treat the premature
pigmentation of hair.
24. Eugenol Oil (Clove Oil)
Clove oil is also a good option for curing grey hair.
25. Neem Oil
Neem oil also helps in preventing grey hair. The anti-bacterial properties of neem help in treating
other hair problems as well.
25. Black Walnut
The outer hulls of black walnuts can be used as a natural hair colorant. Make a decoction out of
black walnut and water and keep on your hair for 30 minutes to colour your grey hair.
26. Arnica Oil
Apply arnica oil to treat untimely greying of hair. It is made from the dried arnica flowers, which
has anti-inflammatory properties that treat premature greying and hair loss.
27. Brahmi Hair Oil
Massage of brahmi hair oil cures hair pigmentation, split ends and baldness.
28. Mango Seeds
Powder of mango seeds can be combined with gooseberry powder to apply in hair. This is also
an effective treatment for curing grey hair.
29. Carrot Juice
Drink a glass of carrot juice daily to overcome the problem of grey hair.
Homeopathic Remedies for Grey Hair
1. Lycopodium Clavatum and Phosphoricum Acidum : A homeopathic combo of
Lycopodium Clavatum and Phosphoricum Acidum can be used to prevent premature baldness
and greying of hair.
2. Lycopodium : This remedy is used when your strands turn grey, early.
3. Psorinum : This medication is used when grey hair appears in spots.
For dark hair, boil 1 unpeeled potato. Cool the water and massage the potato-water onto your scalp and
into your hair with a cotton ball. Leave it for 20 minutes and then rinse out.
The butter made from cow's milk has the property of preventing premature greying of hair. A small roll
may be taken internally and a little quantity may be massaged into the hair roots twice a week.
Coconut Oil & Lemon
Mix coconut oil and a dash of lemon and massage you head with the mixture daily, for about 15
minutes. The recipe is known to be very beneficial for treating grey hair and also gives long term
benefits in terms of texture, strength as well as length of hair. There are instances of people having
black hairs even up to the age of 60-70 years by using this method.
Posted by Troy (Australia) on 09/24/2014
[YEA] I have replaced the sugar in my coffee with BSM, and have been having it in shakes. I
have been doing this for 4 days and I SWEAR my greys are already disappearing. I am shocked!
Its also a LOW GI sugar, much better for you than normal processed white sugar. You can 100%
replace sugar with it.
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