Even though some people consider gray hair very attractive, most women hate it because they believe it is the first aging sign. So, in order to cover the gray hair women usually use hair dyes which are a temporary solution that has many side effects.
First of all you must know that there are numerous health conditions as well as dietary choices that can trigger premature hair graying. For example, smoking, pollution, stress, chronic colds and thyroid disorders are only some of the causes for the appearance of gray hair. Low amount of melanin can also be a cause.
This is why it is very important to try natural alternatives instead of using products filled with chemicals that can do more harm than good. The first step is to follow a balanced diet plan that should consist of healthy and nutritious foods. Also, you can try the following remedy which is made from two natural and very powerful ingredients.
Coconut oil and lemon
-organic coconut oil (the amount depends on your hair length)
Put the ingredients in a bowl and mix them until you create a homogenous mixture. Apply it on the hair and scalp and massage it in. Then leave it on for at least one hour before washing it with a mild shampoo. Repeat the treatment once weekly.
What makes this remedy so beneficial?
Coconut oil has strong anti-microbial properties and the ingredients in it such as lauric acid and medium-chain fatty acids are great for improving the health of the hair. This oil treats damaged hair; it promotes hair growth, makes the hair stronger and reverses the hair graying. It can also help you remove dandruff and leaves the skin smooth and shiny.
Lemon juice, on the other hand is excellent for premature aging because of the nutrients it contains such as: phosphorus, vitamin B and vitamin C. All these ingredients are excellent for the hair, they nourish it and remove the causes for the graying.