When a person’s hair turns grey in color, at the very young age of 15 and above. This condition is found to be largely genetic. If someone in your family has premature graying, you are likely to have it too. Hair follicles contains cells that produce “Melanin”, which gives color to your hair. When your body stops producing pigments, hair color becomes grey by default.
When there is not enough amount of vitamins and minerals in the body, it naturally leads to grey hair. Premature graying not only happens because of genetic reasons, smoking, eating too much processed foods, stress and consumption of alcohol can also cause premature graying of hair.
This DIY recipe explains how to use hibiscus leaves and Indian gooseberry to prevent premature graying.
Benefits of hibiscus leaves for hair:
Hibiscus contains powerful anti-oxidants that are very good for scalp and hair. It helps to remove dead cells and also cleanses the scalp. The Vitamin C in hibiscus helps to boost hair strength and growth drastically. Hibiscus leaves are rich in amino acids that helps to strengthen hair roots. It also provides relief from dandruff, itchiness and dryness on the scalp. The Vitamins and minerals in the leaves, revitalizes the pigmentation in your hair. This process will help you prevent premature graying.
Benefits of Indian Gooseberry for hair:
Indian gooseberry or Amla is a berry that is rich in Vitamin C. This easily available berry is has many nutrients that are used in treating various ailments. Amla is used for hair growth, conditioning and to prevent premature graying. The high amounts of Vitamin C in amla, helps to stimulate pigmentation and reduces the chances of premature graying.
This hair mask, not only prevents premature graying, it also boosts general hair health and growth. Follow the instructions in this recipe to prepare the mask.