White may appear at any time in our lives, even teenagers and people in their 20s may notice strands of their white hair. Greying hair is a sign of your natural aging process. Here, we are going to discuss some common reasons for prematurely white hair, and how we can down or prevent greying process.
Table of content
1-What Causes White Hair?
2-Can You Get Rid of White Hair?
3-Natural Homemade remedies to stop greying & Reduce White Hair
a). Amla oil powder for white hair
c). Onion Juice and Olive Oil
(1)-What Causes White Hair?
- Oxidative Stress
- Deficiency of Melanin
- Hydrogen Peroxide
- Medical Conditions
- Vitamin and Mineral Deficiency
(2)-Can You Get Rid of White Hair?
- If genetics are responsible, no one can do to reverse the change.
- If the cause is an underlying health problem, consult to the doctor is the best course of action.
- Once the problem is treated, it can help to restore pigment to your hair.
- However, this cannot be guaranteed.
- Re-pigmentation is sometimes possible after hormone therapy treatment.
- An alternative way to promote pigmentation is by taking shots or pills of vitamin B12.
- You can also try the natural remedies which are mentioned here and know how to reduce waist size by doing exercises.
(3)-Natural Remedies to stop greying & Reduce White Hair
a)-Amla oil powder for white hair
3-4: dried amla
1: cup of coconut oil
Method how to make it?
- Boil amla and with coconut oil and put both in a jar.
- Massage with 2 tbsp. of it every time onto your scalp and then spread it on the entire length of your hair.
- After massaging for about 15 minutes, leave it in for25- 30 minutes.
- You can also leave it overnight.
- Wash it off with a mild sulfate-free shampoo and finish it with conditioner.
- Repeat it 3 times a week to get a better result
Research shows that fo-ti, a plant used in traditional Chinese medicine can help prevent greying of hair (among other anti-aging effects)
Some people believe that it can restore pigment however it requires patience, it can take months to show its hair color-related benefits.
c)-Onion Juice and Olive Oil
A study states that onion juice might help reduce hair fall and aid hair regrowth in some people. Its juice contains catalase that can help reduce hydrogen peroxide build-up on your hair and scalp, thus helping reverse greying and improving the health of hair.
1: Medium-sized onion
1: tsp. of olive oil
Directions on how to make it?
Take a medium-sized onion and Chop it into small pieces, blend it with a tsp of olive oil.
Squeeze its juice out of the pulp using a cheesecloth.
Apply it on the scalp and massage for about 8-10 minutes.
Leave this juice for 30-35 minutes. Wash your hairs with a mild sulfate-free shampoo and condition.
The ability to reverse or prevent white hair depends on the case to case. If the cause is genetics there is not anything you can do to prevent or permanently reverse the color change.