Greying of hair : How to stop

The natural color of the hair follicle is due to the presence of a color pigment called melanin. However, when the melanin pigment cells located at hair roots declines it leads to premature greying of hair.

There are many reasons, which can cause premature greying of hair.Stress is also responsible for premature greying of hair.

Hair colors can damage the hair follicles and cause hair fall.

The better alternative to prevent premature greying of hair is to use natural home remedies.The home remedies are far more effective to get rid of grey hair and make the hair follicle healthier too.

Here are two easy remedies to treat greying of hair naturally.

Onion Remedy: It is very effective to get rid of grey hair.  It helps to restore the natural color of hair.

Things required

  • Onion- 1 (medium size)
  • Blender
  • Muslin cloth


  1. Peel the onion and cut into two halves.
  2. Then add the onion halves into a blending jar.
  3. Blend it to form a smooth puree like consistency.
  4. Then strain the onion puree on a muslin cloth and extract the juice well.
  5. Apply this fresh extracted onion juice  all over the scalp and hair.
  6. Leave it for good 40 to 60 minutes.
  7. Later ,rinse it with water thoroughly and followed by shampoo.
  8. This process must be repeated twice in a week for noticing a significant reduction in grey hair.

Curry Leaves and Coconut Oil Remedy: 

Curry leaves are rich in  vitamin B & E, which is beneficial for restoring the natural color of the hair. Coconut oil restores the nutrients and vitamins in the hair follicles.

Things required

  • Fresh curry leaves- ¼ cup
  • Coconut oil- 1 cup
  • Muslin cloth


  1. First take 1 cup of coconut oil to boil .
  2. Then  add ¼ cup of fresh curry leaves into the boiling coconut oil.
  3. Allow the oil to boil for 10-15 minutes on low heat or until the curry leaves turns black in colour.
  4. Then remove the coconut oil infused with curry leaves from the heat.
  5. Strain the oil using a muslin cloth and allow the oil to cool down to room temperature.
  6. Apply this oil all over the  scalp and hair .
  7. Massage it for 4 to 5 minutes, so that the oil can work well on the hair follicles.
  8. Leave it for 30-35 minutes .
  9. Later, rinse off the oil with water followed by shampoo.
  10. This process must be repeated twice in a  week for good results.

–Ankita K.

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