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20 Home Remedies to stop Hairfall

1. Coconut Milk:

What You Need

  • 1 cup coconut milk
What You Need To Do
  1. Apply coconut milk to your scalp using a hair dye brush.
  1. Then cover your head with a towel and leave it on for about 20 minutes. You can ideally prepare coconut milk at home by grinding the grated coconut and squeezing its milk.
  1. After that, remove the towel and rinse your hair with cold water.
  1. Follow up with shampoo.
When You Need To Do This

You can follow this process once in a week.

Why This Works

Coconut milk is rich in vitamin E and fats that help to moisturize your hair and keep it healthy. The milk is rich in potassium, another vital ingredient for hair growth (1). Coconut milk is rich in proteins, essential fats and minerals such as potassium. Thus, washing your hair with coconut milk can help reduce breakage of hair. Coconut oil also contains the same nutrients and hence, it strengthens your hair right from the root through the shaft to the tip. Massaging your scalp regularly with this oil provides a protective action against hair loss. You can grate coconut and squeeze out the milk by mixing in a little water. It also has antibacterial properties that protect the hair from damage.

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2. Aloe Vera

What You Need

A leaf (or even a stalk) of the aloe vera plant

What You Need To Do

This is the traditional way of using aloe vera for treating hair growth.

  1. Extract the pulp content from the leaf or stalk and rub into your hair.
  1. Ensure your hair is already washed before you do this.
  1. Massage the pulp into your scalp in circular motions.
  1. Leave it on for about 15 minutes, and then rinse with cold water.
When You Need To Do This

Repeat the process thrice a week, ideally, in the morning after you have taken a head bath.

Why This Works

Aloe vera plays a crucial role in balancing the pH levels of the scalp and hair. It penetrates deep into the scalp and hair, thereby promoting hair growth (2), (3).

Caution

The yellow-colored sap of the aloe vera plant contains toxins, and can irritate the skin if you are latex-intolerant. You can ideally boil the plant (that converts the toxins into natural salicylic acid, which is harmless to the skin) before extracting the pulp content.

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3. Neem (Indian Lilac)

What You Need
  • 10 – 12 dry neem leaves
  • A vessel containing water
What You Need To Do
  1. Boil the neem leaves in water till the water level comes down to half its quantity.
  1. Wait for the mixture to cool.
  1. Rinse your hair with this mixture.
When You Need To Do This

You can use this remedy as a last rinse after shampooing your hair. It can ideally be done once every week.

Why This Works

Neem has excellent antibacterial properties that help you get rid of dandruff. This ensures the scalp is healthy and promotes hair growth (4). It also stimulates blood flow to the skin, thereby nourishing the hair roots. Neem is even found to eliminate head lice and nits (5).

Caution

Using neem for hair (especially in the case of dandruff) can cause your eyes to burn. So, be careful while washing off the neem water and ensure it doesn’t get into your eyes.

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4. Amla (Indian Gooseberry)

What You Need
  • 4-5 Indian gooseberries
  • 1 cup virgin coconut oil

OR

  • Indian gooseberries
  • lime juice

OR

  • Indian gooseberry oil
  • coconut oil
What You Need To Do

Method 1: Boil the dried Indian gooseberries in coconut oil till the oil turns black.
Wait for it to cool, and then massage your scalp with this oil.
Leave it on for about 20 minutes, and then shampoo as usual.

Method 2: Crush the amla fruit to extract its juice. Mix 2 teaspoons of this juice or amla powder with an equal quantity of freshly squeezed lime juice. Apply this on your scalp and allow it to dry. Rinse off with warm water.

Method 3: Mix coconut oil and Indian gooseberry oil in equal parts. Add a few drops of lemon juice. Once a week, apply this mixture thoroughly on the scalp. Rinse off with water to fight hair loss.

When You Need To Do This

You can follow this twice a week.

Why This Works

Amla is rich in vitamin C, a nutrient essential for the growth and strengthening of hair (6). Vitamin C also helps build collagen that is vital for hair growth. Apart from this, vitamin C also helps absorb iron, thereby keeping your locks strong and healthy. Amla also helps prevent premature graying of hair (7).

Consuming it on a regular basis can be quite helpful in strengthening your hair follicles. It can also be applied topically in the form of juice or amla powder available at herbal stores.

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5. Greek Yogurt

What You Need
  • 2 tablespoons Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 lemon
What You Need To Do
  1. Take the two tablespoons of Greek yogurt in a bowl. To this, add honey and the lemon juice extracted from the lemon.
  1. Mix the ingredients thoroughly and make a paste.
  1. Using a hair dye brush, apply this pack to the scalp and hair roots.
  1. Leave it on for about 30 minutes, and then rinse thoroughly with cold water.
When You Need To Do This

Ideally, you should apply this pack once a week. But if you have dry hair, then you can use the pack twice a week.

Why This Works

Greek yogurt acts as a natural conditioner for hair. It contains vitamin B5 and proteins that are extremely beneficial for hair (8). Honey contains antibacterial properties that protect hair from damage (9).

Greek yogurt contains probiotics, which, according to studies, make the hair grow (10).

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6. Methi (Fenugreek)

What You Need
  • 2 tbsp of fenugreek seeds
  • 4 tbsp of yogurt
  • 1 egg

OR

  • 1 cup fenugreek seeds

OR

  • 2 tbsp of fenugreek seeds
  • 1/2 cup of coconut oil
What You Need To Do

Method 1

  1. Soak two tablespoons of fenugreek seeds in water overnight.
  1. Make it into a paste in the morning.
  1. Blend this mixture with a little water to add some consistency.
  1. Add four tablespoons of curd one egg white.
  1. Apply this on your hair and scalp.
  1. Leave in for half an hour.
  1. Wash off thoroughly with water.

Method 2

  1. Soak fenugreek seeds in water overnight.
  1. The next morning, grind the seeds and make a paste. Ensure the paste is thoroughly ground and spreadable.
  1. Apply this paste to your hair, from the root to tip, and cover with a shower cap.
  1. Leave it on for about 40 minutes, and then rinse using cold water.

Method 3

  1. Fry fenugreek seeds in coconut oil.
  1. Cooling and strain the preparation.
  1. Apply the mixture in small amounts on the scalp by rubbing gently at the roots of your hair.

When You Need To Do This

You can apply this once or twice a month.

Why This Works

Fenugreek seeds enhance hair growth and help in the rebuilding of the hair follicles. They also make hair shiny, strong, and long (11).

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7. Licorice Root

What You Need
  • 1 tablespoon ground licorice root
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon saffron
What You Need To Do
  1. Add the ground licorice root and saffron to the cup of milk and mix thoroughly.
  1. Before going to bed in the night, apply this mixture to the bald patches and leave it on overnight.
  1. Wash your hair the next morning.
When You Need To Do This

Do this twice a week.

Why This Works

Licorice root has healing properties that soothe the scalp and eliminate scalp irritation or dandruff. This helps in maintaining scalp health and promoting hair growth (12).

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8. Beetroot

What You Need
  • A few beetroot leaves
  • 1 tablespoon henna
What You Need To Do
  1. Firstly, boil the beetroot leaves in water till the water level comes down to half its quantity.
  1. Grind the leaves and add henna.
  1. Make a paste and apply it to your scalp.
  1. Leave it on for about 20 minutes and rinse with water.
When You Need To Do This

Do this thrice a week.

Why This Works

Beetroot contains potassium, protein, and vitamins B and C, all of which are essential for healthy hair (13).

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9. Onion Juice

What You Need
  • 1 onion
  • A cotton ball

OR

  • 1 onion
  • 2 tsp of honey
  • Rosewater

What You Need To Do

Method 1

  1. Grate the onion and extract its juice.
  1. Dip the cotton ball into the juice, and apply it directly to your scalp, ensuring the hair strands are covered from the root to the tip.
  1. Leave it on for about 30 minutes, after which you can rinse with cold water.
  1. Shampoo as usual.

Method 2

Squeeze an onion to extract its juice. Add 1 to 2 teaspoons of honey to it. To get rid of the odor, you can mix rose water with onions. Apply this on your hair and leave for 40 to 50 minutes and wash off. You can also crush a few cloves of garlic and boil them in a little coconut oil for a few minutes. When the mixture is lukewarm, massage your scalp with it.

When You Need To Do This

You can apply onion juice to your hair once in a week.

Why This Works

Onion has antibacterial properties that can eliminate the bacteria that can cause scalp infections (14). It also has a high sulfur content that improves blood circulation to the hair follicles and encourages hair growth. Sulfur is also known to treat infected hair follicles (15).

Caution

Be careful while applying the juice to your hair. If the juice gets into your eyes, wash them thoroughly with cold water. Though not harmful to your eyes, onion juice can cause a burning sensation and extreme discomfort.

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10. Chinese Hibiscus

What You Need
  • 10 Chinese hibiscus flowers
  • 2 cups virgin coconut oil
What You Need To Do

Method 1

  1. Add the Chinese hibiscus flowers to the coconut oil and heat the mixture.
  1. When the flowers are charred, strain the mixture and collect the oil.
  1. Apply this oil every night and wash your hair thoroughly the next morning.

Method 2

You can crush a few hibiscus flowers and mix with sesame or coconut oil to make a fine paste. Apply this on your scalp and hair and keep on for a few hours. Rinse off.

When You Need To Do This

You can try this remedy two to three times every week for about a month.

Why This Works

Chinese hibiscus contains vitamin C, phosphorous, and riboflavin, the essential nutrients for smooth and strong hair. The flower also contributes to toxin elimination and promotes circulation, thereby enhancing hair growth (16), (17).

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11. Green Tea

What You Need
  • 2 green tea bags
  • 2 – 3 cups of hot water
What You Need To Do
  1. Steep the two green tea bags in the hot water and wait till the water cools down.
  1. Now remove the tea bags, and use the solution to rinse your hair.
  1. Massage the solution over your scalp.
When You Need To Do This

You can use this green tea solution as an after-shampoo conditioner. Repeat the procedure twice a week, after shampooing your hair.

Why This Works

Green tea is known to stimulate hair follicles and boost hair production. It also increases your metabolism, which has been linked to an increase in the rate of hair growth (18).

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12. Coconut Oil Massage

What You Need

1 – 2 tablespoons of virgin coconut oil

What You Need To Do

  1. You can begin by slightly warming the oil and putting it into a small bowl.
  1. Gently apply the oil to your scalp and the hair roots. Massage in small, circular motions.
  1. You can either leave the oil on for about 30 minutes or overnight, and then shampoo as usual.

When You Need To Do This

  • Do this every alternate day till you see the results.

Why This Works

Coconut oil contains antioxidants that strengthen hair and give it a natural sheen (19). It also has antimicrobial properties that help fight scalp infections.

Caution

Make it a point to wash your hair within a day of applying the oil. Otherwise, your hair would appear greasy and can attract dust and dirt as well.

Note

You can also use almond, olive, and amla oils instead of coconut oil for similar results. Olive oil has been found to improve the elasticity of the hair, thereby preventing it from breakage. Almond and amla oils also help prevent hair loss and make it stronger (20).

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13. Egg White Mask

What You Need

  • 2 eggs

OR

  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp of olive oil

What You Need To Do

Method 1

  1. Break open the two eggs in a bowl.
  1. Separate the yolks from the egg white.
  1. Mix the egg white thoroughly till you get a thick and even consistency.
  1. Using a hair dye brush, apply the egg white to your scalp and hair.
  1. Cover your head with a shower cap and leave it on for about 20 minutes. Then, rinse with cool water followed by a mild shampoo.

Method2

You can take one egg white and mix it with a teaspoon of olive oil. Beat to make it into a paste. Apply all over your scalp and hair. Leave it for 15 to 20 minutes. Rinse off with cool water and mild shampoo.

When You Need To Do This

Repeat the remedy twice a week.

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Why This Works

Eggs are a rich source of protein, B vitamins, and essential nutrients for optimum hair health (21).

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14. Potatoes

What You Need
  • 1 potato
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon water
What You Need To Do
  1. Wash the potato thoroughly and peel its skin.
  1. Cut it into small pieces and put them in a blender to get the puree (You can add a little amount of water to the puree if it’s too thick).
  1. You can further strain the puree into a bowl using a muslin cloth. This will give you the potato juice.
  1. To the juice, add a teaspoon each of honey and water. Mix well.
  1. Apply the mixture to your scalp and hair, and leave it on for about 30 minutes.
  1. Wash off with a mild shampoo.
When You Need To Do This

You can do this once a week.

Why This Works

Potatoes contain potassium, vitamin C, and iron, all of which are vital for maintaining hair health. It has also been found that a deficiency of potassium could lead to hair loss (22).

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15. Lemon Juice

What You Need
  • 2 – 3 lemons
  • 1 cup warm water
What You Need To Do
  1. Cut each of the lemons and prepare a cup of lemon juice.
  1. Strain the juice into a bowl using a muslin cloth, and mix it with the warm water.
  1. After you have washed your hair in the bath, gently pour the mixture over your scalp, massaging it into your scalp at the same time.
  1. Leave the mixture on your hair for about five minutes, and then wash it off with cool water.

When You Need To Do This

In the morning, after a bath. Do this once or twice a week.

Why This Works

Lemons are excellent astringents. They tighten the pores in your scalp, thereby controlling hair fall. If you have oily hair, a lemon juice rinse is what you can try out.

Lemons also contain alpha-hydroxy acids that exfoliate dead cells, eliminating dandruff in the process. Lemons are rich in vitamin C, an essential nutrient that helps maintain hair health (23).

Caution

Despite being safe, lemons contain acids. Hence, close your eyes as you pour the mixture over your head. Also, remember not to use the lemon juice remedy too frequently or for a long duration; it can dry out your hair.

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16. Coriander Juice

What You Need
  • 1 cup freshly chopped coriander leaves
  • 3 – 4 tablespoons water
What You Need To Do
  1. Grind the coriander leaves and mix them with water to form a paste.
  1. Extract the juice from the paste, and using a hair dye brush, apply it to your scalp and hair.
  1. Leave it on for an hour, and then shampoo as usual.
When You Need To Do This

In the morning, before taking a bath. You can try this out twice or thrice a week.

Why This Works

Coriander is known to make your hair soft and prevent hair loss. Apart from this, it is also effective in promoting hair growth (24).

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17. Henna

Since ancient times, henna has been used as a natural hair color and conditioner, especially in India. It also plays a major role in strengthening your hair. To enhance its effectiveness, you can mix it with mustard oil before applying.

  • Take about 250 ml of mustard oil
  • Add some washed and dried henna leaves.
  • Boil this mixture until the leaves are burnt
  • Filter it using a muslin cloth.
  • Store this oil in an airtight container and regularly massage your hair with it.
  • You can also prepare a hair pack by mixing 1 cup of henna powder with half a cup of curd. Apply this on your hair and allow it to dry. Wash off with cool water and a mild shampoo.

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18. Curry Leaves

Curry leaves can be used to make an effective hair tonic.

  • Boil some curry leaves in your hair oil and apply it on your scalp.
  • Massage for at least 15 to 20 minutes.
  • This procedure should be followed twice a week to stimulate hair growth.

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19. Honey, Olive Oil, And Cinnamon

What You Need
  • Honey
  • Olive oil
  • Cinnamon
What You Need To Do

Honey, olive oil and cinnamon should be combined to form a hair pack and applied once a week. These rich natural ingredients are the perfect anti-hair fall treatment you need.

When You Need To Do This

Apply this hair pack once a week to see results.

Why This Works

This hair pack moisturizes your hair while stimulating the scalp which, in turn, encourages growth.

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20. Aloe Vera, Indian Gooseberry, Shikakai, And Neem Powder

What You Need
  • Aloe Vera
  • Indian gooseberry
  • shikakai
  • neem powder
What You Need To Do

Make a paste out of equal parts of the four ingredients. Apply the combination twice a week on your hair and scalp and wash off with lukewarm water.

When You Need To Do This

For best results, use this pack twice a month.

Why This Works
  • Soothe the scalp
  • Relieve irritation and itchiness
  • Provide deep nourishment
  • Strengthen hair from root to tip
  • Eliminate dandruff
  • Prevent hair loss and breakage

Apart from these remedies mentioned above, maintaining a healthy lifestyle and a proper hair care regime are vital for treating hair fall issues.

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