[toc]Whether men or women, young or old, no one wants to lose their crowning glory at any stage of life. So, they keep on applying different hair restoring products which hardly do any good other than putting a burden on your pocket. As these products come with a heavy price tag, everyone couldn’t afford them. It is always wise to find out the exact cause of hair fall before jumping into using any product or taking up a treatment.
Hair loss may be signaling any underlying heath condition and any product will not effect on hair growth if you have any health issues. Therefore, in case of heavy hair fall, see a doctor as soon as possible. And if the hair fall is due to health issue then treating it will also prevent hair loss. But if you don’t have any medical condition and still you are losing your hair then try the following natural remedies to arrest hair fall.
7 Ways To Prevent Hair Loss
Rosemary is a European herb which is used as culinary herb. It is also employed to extract rosemary essential oil which holds an important place in aromatherapy. Besides this, rosemary is also an age-old European remedy for hair loss. Both the oil as well as the raw herb can be exploited to prevent hair loss. You can use it in the following ways:
Take a glass bottle of olive oil and put some dried rosemary herbs into the bottle. For maximum benefit also consider adding lavender twigs along with rosemary. Let the herb steep for 2 to 3 months in a cool dry place. Then filter the oil and apply it on your hair. Alternatively, you can just buy a bottle of rosemary oil from the market. Add a few drops of it with your hair oil and used it to massage your scalp.
Indian gooseberry or amla is an Ayurvedic remedy for hair loss. Since ages, it has been used to prevent hair loss and restore hair. It can also be used in a number of ways. Take half cup of amla powder (or more according to your hair length), mix it with water to make a paste.
Apply the paste on the scalp as well as on hair strand. Leave to for 30 to 45 minutes. Then wash off with water. Repeat this remedy once a week and eventually you will notice improvement in hair quality as well as hair fall. If for any reason you couldn’t apply this remedy then just apply amla oil which is easily available in stores and let your hair live a healthy life.
Almonds are loaded with vitamins and minerals. Most importantly, almonds are rich in vitamin E which is considered as hair’s food. So, it is essential to include almonds in your diet in order to prevent hail fall.
You can either snack on the nut or eat it as first thing in the morning for maximum benefit. Another way of using almonds for hair is applying its oil on the scalp. Almond oil is easily available in any stores. Mix equal portion of almond oil and olive oil, and apply it twice or thrice a week for speedy hair growth.
Just like almonds, sunflower seeds are also a storehouse of essential vitamins and minerals. It contains high amount of vitamin B6, iron, and magnesium. Along with these vitamins, it also contains vitamin A, calcium, potassium, and vitamin C which contributes to hair growth and controls hair loss.
So, keep a pouch of sunflower seeds at home and office and chew it when you feel to crunch on something instead or eating unhealthy and oily chips.
We can’t afford to keep aside the benefit of oil when talking about hair fall. It is one of the best and easy to follow natural remedy to prevent hair fall. And you don’t even have to spend much to apply it. You just need oil whichever suits your hair type or the one which is your favorite. You can even add the beneficial almond or any essential oil that promote hair growth with the base oil.
Take the oil in a pan, heat it for a few seconds. Take it away from the flame and let it cool down a bit so that it is bearable for the scalp. Then apply it on the scalp and hair. Warp your hair with a hot towel (towel dipped in hot water). Leave it for 30 minutes like this. Then unwrap and wash your hair with shampoo as usual.
Henna is also a traditional Indian natural remedy that has been used by people since ages to prevent hair fall. This herb is extremely effective to restore and improve hair’s quality. Furthermore, it has dyeing and conditioning effect on hair. But if you want to avoid dyeing effect then leave it only for 20 to 30 minutes as henna needs one to six hours to dye the hair.
And process of applying is very simple. Just take enough henna powder in a bowl and mix it with water to make a mud-like consistency. But be careful while applying henna if you have dry hair as henna may make your hair even drier. So, to neutralize the drying effect for dry hair, add 2 tablespoons of oil and yogurt into it. Stir to make a thick paste and apply it on the hair. Cover the head with a shower cap to avoid smudging and leave it for minimum 30 minutes. Wash off with plain water followed by shampoo.
While applying natural remedies to prevent hair loss also take care of you diet. If you have any nutritional deficiency then applying remedies alone will not help. Avoid junk and processed foods as much as possible.
Eat fresh fruits, green leafy vegetables, dairy products and whole grain breads to replenish your body with nutrition. Also include foods like almonds, sunflower seeds, raisin, dates, fish, flaxseeds, and banana to ensure a healthy hair growth. Drink a lot of water to flush out toxins that might hinder with hair growth.