These kitchen ingredients can help you control greying hair

First Published Nov 30, 2020, 2:19 PM IST

Premature greying in today's world is unfortunately as common as cough and cold. People in their early twenties are greying at an alarming rate.
 

<p>Grey hair, generally associated with ageing, is now a common problem among youngsters. One can avoid the problem by going natural, say experts.</p>

Grey hair, generally associated with ageing, is now a common problem among youngsters. One can avoid the problem by going natural, say experts.

<p>There are a number of factors that lead to premature grey hair. The first and foremost is an unbalanced diet. If your diet consists of fast food, dishes made with white flour, aerated drinks and sugars, there is no way that you can have healthy skin or hair.</p>

There are a number of factors that lead to premature grey hair. The first and foremost is an unbalanced diet. If your diet consists of fast food, dishes made with white flour, aerated drinks and sugars, there is no way that you can have healthy skin or hair.

<p>Actress Anna Friel, mixes curry leaves with hot water and drinks it to maintain her natural brunette hair colour.</p>

Actress Anna Friel, mixes curry leaves with hot water and drinks it to maintain her natural brunette hair colour.

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Here are some natural ways to avoid premature greying of hair.</p>


Here are some natural ways to avoid premature greying of hair.

<p><strong>Eat food with nutrients:</strong> Food items, such as green leafy vegetables, tomatoes, bananas and cauliflower are rich in vitamins, minerals and iron. Their consumption will help to fight grey hair.</p>

Eat food with nutrients: Food items, such as green leafy vegetables, tomatoes, bananas and cauliflower are rich in vitamins, minerals and iron. Their consumption will help to fight grey hair.

<p><strong>Amla: </strong>Mix amla with coconut oil and apply it on your scalp on a daily basis. This will also moisturise your hair.</p>

Amla: Mix amla with coconut oil and apply it on your scalp on a daily basis. This will also moisturise your hair.

<p><strong>Black tea:</strong> Prepare a cup of black tea and add one tablespoon of salt to it. Massage your head with this lukewarm tea. Let it stay on your hair for at least half an hour then rinse it off.</p>

Black tea: Prepare a cup of black tea and add one tablespoon of salt to it. Massage your head with this lukewarm tea. Let it stay on your hair for at least half an hour then rinse it off.

<p><strong>Curry leaves: </strong>Take a bunch of curry leaves and grind them with 2 tsp amla powder and 2 tsp brahmi powder. Apply this as a hair mask on the hair, making sure to cover the roots. Leave on for an hour and rinse with a mild herbal shampoo.</p>

Curry leaves: Take a bunch of curry leaves and grind them with 2 tsp amla powder and 2 tsp brahmi powder. Apply this as a hair mask on the hair, making sure to cover the roots. Leave on for an hour and rinse with a mild herbal shampoo.

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