Fed up with Hair fall? Try these simple ingredients you can find in the Indian kitchen!
Come winter, dandruff and hair fall becomes major issues so using chemical products will only aggravate the problem instead of solving them. Therefore, in this blog, I will be discussing some easy to use and easily available substances that you can use to stop or reduce the hair fall. Do you know the best part? These things are already there in your kitchen!
Why does the hair fall happen?
Poor Diet – More than the external products, it is the internal conditioning that is vital for good hair growth and to reduce hair fall. Therefore, if you are keen on consuming ready-to-cook meals and instant noodles, it is high time to reconsider your dietary choices.
PCOS – Poly-cystic Ovary Syndrome is a common disorder among women that creates hormonal imbalance in the body and this imbalance leads to heavy hair fall apart from creating other issues such as irregular menstrual cycles and fertility problems.
Thyroid problems – Thinning of hair is considered to be one of the early symptoms of the malfunctioning of thyroid glands.
Pregnancy – There are several physical and internal changes that a woman goes through during pregnancy and hair fall is one of the undesirable side effects of pregnancy.
So what to do? Follow these simple tips with ingredients that you can find in any Indian kitchen!
1. Weekly or bi-weekly oil massages would do a world of good for your hair because regular massaging ensures that there is increased blood flow to the hair follicles and thus aid in conditioning the scalp which in turn strengthens the roots. Also, it is a good way to de-stress and relax. Some of the oils that you can use are pure coconut oil, almond oil and olive oil. These oils are packed with vitamins that will promote hair growth as well as in reduction of the hair fall.
2. As I had mentioned earlier, an unhealthy diet can lead to severe hair loss therefore, remember to include nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acid that is easily found in walnuts, almonds and fish. Increase the intake of Zinc rich food items such as spinach, nuts and chicken. Protein is the next one on the hit list. Include protein rich food items such as Lentils or the dals, milk and milk products. Ensure that you have a regular intake on vital vitamins such as C and B for good hair and reduction in hair fall.
3. Ayurveda has the solution to your problem. Try gooseberries or popularly known as Amla. Cut up few of Amlas and dry them out in the sun. Boil coconut oil and add these dried pieces of gooseberry. Strain and cool. Make this your hair oil and your problem should be solved. Use Aloevera shampoo made by blending in aloe gel, coconut milk and wheat germ oil instead of those expensive chemical shampoos. Neem leaves are also effective in keeping the dandruff and hair fall at bay. Boil some until it reduce to half and strain. Once it is cooled, use it twice a week. You will see instantaneous results.
4. Did you know the power of curd? Mix a paste of curd and lemon juice and this will help to reduce the irritation experienced by the hair follicles thus eliminating the cause of hair fall.Or try the paste of curd and fenugreek powder and you should be good to go!
So these are just some easy hacks from the Indian kitchen to help you deal with the problem of hair fall. I hope I helped you solve the problem.