gooseberry or Amla
is a valuable hair tonic for enriching hair
growth and hair pigmentation. The fruits
should be cut in to pieces and dried in the mild
sun light or in the shade. These pieces should
be fried in coconut oil till it become black colour.
This oil can be used regularly and is very beneficial
in preventing and curing premature graying. The
fried Indian gooseberry pieces socked 10-12 hours
in water is very nourishing for hair and this
water can be used for washing the head and hair.
Equal part of Indian gooseberry juice and almond
oil with few droops of lime juice is an excellent
mix for massaging the scalp
and proved beneficial in the prevention and treatment
of premature graying of
Adding 'Amla' (dried
and powdered Gooseberry, 'Phylanthus
embilica') and beating in an Egg Yolk
makes the dye fast. Unlike chemical dyes, this
is quite harmless. A mixture of Coconut Milk
and Lemon Juice can prevent
Curry leaves has
the ability to strengthen the hair follicles
and it liberal use in the form of chatney or
crush with butter milk or a hand full of Curry
leaves boiled in 6-8 glass of water may be consumed
instead of drinking water, will be highly beneficial
for hair growth. Curry leaves is also used for
reducing hyper tension.
A handful of Curry leaves slowly heated just
below the boiling point in coconut oil will
be an excellent hair tonic and an inexpensive
remedy to prevent premature graying.
The paste of henna leaves,
boiled in coconut oil can be used as a hair
dye to blacken grey hair.
A paste of licorice
made by grinding it in milk can be applied in
the bald patches. It induces hair growth. A
paste of seeds of lemon and black pepper may
also be applied on the bald
A special Ayurvedic preparation made from Bhringraj
(Eclipta elba), Amala, corals, iron and black
sesame seeds is very useful and even stops the
graying of hair.
A paste of licorice made by grinding it in milk
can be applied in the bald patches. It induces
hair growth. A paste of seeds of lemon and black
pepper may also be applied on the bald patches.
Massage the Scalp with pure coconut oil is very
effective for dandruff itching. This will also
help for growth of hair. Coconut milk is also
another magic potion for your hair and skin.
Mix with Shikakai powder
and water drained from the cooked rice and wash
the hair with it. This is one of the popular
methods used in kerala India. Shikakai powder
and soaps are also available in the market.