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How Do You Make Your Hair Grow – Home Remedies
One day I was reading the thought of a prominent person of our country that if he will keep on using the highly advertised harsh detergent-based shampoo available in the market then that will help him in getting bald soon.
So to add volume and longevity to our hair, many in our country use the age-old traditional methods of herbal wash for hairs which are not only chemical free but also nourish the hair properly without any harmful aftereffects. Whereas chemical based shampoo cleanses the hair and gives it an instant shiny appearance but in the long term causes thinning of the hair, dryness of the hair, damage scalp, and we slowly loses hair.
So here we are to discuss the tips to make your hair grow thicker, fuller, longer, and shiny. These tips are proper washing and caring for your hair in the long term through herbal remedies which provides the necessary nutrients, act as remedial measure for any disease, as well as cleanses the hair and scalp.
How Do You Make Your Hair Grow – Home Remedies
A) Amla, Reetha, and Shikakai herbal wash for hair– This home remedy is written in our ancient scriptures to treat and wash hair. These three herbal products cleans our hair without damaging them, provide shine to them, separate them causing increase in the volume, made them thicker and stronger, darkens them, and help them grow longer.
You can make this herbal tonic at home as described by me further or alternatively purchase it over the internet. The process of making homemade herbal wash for hair with Amla, Reetha and Shikakai is very simple.
Part (i) The three items namely Amla (Indian gooseberry), Reetha, and Shikakai are available in dried form in any supermarket or over the internet. You can purchase both the powdered form or the whole form whichever is available. Put one tablespoon of each in a bowl and pour 500 ml of water into it. Mix them well and keep it aside for overnight. Part (ii) Now, in the morning, heat this mixture till it boils and then cool it till is lukewarm and strain the liquid. Part (iii) This lukewarm liquid is the decoction which you will slowly pour in your hair and leave it for 20 minutes and then wash your hair properly with plain water.
This will not only wash your hair but nourish your hair and scalp with all the necessary nutrients needed for it to grow long, help in darkening it, to grow stronger and healthier, add to its shiny appearance and help in reducing your hair fall. Just after a few application of this twice a week, you will notice some noticeable changes in your hair.
B) Take an empty bowl. Put 20 Curry leaves in it. Put one lemon peel in it. Put 3 tablespoons of soapnut powder (shikakai powder). Put 2 tablespoons of fenugreek seeds (methi dana). Put 2 tablespoon of green gram (hara sabut moong dal). Now put all the things in a grinder and grind it properly. This mixture is a kind of homemade shampoo for hair. So, please store this grinded mixture in a clean glass container and use it to whenever you need to cleanse your hair and scalp instead of chemical based shampoo.
C) Take 20 leaves of Margosa (also known as Neem or Indian Lilac). Crush them and put them in a bowl of 4 glasses of water until it becomes two. Cool it till it becomes lukewarm and wash your hair. This is the best home remedy to ward off any kind of scalp or skin disease.
D) Take half cup of Amla Juice (Indian Gooseberry). Squeeze a lemon in it. Mix this well and apply on your scalp. Leave this for 20 minutes and then wash it off properly.
Yoga To Make Your Hair Grow Longer
E) Yoga is an ancient Indian exercise form which contains a complete gamut of exercises which benefits the whole body and mind from tip to toe. There are different yoga poses and forms for different types of ailment and its potential is unlimited for strengthening and healing the body from its core. Yoga makes your body capable for responding to the ailment by strengthening your body from inside.
A simple yoga exercise can change the longevity of your hair forever which anyone can do at leisure.
The technique is rubbing the fingernails of both your hands against each other, except the thumbnails. Duration is 5 minutes in the morning and 5 minutes in the evening daily.
NOTE: Rubbing of thumbnails gives growth to moustache and beard. So females should never rub their thumbnails.
Additional Tips – How To Make Your Hair Thicker And Longer
a) Vitamin B6 and Folic acid are two most essentials for healthy hair growth and its strength. So, eat healthy like green leafy vegetables, pulses, salads, fruits, poultry and meat, and milk and milk products.
b) Try to meditate for 30 minutes daily to ward of stress. As stress is one of the major reasons for hair fall and whitening of hair.
c) Don’t use chemical based products on your hair for washing, coloring, styling, perming, fixing or for any other purpose, like dye, styling gel, conditioners etc. Always try the herbal alternatives.
d) Keep yourself hydrated by drinking appropriate amount of water, at least 8 glasses a day.
I wish you all have enjoyed this article about How Do You Make Your Hair Grow – Home Remedies.