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Grow Long Hair Naturally

Updated on August 18, 2015

How to Grow Long Hair Naturally

Long hair is always become a dream of every gives crowning glory of look. Remember gaining new length is going to take time. Hair typically only grows about a quarter of an inch — to a half an inch max a month.

Reasons for hair loss:

  • Too much stress
  • Ageing
  • Unhealthy eating habits
  • Medication
  • Hormonal problems
  • Using too many hair products
  • Heat treatments on hair
  • Genetics

Here are some tips for growing long hair. Use these methods on regular basis to see the result.


The Sulphur present in the onion juice which enhances the growth of strand as well as it helps in thinning of hair and regrowth hair. Squeeze some juice from red onion apply it on your hair for fifteen minutes, rinse off with a mild shampoo followed by conditioner. If you do not like smell of onion juice you can mix it in your regular hair oil 50:50 or 75:25. Smell will be tolerable to you. Use coconut oil, olive oil for mixing juice.

Hot Oil Treatment:

Hot oil treatment is very useful for hair; it will give shine to your hair and you will get soft and shiny hair. Use virgin coconut oil or Olive oil or castor oil for your hair. Heat the oil and massage hair properly with oil. Leave it overnight and use shampoo and conditioner to wash your hair.


Egg Mask

An egg is a good source of protein. If you have very dry hair; then egg is beautiful solution for you. Oil your hair and stay it overnight; wash your hair with your regular shampoo. For conditioning of your hair use yellow part of egg; mx it with lukewarm water and pour it on your hair; leave for 15 minutes and wash with plain water. Smell will goes after some time; you will see the difference in your hair after few washes; this mask makes your hair noticeable changes.

Eat healthy diet

Eating a diet rich in protein and vital vitamins and minerals is an essential prerequisite to healthy hair growth. Opt for foods high in vitamins A, B, C, and E, iron, zinc, copper, magnesium, and selenium. Vitamin B-complex, in particular, is extremely important for making your hair grow faster.

So, include a variety of foods like milk, cheese, yogurt, chicken, eggs, whole grains, salmon, spinach, broccoli, bell peppers, cabbage, parsley, grapefruit, avocado, brown bread, oats, and alfalfa in your diet to nourish your hair and scalp. Plus, drink fresh fruit and vegetable juices, such as orange, grapefruit, carrot, beet, and lettuce juice.

Fish, flax seeds, walnuts, beans, winter squash, olive oil, and other foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids are also good for hair growth as about 3% of a hair shaft is made up of omega-3 fatty acids.

Avoid nutritional deficiencies because they tend to affect your hair adversely. For example, vitamin E and zinc deficiencies lead to hair thinning and loss.

Most effective tip from Baba Ramdev; do this every day; its highly effective.

Balayam Yoga

Rub your nails of both your hands; keep rubbing your nails for 5 to 7 minutes daily. You can do this asana any time in a day by seating or standing position exclude your thumbs. This is good for hair fall as well as this cure dandruff and premature greying of hair; the roots of the hair follicles connected to the fingernails pump energy to the scalp needed for hair growth

Here are some tricks and recipes that you can do it at your home

Recipe 1

One liter of coconut oil;

100 ml castor oil;250 ml sesame oil;

Aloe Vera juice;

50 gm Amla (Indian gooseberry),

25gm Bramhi (Thyme leaved gratiola),

Handful of Nagarmotha (Cyperus rotundus),

Mehandi (henna), Bhringraj(Eclipta prostrata),

Curry leave 10 to 15;

Soak all ingredients for 72 hours in coconut oil. Boiled oil by using double boiler removed all contains from oil and use this oil; leave it for overnight this will definitely help you to grow long hair and it will reduce your hair fall. Shampoo and conditioner hair next day.You can definitely notice difference in first wash.

Recipe 2

Trim you hair regularly

Trim your hair once in three to four months; trimming your hair will remove spilt ends; spilt ends are main culprit in your hair growth. Frequent trimming is make hair look healthier. Curly hair, which tends to split more easily than other textures; chopped your spilt ends for healthy and long hair

Recipe 3

Banana Mask

Banana is high in calorie; high in vitamins A, C and E, this simple fruit can help your hair grow faster, is healthier and softer. Pick up banana; you can mash it by your hand or use blender to mash it properly. Use this paste on to your hair; cover all hair with shower cap; seat for 30 minutes and rinsed with lukewarm water; this paste is sticky; so it will not remove easily; you can mix little olive oil or coconut oil; it will help you to remove paste easily; Doing this treatment once in a week; you will be thankful to this fruit for the beauty and health of your locks.

Recipe 4

Avoid Blow Dry; Ironing

Cut down on blow drying or Ironing your hair to foster your hair grow healthier and stronger, leading to faster hair growth. Keep away from heat; try to avoid such products which can damage your hair extent; lets allow hair to dry naturally.

Recipe 5

Brush your hair at least twice a day

Brush and comb your hair sparingly. Brushing your hair twice in the morning and once or twice at night are enough to stimulate blood circulation in your scalp, nourishing the hair follicles and promoting uninterrupted faster hair growth. Remember excessive brushing can really pull hairs out of the scalp.

Remember always comb your hair when it’s completely dry; wet hair can lead to breakage; using brush on wet hair tends to damage hair and creates split ends

Tips to Grow Hair Fast

  • Shelter your hair from too much of sun beams. Although, a fair quantity of sunlight is necessary.
  • Do not take excessive stress as it may lead to hair loss and slow growth of hair.
  • Brush your hair at least two times a day for their fast growth.
  • Always dry your hair properly before tying them.
  • Circumvent the usage of strong and hard medicines unless prescribed by a physician. Medicines may possibly cause hairfall.
  • Consult a specialist in case of hair fall due to genetic reasons or other health disorders.
  • Avoid using hot water on hair.
  • Never brush wet hair


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