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8 Natural Remedies for Hair Thinning

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Hair loss is a common problem nowadays, equally affecting men and women. Since ages, hairs have been considered as one of the few prominent symbols of beauty, hair thinning is a problem that people want to correct at any cost.

There are numerous treatments as well as anti-hair loss products available in the market to help control hair fall and reverse hair thinning, but why to go for expensive treatments and products when you can get thicker and healthier hair with simple natural remedies that use products from your own kitchen or pantry.

Listed below are some time tested natural remedies for hair thinning. Try them and enjoy thick and voluminous hair.

  1. Coconut oil:

Coconut oil is the oldest and probably the best hair oil used worldwide. It is rich in carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals essential for healthy hair growth. It keeps your hair nourished and protected. It not only helps control hair loss but also deep conditions your locks safeguarding them against hair damage.

For treating hair thinning massage your scalp with a mixture of coconut oil (4 tablespoons) and lime juice (2 teaspoons) for at least 10 – 15 minutes. For best results leave the oil on for an hour or more and then wash it off with a mild shampoo. Repeat this at least twice a week and you will notice significant improvement in your hair health within a couple of months.

  1. Aloe Vera Gel

Another very popular natural remedy for fighting hair thinning is Aloe Vera gel. The moisturizing properties of aloe gel help condition your scalp and helps restore its pH balance, thus minimizing the chances of hair loss.

The simplest and easiest way to use aloe gel for hair thinning is to rub a mixture of Aloe Vera extract and almond oil on your scalp. Extract gel from one or two fresh Aloe Vera leaves. Mix it with a few drops of almond oil and massage it over your scalp. Leave it on for half an hour and then rinse off with lukewarm water. Repeat this once or twice a week regularly for best results. Oral consumption of Aloe Vera gel can also help improve hair growth and reverse hair loss.

Oil and Aloe Vera Hair Mask

  1. Castor oil

Massaging your scalp regularly with castor oil is the easiest way to speed up hair growth and improve your hair texture. High viscosity of castor oil allows it to stick to the hair strands and protect them against damages. Besides that, castor oil is rich in Vitamin E and fatty acids, both of which are essential for healthy hair growth.

Mix two tablespoons of castor oil with one teaspoon honey and apply this to your scalp 3 to 4 times a week. This will not only stop hair loss but will also promote hair growth and improve your hair texture. You can also apply a lukewarm mixture of castor oil and coconut oil (both taken in equal parts). Massage this mixture into your scalp in circular motions for 10 to 15 minutes. Wrap your hair in a towel moistened with warm water. Wait for an hour or so and then shampoo your hair as usual. Repeat this remedy once a week for a couple of months and you will notice significant improvement in your hair texture.

  1. Olive Oil

Regular application of olive oil adds thickness to your hair. In addition to that it softens and strengthens the locks. Massage your hair with lukewarm olive oil and leave it on for 45 to 60 minutes. For best results, leave the oil on overnight and shampoo your hair the next morning. You can also use a mixture of olive oil and one teaspoon honey. Apply this mixture on your hair and wait for half an hour before you rinse it off. Repeat either of these remedies twice a week for best results.

  1. Fenugreek Seeds

One of the many health benefits of fenugreek seeds is that it helps prevent hair loss and enhance hair growth. Soak two to three tablespoons of fenugreek seeds in a glass of water for 6 to 8 hours. Then grind these seeds with water to obtain a smooth paste. Massage your scalp with this paste and leave it on for half an hour before washing your head.

  1. Apple Cider Vinegar

Rinsing your hair and scalp regularly with apple cider vinegar can also treat the hair thinning problem. Shampoo your hair as usual and then rinse your tresses with a mixture of apple cider vinegar and warm water, taken in a ratio of one to two parts. This will not only help thicken your hair but also treat dandruff. Oral consumption of apple cider vinegar also improves hair growth. Add half teaspoon cider vinegar in a glass of water and drink it three to four times a week.

  1. Onion

Onion is a rich source of sulfur, a mineral that is essential for hair growth. Lack of sulfur in your body can trigger and accelerate hair loss. Finely chop one medium sized onion and squeeze its juice. Add one teaspoon honey into it apply the mixture to your scalp and hair. Let it sit for 20 to 25 minutes and then rinse off with normal water and a mild shampoo. Repeat this twice or thrice a week for best results. For instant results, massage your scalp with onion pulp every other day for a couple of weeks.

honey and onion juice hair mask

  1. Avocado

Besides being a healthy food, avocado comprises a really effective application for thinning hair. Regular application of avocado pulp moisturizes and adds volume to your tresses. The high content of vitamin E in this fruit makes your hair shafts strong and healthy.

Mash one ripe avocado and mix it with mashed banana. Stir in one tablespoon olive oil and massage the mixture over your scalp. Leave it on for half an hour to allow the scalp and hair shafts absorb healthy nutrients from the mixture. Then wash it off with a mild shampoo and cold water.

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