Do you know why gray hair is a nightmare for many women? So simple! Because they are considered to be the first sign of aging.
When this problem knocks the door, women are ready to try anything to cover the gray hairs. Nowadays there are a lot of products and hair dyes, which can cover the gray hairs. However, their effects are only temporary and they come with a vast number of side effects.
First and the most important, you need to know that premature graying of hair can be caused by numerous health conditions and poor dietary choices. This cosmetic problem can be caused by hormonal fluctuations, smoking, pollution, stress, use of unsuitable hair products, chronic colds, sinusitis, and thyroid disorders. Moreover, gray hairs may appear as a result of low amounts of melanin.
So, please stop using products full of harsh chemicals, which do more harm than good and try some natural alternatives instead. The most important thing you should do is consume a healthy and nutritious diet.
We recommend you to try the following natural remedy which is based on two available and powerful ingredients.
Coconut Oil and Lemon Mixture
- organic coconut oil (the amount will depend on the length of your hair)
- 3 teaspoons organic lemon juice, freshly squeezed
First, mix the two ingredients until you get a homogeneous mixture. After that, apply the mixture to your hair and massage it into your scalp. Let it sit on your hair and act for at least one hour. Finally, wash it off with a mild shampoo. You should repeat this treatment once a week.
Why is this remedy so beneficial?
The coconut oil and lemons are the most versatile and beneficial nature gifts. Coconut oil is rich with anti-microbial properties, lauric acid, and medium-chain fatty acids, which can treat and improve the condition of your hair. So, coconut oil can condition the scalp, promote hair growth, strengthen the hair, treat damaged hair, and reverse gray hair. Also, it can help you with dandruff and it leaves the hair smooth and soft.
Lemon juice also has a lot of benefits. It can prevent premature graying. It contains the vitamin B, vitamin C, and phosphorus so lemon juice nourishes the hair and treats the cause of gray hair.