Gray hairs are the biggest nightmare for women because they are considered to be the first sign of aging. So, women are ready to try anything to hide the gray hairs. There are many products and hair dyes, which can successfully cover the gray hairs. However, their effects are short-term and they come with a huge number of side effects.
First and most important, you should know that early graying of hair can be caused by several health issues and poor dietary choices. For example, this cosmetic problem may be triggered by stress, smoking,hormonal fluctuations, pollution, use of unsuitable hair products, sinusitis, chronic colds, and thyroid disorders. In addition, gray hairs may appear as a result of low amounts of melanin.
Therefore, instead of using harmful products full of dangerous chemicals, you can use some natural alternatives. The most important thing is to consume a nutritious and healthy diet. Additionally, you can use the following natural remedy which is based on two powerful ingredients.
Coconut Oil and Lemon Mixture
• 3 teaspoons freshly squeezed organic lemon juice
• Organic coconut oil (the amount depends on the length of your hair)
Mix the lemon juice and the organic coconut oil until you get a homogeneous mixture. Next, apply the mixture to your hair. Then massage it into your scalp. Wait for one hour before you wash it off with a normal shampoo. Repeat this once a week.
Why is this remedy so beneficial?
The two ingredients used in this natural remedy are one of the most useful and beneficial nature gifts. Coconut oil has anti-microbial properties, and medium-chain fatty acids, and lauric acid which can treat and improve the condition of your hair. Coconut oil can condition the scalp, strengthen the hair, promote hair growth, treat damaged hair, and reverse gray hair. It can fight dandruff and it leaves the hair soft and smooth.
On the other hand, freshly squeezed lemon juice prevents early graying. Lemon juice in rich in vitamin B, vitamin C, and phosphorus content, andfeeds the hair and prevents gray hair.