Home Remedies for Treating Baldness
Baldness is a condition whereby, hair which is lost is not replaced by new hair. Medical professionals term this condition as alopecia. This is a condition which is more prevalent in men than in women. In men, the primary cause of this condition is heredity, making it difficult to stop this condition from developing entirely. In women, apart from heredity, other causes such as hormonal imbalance, stress, age, illness, and unhealthy or unbalanced nutritional supply also lead to this condition. The best way to combat this condition is to try and prevent further hair loss. For this, there are certain things that you can do at home itself. The first thing that you need to do is start eating a balanced, well-nutritioned diet. Usually people who are deficient in vitamin B6 and folic acid tend to lose more hair without replacing them. You therefore need to ensure that your diet has and adequate supply of these. Second, you need to identify and then try and get rid of anything that is giving you stress. Make sure you get adequate amount of sleep and rest as well. All this will go a long way in making sure that you don’t lose more than the required amount of hair.
To stop further loss of hair or to promote re-growth of hair, here are a few things that you can do at home. To re-grow hair, crush coriander leaves and extract its juice. Apply this juice to the scalp. Alternatively, boil coffee in water, let it settle and cool down, and then massage this water in the scalp half an hour before washing your hair. Coconut milk is another ingredient that is good for hair growth. Coconut milk is very high in proteins and can be applied once a week to promote new hair growth. Similarly, take curd or unflavored yogurt and add black pepper powder to it. Apply this once a week to your scalp an hour before washing your hair. Soak fenugreek seeds overnight in water. In the morning, grind these seeds into a paste, add the paste to a cup of curd and apply this mixture to the scalp once every 15 days. Another concoction that works wonderfully is a mixture of honey, olive oil, and cinnamon powder. Apply this mixture over your scalp fifteen minutes before washing your hair. Boil henna leaves in mustard oil and apply this oil the night before you wash your hair.