Ayurvedic Home Remedies to Turn White Hair into Black

Home remedies for grey hair

With everyone willing to retain their youth for a long time, greying hair is a big concern for almost all of us. Black hair is related to beauty but greying of hair, especially premature hair greying is actually a health-related problem that must not be overlooked. There are several reasons for premature hair greying. However, you will not be short in remedies to get rid of the problem and even turn your grey hair back to black.

I am not talking about applying chemicals which are harmful to your scalp. There are natural home remedies for grey hair.

Let us now take a look at some most effective home remedies that will not only stop hair from greying but also help you get your black crowning glory back.

Gooseberry & Lemon Powder

Amla or Gooseberry is a rich source of vitamin C. It has anti-ageing property. Amla helps in reducing deficiency of melanin pigment. It also recovers the dead cells from your scalp. Lemon has antioxidant, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties to prevent hair fall, cure damaged hair and solve greying of hair.

Mix juice of a lemon, four teaspoons of amla and two teaspoons of water to make a paste. Leave it for an hour and gently message your scalp just like what you do with your shampoo. Wait for 20-25 minutes before cleaning your hair with water. It is one of the most excellent remedies for white hair.

Make sure that the mixture gets to the root of hair. Take care while cleaning hair so that the paste does not go into your eyes. Apply the paste once in a week and keep regular interval between any two successive uses. You can use oil and shampoo other days of the week except the day when you are applying the mixture. This remedy is excellent for any kind of hair problems.

Castor Oil

This oil features thick density. It has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties to cure both baldness and hair greying. Use it twice a week. Apply it before going to bed and clean your hair in the morning. You will see the result within 15 days.

Castor Oil for grey hair

Triphala Powder:

In Ayurvedic treatment, triphala finds several uses. It is an energetic booster for even the dead cells of your scalp. It is a good solution for greying of hair as well as any damage. Mix a teaspoon of triphala powder with water before going to sleep. It will prevent hair fall and also stops black hair from changing its colour.

Acacia Concinna & Gooseberry

It seems that gooseberry plays an important role in almost every mixture that helps reverse white hair. Amla and Shikakai find a mention in Ayurveda for hair care. These have been used for ages to solve several hair-related problems. Shikakai is often considered the best herbal product and also applied as a natural shampoo.

Prepare a fine powder of 12-15 seeds from shikakai fruit pods and soak in a glass of water. Add 3 tablespoon of amla powder to the mixture. Leave the mixture overnight. Clean your hair with water. Use it regularly to cure hair damages and also to get long, lustrous and black cascading glory.

False Daisy Oil

It is referred to as ‘Bhringraj’ in Ayurveda. This herb offers treatment for all types of hair problems. Bhringaraj oil is an effective answer to the problem of greying hair. Mix one teaspoon of this oil with one teaspoon of amla oil. Apply a gentle massage to your scalp before hitting the bed at night.


Onions for grey hair

Onion knows it better how to stop grey hair. It is a wonderful solution for premature hair greying and hair fall. Apply onion juice to the root of hair. It will not only change the colour back to black but will also prevent baldness. Use it regularly before going to bed. It also contributes to hair growth.

Gooseberry and Rosemary Powder

Henna or Rosemary is an effective home remedy to colour your white hair naturally. This natural colouring agent can be easily prepared at home. Organic henna powder should be used and is available easily in the market. Mix it with amla powder to make a past of medium density. Leave it for a couple of hours before applying it throughout your scalp. Massage gently with the mixture. Wash your hair after half an hour or one to get natural and side-effect free colouring of your hair.

Black Tea

It is one of the natural ingredients used for grey hair treatment. It not only reverses your hair colour but also makes it bouncy and shiny.

Add 3-4 teaspoons of black tea to a glass of water. Keep it boiling for five minutes and leave it to cool. Strain the water and apply to your hair. Wash your hair after leaving it for 10-15 minutes. Try out this twice or thrice a week.

Black Tea for grey hair

Grey hair may surface at an early age for various reasons. Contact ayurvedic doctors and therapists instead of worrying about white hair.