Home Remedies for Baldness

By:Meenakshi Chaudhary, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Mar 14, 2014

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Ever feared getting bald too early? Baldness has become a major concern for many considering the busy and fast paced lives. While the hair care industry relies on chemicals, here are some home remedies for baldness that can help you prevent the problem.
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    Baldness

    Ever feared getting bald too early? Baldness has become a major concern for many considering the busy and fast paced lives. While the hair care industry relies on chemicals, here are some home remedies for baldness that can help you prevent the problem.

     

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    Oil Massage

    The first and simplest thing that you can try to reduce hair loss is massaging your scalp with oils like coconut, almond oil or olive oil. It will increase the blood flow to the hair follicles, condition the scalp and also improve the quality of the hair.

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    Amla

    Another wonderful remedy against baldness comes from amla also known as Indian gooseberry. It is rich in vitamin C, the deficiency of which can lead to hair loss. Besides, the antioxidant, antibacterial and exfoliating properties of amla can also help maintain a healthy scalp and enhances the growth of the hair.

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    Onion juice

    Onion juice is rich in high sulfur content which makes it an effective remedy for treating hair loss. It improves the blood circulation to the hair follicles thereby preventing hair fall. Onion juice also has several anti bacterial properties that work to kill the germs and parasites that could damage your scalp causing hair fall.

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    Licorice Root

    Licorice has mollifying properties that open the pores, soothe the scalp and prevent irritations.  Mix one tablespoon of grinded licorice root in one cup of milk along with a quarter teaspoon of saffron. Apply this mixture on the bald patches at night and leave it for overnight. Wash it off the next morning. For best results try this remedy once in a week.

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    Chinese Hibiscus

    Chinese hibiscus has many natural properties that can help in treating hair loss. Besides its use for promoting hair growth, it also used to cure the dandruff and prevent spilt ends, thicken hair. For this purpose, prepare a solution of Chinese hibiscus flowers and coconut oil and heat it until it’s charred.  Strain this solution to collect the oil and apply this oil on the hair and leave it for the overnight. Wash your hair the next morning. Repeat this process three or four times in a week.

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    Aloe Vera

    Aloe vera is rich in enzymes that help to promote the healthy hair growth. Besides, it has alkalizing properties that help to promote hair growth by maintaining the pH of the scalp and hair to a desirable level.  Apply aloe Vera gel on the scalp leaving it on few minutes. Use luke warm water to wash it off.

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    Ginseng

    Ginseng herb can help in conditioning and healing the scalp.  It helps in strengthening the roots of the hair and prevents hair strands from falling out. Prepare a tea using ginseng. Now pour the strained tea over the scalp and hair. Wash it off with cold water to close so that the hair cuticle gets closed and the condition of the hair improves.

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    Castor Oil and Lemon Essential Oil

    Mixture of castor oil and lemon essential oil can be applied on to the scalp to stop the hair from falling out and promoting the re- growth of the hair.  Take 8 tablespoon of castor oil and 1 table spoon of lemon essential oil in a small bottle and stir it to combine both the oils. Massage the mixture on the scalp for at least two minutes and leave it on for 12- 15 minutes before washing it off with cold water and mild shampoo.

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    Avocado and Coconut Milk

    Avocado and coconut milk can also be used to stop a receding hair line and help to re-grow hair. Prepare a mixture of avocado, coconut milk and lime juice in a blender. Gently massage this mixture onto the scalp and leave it on for about half an hour. Wash your hair using a mild shampoo. Make use of these amazing home remedies to prevent or fight baldness.

     

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