Very few of us know that its normal the scalp to shed 50 to 100 hair strands per day. This hair fall occurs due to cyclical hair growth process where old hair is shed and new hair grows back in the same hair root. But whenever one loses more hair than this normal rate, it requires evaluation. Hair loss can occur due to many reasons – iron and vitamins deficiency, hormonal abnormalities, internal diseases or hereditary influence, stress and so on. Besides these problems, scalp infection and hair root diseases also promotes excessive hair loss. We know hair takes time in growing but the speed of growing can be increased with various herbal remedies. Following are few easy homemade remedies why everyone can try for increasing hair.
Basic Care Hair Care Routine:
Massage your scalp before sleeping.
Avoid tying or rubbing your hairs in a towel as wet hairs get easily damaged.
Use heating products as minimally as possible.
Hydrating the locks is a great way to prevent breakage.
Use olive oil or conditioner on your tips one to three times a week to keep split ends away for a while.
Hair loss can also occur due to insufficient nutritional balance, mostly deficiency of vitamins (B, C and E) and trace elements (iron, zinc, copper). So ensure to get a balanced nutrition containing these nutrients either in diet or in the form of supplements.
Eat foods which are dry in nature like corn, chana, besan and oats. Eat fruits containing vitamin C like amla and citrus fruits. And avoid having crash diets.
Drinking an adequate amount of water is important for proper hair growth as water keeps the hair hydrated. Sufficient amount of water helps in sustaining the cell health and reproduction. Water makes our hair supple and shiny.
Include few energy-packed breakfasts every morning avoiding rich or your breakfast for a change.
Oil your Hair Once in 15 Days to Keep It Manageable:
One must know that hair-oil does not increase hair density. Though oiling of hair strands occasionally, may be good for people having dry, rough hair as it smoothens the hair strands.
Oiling the hairs should be done on a adequate amount as excess oil can lead to dandruff formation and can even worsen the existing dandruff problem.
Depending on your hair type, take one part avocado oil, castor oil and olive oil in a bowl. Mix all of this oil together. Make enough of this oil mixture so that it last for roughly thirty days because it really changes the hair texture and helps to grow hair back within few days.
Lavender oil- it is the most popular oil after coconut oil for hair growth. It has been proved that applying lavender-oil on hair regularly shows significant result in the hair growth. Use normally like coconut oil or massage it for 5-10 minutes before shampoo.
Try this homemade pre-hair wash therapy- which will require 2 tablespoon each of olive oil, almond oil, jojoba oil, honey and 5 drops of rosemary essential oil. Heat the olive oil, almond oil and jojoba oil and the honey in a pan and when cool, add the remaining rosemary essential oil. Massage this warm mixture into your hair and leave it for 30minutes covering your hairs with a help of a shower cap. Wash your hairs with a mild shampoo.