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 Home Remedies

Let food be your medicine! In India, food has been used to cure minor ailments for years. Learn how you can cure aches and
pains, lifestyle conditions, minor skin and hair problems and common ailments at home!
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Hair loss

Hair loss, also known as baldness refers to excessive hair loss from the scalp and can be the result of heredity, certain medications or an underlying medical condition. It is normal to shed some hair each day as part of a cycle of growing new hair and losing some. However, some people may experience excessive hair loss which might cause baldness. Hair loss of this type can affect men, women and children.

Hair loss
Mustard oil, boiled with henna leaves is useful in healthy growth of hair. About 250 grams of mustard oil should be boiled in tinned basin. A little quantity of henna leaves should be gradually put in this oil till about 60 grams of these leaves are burnt in the oil. The oil should then be filtered through a cloth and stored well in a bottle. A regular massage of the head with this oil will produce abundant hair.
Hair loss
  • Mustard oil
  • Henna leaves
Hair loss
  • Do not apply chemical-based bleach, hair curler, hair dryers, chemical based hair gels, and hair colors. These things dry your hair and make them look lifeless and hard.
  • Clean your hair regularly. Set a good routine for hair care.
  • Drink plenty of water as water is good for health and hair.
  • Regular trimming of the hair will prevent split ends.
  • Do not apply chemical based shampoos excessively as it takes away the natural shine.
  • Include green vegetables, fruits, sprouts, honey, cereals, nuts, grains, milk products, and no cholesterol rich food in your diet.
Other Remedies
Hair loss
  • Take a pot of water and soak a few fenugreek seeds in it. Massage it in the scalp and wrap a cloth for about 3 hours. Repeat this procedure for a month to get treated of hair loss.
  • Take uncooked egg yolk and massage it on the scalp. Keep it for an hour and then wash off.
  • Apply castor oil on the scalp and the roots but not on hair. Wrap hair with newspaper and tie it with a cloth. Keep it overnight and wash it in the morning. Repeat this for 7 to 10 days.
  • In a cup of boiling water, add a tsp of mustard seeds. Cook it for about 5 minutes and allow it to cool. Once cooled, drink this concoction.
  • Rub olive oil on the scalp. This would help reduce hair loss.
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