Hair fall can be a real issue for every man and woman. Excessive hair fall can cause hair thinning and balding over time. The good thing is that you can control hair fall by using simple home remedies. For these treatments you need not to spend lots of money, all you need to spend is some time of yours and a few ingredients that are always present in your kitchen. Some of the most effective hair fall control homemade hair packs have been listed below.
Losing the hair up to a scale of 50 to 100 is a normal thing but if it extends beyond that then you are in the chain of scalp and hair problems. The effective care can make you out of the loop and secures the hair, stops the hair fall and implements its health.
Let us see the main causes behind the abnormal hair fall
- Poor maintenance of hair
- Lack of proper nutrients
- Iron deficiency
- Regular tight pony tails
- Auto immune diseases
If the heavy hair fall condition is due to the auto immune diseases of some other disease, you are suggested to consult your doctor. But regardless of the disease if you are encountering the problem, then it is a fault in the hair maintenance.
Cleaning the hair thoroughly
It is impossible to counter-act with the hair fall problem when you are not supposed to clean away the dust and dirt from the hair. It is suggested to give the hair shower for every two when you are leaving out the home for work and for the people who are at home need to give hair wash for at least three days.
Hot oil massage
One of the best tip or trick to stop your hair fall is to follow the hot oil massage. Do it for a month in every day or every alternate day for the endeavoring results.
Hot oil recipe
Take a cup of coconut oil and mix it with few drops of vitamin E and then heat it for five to ten minutes under low flame. Bring it down and leave it for a minute, and then apply the warm oil to the scalp and hair entirely. Massage the oil with finger tips for 15 to 20 minutes such that it penetrates deep into the scalp. Leave for an hour or two and then rinse of with the plain water and moisturizing shampoo. This hot oil treatment works effective in strengthening the hair by which the hair fall will be reduced gradually. To hit the best results use a hair pack after giving hot oil massage.
Hair strengthening pack
- Indian goose berry or amla powder
- Neem powder
- Green gram powder
- Holy basil leaves powder
- Hibiscus flower powder
All the above mentioned powders are easily available at any herbal store or you can prepare it in the home by drying them and making powder. Take a bowl and add two table spoons of amla powder, and same quantities of neem powder, hibiscus flower powder, holy basil leaves powder and green gram powder. To this, add four to five table spoons of curd and mix it well to form a thick paste. Add extra amount of curd in order to turn the paste more smooth and thin. Dab the paste to scalp and hair thoroughly with finger tips and let it sit for 30 to 45 minutes and rinse of with mild shampoo.
You can use this hair pack directly or after massaging with hot oil. If you apply it after the massage, it helps to strengthen the roots of the hair and to take away the hair fall conditions. Sum up to the all, it has the nature to tune the hair smooth, silky and shiny.
Hibiscus leaves and flowers
A hair pack made from fresh hibiscus leaves and flowers can be very effective to control hair fall. It will also make your scalp and hair healthy. Crush 20- 30 hibiscus leaves and flowers depending on the length of your hairs. Apply this pack to your scalp and hairs. Leave on for 30 minutes to an hour covering your head with a shower cap and wash off with cold water without a cleanser. You can repeat this pack every alternate day to get best results.
Egg with honey
This nourishing hair pack can be very effective to control hair fall due to damage. Mix an egg with 2 spoons of honey and apply this pack onto your scalp and hairs. Leave on for 30-40 minutes and wash off with a mild cleanser. It will also make your hairs soft and detangled. Repeat twice a week.
Fenugreek seeds with neem leaves
Fenugreek seeds have high arginine content which can be very effective to boost the hair roots. Neem on the other hand can cure any scalp infection and itchiness, including dandruff. Soak 2 tablespoons of fenugreek seeds in clean water overnight. In the morning strain the water and make a paste of the seeds. Crush 10-15 neem leaves and mix it with the fenugreek seeds paste. Apply this pack onto your scalp and hairs, leave on for an hour and wash off with plain water. Repeat 2-3 days in a week.
Onion juice with aloe vera
Aloe Vera is a moisturizing agent and it has skin soothing properties. Onion is capable to re-invigorate the hair roots restricting hair fall and promoting hair growth. Crush two onions and squeeze out the juice and mix it with Aloe Vera pulp freshly prepared from Aloe Vera leaves. Apply this pack to your scalp and hairs, leave on for 30-40 minutes and wash off with a cleanser. Repeat on alternate days.
Garlic juice with coriander leaves
Garlic has high sulfur content which can be very effective to increase the production of collagen and also to fight any scalp infections. Coriander leaves has anti-bacterial properties and they can soothe the scalp. Collect the juice from a fresh garlic and mix it with the crushed coriander leaves. Apply this pack to your scalp and let it set for an hour. Wash off using a mild cleanser and plenty of water. Repeat 3 days a week.
Indian gooseberry and shikakai with olive oil
Indian gooseberry is very effective to control hair fall. Take 2 fresh Indian gooseberries and 4-5 strands of shikakai. Wash them clean and separate the seeds. Now crush these two in a mixer to make a smooth paste. Finally add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to the pack and apply it on your scalp and hairs. Let it set for around an hour and wash off with an SLS free cleanser. Repeat at least 2 days a week for effective results.
Coconut milk with curd and honey
Squeeze out the milk of half of a coconut after crushing it. Mix it with a tablespoon of curd and 2 teaspoons of honey. Apply this hair pack onto your scalp and hairs, leave on for one hour or more and wash off with water. Use a mild shampoo only if needed. Repeat this pack on 2 days a week.
Rosemary leaves with almond and honey
Soak some rosemary leaves in water and in the morning crush them in a grinder to make a smooth paste. Crush 4-5 almonds and mix them with the paste of the rosemary leaves. Finally add 1tablespoon honey to the pack, mix well, and apply onto your scalp. Rosemary will fight any scalp issues including dandruff and itchiness, while almond and honey will moisturize your scalp and nourish your hairs. Repeat twice a week for best results.
Yogurt with vitamin E
In case you are experiencing hair fall due to dry and damaged hairs, this homemade hair pack can give your hairs the required dose of nourishment. Mix 2 tablespoon of curd with the content of one vitamin E capsule and apply this pack on to your scalp and hairs thoroughly. Dry scalp is often a cause of hair fall and this treatment can condition your scalp too. Leave the pack on your hairs for 30 to 40 minutes but do not let it get dry. Wash off with plenty of water and a mild hair cleanser.
Aloe vera with honey
A hair pack made from Aloe Vera and Honey can be highly effective to control hair fall and to give new life to your hairs. Collect the Aloe Vera pulp from fresh Aloe Vera leaves. Add 3 spoons of this pulp with 2 spoons of pure honey and mix well. Now you can apply this hair pack onto your scalp and hairs and let it set for 1 hour. You can wash it off with plain water. Use a mild herbal hair cleanser only if needed.
Banana with olive oil
Banana is known for its nourishing properties and it can be very helpful to nourish the scalp and the hairs, controlling hair fall. Olive oil is known for its ability to nourish the scalp and to boost hair growth. Take one over ripe banana and make a smooth paste with it. Ensure that there are no chunks left in the paste. Now add 2 tablespoon of olive oil with this banana paste; mix the two well and apply all over your scalp and hairs. Let it set for 30-40 minutes, covering with a shower cap. Wash off with a mild hair cleanser and plenty of water.