Are those gray hairs peeking out when you’re just in your 20s or 30s?

The reason could be ill health or a bad lifestyle or maybe it is heredity. Reasons immaterial, gray hair is never welcome even once your old. What you can do is stop using chemical hair dyes and colours that does nothing but give temporary colour and damage it of course. Instead, make a small visit to your kitchen to find out what can help with hiding and preventing those gray hairs.Some kitchen remedies, health ideas and homemade recipes can bring back your black gorgeous hair in a few months.

Have considered oil for gray hair treatment? Lets check today two great homemade hair oil recipes for curing premature gray hairs. Keep reading for ayurvedic oil for grey hair!

Hair oils for grey hair:

1. Curry leaves hair oil

  • Collect a bunch of curry leaves, clean and allow it to dry in hot sun until it turns dark brown and crisp.
  • Grind it to fine powder.
  • Mix 4 heaped teaspoons of this curry leaf powder with 200 ml of coconut or olive oil and bring to a boil.
  • After 2 minutes, switch off the stove and allow the oil to cool down.
  • Filter the oil and store it in an airtight container.

How to use:

Once or twice in a week, apply this curry leaf hair oil on your scalp and hair. Work out with your finger tips to gently massage in circular motions and allow the oil to sit on your hair and scalp for at least 40 minutes before hair wash. This process eventually darkens the premature gray hair at home  and gives you a dark beautiful hair. Taking a hair stream after this procedure opens up the scalp pores helping the oil penetrate deeper,giving faster results.

2. Amla overnight treatment:

Amla can also be a great remedy when it comes to darkening of premature gray hairs. It has been widely used among the women around world for ages and you can find some amla ingredient in most of the natural hair dyes too. Let us check an overnight hair oil treatment with amla to get rid of premature gray hair.

  • Cut fresh amla fruits into small pieces and paste them until smooth. You can add some rose water to grind it.
  • Add this paste to your regular hair oil and tightly close with a cloth or lid.
  • Let the amla ingredients soak in your oil for at least a week.
  • After a week, filter the hair oil and store it in a clean bottle.

How to use:

Every night before going to bed, apply and massage this amla hair oil onto your scalp. If it is mildly heated, the results would be much better. Now wear a shower cap and go to sleep. Wash your hair next morning. This amla treatment can be done daily or in alternate days to see visible results within weeks. You can notice your gray hair strands turning dark.

Tit bit:

Adding curry leaves to your daily diet and avoiding stress would also incredibly help in eliminating gray hairs.

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  • shweta patel

    i want to know how much aavala & hair oil we should take?

    • Ansh D’Cruz

      for 100 ml of oil use 5-6 amla pieces

  • ashwini

    while washing our hairs,can we use shampoo?if so,which shampoo can we use?

  • Anonymous

    Can we use Amla powder instead raw Amla

  • Kritika

    If i try any of these methods, then how much time will it take for me to see any results?

    • StyleCraze

      Hi Kritika, these home made remedies are simple and harmless way to cure greying of hair. They may not show instant results but a regular application of these oils may show results in a month or so. The results may vary from person to person. Along with the application of these oils, you should also consume a healthy diet rich in proteins, calcium and zinc.

  • StyleCraze

    Dear Shilpa, all the home remedies take time to show results..and these remedies do not work overnight. However with regular application, you will see results in a month or two. Regular application of curry leaves powder with coconut oil or amla with hair oil will take care of premature graying of hair.

  • StyleCraze

    Yes Priya….coconut oil is beneficial to prevent grey hair but as an alternative you can use olive oil/ castor oil or amla oil with curry leaves. Amla oil or amla powder is known to cover and prevent grey hairs.

  • StyleCraze

    Absoultely Sayanti, you can mix both amla and curry leaves with coconut oil. This will be beneficial for hair growth and will not do any harm.

  • StyleCraze

    Hi Richa, few remedies to prevent gray hairs are:
    1. Amla (Indian Gooseberry) and lemon juice – Mix juice of a lemon, two teaspoons of water and four teaspoons of Amla) powder. Mix well & make a paste; then set it aside for an hour. Apply or this paste on your scalp as shampoo. Leave it for 20 to 25 minutes. Thereafter, wash it thoroughly with clean water. Avoid use shampoo and soap when you are using this remedy to getting effects of remedy.
    2. Onion juice – Apply or massage the onion juice on you scalp to get rid from gray hair. You can use it every night before go to bed and leave overnight. It is also helps to hair growth.