Every woman dreams of having healthy long tresses. For most people, their hair grows fast even after getting regular trimmings. However, for the unlucky few, growing their hair longer seems to be a herculean task.
Since thick long and healthy hair is considered a trademark of a beautiful women, here are some simple but effective home remedies that will help you achieve those enviable tresses.
How To Make Your Hair Grow Longer
Indian Gooseberry Or Amla
This miraculous fruit has been used since ages to treat all types of hair problems. When you experience hair fall or slow hair growth, this is the one thing to look for. Indian gooseberry is packed with vitamin C and antioxidants that help promote healthy hair.
Extract the juice of three to four amlas and apply it on the scalp. You can also mix it with lemon juice or olive oil. Let it dry completely before washing off with lukewarm water. Do this at least 3-4 times a week to get best results.
Hibiscus And Peppercorns
Both hibiscus and peppercorns are used in ayurvedic treatments for thick and healthy hair. Hibiscus enhances hair growth and removes dandruff. Peppercorns also are proven to be beneficial for hair growth. Make a paste of 2 hibiscus flower along with a leaf or two and some peppercorns. Add 2 tablespoon of olive oil and grind them well. Apply this paste on the scalp. Leave for an hour and wash with warm water.
Hot oil massages are great for the circulation of blood in the scalp, which in turn helps in growing hair longer and faster. Massage you hair with warm oil like coconut, olive oil, lavender oil, rosemary oil, castor oil etc.
Apply the oil a night before or an hour before taking a bath. To help the oil penetrate into the scalp, wrap a warm wet towel on your hair after the oil massage. Wash with cold water or with a mild shampoo. Do this 2-3 times a week.
Onions And Potatoes
Yes, hard to believe but onions and potatoes are actually great for increasing the production of collagen tissues, Therefore, they are one of the most effective remedies for growing thick long hair. Extract the juice of an onion or a potato and apply it on the scalp. Let it dry completely before washing it off with warm water.
You can also mix the juice of both the onion and potato and apply it on your hair.Another way of using potatoes is by rinsing your hair with the water used for boiling potatoes. Now, that’s a good reason to have mashed potatoes!
Curry Leaves And Fenugreek Seeds
Curry leaves and fenugreek seeds are a kitchen staple in most Indian households. However, they have also been used in several hair treatments. Curry leaves are known to have chemical properties that help in nourishing the hair follicles from within. Fenugreek seeds prevents hair fall and makes hair thick and lustrous.
Make a paste of some curry leaves and fenugreek seeds that has been soaked in water overnight. Apply this paste on your scalp and hair and leave for an hour or two. Wash with warm water.These were a few very simple natural remedies to grow your hair longer and healthier in a few weeks.