Home Remedies for Premature Graying of Hair


Graying of hair is natural process that happens with increasing, but if the hair starts graying before the age of 35, it is termed as Premature Graying.


1. Heredity

2. Severe emotional stress

3. Internal diseases like diseases of the thyroid gland and certain types of anemias.

4. Improper diet

5. Excessive intake of tea, coffee, alcohol, meat, fried, oily, greasy, spicy, sour, and acidic foods

6. Perming, colouring and bleaching


The usual and the most effective way of dealing with graying of hair is dyeing it. There are several types of dyes available in market. But dyeing has its drawbacks- once you start dyeing it is seen to increase gray hairs.

Herbal treatment:

Henna is best for dyeing gray hair as it is safe as well as a superb conditioner. You can mix it with other herbs and use.

· Mix 2tsp henna powder, 1tsp curd, 1tsp fenugreek seed powder, 1 tbsp coffee, 2tbsp mint juice and 2tbsp. basil juice. Make it into paste and apply it to the hair.

· Mix 1 cup henna powder, ½ tsp amla powder, 1 egg, 1 tsp coffee powder, 1 tsp tea powder, ½ lemon, ½ cup curd, 8 drops oil. Make it a paste and apply it to the hair.

DOSAGE: Shampoo after 3 hours. Do this monthly twice.