10 Home Remedies to Prevent Premature Graying of Hair

Grey hair is becoming common nowadays and no one are able to get rid of this. Through the natural process of graying of hair is observed for long, however, these days this phenomenon is becoming more common in earlier ages and even in teenagers its frequency is increasing at an alarming rate.It affects all populations indiscriminately and almost all age groups and gender, men, women, teenagers and even children too.


Premature graying of hair is often a great concern for younger adults in their 20’s or 30’s as gray hair make them look much older than they are. Factors like poor nutrition, hormones, medical conditions, stress and pollution can cause grey hair.

Likewise, deficiency in vitamins and minerals can contribute to grey hair as well and certain diseases such as chronic colds, sinusitis, and thyroid disorders. If you already have grey hair, it is best to avoid chemical hair colors, instead, below shows 10 best home remedies for premature grey hair.

1. Black Tea:

Black tea with fresh herbs

This is one of the popular home remedies for grey hair that you should definitely want to try. Black tea can darken the hair naturally.

How: Boil 2 tsp. of black tea in 1 cup of water. Add 1 tsp. of salt and let it cool. Use it to rinse your hair for several times. Let the mixture stay in your hair for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with cold water, but avoid using shampoo.

2. Coconut Oil:


One of the most effective natural remedies for reversing gray hair is regular application of coconut oil. Use pure coconut oil for massaging the scalp each night before going to bed and wash next day. Another tip to cure gray hair is to use the extract obtained by boiling coconut oil and cut Indian gooseberry till the oil turns dark in color.

3. Indian Gooseberry:


Indian gooseberry, also known asĀ  amla in Hindi, is considered a wonder fruit. It is used to treat a variety of ailments in Ayurveda. The dried powder of Indian gooseberry mixed with coconut oil applied on the scalp can be good for graying. Consumption of Indian gooseberry improves hair growth. The best way to have it is in powdered form.