10 Home Remedies To Prevent Premature Greying Of Hair


There are several environmental and genetic causes that can lead to premature greying of hair. These causes also contribute to cause baldness and alopecia. The causes include ageing, stress, malnutrition, deficiency of vitamin B12, smoking, pollution and hyperthyroidism. There are also certain diseases that cause hair loss and premature greying of hair. These include vitiligo, albinism, TB or tuberculosis, Werner syndrome and PCOS.There are several substances and items that have daily usage and are full of nutrients like vitamins, mineral and antioxidants that improve the health of both head and scalp. Together they form inexpensive home remedies that are easily implementable and provide for efficient cure and prevention of of grey hair.

Here Are 10 Home Remedies To Prevent Premature Greying Of Hair

Onion Juice

Onion has good amounts of Vitamin C, folate, proteins and other vitamins and minerals and treats many different problems relating to hair and scalp. Take some fresh onions and extract juice from them. Apply the juice to your hair and scalp and rubbing and messaging. The remedy will cure hair loss and baldness while delaying hair greying.

Onion juice

Henna And Coconut Oil Mixture

Henna restores the acid-base pH equilibrium of the scalp and prevents hair fall and hair greying. It also creates a protective layer around the hair follicles and strands and protects them from the toxic effects of pollutants. Coconut oil has a number of fatty acids, minerals and vitamins (including vitamin e and k) that are essential for hair health and help you to prevent premature hair greying.

coconut oil

Mix appropriate quantities of henna and coconut oil and form a paste by mixing the substances. Apply the paste to the hair strands and the head-scalp. Let the substances sit and exert their effect for around 30 minutes and then use a mild or organic shampoo for cleaning and rinsing the hair. You can do this remedy 2 times every week to get shiny hair that will not grey prematurely.

Curry Leaves

Curry leaves are rich in folic acid and iron and keep anemia at bay. Anemia is a known cause of premature hair greying.  Boil a handful or more of curry leaves after adding to them coconut oil. When the oil turns black in color, stop boiling. Store the mixture in an air tight container. Massage you scalp with the oil for around 30 minutes (you can take breaks in between) and then wash an hour. Undergo the procedure two times every week to prevent and cure hair grey. The remedy will treat dandruff and hair loss problems as well.

Curry Leaves

Indian Gosseberry

Amla (Emblica Officinalis) has loads of vitamin c and other nutrients and antioxidants (like ellagitannins, gallic acid and punigluconin among others) that can provide for better hair and scalp health and delay the greying of hair. Cut some  indian Gosseberry pieces into small pieces and add to them coconut oil. Boil the substances until the color of oil turns to a dark shade.  Store the mixture in an air tight container. Message the hair and the scalp with the  mixture 2 times every week. The remedy cures the grey hair and also provides relief from premature hair greying.


Almond Oil And Lemon Juice Mixture

Almond oil is rich in fats, proteins, vitamins (including vitamin E and K) and minerals (including iron). Lemon juice has high amounts of Vitamin C (a vitamin that has antioxidant properties) and also has iron. The 2 substances when combined help you to get good hair and scalp nutrition that is essential for preventing hair greying.


Mix lemon juice and almond oil in 1:1 ratio and massage the scalp and hair with the mixture for 20 minutes. Later (after 30 minutes or so) wash the hair with water and an organic shampoo. Do the remedy at-least 2 times every week to cure almost all problems relating to hair including the problem of premature hair greying.

Coconut Oil And Lemon Juice Mixture

Mix 2 spoon of coconut oil and 1 spoon of lemon juice and massage hair and scalp with the mixture at least 2 times every week to get shiny and healthy hair and to cure and prevent hair greying.


Ribbed Gourd

Cut some ribbed gourds to smaller pieces and mix in them coconut oil. Boil the substances till they turn black in color, massage the hair and scalp with mixture to prevent hair greying.


Guava Leaves

Make a paste of leaves of guava by adding water to the leaves and then by grinding the substances. Apply the fresh paste to the scalp and hair and massage gently for around 10 minutes. Let the substance sit for around 30 minutes and then wash with clean water. Do the remedy 2 times every week to get healthy hair and to prevent hair greying.

Guava Leaves

Black Tea

Prepare a cup of strong black tea and add a spoon of salt to it, when the eta cools sufficiently, apply it on the scalp and message in a gentle manner for around 20 minutes. Later wash with water and a mild shampoo. Do the remedy 2 times every week to prevent premature hair greying.


Amaranth Leaves

Amaranth leaves have many nutrients that provide for healthier hair and scalp. Massage you scalp and hair with juice extracted from amaranth leaves for 30 minutes and then wash with clean water. Do the remedy 2 to 3 times every week to treat hair greying problems.