Our worst nightmare, appearance wise, for men and women alike is finding a strand of gray hair. It automatically makes us think we’re growing old and we want to do everything we can to stop this from happening. We try everything we can, buy every product we can find, drink every pill and we expect results, but the results are somehow unnoticeable. Moreover, we end up with some unwanted side-effects and sometimes do more damage than good.
However, if we turn to natural remedies and try to resolve this problem with a different approach the results will be more evident and we won’t struggle with the adverse side-effects.
Firstly, we need to know that graying hair can be caused by numerous factors, like unhealthy diet, thyroid disorders, excessive use of chemicals, pollution, stress, smoking and hormonal imbalances. All of these issues should be dealt with before we try to fix the problem.
Start eating healthier, pay attention to all the nutrients your body needs and try the following remedy we recommend. It’s completely natural and 100% effective. You’ll only need 2 ingredients to prepare it and the application is easy as well.
Here’s what you’ll need:
- 3 tsp. fresh organic lemon juice
- Extra virgin coconut oil – the amount varies depending on how long your hair is
Method or preparation:
Mix the lemon juice and coconut oil to get a consistent mixture and apply it on your entire hair length. Massage the scalp gently and leave it on for an hour. Rinse and wash your hair. Repeat the process every week until you’re satisfied with the results.
What makes this coconut-lemon remedy so effective?
Both the coconut oil and lemon juice are extremely health beneficial and rich in a number of nutrients that are good for your hair. The coconut oil abounds in medium chain fatty acids as well as lauric acid and has anti-microbial properties. These properties improve your hair’s quality and reverse the graying process. They also strengthen your hair, boost its growth and make it look shiny and beautiful once again.
Lemon juice, on the other hand, is rich in vitamin C, phosphorus and Vitamin B – all the nutrients have an amazing effect against graying hair and reverse the process. They also treat the root cause that leads to premature graying.