Hair Growth

Who doesn’t like long and beautiful hair? Everyone likes it don’t you? Many people enjoy having long hair, but only few possess it. There are various factors that affect the growth of your hair. Today, most of the people face, hair loss due to hectic lifestyles and stress and many go for treatments, oils etc. Just to get their hair back. Hair plays a very important role in the overall personality of a person. Loosing hair is really stressful and has negative impact on the self confidence of a person.

Hair grows about half an inch every month. Your health plays a very important role in the growth of your hair. A good hair indicates good health, so one should always take good care of health and hair. Herbs also help your hair grow faster. Home remedies are also a better option to grow your hair.


1.    Hot oil massage: Hair gets necessary nutrients and vitamins when you oil it. Hot oil massage will nourish your hair and strengthen it from the roots.

  • Oils like coconut oil, olive oil, castor oil etc. are used for massage.
  1. Eat healthy diet: Eat a diet rich in protein and vitamins.
  • Go for foods rich in Iron, zinc, copper, magnesium, and vitamin A, B, C, and E, will help to grow the hair.

· Vitamin B- complex play a very important role in the growth of the hair. Include foods like milk; cheese, yogurt, eggs, chicken, oats, brown bread, cabbage, etc. Also drink fresh fruit juices such as beet, carrot, grapefruit etc. A good diet is very essential for healthy hair.

  1. Stay stress free: Most people lose hair due to stress.
  • It is said that stress disturbs the hair cycle, so if you want a healthy hair learn to manage stress in your life, to minimize stress go for meditation, breathing exercises and never forget that a good sleep also contributes to hair growth.
  1. Take vitamin and herbal supplements: Along with proper diet you can also take vitamins and herbal supplements such as B- complex vitamins that helps in faster hair growth.
  1. Potatoes: Potatoes are rich in vitamin A, B and C and can do miracles.
  • Oils like coconut oil, olive oil, castor oil etc. are used for massage.
  • Extract juice of 3 potatoes; add one egg yolk, little bit of water and a teaspoon of honey.
  • Take a mixture and apply it, wait for 30 minutes and then wash it out gently.
  • 6.   Nourish your hair with aloe Vera, it prevents hair loss and encourages hair growth. It also reduces dandruff.
  • You can combine aloe Vera gel with equal amounts of coconut milk and apply on hair which would help hair growth.
  1. Onions: This is another food item that helps hair growth and helps it become healthy and strong.
  • Take the mixture of onion, garlic and cinnamon and then boil them, and let them cool, then rub the mixture through the hair.
  • After 15 minutes, wash the hair gently. This will help your hair to grow long.
  1. The egg Mask: Egg contains high level of proteins which helps in the formation of new hair. It is also rich in iron, sulfur, zinc, phosphorus and iodine.
  • Take a paste of honey, egg, and olive oil, apply it on hair keep it for 20 minutes and washes it off gently. This will help with hair growth.
  1. Apple Cider Vinegar: It gently cleanses the hair and maintains the PH balance of the hair, and helps in hair growth. After washing your hair use Apple Cider Vinegar as a final rinse.
  1. Eat Fats that are good for your hair: All fats are not bad, certain fats are essential of healthy hair growth, it will help you process the minerals and vitamins such as vitamin A, D, E and K, You should avoid Trans fatty acids, saturated and hydrogenated fats.


    • Take proper care of your hair, reduce excessive styling, it can hurt your hair, and don’t use excessive chemicals on your hair it might damage your hair or even cause hair loss. Don’t brush or comb your hair frequently.
    • Sometimes it’s the underlying problems such as bad medical conditions that causes hair problems so in case you have any medical problems address it and take immediate action, because all other efforts that you do would go waste if you are having medical problems such as thyroid disorder, chronic illness, hormonal imbalance or infection; scalp infections can also cause slight damage to the hair even some medicines such as birth control pills has adverse effect on hair.
    • Make sure you are having enough iron and zinc, iron that delivers oxygen to your cells, meat is a good source of iron, vegetarians can go for beans, soya products, lentils, etc. and zinc helps in repairing tissues, oysters, dark chocolate, cocoa powder are good source of zinc. Get enough vitamin C, vitamin B i.e. Biotin, citrus fruits, spinach, bell peppers, etc. are a good source of vitamin C. Just a little effort and proper handling of your hair can give you a strong and healthy hair forever.