How to prevent premature greying?

Grey hair is usually associated with ageing, but this is not always the case. Early greying of the hair is hereditary, and we can inherit it from one of our parents or grandparents. It can be of an unhealthy lifestyle like smoking, stress, unbalanced diet, nutritional deficiency, thyroid disease, excessive use of electric dryers and hair irons, chemical-based hair products etc., Premature greying is a common problem faced by the youth today so here are some to restore natural hair colour and stop greying of hair.


Amla is one of the best remedies to stop the growth of grey hair. It is the most abundant source of vitamin C and contains antioxidants that help to renew the hair and make it darker and thicker. Drinking Fresh amla juice can reverse grey hair, and is also great for your skin and overall health. Dried amla powder is equally beneficial and can be consumed with water or added to the smoothie or soups. Massaging the hair with amla oil to moisturizes and nourishes the scalp and reduces the growth of grey hair.


Fenugreek seeds contain various nutrients which prevent premature greying and also stimulate growth and prevents hair fall. You can either soak them in water and drink or soak the seeds in water and grind them to form a paste which can be used as a hair mask.

Premature Greying


Henna used as a natural colourant for the hair. Best way to apply it is by taking some henna powder the quantity depending upon the hair length. Then soak it in coffee decoction for around 8 hours, preferably over the night and pour some lemon juice. Mix it well. You can also add some amla powder to this mixture for nourishment.

Curry Leaves

Curry Leaves stimulate the hair follicles to produce melanin, which gives the hair its colour. More melanin production results in the prevention of white hair. Take 6-10 curry leaves and one cup of coconut oil in a small saucepan. Simmer over medium heat for about 5 minutes or until the curry leaves become crispy. Remove from the heat and cool to room temperature. Strain the oil to remove the curry leaves and to apply generously on the roots.


  • Drink Amla juice.

  • Apply a mixture of onion juice and coconut oil with curry leaves.

  • Rinse your hair with black tea.

  • Put a henna mask and Fenugreek mask on your hair.

  • Cleanse your hair with apple cider vinegar and water.

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