Homemade ingredients are one the most effective ways to stimulate hair growth and you will be surprised at just how many you can find right in your kitchen.
There are several hair products that promise magic in days but we all know that most of them don’t actually work. It is very possible to still find some that will surely make your hair grow but we still think nature has the best solution so far.
Your kitchen is already full of some hair-growing recipes that when used correctly, consistently and with a lot of patience, your hair will come back more alive than ever.
These are a few tested and proven ingredients you can prepare yourself.
1. Onion juice
Onion juice helps to reduce hair fall leading to a fuller and longer hair. Due to its rich antibacterial properties, it can fight dandruff and improve the general condition of your hair. To make a pack for your hair, combine two tablespoons of onion juice with one tablespoon of honey and apply it to your hair from the root to the tips. Rinse off with mild shampoo and water then repeat the process twice every week.
You could also do an onion rinse. Simply boil some water with chopped onion and allow it to cool down. Rinse your hair with it after shampooing
Eggs are rich in zinc, sulfur, iron, phosphorus, iodine, and protein which help nourish the hair follicles and encourage healthy hair growth. You can rub the egg white into your hair and allow to sit for 30 minutes then rinse off with mild shampoo or whisk egg whites with olive oil and honey together. Apply to your hair and leave it on for 20 minutes then rinse off with shampoo.
3. Potato juice
Potatoes are also rich in potassium, iron, calcium, and protein which aid healthy hair growth. Blend a few potatoes and extract the juice from it. Rub the juice into your scalp and hair from root to tip and allow to sit for 15 minutes before rinsing off. Repeat this process three times a week.
Another way to use the juice is to combine it with egg white and some honey. Rub it into your scalp and hair then leave in for 2 hours before rinsing it off with shampoo. You will repeat the process once every week.
Banana contains, potassium, Vitamins A, E and C which helps your hair to grow. It moisturizes your hair and helps prevent hair loss as well. To use banana for your hair, mash one ripe banana into a paste and massage into your hair. Cover it with a shower cap and allow it to stay on for 45 mins. Repeat the process once every week.
5. Cayenne Pepper
Cayenne contains capsaicin which irritates your scalp when applied. This irritation increases blood flow to your hair thereby improving hair growth. To make a cayenne pepper hair pack take 1/3 cup of olive oil and heat in a pan. Add one tablespoon of cayenne pepper and stir continuously to avoid clumps. Allow it to cool down and apply to your hair and scalp. Massage it for a few minutes and leave it for 3 hours or overnight. Rinse off with shampoo.
Garlic stimulates new hair growth and boosts blood circulation. It is also antibacterial which means it fights dandruff-causing fungus. To enjoy its awesome benefits, crush three cloves of garlic and boil in 3 tablespoons of coconut oil or olive oil. Let it cool down and apply it to the hair concentrating on the roots. Repeat this growth treatment 3 times every week.