In Ayurveda, the condition of greying of hair is known as Palitya.
CAUSES AND SYMPTOMS
The main cause for the graying of hair is improper nutririon. The other important psychological factors are stress, worry, and anxiety. The causative factors also include certain diseases like sinusitis, chronic cold. Washing hair with hot water regularly also leads to premature graying of hair. Conditions like psoriasis, dandruff and other fungal infections also cause hair loss and graying of hair to a great extent.
AYURVEDIC MEDICINES AND PRESCRIPTIONS FOR GREYING OF HAIR
|One teaspoon full in equal quantities should be mixed with honey and taken three times in a day.|
Black Sesame Seeds,
|Powder of one part each of amla and black sesame seeds and two parts of bhringaraja to be taken with milk.|
|Any of these oils can be used to massage the head.|
DIET AND OTHER REGIMEN
- The diet should consist of fruits and vegetables in large quantities so that the essential vitamins and minerals are supplied to the body.
- Too much of fried and spicy foods should be avoided and plenty of water should be taken.