21 Powerful Home Remedies For Hair Growth


The first impression depends greatly on the physical appearance of the person in question. In order to draw attention on us, we have to have appealing teeth, an appealing figure and of course, lively and healthy hair. However, not many people can brag about their healthy, naturally flowing hair, especially since we use so many chemical products and hair devices, which can only damage our hair.

Once our hair is damaged, many other problems follow- slow growth, lifeless and unappealing hair. Luckily for us, nature works in such a miraculous way, that we should only turn to the proper ingredient and treat our problem, naturally.

Here’s a list of 21 home remedies for hair growth and a better hair quality:

1. Potato Juice

Put a peeled potato in a blender in order to take out its juice. Once blended, apply the potato juice on your scalp. Leave on for 15 minutes before you wash your hair with a shampoo. Since it’s a totally natural product, you can repeat this procedure every time you wash your hair. Potato in general is a very nutritive ingredient, due to the presence of vitamin A, B and C, it is also beneficial for the hair growth.

2. Coconut milk

It’s notoriously famous for being extremely beneficial and nutritive. Rich is iron and proteins, coconut oil can do wonders for your hair. Apply the milk on your scalp, leave it overnight and rinse the next day with warm water. Repeat the action many times or with every wash.

3. Egg Mask

Eggs are rich in protein which is the key factor for hair growth. Mix one egg with one teaspoon of honey and one of olive oil in a bowl, until you get a mixture or a paste. Apply it to the scalp and leave it on for 20 minutes, rinse with a warm water and wash your hair with a gentle shampoo. Repeat the action once a week and watch your hair grow and glow.

4. Green tea

Green tea

Green tea is a potent antioxidant which can promote hair growth and improve the quality of your hair. Pour warm water over the green tea teabag, apply it over your scalp and leave it on for approximately an hour. You can do this every time you wash your hair and rinse it with a warm water.

5. Garlic

Garlic is great for improving the circulation of the blood and therefore it promotes regeneration and hair growth. Mix 2 cloves of crushed garlic and a cup of coconut or olive oil and bring it to boil. Apply the mixture on the roots of the hair follicles and then wash it away with shampoo. Three times a week is great for best results.

6. Jojoba Oil

An amazing, hydrating essential oil which is also beneficial for your hair growth and better hair quality. Mix a teaspoon of jojoba oil and 2 tablespoons of olive or coconut oil, apply the mixture and keep it overnight. Rinse the following morning and wash the hair with a mild hair shampoo. You can apply this mixture once or twice a week and your hair will be healthy and flowing.

7. Onion Juice

Due to the Sulphur presence, onion juice is extremely beneficial in promoting hair growth and producing collagen in the tissues. Use two onions or shallots, chop them and blend them in order to take out their juices. Use the juice and apply it on your scalp, leaving it on for 15 minutes. Rinse the juice and shampoo the hair. Apply it once a week in order to get the best results.

8. Rosemary Oil

This essential oil promotes the blood circulation and increases the cell division, hence the increased hair growth. Mix a teaspoon of rosemary oil with two tablespoons of coconut oil and apply the mixture on the scalp. Leave it overnight and rinse the next morning. You can also add few drops of rosemary oil in your shampoo or conditioner and use this twice a week.

9. Vitamin E Oil

This oil is a potent antioxidant, which fights free radicals and promotes blood circulation and oxygen flow in the body. It will give a better quality of your hair and make it shinier and smoother. Massage your scalp with this oil and keep it overnight. Rinse the next morning and shampoo your hair. Do this as much as you think, because it’s perfectly safe to use it every time you shampoo your hair.

10. Indian Gooseberry (Amla)

amla powder for hair growth

A great source of vitamin C and a potent antioxidant. It can help greatly with hair loss and pigmentation of the hair. Mix two teaspoons of juice or powder of Indian Gooseberry and two teaspoons of lime juice. Massage the scalp with this mixture and leave it on for a while. Wash off with warm water and use this mixture once a month for best results.

Also Read: How Can I Use Amla Powder For Hair Growth Treatment?

11. Argan oil

Argan oil is a miraculous oil which is extremely popular among professional hair stylists. It’s extremely beneficial for every type of hair problems, including thin, damaged and hair loss problems. It moisturizes the hair follicles and promotes hair growth. You can apply this oil on the ends of the hair or massage it on the scalp, keep it overnight and rinse the next morning with soft shampoo. Do this twice a week, for a healthy and lively hair.

12. Apple Cider Vinegar

In order to maintain a proper pH balance of the hair and a cleaner and healthier environment for the hair, apple cider vinegar is the best treatment for your hair. Mix 75 ml of apple cider vinegar and a liter of water. You can use this mixture as a final rinse, after you’ve shampooed your hair. You can repeat this every time you wash the hair.

13. Lavender Oil

This magical oil is known for its soothing properties, as well as its healing properties. It promotes hair growth by applying a mixture of a teaspoon of lavender oil, jojoba oil, rosemary oil and thyme oil. Massage the scalp, keep it for an hour and wash it off. Repeat the action twice a week.

14. Hibiscus Flower

Hibiscus flower promotes hair growth and helps with dandruff problems. Mix 2 hibiscus flowers with two teaspoons of sesame oil or coconut oil, make a smooth paste and apply it on the hair. Wash it off which a mild shampoo. You can do this every time you wash your hair.

15. Sage Oil

Sage oil can be used individually or mixed with other essential oils or apple cider vinegar. It is a great treatment for hair loss. Mix a teaspoon of sage oil with two tablespoons of olive oil or coconut oil. Massage the scalp with the mixture and keep it overnight. Rinse the next morning.

16. Olive Oil

Olive oil

Olive oil is benefitial for the overall body, it promotes hair growth and it’s a powerful antioxidant. Implement olive oil in your everyday diet or use it before shampooing your hair, you can also mix it with other essential oils. Using it once or twice a week will give you best results.

17. Peppercorns

Peppercorns promote hair growth and a better hair quality. Blend two teaspoons peppercorns and half a cup of lime juice, until you get a smooth paste. Apply it on the roots, cover with warm towel and keep it for half an hour. Repeat once a month for best results.

18. Flaxseed Oil

This oil contains fatty acids which will improve the quality of the hair as well as promote hair growth. Mix flaxseed oil and coconut oil or olive oil, massage the scalp and keep it overnight. Rinse the next morning and shampoo the hair. Repeat once or twice a week.

19. Castor oil

This oil will solve hair loss problems once and for all. It’s extremely beneficial for the hair, it promotes hair growth and prevent bald patches. Warm the oil and massage the scalp. Keep for 20 minutes in a warm scalp and rinse. You can also add lemon juice in order to avoid a sticky texture. This massage is also convenient for dandruff problems.

20. Cumin seeds

These seeds are incredibly nutritive and healthy for attractive and appealing hair. Soak two teaspoons of cumin seeds in half a cup of castor oil or olive oil, leave it overnight and the next morning apply the paste. Keep it for 15 minutes and rinse. Wash off with mild shampoo and repeat once a month.

21. Change in diet

It’s true when they say that beauty comes from the inside. In order for you to look healthy, you must increase the intake of fruits and vegetables as well as avoid processed food, cigarettes, alcohol, contaminated products and similar ingredients which may harm your overall health. Try changing your diet in a way that your whole body will benefit from it and you will feel it from the inside and the people will notice it from the outside.

I'm Johan, a Freelance Content Creator & Content Writer from Bath, helping brands and businesses connect with their ideal clients.

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