Gray Hair Natural Remedies

Want to know the best gray hair natural remedies that can help prevent and reverse aging color? There are many grey hair causes that can be fixed one way or another, so you may be able to stop premature graying. 

Within our hair follicles, there are cells whose main job is to produce pigment which colors our hair. These cells are called melanocytes. As a person gets older, the melanocytes produce less and less coloring pigment, making hair grow in gray.

Why Does Hair Turn Gray?

Oftentimes simply because of genetics, however, there are many conditions and health issues that you can treat to stop your graying.

There is no direct remedy that can completely halt and reverse gray hair, but there are many things you can do to slow it down and allow more color to be produced even after you begin losing it. Try these gray hair natural remedies together for the best results.


Copper is one of those minerals that many Americans and Europeans really lack in their diets. Copper is directly related to the hair follicles' ability to continue producing color, but because many people don't get enough of the mineral they often see gray hair sooner.

Blackstrap molasses contains a hefty dose of copper, and many people have said that their hair color returns after a month or two of daily doses of molasses.

Be sure to avoid corn syrup (which unfortunately is in almost everything pre-packaged these days) because it leaches copper from the body.

Medical Issues

If you want to prevent your hair from graying, the first thing you should do is take care of any medical problems that can cause the problem.

Hyper- and hypothyroidism have both been linked to premature color loss, as have intestinal problems, a variety of diseases such as Crohn's and celiac disease.

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Bad Habits

If you smoke, stop now. Many studies have linked premature graying to smoking. Your body, and your hair, cannot be healthy or beautiful if you fill it with toxins. The same also goes for excessive alcohol consumption. Alcohol is a poison and it will do no good for your scalp.

Grow Wheat Grass

Many people report that drinking a few ounces of the juice from wheat grass helps prevent graying hair, after they have been drinking it daily for a month or two. Wheat grass has tons of vitamins and minerals that help the body stay in tip-top functioning order.

Watch Your Diet

By taking care of your body with regular exercise and healthy food, you are setting your organs and cells up for a longer, healthier life.

There is no doubt that healthy people live longer and stay youthful longer than those who don't. Make the decision to take the best care of yourself that you can.

Para Amino Benzoic Acid

This vitamin, more commonly known as PABA, is one that is very important to hair growth. It is most often found in eggs and dairy, as well as mushrooms and spinach. If you can't get enough from your diet, you may also find supplements helpful.

It is best to try these gray hair natural remedies in conjunction with each other, meaning that you will get better effects should you try more than just one at once.

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