IS YOUR HAIR ALSO TURNING GREY?
Updated: Feb 26
Premature graying of hair is a common issue for this generation. In dictionary terms, Premature graying of hair (PGH) is defined as graying of hair before the age of 20 years. But, it does not mean that it is good for your health and hair. Every age group is affected by this problem nowadays. Even teenagers are facing problems of white or gray hair in a small quantity.
What are the causes?
This is majorly caused by the deficiency of vitamin B, zinc and copper in our body. This is because these nutrients assist the metabolic process involved in giving hair its natural colour. Secondly, stress, hypertension and anxiety are factors that affect hairfall and grow back in form of gray hair.
So what do we do about it?
Well not to worry, as we know that Ayurveda is the oldest form of medicine in our previous blog. Ayurveda is plant based and has a cure for this too. Some medicinal herbs when applied to the roots of your hair in the form of oil can cure premature graying of hair. Herbs like Yashtimadhu, Amla and Jatamansi are best known for their properties of retaining the natural colour of your hair and prevent premature graying.