Although hair is not essential to life,it is of sufficient cosmetic concern to provoke in anyone when it starts thinning,falling.To a woman ,the sight of a comb or brush covered with lost hair can cause mental strain..
Hair is formed in minute pockets in the skin called follicles.An up growth at the base of the follicle called papilla,actually produces hair when a special group of cells turn amino acids into keratin(type of protein which hair is made).The rate of these protein 'building blocks' determines hair growth.The average growth rate is about 1.2 cm per month,growing fastest on women between 15-30 years....
Home remedies for hair growth:
Coconut milk: Coconut milk is very beneficial to promote the hair growth.Applying coconut milk all over the scalp and massaging it into the hair roots.Coconut milk is prepared by grinding coconut shavings and squeeze them well.
lettuce: A mixture of lettuce and spinach juice is found beneficial to help the growth of hair,if taken to the extent to 1/2 liter daily.
Mustard oil & henna leaves: mustard oil boiled with henna leaves,is useful for healthy growth of hair.About 250 ml of mustard oil should be boiled in a tin basin.About 60 grams of henna leaves should be gradually put in this oil till they are burnt in the oil.Oil should be filtered through a cloth and stored in a bottle.Regular massage with this oil will produce abundant hair.
Indian gooseberry: Gooseberry oil is prepared by boiling dry pieces of gooseberry in coconut oil,is considered as valuable hair tonic for enriching hair growth.
Onion: Onion is also found beneficial in the treatment of patchy baldness.It boosts the production of collagen tissues and thus help in the re-growth of hair..