Ayurvedic treatment for Premature greying

Premature greying

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Premature greying


Ayurveda explains that healthy hair is a sign of good, balanced state of tridosha and imbalance in the tridosha can lead to hair diseases. The management is balancing the vitiated dosha and strengthen the dhatus by appropriate diet, lifestyle and herbs. The management principle of any disease is that avoidance of causative factors like avoidance of pittavardhak aahara and vihar in case of palitya.

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

  • Avoid use of pungent (katu), sour (amla), salt (lavana), hot (ushna), light (laghu) aahar.
  • Avoid refined sugar, refined foods, junk food, and carbonated and alcoholic drinks.
  • Increase intake of green leafy vegetables, fresh fruits, and vegetable juice.

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

  • Oil massage to the head, ears and feet should be performed frequently
  • Graying of hair can be prevented by oiling of hair.
  • Keeping a cloth dipped in oil on the head is effective in premature greying of hair.
  • Stress may cause graying of hair, perform yoga to relieve stress.
  • Inverted postures of yoga increase the blood circulation to the scalp thereby reducing graying of hair.
  • Breathing exercises improve the blood flow to the different parts of the body.

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