Home Remedies To Turn White Hair Black Naturally


Having white or grey hairs at early age is a sign of premature aging. It is just like a nightmare for all women. This is a universal problem that occurs when melanocytes around hair follicle stops producing enough amount of melanin. Our hairs are made of protein that is called ‘keratin’ and with the growth of hairs, the melanocytes starts injecting melanin into the hair streaks which in turn results in dark color. Without melanin, keratin is yellowish grey or white color.

Causes of Premature Graying

Premature Aging occurs when our hair lacks the pigment known as ‘melanin’. The other reasons of white hairs can be heredity, medical reasons like hyperthyroidism, constant cold, chronic constipation, anemia, etc, deficit of nutrients due to imbalanced diet, extreme use of chemicals on hairs like dye and colors, extreme use of electronics like driers and irons, smoking and stress.

Now days, people prefer easy methods to achieve anything. Similarly, we prefer easy and full of chemical methods to hide grey hair that further damages it more. Use nature to nourish body, strengthen immune system and use natural ingredients to supplement the deficiencies present in our body. See more on hair care.

How to Cover White or Grey Hair Black Naturally

Here we are going to cover some really helpful and effective home remedies that not just convert white hair into black but also helps to boost melanin and keratin.

Black Tea


Black tea is perfect natural source to deal with premature white hairs.  It is so simple to prepare a black tea hair mask.

Ingredients –

  1. 2 tbs Black Tea Leaves
  2. Water

Directions of Use –

  1. Boil water in a container.
  2. Add black tea leaves in coiled water and let it boil for 3 minutes.
  3. Let it cool down now on room temperature.
  4. Strain out the tea leaves and apply tea in your hair.
  5. For long hair, one can use spray bottle to spray tea on hair from root to bottom and then use hair brush to make sure it spread throughout.
  6. After an hour wash hair with cold water and DO NOT apply shampoo.

Coconut Oil with Lemon Juice


This home remedy is an effective use of kitchen ingredients that will leave your hair dark and shiny. Use it at least twice a week to see the effective results.

Ingredients –

  1. Coconut Oil (According to your hair length)
  2. 3 tbs lemon juice

Directions of Use –

  1. Mix the lemon juice and coconut oil. (Prefer to take hot oil)
  2. Gently massage your scalp with this mixture and then comb hair.
  3. Leave it for an hour.
  4. Wash with mild shampoo.

Coconut Oil with Curry Leaves


This home remedy is perfect for young people facing premature grey hair. It helps to boost melanin and keratin.

Ingredients –

  1. Coconut Oil
  2. Curry Leaves

Directions of Use –

  1. Boil curry leaves in coconut oil.
  2. Strain out the leaves and let the oil to cool down at room temperature.
  3. Gently massage your scalp with oil.
  4. Leave it for an hour and then wash with mild shampoo.

Henna Catechu Remedy


Henna is a natural hair dye. This home remedy can be used twice a week for effective results.

Ingredients –

  1. 1 small bowl of henna
  2. Coffee powder 2 tbs
  3. Curd 2 tbs
  4. Lemon Juice 1 tbs
  5. Catechu 1 tbs
  6. Brahmi 1 tbs
  7. Gooseberry or Amla 1 tbs
  8. Vinegar

Directions of Use –

  1. Use a wooden, plastic and stainless steel bowl. Avoid using any other material bowl as henna can react to certain metal.
  2. Mix henna powder with coffee powder and add all ingredients.
  3. Add vinegar until it forms a thick paste.
  4. Leave this mixture for 2 hours.
  5. Apply this paste on your hair and leave it for an hour.
  6. Wash hair completely with water.

If you do not have all these ingredients then do not worry. You can make the henna paste with amla, coffee and water. Just mix henna powder with amla and coffee and make a paste by adding water to it. Then follow the same process.

Coconut Oil and Fenugreek (Methi)


Fenugreek is also called Methi, can be used with coconut oil to slow graying.

Ingredients –

  1. Coconut Oil
  2. Water
  3. Fenugreek/Methi

Directions of Use –

  1. Wash methi with clean water. Now make a paste of methi with water.
  2. Mix this paste into coconut oil.
  3. Apply this paste on hair and keep it for half an hour.
  4. Rinse hair with water.

These home remedies are effective treatments for premature greying. You can also use onion hair mask to stop premature greying and hair growth.

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