Curry leaves or kadi patta that we known here in India is one Ingredients that is extensively used in South Indian cuisines. But here we will not be talking about using the curry leaves for any dish but rather for the natural treatment of the graying of hair or white hair. Graying of hair is a natural aging process but these days even people in their 20s and 30s get this problems of graying hair. To cover the grey hair one can use hair dye to cover them or use henna but there is a natural remedy with curry leaves to cure the white hair problem.
The actual cause of whitening of hair is the reduced amount of the melanin pigment which gives the hair its darkness. Before telling you how you can use curry leaves for turning the hair black, I will strongly suggest that you should take protein rich diet and the diet that is high in minerals like Zinc, copper, iron, Iodine and vitamin B complex. There is no point in using the remedy on the externally when you are not taking proper diet. Right?
How curry leaves help in darkening the hair
Curry leaves darken the hair and restores the natural melanin pigment so that the hair becomes dark again.
Curry leaves also helps in prevention and treatment of premature graying of hair since this is enriched with vitamin like B complex and minerals like iodine, Selenium, Zinc, iron etc.
It is also said that other than the consumption of curry leaves we can also include curry leaves in our diet to get the nutrition out of it and to also keep the digestive system healthier. Also see: Kadi Patta or Curry leaves for Hair Care
Now, let’s get to know about the steps to use curry leaves to treat white hair or grey hair
In which form curry Levaes (kadi patta) can be used
Curry leaves can be used in the fresh leaves form. We can also use curry leaves in the dry leaves or powder form. Here I will be sharing just one remedy but will tell you how you can use curry leaves in any form.
How to use Curry Leaves for White hair: Recipes and Benefits
Take 1/2 cup of coconut oil and then add handful of curry leaves or 15-20 curry leaves.
Keep this oil over the burner and let this boil.
You have to boil this till the curry leaves turn black in color.
Once this does, then stop boiling and let this oil cool down.
Store this in a clean bottle and use to apply on the hair. I will later suggest how to apply this after telling the other way of preparation.