Graying of hair

AYURVEDA Treatment for Gray Hair

Graying of hair is also known as canities. It is a general chronological condition in humans. Asian’s in their late 30’s, Western’s in their early 30’s and African’s in their mid of 40’s age get the gray hair. If hair turns gray or whitish before these ages can the graying of hair or canities. For some people, gray hair may be pride, but for the people who are just twenty-something, it might be a shock. Premature graying of hair is due to many reasons.

AYURVEDA Treatment for Gray Hair

Graying of hair gives us the indication of improper protein synthesis. Hair root starts in the dermis layer. Hair Follicle is a structure of cells and connective tissues which surrounds the hair roots. Change in the hair colors depends on the pigment called melanin. The protein melanin is responsible for the difference in the color of hair. Keratin forms the protective outer layer and is responsible for producing nails and hair.

Causes of Premature Graying of Hair

Lack of nutrition


Chemical hair products


Mental stress


Medical conditions: Anaemia, Thyroid disorders, Vitiligo, and B12 deficiency

Symptoms of gray hair

Frequent Hair loss

Hair thinning

Discoloration of hair before the ’30s

AYURVEDA Treatment for Gray Hair

Premature Gray hair is a common issue. Coloring your hair with chemical-based coloring solution can only damage your hair. You can control the prematurely gray hair by following Ayurvedic treatment as it is natural and has no side-effects. Hair growth or change in coloring depends upon one’s physical and mental health. The procedures used in ayurvedic treatment are:

AYURVEDA Treatment for Gray Hair

Nasya: It is a procedure for detoxifying the head. In Nasya, 4 to 5 drops of Medicated oil is poured into the nose and flows through nostrils. Nasya is a part of Panchakarma procedure. It helps in cleansing your throat, head, and nostrils. Based on the types of Nasya, Ghee or oil is used along with herbs like henna, basil, and Brahmi. Nasya is useful for Nasal infections, Migraine, sinus, congestion, and graying of hair. This therapy will purify and strengthen the nasal passage.

There are three types of Nasya

Virechana Nasya

Brimhana Nasya

Samana Nasya

AYURVEDA Treatment for Gray Hair

Takradhara: It is an excellent relaxation therapy for the mind. In this therapy medicine, rich buttermilk poured onto the person’s forehead. This process induces coolness into the mind and soothes the stress. It is also beneficial for curing Hormonal imbalance, improve skin disorders, reduce hypertension and graying of hair, and many more.

Our skin has an internal relationship with the glands and the veins, and any abnormalities cause a reaction on the skin surface resulting in skin diseases. The Ayurveda treatment starts with the measure to cease the on-going aggregation of the dosha in the body, as the digestive system targeted at first for eliminating impurities by implementing appropriate dosha diet.

The ancient Indian treatment popularly known as Ayurveda is the process to cure diseases with natural therapies and Ayurvedic medicines. With two decades of excellence in Indian ayurvedic treatment across Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, we at Vardhan Ayurvedic Hospital have been serving more than four Lakh patients till now. It is our solemn responsibility to continue forward the Ayurveda, which has been a pride of Indian treatment.

Have healthy and strong hair happily with Ayurveda


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