Each hair has a root that contains a structure like a small bag or called the hair follicle. Hair follicles contain melanocytes that produce melanin pigment, which is responsible for hair color.
Over time, the pigment cells in hair follicles is reduced which makes the hair no longer has a lot of melanin. This is the condition that changes the hair color became gray or white.
If you have experienced white-haired old man was very reasonable, but if the young have gray hair then there are ways you can do to prevent it.
Several factors can even cause premature gray hair grow though at a young age, among others, as reported by Lifemojo on Monday (11/04/2011):
Excessive stress, anxiety and tension prolonged
Diseases like thypus
Too much to drink tea, coffee or alcohol
Eating foods that are fried or greasy
Eating spices, food to excess acid
Malnutrition especially copper substances that may reduce melatonin production.
What can be done to overcome them?
There are some simple home remedies to treat this condition, as reported by Lifemojo following:
1. Drinking carrot juice
Drink carrot juice every day can keep the hair remains black and gray hair to help overcome the problem.
2. Grated ginger mixed with honey
Grated fresh ginger and mix with honey which is then placed in the jar. Drink 1 teaspoon per day.
3. Hair Massage
Massage hair with coconut oil will keep long hair, black and strong. You can also use lemon juice mixed with dried gooseberry powder for use on the scalp for a few days.This will help to blacken the premature gray hair gradually. Massage hair with ith coconut oil and lime juice every day can also help.
4. Drinking milk butter (butter milk)
Drink butter milk with a mixture of 2 teaspoons of yeast and wheat germ will prevent and treat premature gray hair.
5. Using red onion pasta
Applying onion paste to the scalp for a few days before the bath helps to change the gray hair gradually turned black.
6. Eating foods rich in protein, iron, iodine minerals, and vitamins A and B
Vitamin A for example on green vegetables and yellow fruits such as broccoli, spinach, carrots, pumpkin. Vitamin B in bananas, tomatoes, cauliflower, cereals, liver, kidney, yogurt, yeast and wheat. Protein in cereal grains, meat and soy. Minerals such as zinc, iron and copper substance in red meat, almonds and fish.