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Hair is mostly made up of proteins. In protein there is a substance called melanin, it is responsible for the color of hair.
Melanin in black or dark hair is the same as that in blonde hair. It is the amount of melanin present that accounts for the different colors of hair.
There are more melanin in dark than lightly colored hair. As a person age the amount of melanin present in hair diminishes. When there is no melanin, the hair becomes white.
Adequate nutrients can slow the effect of the graying of hair and baldness. These nutrient can be absorbed directly by the hair, or through taking supplements.
It is recommended that you take multivitamin like : bee pollen in addition to taking multi minerals and proteins.
To darken gray hair :
Make a sage(chia) mixture :
Put 2 Tablespoons of sage in ½ liter boiling water, letting the mixture cool, then drain through a colander. Rinse hair with this mixture and you will notice that the hair will darken little by little. It is helpful if you add a little rosemary to sage.
To add shine to hair :
To make hair shine, make a similar mixture as above, replace the sage (chia) with petals of chamomile flowers.
It is advisable to massage your hair with virgin coconut oil or aloe vera gel after washing it with shampoo. VCO and aloe vera gel is very good in nourishing and revitalizing your hair.
Other Recommended supplements to eliminate gray hair :
1. Fo-Ti 2 tablets per day, 1 with each meal
2. Chinese Lycium