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Gray Hair


What can I do for premature gray?


Hair color is regulated by Ranjaka Pitta which relates to the blood. It is also affected by Bhrajaka Pitta which relates to the skin.

The health, color and luster of the hair begins in the liver. If the liver is weak, then Ranjaka Pitta is aggravated, impurities circulate in the blood and can accumulate in the scalp.

Another factor is stress. If you are under a lot of pressure it aggravates the mind, Prana Vata, which can disrupt the hair building process and accelerate premature graying.

Diet and lifestyle tips

  • Eat pure, fresh foods that are relatively easy to digest.
  • Favor green leafy vegetables and sweet juicy fruits.
  • Avoid stressful situations.
  • The Transcendental Meditation program is highly effective for reducing stress.
  • The herbal supplement Healthy Hair & Nails helps nourish the liver and Ranjaka Pitta and Bhrajaka Pitta.
  • The herbal supplement Worry Free helps nourish the mind and Prana Vata.

Please note: This ayurvedic information is education. It does not replace medical advice or treatments.

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