Mark Twain once said, “Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” Physically, yes our body grows old, but heart, it never hurt anyone to stay young at heart, right?
Keeping in mind that our seniors are our best sources of knowledge because of their lifelong experiences, All About Seniors is delighted to present the DIY Home Remedies series – Seniors Se Seekh.
In the series we strive to bring to you the best home remedies for anything and everything. From beauty and health hacks to essential life advice, the series has all ‘Nushkhas’ from our precious and highly experienced with life seniors.
Seniors Se Seekh – with Senior Sudershan
Ms. Sudershan Wadhwa is a Delhi based senior citizen in her 80s, who perfectly defines the term, ‘Growing with Grace’. With her majestic charm, she is as beautiful and lively as a 30 years old woman even in her 80s. At heart, Sudershan ma’am is still a teenager who invests a significant amount of her time in taking care of her skin and hair. Here are some super cool and super effective DIY tricks that Sudershan ma’am recommends for smooth, silky and long hair –
Step 1 – In a jar, mix 50gms Mustard oil, 50gms Amla oil, 50 gms Almond oil, 50 gms Olive oil, 15gms Castor oil and mix well.
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Step 2 – Also add 5 almonds and freshly grated Amla in the jar and out the jar in sunlight for a week.
Step 3 – If you don’t have direct access to sunlight, you can also use a double boiler.
Step 4 – To make a double boiler, put a vessel on the gas stove and add water to it. After the water starts to boil, put your jar of all ingredients in the vessel for 10 minutes.
Step 5 – Tadaaa….your super easy DIY hair mask at home is ready for use.
Step 6 – Apply the mask and leave for an hour then wash it mild shampoo.
Tried and tested, this hair mask is very effective for hair growth.
Read another set of effective nuskhe for well groomed hands by senior Sudershan https://allaboutseniors.in/2020/06/18/seniors-se-seekh-hand-care-tips/
Natural Hair Dye –
Second in DIY hair remedies, we have a natural hair dye for beautiful black hair. Chemical hair dyes bring along with them several side effects. Some of the very common side effects are hair excessive hair loss and greying of hair, itchiness, split ends and there have been cases where chemical hair dyes caused cancer as well. So here we bring to you another tried and tested completely natural and effective natural hair dye DIY –
Step 1 – Take 2 tablespoons Kalonji seeds, 2 tablespoons Maithi Dana, 2 tablespoons Amla and mix well with coconut oil.
Step 2 – Store this mixture in a jar and put the jar in sunlight for a week.
(Again, if you don’t have access to sunlight directly, your double boiler DIY in just few scrolls above)
Step 3 – Apply this mask on regular basis and in one month you’ll be amazed with the results.
Read the story of another inspiring senior who is no less fit than any teenage even at the age of 95 https://allaboutseniors.in/2020/06/18/alive-and-kicking-at-95/
If you have any Nushkas of your own or know anyone who is the perfect Nuskha person, do mail their tricks to us at firstname.lastname@example.org . Stay connected with us for more updates on the series, Seniors Se Seekh.
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