Best Home Remedies To Get Thicker Hair

Every woman likes to have thick and black hair; whether your hair is long or short, thickness does matter for looking better. Though there are many products available in market to get thicker hair. But their reliability is doubtful; it may harm your hair. So it is good to follow some natural remedies to get thicker hair.

First and foremost remedy to get thicker hair is to take a balanced diet daily. Balanced diet means you should include necessary minerals and vitamins such as iron, Vitamins C, B, copper, and zinc in your diet. These nutrients help to increase the volume of your hair naturally.

Home Remedies to Get Thicker Hair:

1. Mango Bark for Thicker Hair:

Mango bark for thicker hair

All parts of mango tree are useful for human being. If your hair is not thick enough and also started premature graying, apply decoction (kadha) of mango bark.

To prepare decoction of mango bark, boil 500 ml water in a pan with some mango bark (aam ki chhal) till it remains half. Now, rub this decoction on your hair like oil to get thicker hair.

2. Amla Water for Thicker Hair :

Amla (Indian gooseberry) is great for healthy hairs; it is used in various shampoo, oil and hair tonics. It enriches hair growth and hair pigmentation. By eating fresh amla daily, you can strengthen the roots of hair; by applying its paste on hair roots, you can improve growth and make your hair thicker and black.

Soak one tablespoon amla powder in a cup overnight; on the next day morning, apply the water of the amla powder (strain the powder) on your hair with a brush. Follow this remedy continuously for 2-3 months without gap; there is no need to wash the hair daily after applying amla water.

Similarly, juice of Indian gooseberry may be applied on your hair during winter season i.e. from October to March. Amla powder remains available in grocery shops, Ayurvedic medicine shops and even in super markets.

3. Aloe Vera to Get Thicker Hair:

Aloe vera, a green cactus looking plant, is very good for hair growth. It contains proteolysis enzymes which repairs dead skin cells on the scalp.

To make your hair thicker, take one leaf of aloe vera and remove its outer layer (peel it). Then mash the pu


For better results, eat a small piece of aloe vera (ghritkumari) daily. Peel the aloe vera leaf after washing. And eat the pulp empty stomach daily.

4. Amla with Mulethi:

To make your hair thicker and black, collect the following ingredients at first-


  1. Indian gooseberry (Amla) Juice                  500ml
  2. Liquorice (Mulethi) Powder                         250 gm
  3. Clarified Butter (Ghee)                                500 gm

Mix all the ingredients in a pan and keep on the medium gas to heat. After burning the water of the mixture, turn off the gas and keep the remaining ghee in a bottle after cooling. Apply this ghee daily on your hairs to make them thicker and black; even gray hairs will become black after some days.

5. Amla Pulp To Get Thicker Hair:

Amla pulp is one of the best home remedy to get thicker hair (ghane baal). Apply amla pulp on your hair 2-3 times in a week and notice the change after one month. Fresh Indian gooseberry remains available in market during winter season.

For detailed information, read “Amla for Premature graying of hair‘ because this remedy is quite effective to make your hair thicker and black.

6. Fenugreek Seeds for Thicker Hair:

Fenugreek seed (methi) is a good source of protein, vitamin- C, potassium, lecithin and nicotinic acid that strengthen the hair naturally.

Firstly, soak 2-3 tbsp fenugreek seeds (methi) in water and leave them overnight. In the next day morning, grind them to make paste. Now apply the paste on your scalp and hair. Leave it for 1 hour and then wash it off. Use this fenugreek seeds paste once a week for better hair growth. Fenugreek seeds (methi) help to increase the volume of the hair. The hair looks shiny and smooth.

7. Amla with Coconut Oil:

Amla has vitamin-C, minerals, amino acids, tannins and flavonoid. Regular use of coconut oil with amla makes your hair thicker and black naturally.

Simply, boil dried amla chunks (20 gm) and coconut oil (200 gm) in a pan (preferably with iron pan) for 10-15 minutes. Put it off from the flame and then store it into a bottle after cooling. Use this oil lukewarm on your scalp and hair at night and rinse your hair in the next day morning. Apply this remedy at least twice or thrice a week for better results.

8. Amla with Acacia Concinna:

To get thicker hair, wash your hair with amla and shikakai (Indian gooseberry and acacia concinna).

(For detailed information, also read ‘Amla for Premature graying of hair‘).

9. Carom Seeds Oil to Get Thicker Hair:

Carom is a fragrant herb, known for its various health benefits. Its seeds and oil are also good for hair growth. Mix some carom seeds (ajwain) oil in coconut oil and give head massage with this oil. It improves blood circulation on the scalp and make hair healthier and shiny.


Though all the above hair remedies are safe and effective but results may vary from person to person. If you are allergic to any ingredient or any ingredient does not suit you, stop the application immediately.

Ingredients required for above said remedies remain available on all the grocery shops or super markets.