5 delicious drinks to treat hair loss and brittle nails

Start drinking these healthy drinks to have healthy hair and nails.

Published: May 28, 2017 4:45 PM IST

By Chethana Prakasan

5 delicious drinks to treat hair loss and brittle nails

It breaks our heart when we see our hair thinning. Hair loss and brittle nails are usually part of the normal aging but it may happen due to lack of certain vitamins and minerals. You don’t need to pop pills to treat this. Consuming vegetables and fruits will supply you with all the essential nutrients to improve the health of your hair and nails.  Raw juices made out of fruits and vegetables fight stress, provide nutrients, protects the hair follicles and promote the growth of hair and nails. Here are some healthy and delicious juices to treat brittle nails and hair loss. (ALSO READ Best Foods for Healthy Hair: Top 5 foods to eat for naturally strong, shiny, thick hair!)

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1. Kiwi juice

Rich in vitamin E, kiwi juice will stimulate hair growth. With regular consumption of kiwi juice, your mane will grow faster and minimize hair fall. It will also improve your immune system. You can also apply kiwi juice on your scalp.

How to make it: Wash kiwi fruits. Cut the fruits into halves. Now, scoop out the pulp and put it in the blender. Add in little water and a little bit of honey. Blend it to make a smooth drink.

2. Lettuce, cucumber, honey and lemon

This drink is tangy, sweet and tasty. Lettuce will provide vitamin E, while cucumber will detoxify your body.

Lettuce and cucumber drink

Lettuce and cucumber drink

How to make it: Take a bunch of lettuce, juice of half a lemon, one teaspoon of honey and one small cucumber (washed and peeled). Put all the ingredients in a blender and blend it to make a smooth drink. (ALSO READ: 10 foods that help you beat signs of ageing!).

3. Walnut, raisin, dried parsley leaves, ginger and honey

This drink will improve the texture of your hair and nails.

How to make it: Take dried parsley leaves and walnuts. Blend them together and then add in raisins, ginger and honey. Blend it again to make a drink. Drink it around thrice a week. (ALSO READ Walnuts can improve mood in young men)

4. Beetroot, carrot, apple, cucumber and ginger

This thick juice is loaded with vitamins and essential nutrients.

Beetroot and carrot juice

Beetroot and carrot juice

How to make it: Take a few pieces of beetroot, one small carrot (washed and peeled), two small apples, one small cucumber and a small piece of ginger. Blend it together to form a thick juice. Drink it twice a week.

5. Banana, spinach and lemon

We are aware of the health benefits of banana and spinach is rich in vitamins. This healthy drink will take care of your daily vitamin and nutrient requirement.

How to make it: Take a bunch of spinach leaves, three bananas and a juice of half a lemon. Put all three ingredients in a blender and add in 350 ml of water. Blend it to make a smooth drink.

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Published Date: May 28, 2017 4:45 PM IST