About 3 months ago I started taking 1 Tablespoon of unsulphured blackstrap molasses daily, or at least I tried to do it daily, because many times I'd forget. I just pour onto a spoon and then swallow it. The taste is ok, not great and I just get it over with quickly. I was hoping that it would help with my graying hair all around my hairline, and sure enough this stuff works! I had a lot of gray and now it's almost all gone. I bought the unsulphured blackstrap molasses at the health food store, haven't found it at grocery stores around here. I'm very pleased and will continue. Thank you to EC and everyone who has contributed such helpful information on so many subjects.
I have dyed my hair for the past 11 years nd got tired of it. I have just started taking 2 tsp of blackstrap molasses with 2 tsp of apple cider vinegar. I hope it works! I will update the results.
(Al Ain, UAE)
(Perth, Western Australia)
(Michelbach-le-bas, Alsace, France)
At around the same time I started taking 2 tablespoons of blackstrap molasses for the iron (being vegetarian) and taking a Vitamin B supplement (for stress). Before this I had to dye my hair every few weeks to cover the grey that was threatening to overtake my dark hair. After six months of taking the two remedies daily I was able to stop colouring my hair!!! I couldn't believe it! Now I can actually see when I pull the odd grey out that they are gradually turning black at the folicle. It takes a long time, but the results are definitely worth the wait! I'm not sure whether it's the vitamins or the molasses or if they work together. Daily intake seems to be the key. Also I feel healthy and relaxed. Good luck!
(Auckland, New Zealand)
(Auckland, New Zealand)
(Baltimore, Maryland USA)
(Auckland, New Zealand)
(Kent, Wa Usa)
My feeling is that some of you that got no results with BSM taking the gray hair away is that perhaps some of you are looking for a magic pill. BSM is not a cure-all. BSM should be taken along with a very healthy diet for best results. If people take BSM and eat a poor diet, use tobacco, drink alcohol, and other things, BSM may not give the results you are looking for.
I don't think BSM will help everyone. It might depend on what nutrients one is lacking in.
When I heard about molasses taking white hair off I could't believe it. But I though it was worth to try. every morning in a 8 glass of water I mix' two table spoons of the blackstrap molasses, two table spoon of raw honey, and two table spoon of apple cider and drink it. I have to be honest the taste I don't like very much, but the energy i get from that is tremendous, and not only that but because of the apple cider keeps me away from any type of viruses including flu. This is a great thing I am so glad I learn about it because it been already 5 months since I started taking it and almost all my white hair is gone!!! I will take it for the rest of my life, thanks to my Health book I purchase!!!
I have been using Blackstrap molases more than a year taking 2-3' spoonful everyday and not working for my gray hair at all. I'm 31 years old and my whole hair going gray. I'm scared and worried about it all the time.
(Long Beach, California)
(Seattle, Wa Usa)
I am a man in my twenties suffering from premature graying hair. Ninety percent of my scalp hair are gray hairs. I have been taking Blackstrap Molasses for the last two months and don't see any results for the gray hair. Maybe it's due to the brand of the Blackstrap Molasses which I have took. Could anybody out there who have taken Blackstrap Molasses and their hair color has reversed back to their original/previous hair color could be kind and considerate and do write or tell me what type of Blackstrap Molasses brand which has reversed back your hair color. I would be really happy and glad to know the brand. Thank You & May God Bless You
I have to agree with Dan and S. about the Black Strap remedy for gray hair. I tried one tablespoon daily, then two tablespoons for 6 months now and I do not see any change! For those of you who have had success, did it work soon, or did you have to stick with it for a long time to see results? I am becoming frustrated with the process and I'm considering abandoning it, but I would love some feedback from those of you who have found success with it.
(Sussex, United Kingdom)
(Towanda, Pa, usa)
(Eureka Springs, Arkansas)
(Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India)
I started taking the blackstrap molasses to slow down the white hair growth. I think that has helped to some degree. But, what I have really noticed is my menstrals....much more pleasant. Less painful and not so heavy. What a pleasant surprise. Usually my breasts hurt too...but not this time. I think I will be taking this forever. Now, if my little white hairs go away...well, this would be perfect!!
Molasses: How long does this stuff take to work?? I've been doing 2 Tablespoons a day in the coffee for 4 months now and nothing. That one lady said she saw results in 3 months. I am also taking GNC B150, B12 1000mcg, and Apple cider complete vitamins for the last month. And nothing seems to be working. Im in my early 30s and have been struggling for years with this grey hair. Is it genetic?? I see old people who drink and smoke like trailor trash and they have no grey! Doesn't seem right. I eat right and exercise and Im the suffering from this problem. And whats that about HGH?? Thats like a illegal drug that bodybuilders take. And Peroxide? Thats just basiclly bleaching your hair!?! Im just growing tired of covering something so early in life. There has to be something that works!?!?
(Las Vegas, Nv)
(Burnaby, Bc, Canada)
I was just browsing through some of the information posted and wanted to add my "5 cents".
I should mention, if you do use blackstrap molasses to "blacken your hair" be careful that you do not develop a vitamin B3 deficiency, WHICH IS known as pellagra, which apparently is important for the diet for those with Lupus.
For the man who treated Lupus on a gluten free diet...take head, that this goes right back to a probable involvement of strep as this is the main bacteria that feeds on B-vitamins, as it is essential for them to live. This is especially true if you eat corn products because corn alone can induce pellagra if the corn has not been fortified(i.e.canned corn or corn on the cob, corn chips, or unfortunately for all its good intentions..organic corn producers that do not fortify their processed foods. If you have Lupus and you're going luten free and eating unfortified corn, you're inching closer to pellagra.This one instance where eating a wholesome food (corn) will give you disease (pellagra) if eaten in large quantities and it is not fortified.
About the blackstrap molasses and gray hair...it works. I tried if before ever knowing it could turn gray hair black..it was just something I noticed it did while taking it for another reason. Since then i have found out that early graying (is this you?) is linked to thyroid disease. just google "one gray hair and thyroid".
Also, one of Ted's posting about the pineal gland is one of the most informative things posted on this site. Calcification of your pineal gland can keep you struggling to recover from many illness. The melatonin from the pineal produced at the RIGHT time (one peak at night) is essential.
Has anyone heard of this cure all remedy...the urine cure. Has anyone tried it? Its tried overseas, one ounce daily i think? It sounds disgusting, but apparently has cured people from many illnesses, including terrible cases of tuberculosis, which of course is caused by a mycobacterium. Just Google mycobacterium, urine, and cure.
Also, for Lupus people, they tend to be sensitive to electromagnetic frequencies. I have personally found that simply not putting a cell phone or a cordless telephone up to my head greatly improved my autoimmune symptoms than just with diet alone. It turns out, electromagnetic frequencies also block melatonin synthesis.
Finally, if you have lupus and Raynaud's and live somewhere where it is cold, the Raynaud's is closely linked to low thyroid function on exposure to cold weather. Raynaud's has been cured by treated the thyroid. City tapwater has caused most of the lupus symptoms for me...its the pipes and the water that flows through them.
Thank you so very much for the terrific site -- awesome information! I have been following the remedy suggested for reversing gray hair for only the last four weeks and cannot believe it, but see dark hair growing in replacing the gray! What I've been doing each day is taking one tablespoon of blackstrap molasses on a spoon, one tablespoon of brewer's yeast mixed with orange juice, and one large tablespoon or wheat germ mixed with a small amount of plain yogurt along with a 1/2 teaspoon of sodium ascorbate mixed in orange juice and one capsule of chelated manganese. I feel extremely strong and healthy also. Will provide further updates!
(Scottsdale, Arizona, Usa)
(Tooronto, Ontario, Canada)
(New Tork, New York)
(North York, On, Canada)
(Michelbach-le-bas, Alsace, France)
After reading here about black strap molasses and gray hair, I have been taking 1-2 tablespoons in my coffee each morning for a little over three months. I tried it in hot water and it was horrible. In coffee, it taste like a latte, and after getting used to it, I look forward to it every day. The first two months I noticed a difference, but wondered if it was my imagination or wishful thinking. Now at three months, I would say the gray is 70% gone, and my stylist is absolutely amazed. The white patch above my forehead is gone completely. I'm 40 yrs old, and was starting to gray rapidly, it was costing a fortune to keep covered. The first 2 months, my hair grew so fast, that the gray was showing quicker, but I'm glad that I stuck with it, the little bit I have left is hardly noticable, and I am hoping that in time, it will all be gone. I am so thankful that I read about this on your site, and will be taking it for the rest of my life. I have also noticed an increase in energy, and believe it to be the molasses also. Thank you!
(Meknes, 50000, Morocco)
2 tablespoons of blackstrap molasses cured gray hair. ENERGY BOOST. It took several months, but my gray hair along my hairline has begun to turn brown! IT WORKS! It's also a great energy boost. I'm a 40 year old female who weighs 120, and I leap out of bed. No aches; no pain. I have no health complaints because I use the following on a daily basis: blackstrap molasses, apple cider vinegar, yerba mate tea, cayenne pepper, cod liver oil, and MUCH PRAYER.