It is disease characterised by loss of natural colour of hair. It is known as palitya in ayurveda. Increase salty, spicy, sour foods, fermented, over fried, stress, inadequate nutrition are cause for premature greying of hair. This causes vitiation of pitta dosha in hair and responsible for change of colour. Treating premature greying of hair requires avoiding the causative factors. Ayurveda suggest localised and general systemic medicine for palitya along with some panchakarma treatment as per necessity.