Monday, June 16, 2014

How To Use Onion To Treat Hair Loss?

Onions are more than just a healthy vegetable. They have been shown to help increase hair growth and reverse grey hair when applied to the scalp.
Onion juice has been used for hundreds of years to treat thin and greying hair.
Onion juice helps by providing nourishment and circulation to the hair follicles.  It also kills germs, parasites, and is helpful in treating some fungi infections, all of which can aid in prevention of hair loss.

Onions are also high in sulfur, which helps in regenerating the hair follicles, and the they are beneficial in decreasing inflammation.

Benefits of Onion for Hair

     ·       Onion is a natural medicine to treat hereditary hair loss and premature hair greying.

·       Onion is an excellent tonic for hair thinning because of its rich sulphur content. Regular application of onion helps thicken hair by improving its volume.

·       Onion is a home remedy of premature greying of hair. You can either eat it orally or apply onion extract on the scalp.

·       The antibacterial properties of onion aid in treating several scalp and hair infections caused by fungi and yeast.

·       Onions are great for preventing hair fall. Raw onion should be applied directly on the scalp to foster new hair growth. The juice of onion is excellent to stimulate blood circulation and expedite hair growth.    

How To Make Onion Juice ?

There Are 3 Ways You Can Make Onion Juice:

1) Juicer- If you have a juicer, this is the easiest way to make onion juice. Just peel the onion, cut it in half and put it in the juicer.

2) Blender/Food Processor- Peel the onion and cut it into about 4 sections, then put them into your blender or food processor and start blending. Lastly, strain the mixture so that only the juice is remaining.

3) Grater-  Peel the onion and cut it in half. Grate both halves of the onion over a dish and then strain the mixture to get just the juice.

How To Use Onion Juice For Hair

For the first application of onion juice, you may want to test it on a small area (in case you may be allergic to it) or water down the mixture. Even though it’s natural, pure onion juice is strong. Apply the onion juice daily to your scalp and lightly massage it in, this helps stimulate the hair follicles and allows for maximum absorption. Leave the onion Juice on for about 30 minutes to 1 hour. Eww! The smell is powerful, but the results may be worth it! To avoid smelling like onion all day, you can apply it at night and then wash it out before you go to bed.


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