Onions for Hair and Onion Juice for Faster Hair Growth, this has been one of the Natural remedies of Hair Loss that is doing rounds in the social media and Internet. Do Onions promote Hair regrowth? Let’s find out what research says about this ancient cure, and Natural Remedies to use onions for hair.
A research study published Onion juice (Allium cepa L.), a new topical treatment for alopecia areata found that people who have applied onion juice on the scalp for two weeks of treatment observed hair regrowth in 86.9% of the group. The research study concluded that Onion Juice is an effective topical therapy for patchy alopecia areata
Reasons how Onions help in Hair Growth
Onions are rich in sulphur, and they are packed with antibacterial and antifungal properties which help in killing the germs and treating infections. It is known fact that Hair loss is caused due to unhealthy scalp or dandruff or fungal infections. The sulfur-rich onion juice acts as cure for all the hair loss issues and all you need to do is apply onion juice to the scalp. The quercetin, antioxidant in Onions also helps in in treating alopecia areata, according to researchers.
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Here are the ways to use onion juice as Hair Loss Treatment…
Many people report red, itchy scalp when they apply onion juice. So, it’s advisable to test it on a small area before planning on to apply the onion juice all over the scalp. Also, avoid applying it on any sore areas or the broken skin.
While the Onion juice is available in stores readily, it is better preparing it by yourself freshly and apply it for hair, since its potency is greatly reduced as time passes. Grate an onion or cut it into smaller pieces and blend it. Strain the pulp or squeeze out the juice through a thin cloth. Discard the pulp and using a cotton ball dab the juice and apply it on your scalp.
If you are sensitive to the onions, you can dilute the onion juice with water and apply. Alternatively, boil the chopped onions, strain the water to a container and once it is cooled, apply it on the scalp.
Onion Juice has stronger odour and getting rid of it can be hard. Nevertheless, you can mix it with any of essential oils or Apple Cider Vinegar or Lemon Juice to make a paste and then apply it on your scalp. Dermatologists recommend a hot towel or steam application on scalp after recommend the topical application of onion juice.
Apply the Onion Juice mask as often as possible thrice a week for several weeks to see results with any hair loss remedy. Massage the onion paste into scalp and let it stay for an hour before washing it off with plain water. Follow it up with sulfur shampoo for achieving a healthy scalp.
So, with its antiseptic and antibacterial properties, Onion Juice promotes Faster Hair Growth and treats Hair Loss problems. Further, applying Onions on scalp can help fight Dandruff and act as natural hair nourisher and conditioner.
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*Results may vary from person to person and results are not guaranteed