Is Onion Helpful For Hair Loss?

Is Onion Helpful For Hair Loss?

Onion is now not only famous for its pungent smell but also for several claims that it helps in controlling hair loss. According to some scientific studies on onion's benefit for hair loss, onion has natural anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal properties that prevent hair-related problems.
So let's read this article to know is onion really helpful in treating hair loss?

Good for Enhancing Hair Growth

An onion is good to provide healthy nutrition and better nourishment to hair follicles. It can further moisturize your dry hair and scalp and promotes hair growth.

You may try this hack to prepare homemade natural onion infused cleanser:

  • Take 100 grams of fresh onions and chop them into fine small pieces.
  • Now extract onion juice with the help of a soft muslin cloth.
  • Add this onion removed juice to coconut oil, and apply this on your scalp for 5 minutes.

This hack will not irritate your scalp, neither will your hair smell like an onion and after wash, you'll find your hair texture much improved.

Prevents premature greying of hair

Onions have antioxidants called catalase that prevents premature graying of hair. Several home tricks claim that onions can deal with the early greying of hair. However, scientific pieces of evidence are still awaited.

You may try the following easy home solution for preventing premature greying of hair.

  • Mix three teaspoons of onion juice two teaspoons of lemon juice.
  • Apply this mixture evenly to the scalp.
  • Leave it for around 30 minutes and rinse it using a mild shampoo.

You can apply this mixture to your scalp three to four times a week.

Moisturizes and Revitalize Dry and Brittle Hair

Onions have many compounds that help in moisturizing and revitalizing dry and brittle hair. The antioxidants further promote blood flow to the scalp.

You can try the following combinations to apply to your scalp for moisturizing dry hair.

  • Two tablespoons of onion juice with half a tablespoon of raw honey.
  • Three tablespoons of onion juice with five teaspoons of coconut oil and one teaspoon of lime juice.

Just apply any of the above combinations to your dry scalp and leave it for 20 to 30 minutes. Wash your hair with a mild shampoo.

Fights Dandruff

Onion juice has antimicrobial properties that help in maintaining the natural health of the scalp. It fights dandruff and keeps the scalp healthy and nourished.

So, if you have a mild issue with dandruff, you may try the following home remedy to treat dandruff.

  • Grind two tablespoons of fenugreek seeds, and soak them with two tablespoons of onion juice and little water to make a fine paste.
  • Apply it on your scalp and leave it for 30 minutes before rinsing off with mild shampoo.
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