One of the best natural ingredients to reduce hair fall and promote hair growth is onion as it is loaded with benefits for the hair. Apart from just stopping hair fall and promoting hair growth, this spray also has other benefits.
Check out the benefits of using this spray below:
For hair growth: Onions are rich in sulphur. This property of onions is beneficial to promote blood circulation on the scalp and provides stimulation to the hair follicles and improves collagen (a protein that can prevent hair follicle damage and promote hair root strength) production that nourishes the hair follicles, makes the hair grow faster and roots grow stronger.
For dandruff and scalp infections: It has antibacterial properties that can treat and reduce dandruff and other scalp infections.
For hair lustre and shine: Our hair often gets damaged and dry due to the kind of water we use, hair styling products, pollution, ultra-violet (UV) rays, overexposure to sunlight, etc therefore onion juice can help restore hair lustre and shine over time and restore the bounce to your hair.
For delayed greying of hair: Onion juice is a great remedy for greying hair. Onion juice can help increase catalase. This enzyme can help naturally darken one’s hair.
Acts as a natural hair conditioner: Using onion oil before washing your hair can act as a natural hair moisturizer and helps ensure that the hair stays hydrated even after the hair has been shampooed.
Improves hair texture: Onion oil is beneficial to those who have dry, damaged and frizzy hair as it helps to keep the hair shiny and manageable. READ MORE – CLEAR AND GLOWING SKIN TEA RECIPES
Here’s how you can make and use the onion oil hair spray at home:
Peel off the skin of the onion and make sure to wash the onion well under running water to get rid of all dirt and impurities as the onion juice will be used on your hair.
Chop onion into pieces. Then, into a mixer grinder, add in the chopped pieces, along with the oil, and grind it into a fine paste.
Use a muslin cloth to strain out all the liquid into a container. Then, add in a few drops of essential oil and mix well.
Pour the mixture into a spray bottle and you can store this in the refrigerator for up to a week.
To use: Spray this onion oil on your scalp and leave it on for 30 minutes before washing off with a mild shampoo and conditioner.
It is advisable to do a patch test on a very small portion of your scalp before using it on your entire scalp, as some people have sensitive skin and it can cause irritation and burning. If it causes you any such irritation and burning after the patch test (which should be left on for 10 to 15 minutes after application to that portion), then rinse off immediately and discontinue its usage with immediate effect.