Onion and rosemary are two of the best natural remedies for hair growth. So, what if I told you that both these ingredients can be combined with coconut oil, to make one of the most powerful remedies to promote extreme hair growth. Sounds good, doesn’t it?
How does using this oil benefit you?
All the three ingredients used in this oil help promote hair growth and here’s how.
Onions help promote blood circulation on the scalp and provides stimulation to the hair follicles making the hair grow faster and roots grow stronger. It can also help restore hair lustre and shine, keeping the hair nourished and moisturized. Using this oil can help keep the hair soft and will make it more manageable.
Rosemary helps promote hair growth by healing the damaged hair follicles (by helping heal damaged nerve endings and tissues) as it contains ‘carnosic acid’. It also helps promote better blood circulation in the scalp.Apart from its benefits, rosemary will also help mask the strong smell of the onion.
Coconut oil has aways been used since many years for the hair because of its multiple benefits. For hair growth, coconut oil contains many the essential vitamins and fatty acids that can help nourish the hair follicles and promote hair growth from within. It can also help promote better hair lustre and a renewed shine. Using coconut oil will help keep the hair moisturized and make the hair soft and more manageable. READ MORE – Beetroot Juice for Hair Growth
So, check out how you can make this onion rosemary hair oil at home!
Dried rosemary leaves
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 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 paste.
Then, into a heating pan, pour in the ground onion paste and add in the coconut oil and let it get heated. To it, add in the dried organic rosemary leaves and simmer on low 15 to 20 minutes. You will soon observe that the colour of the oil has changed.
Turn off the flame and when slightly cool, strain this mixture using a muslin cloth. Store this onion rosemary oil in a container, in a cool and dry place for up to one month.
It is recommended to use the inversion method of oil application. Be seated, invert your hair (let your hair fall over your face) and massage the oil into your scalp for 2 to 4 minutes. Then, leave it on for half an hour before rinsing of with a mild shampoo and conditioner.
If you do not wish to use the inversion method, you can also use the regular method of applying the oil on your hair and scalp.