The best beauty remedies can be found in your kitchen and one secret ingredient that will stop hair fall and also speed up your hair growth is onion. Onion is one of the most effective remedies against hair loss and thinning.
Onion juice is known to be rich in dietary sulfur that is essential to grow healthy and stronger hair. It has strong antioxidant properties and increase blood circulation to stop hair fall and regrow thinning hair.
Onion consists of high amount of sulfur that increases the level of Keratin in the hair. It keeps your hair soft and healthy and provides natural shine to your hair. Rich in flavonoids, sulphur-rich compounds onion helps to strengthen strands, unclog hair follicles roots and also clear dandruff.
WAYS TO USE ONION FOR HAIR GROWTH
Onion Aloe vera Mask – One of the best ingredients to use with onion is aloe vera. The combination of aloe vera and onion prevents hair fall and boosts hair growth.
You will need –
- Aloe vera
To make – Extract aloe vera gel from the plant and add 1/4 cup of fresh aloe vera gel from the plant to a blender jar. Add in one onion to the blender and blend it really well. Use this paste as a hair mask before hair wash. Apply this paste concentrating mainly on the roots of your hair. Leave it in for 30 mins and rinse off. To remove the onion smell from the hair, use a vinegar or a coffee hair rinse – READ MORE – Hair Rinse for a healthy scalp and stronger hair
Onion Rosemary Oil – Deeply condition your hair while treating hair fall and thinning hair with onion oil. Onion when combined with rosemary provides nutrition to scalp, making hair healthier and stronger.
You will need –
- Hair Oil
To make – Chop 1 medium sized onion and add it to a saucepan with 1/2 cup of oil. Onion has a strong smell to it, so the best way to make an onion oil without the smell is to use rosemary. Add 1/4 cup of fresh or dried rosemary leaves into the oil. Simmer the oil on for 15-20 mins or until the onion turns golden brown. Strain the oil and use this oil to massage your scalp. Leave it oil for 30 mins before you wash it off with a mild shampoo. READ MORE – Ayurveda homemade shampoo to stop hair fall