Benefits of Onion Juice for Hair Health

Everyone suffers from hair problems like hair drying, hair thinning, and hair damage. There are home remedies that can be solutions for all these issues. Among that home remedies onion is one known for hair health, specifically for hair loss.Ā Researchers have found that onions’ anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties may help you grow your hair or enhance its healthy appearance.

Benefits of Onion Juice for Hair Health

Benefits Of Onion Juice For HairĀ 

1. Put An End To Hairfall

Usually, people experience dandruff from the fungus called Malassezia furfur. As onion contains antimicrobial and antifungal properties, that can help in getting rid of dandruff. Onion juice is known as a dandruff fighter.

Process 1:

  • Soak 2 tbsp of fenugreek seeds in water.
  • Take 2 tbsp of onion juice.
  • Add the fenugreek seeds paste.
  • Mix well.
  • Apply the mixture to the scalp.
  • Let it set for 20 minutes.
  • Rinse and use a mild shampoo.

Process 2:

  • Take 2 tbsp of aloe vera gel.
  • Add 3 tbsp of onion juice.
  • Mix everything well.
  • Apply the mixture to the scalp.
  • Let it set for 10 minutes.
  • Wash it away with a mild shampoo.

 

2. Reverse Graying Of Hair

Many home remedies believe that onion extract can help reduce gray hairs. As onions contain an antioxidant compound called catalase. This compound helps reduce hydrogen peroxide at the hair roots. As a result, it keeps the hair from turning gray.

Process:

  • Take 4tsp of onion juice in a bowl.
  • Then mix 2 tsp of lemon juice.
  • Apply the mixture to the scalp and hair.
  • Let it set for 20 minutes.
  • Rinse and use a mild shampoo to reduce any onion smells.
  • Apply the mixture three to four times per week.

 

3. Moisturize And Revitalize Dry, Brittle Hair

There are so many compounds present in onion that can help to enhance dry, damaged hair. Onions contain flavonoids, such as kampeferol and quercetin. These flavonoids have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and vasodilatory properties that help promote blood flow to the scalp. The anti-inflammatory properties present in onion can help soothe an itchy scalp. One can even combine onion extract with other natural ingredients to calm your scalp.

Process 1:

  • Take 2 to 3 tbsp of onion juice.
  • Add 1/2 tbsp of honey.
  • Mix it well, and apply it to the scalp.
  • Let it set for 20 minutes.
  • Wash it away with a mild shampoo.

Process 2:

  • Take 2 tbsp of onion juice.
  • Add 5 tsp of coconut oil and 1 tsp lime juice.
  • Mix everything well.
  • Apply it to the scalp.
  • Let it set for 20 minutes.
  • Wash it away with a mild shampoo.

 

4. Treat Alopecia

Alopecia areata is a diseaseĀ in which the immune system attacks hair follicles and causes hair loss. It is a hair condition that causes hair loss in patches. According to research, people use onion juice on their scalp twice a day to treat alopecia was found effective and stopped their hair fall.

 

Ā Side Effects Of Onion Juice

  1. If you are allergic to onions it is not a good idea to apply onion juice to the skin. As it can affect the skin and can cause a rash or redness on the skin.
  2. Ā Even if you have sensitive skin onion juice can irritate the skin. You should not leave it on for too long. It means do not let it set overnight. If onion extract irritates you, stop using it.

 

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