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How to use Onion for Hair Growth

By Sara . Updated: September 5, 2017
How to use Onion for Hair Growth

Hair plays a very important part of our identity. Healthy long hair immediately boosts our confidence. So, we often apply chemical and natural methods to maintain our hair in a good condition. One of the most effective natural ingredients which promotes hair growth is onion. One of the main minerals for hair growth is sulfur which is found abundantly in onion. Along with hair growth, onion is a potent remedy for hair loss.

In this oneHOWTO article we will know how to use onion for hair growth.

How does onion help hair grow?

According to a study published in the journal of Dermatology[1], the application of onion juice during a period of two months can improve hair re-growth in both men an women who suffer from Alopecia areata. This is a disease that creates patchy hair loss; which is why these remedies will only work for those who suffer from this disease.

This type of remedy will not work for example, if you are determined for your beard hair to appear. If you do have alopecia areata that affects your beard, you can take a look at our article on how to stimulate beard growth with onion.

Onion Juice

Freshly made onion juice is the most potent. So, take some onions and peel them. Then cut it in four sections. Add it to a juicer or blender and collect the juice in a small bottle or bowl.

You can also blend the onion in a blender or food processor. Then strain the mixture through a smooth muslin cloth so that you can collect the juice in a bowl or bottle.

Before applying onion juice directly on the scalp test it on a small area to test whether you are allergic to it or not. If you are not allergic to the onion juice then apply it on your scalp and massage it lightly. This will help to absorb the juice along with stimulating the hair follicle. Leave it for 15 - 30 minutes and then wash it.

Onion and Honey

Take a tablespoon of honey and mix it with ¼ cup of onion juice. Mix both to make a paste. Then apply the paste onto your scalp and leave it for at least 30 minutes. If you are applying it at night then cover your head with a shower cap and leave it overnight. Rinse it off in the morning for silky smooth hair.

How to use Onion for Hair Growth - Onion and Honey

Onion Juice and Rum

For people who hate the smell of onion, the onion juice and rum method is the best option. Chop an onion and soak it into a glass of rum overnight. The next day remove the onion pieces by straining the mixture. The liquid concoction achieved should be massaged on the scalp and then rinsed after 30 minutes or an hour. You can also rinse your hair with the onion juice and rum concoction after washing it.

How to use Onion for Hair Growth - Onion Juice and Rum
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Onion Juice and Coconut oil for hair growth

Coconut oil is known for its cosmetic benefits. When the juice of onion is mixed with coconut oil it becomes a potent mixture to promote hair growth.

Combine the juice of onion with coconut oil and then apply it on your scalp and hair. This mixture also nourishes the hair. You can replace the coconut oil with olive oil or you can add olive oil to the coconut oil and onion juice mixture for extra benefit.

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How to use Onion for Hair Growth - Onion Juice and Coconut oil for hair growth

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References
  1. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1346-8138.2002.tb00277.x/full

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Srav
Onion has anti bacterial properties which will heal scalp infections and it promotes hair growth and nourished hair. Onion juice for hair growth is highly recommended.

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