Everyone in today’s world is concerned with their hair (especially those who have some left). But many factors have made it very difficult to ensure that your hair stay pretty and strong.
Pollution, stress, over use of cosmetics and harmful chemicals have made sure that your hair become weak and you experience hair loss at an early age and/or have extremely pure quality of hair. The only way is to either spend a fortune on hair care products and regular visit to a professional hair parlour every few weeks. Or try out simple homemade concoctions in order to save your hair from falling early or greying.
Here is a simple ingredient, which itself is powerful enough to save your hair from unwarranted breakage and color loss.
1 Why Onion Juice?
Onion is rich in sulfur. This mineral is one of the main constructing masses of hair. It increases blood circulation and arrange for the hair follicles to receive necessary nutrition.
Onion also possesses anti-bacterial assets and is helpful in getting rid of scalp infections that contribute to hair fall. Additionally, it comprises of the essential enzyme known as catalase, which is a powerful anti-oxidant that can avert untimely graying of hair.
In 2002, the Journal of Dermatology published a small study that studied the use of onion juice for alopecia areata (an autoimmune sickness that presents with irregular hair loss). Applicants who applied onion juice twice daily for two months found improved hair re-growth when matched with the results of those who only used tap water.
2 How to make Onion-Honey treatment for hair loss?
You will need 1 Onion, honey, a knife, blender, strainer, bowl, mixing spoon and essential oil of your choice.
First peel and finely chop the onion and then use a blender to blend it into a paste. Now put the paste into a strainer and place it above a bowl. Now use a big spoon and press the said pulp of onion in order to get the juice out of it.
Now add1-2 tablespoons of honey into the onion juice and add 2-3 drops of any essential oil you want such as lavender oil.
3 How to use the mixture?
To use this onion-honey mixture, massage it on your bald patches and then on your whole scalp lightly. Now cover your head with shower cap and leave the mixture on for the whole overnight. You can also leave it for 30 minutes if you have less time.
Use clean water in order to rinse the mixture off your head. Follow the whole routine for few months until you are satisfied with the results.
In order to avoid the strong smell of the onion, add some essential oils in the mixture that have your favorite smell. This will suppress the smell of onion to a great extent.
You can also grate the onion and then extract the juice from it. For squeezing the pulp, you can sue cheesecloth in place of the strainer, as it provides much better pressure. Also freeze the onion in the freezer for 15 minutes before cutting and chopping it. This will avoid buckets of tears that you will shed if you cut it raw.
Instead of essential oils, add lemon juice and/or rose water to mask the onion smell.
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