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How Does Onion Help In Hair Growth

How Does Onion Help In Hair Growth?

Nowadays people seem very concerned about their appearance, which is good as your appearance is actually the first impression. So if you are very conscious about it then Hair loss must be one your major concerns.

We all almost face the problem of hair loss. This not only affects our appearance but hits our confidence as well in many ways. The hair loss is due to the life of hair which is based on three stages which are growing, resting & shedding stage.  All these three stages occur at a different time for an individual hair and this is the reason that you shed hair every day. But if you shed too many hairs then it can be a sign or hair loss disorder (alopecia) which requires medications. But if you aren’t suffering from severe hair loss then it can be taken care by natural home remedies and onion is proved to be a blessing in this case.

The Onion:

Onion helps in preventing hair loss by improving the blood circulation & providing hair follicles sufficient nourishment. It’s anti-bacterial property help curing scalp infections which might play a part in hair loss. Additionally, the enzymes catalase, which is an anti-oxidant, is also effective in preventing premature graying of hair.


Raw onion: Take 2 or 3 onions depending on the length of your hair. Peel off the outer layer and wash the onions thoroughly. Blend them in a food processor or blender and take the pulp out with help of strainer and squeeze out the juice as much as possible. Massage it into the scalp and leave it for approx. 30-45 time and rinse off. Apply this twice or thrice a week for better results.

Onion Juice & Honey: Take the raw onion juice & add honey in it. Apply the mixture on your scalp and massage for 15 minutes. Honey helps to prevent hair follicle blockage & boosts hair growth.

Onion Juice and Coconut Oil Pack: Mix raw onion juice with coconut oil, massage the mixture into scalp & leave it for an hour or 2. Rinse off the pack with the help of a shampoo. This pack should not be applied more than once in a week.

Onion and Rum Potion: Chop the onion and soak it in a glass of rum overnight. Before taking a bath Strain the mixture and apply it to your scalp and massage and rinse off.

All the above-mentioned methods are extremely beneficial for the hair care but they won’t show the results as fast as the medicated or artificial ones so be patient and you will get the results of your choice.