Benefits Of Onions On Hair

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There are many hair problems that we all come across these days. From hair fall to dandruff, there are many hair problems that are really difficult to solve. Hair loss and slow hair growth are another common hair problems. Even after taking proper care of hair, the hectic and unhealthy lifestyle affects our skin and hair. There are many treatments that are targeted to solve such hair problems but nothing provides consoling results.

Many people opt for home remedies to get rid of hair problems naturally. Several kitchen ingredients can be used for hair care. For example, honey, egg, curd, baking soda, vinegar, lemon juice and onions can be used as a home remedy to treat hair problems. Yes, the onions that makes you cry can help treat hair problems. Check out how...

Benefits of onions on hair:

Benefits Of Onions On Hair

Treats hair fall: This is one of the hair benefits of using onions. Onions are rich in sulphur. Sulphur increases blood circulation and strengthens hair. Applying onion on your hair can help treat hair fall. You can either apply grounded onion paste or add few other ingredients to prepare a homemade hair pack. Massage the scalp with hot coconut oil 30 minutes before applying onion juice to open scalp pores. You can also wrap your hair with a hot towel to steam your hair.

Hair growth: This is another benefit of using onion on hair. Massaging your scalp with onion juice can increase blood circulation thus resulting in the growth of new hair. Sulphur present in onions not only reduces hair fall but also induces hair growth. Mix onion juice with coconut oil and massage on the scalp. Leave for 40 minutes and then rinse with a mild shampoo.

Scalp infections: Use onion juice to cure scalp infections. Fungal infections can damage your hair and also lead to tremendous hair loss. So, treat scalp infections using onions. Apart from treating scalp infections, onions also helps open the blocked pores of the hair follicles.

Treats dandruff: It is one of the hair benefits of onions. You can treat dandruff with this home remedy. Applying onion paste on hair for treating hair loss is an age old remedy. However, you can also get rid of dandruff by adding onion juice to your hair pack. Mix onion juice with lemon, curd and add few drops of honey. Apply it on your hair and leave for 30 minutes. Rinse with a mild anti-dandruff shampoo to get rid of dandruff naturally.

These are few hair benefits of using onions. Have you used onions for hair care?

Read more about: hair care, hair style, hair loss
Story first published: Friday, March 1, 2013, 6:01 [IST]
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