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6 Ways To Use Onion To Reduce Hair Fall

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Do you wakeup to hair strands coating your pillow and bedsheets? Do you often feel your comb has more hair than your scalp? We have two words for you, onion juice. It can curb the most intense of hair and show growth by reducing hair fall within a week!

We all know that losing 50 to 100 strands of hair in a day is normal, losing anything above that is a sign of trouble.

Now, let's learn how to use homemade onion masks to treat hair fall and boost new hair growth.

Is onion juice helpful for hair growth? Onion has a high ratio of sulphur, which works as a building block for keratin. Keratin is a protein that makes up to 80% of your hair. Sulphur preserves keratin, which in turn preserves your hair strands.

onion juice for hair fall

Just like a plant that requires water to survive, your hair too needs proper blood circulation for its growth. Onion thins the blood, and helps boost blood circulation.

When you rub onion juice on to your scalp, you will feel a slight tingling and warmth sensation, which will act as a stimuli for hair follicles.

Onion juice is packed with antibacterial and antifungal properties, which prevent yeast buildup on the scalp, unclog pores, and boost hair growth!

Now that you know how onion juice is helpful for hair growth, let's get down to deciphering how to use onion juice for hair growth.

Here are 6 ways to use onion juice to reduce hair fall, have a look.

onion juice for hair fall

Onion + Honey
Honey is a natural humectant that works to lock in the moisture in your locks. And when added with onion, the effective quotient of this onion mask for hair growth doubles up!

How It Works
Mix 1/3rd cup of onion juice with 1 tablespoon of honey. Apply the mixture through your hair and scalp. Let it sit for 30 minutes and then rinse it with a clarifying shampoo. Apply this homemade onion juice mask to treat hair fall twice a week for visible difference.

onion juice for hair fall

Onion + Coconut Oil
Coconut oil is packed with antioxidants and antibacterial properties that cleanse the scalp, improve elasticity of the hair strands, which in turn prevent hair breakage.

How It Works
Heat 1 tablespoon of coconut oil in a low flame. Add in the onion juice, let it simmer for 5 minutes. Turn the flame off. Let the mixture cool in room temperature. Apply it to your scalp and hair. Gently massage your scalp in a circular motion, until you feel the scalp become slightly warm. Let it sit for 30 minutes and then wash it clean.

onion juice for hair fall

Onion After Wash
Yet another innovative way to use onion for hair fall is this tip. Grind onion into fine paste and extract its juice. Mix the juice with 1 cup of distilled warm water. Strain the solution and use it to give your hair a last rinse after shampooing. Massage your scalp for 5 minutes. And then, rinse it clean with a mild shampoo.

onion juice for hair fall

Onion + Rum
Rum is a powerhouse of antioxidants that lock in the moisture in the hair strands, which in turn improves hair elasticity, making it less prone to breakage.

How It Works
Peel and chop onions into small pieces, pour it in a cup of rum. Let it soak overnight. Strain the solution and use it to rinse your hair. Let it sit for 20 minutes and then wash your hair with a clarifying shampoo. Repeat this onion hair mask for hair growth, twice a week.

onion juice for hair fall

Onion Juice + Almond Oil
If you have persistent hair fall, onion juice and almond oil can be your best friends. We don't need to elaborate more on exactly what onion juice can do to your hair. And almond oil has essential vitamins and minerals, which can spiral up hair growth and nourish rough hair strands.

How It Works
Take one tablespoon of almond oil and mix it with an equal amount of onion juice. Wet your scalp and gently massage the solution on to your scalp. Let it sit for 20 minutes and then rinse it with a mild shampoo.

onion juice for hair fall

Onion + Egg
Not exactly the ideal combination, smell wise, but it works. Egg has chock-full of proteins that can revive dull and damaged hair.

How It Works
Take 1 egg white in a bowl, mix it with 1 tablespoon of onion juice. Whip until all the ingredients combine well. Apply the mask on to your hair. Let your hair absorb the nutrients for 30 minutes and then rinse it with a clarifying shampoo. Wash your hair twice to get the smell out.

Follow the above-mentioned natural ways to treat hair fall with onion juice and see the results within a month!

Read more about: hair fall, onion, honey, coconut oil
Story first published: Thursday, September 1, 2016, 16:30 [IST]
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