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Onion juice for hair growth

Growing your hair does require a lot of patience.
But it doesn’t also have to be as painfully slow. Using growth-stimulating ingredients like onion can help boost your hair growth. Using onion juice is a sure- shot method to boosting hair growth and promoting regrowth. People who have used have always come back with positive results.

Hair loss and hair thinning is a common problem, and many seek natural treatments to encourage hair growth. Onion juice is one possible treatment.

Onion juice nutrients are thought to promote hair growth.

Onions have many potential health benefits. Onion juice may help to encourage the growth of thick, healthy hair.
Nutrients in the onion juice applied to the hair may nourish the hair follicles, which might increase volume, shine, and improve hair strength. The extra nutrition may also minimize breakages and thinning.

The reason onion juice may help improve the health of the hair may be due to the following:

Dietary sulfur
One theory on how onion juice can help hair regrowth is that onions contain dietary sulfur.

Sulfur is one of the most common minerals in the body. It is needed for adequate production of enzymes and proteins. Sulfur is also found in keratin, which is one of the components of hair.

The sulfur in onion juice may provide the hair with the nourishment it needs to grow. It may also increase the growing phase of the hair.

If you want to try using onion juice to improve hair health or promote regrowth, the process is simple.

Here’s how you can make onion juice at home:

Wash onion thoroughly and peel off the outer layer. Chop onion into small pieces and blend. You may need to add just very little water to help it blend into a paste. If you’re using a jucer, no need to put any water. Just extract the juice.
You can also use a grater, use the finest side to grate the onions.

Place the pulp into a fine mesh strainer or a cheese cloth. Squeeze out as much juice as possible.

Massage the juice into your hair, concentrating on your roots and your scalp. Leave this on your hair for 30 to 1h. Depending on your time, some people go up to 2h. You may add some few drops of essential oil like rosemary, peppermint or lavender to decrease the smell.

Some people are allergic to onion. Don’t use if you are.
To get better results, use 2 or 3 times a week. Also keeping onion juice on your hair overnight gives better nourishment to hair follicles. You can only do this if you can stand the smell of the onion. If you can’t just do it during the day and rinse.

Other powerful remedies you can mix with onion juice for hair growth are:

  1. HONEY: Honey is a emollient which helps bind moisture to your hair and your skin. Combining it with onion juice helps boost hair growth while keeping your hair moisture and healthy.
  2. GARLIC . Garlic is rich in minerals such as calcium, sulfur and zinc. All of this are essential for hair growth. Garlic juice removes harmful toxins and prevent hair loss, dundraf. Mixing it with onion juice works great. This two vegetables stimulates the blood to the scalp, nourishing the hair and encouraging hair to grow.
  3. LEMON JUICE., Lemon contains vitamin C which helps with the product of collagen. The juice also help strengthen your hair follicles. And help fight dundraf and some infections.
  4. Ginger: contains gingerol which help fight free radical, you have to keep this away, it can damage your hair cells and cause hair lost. Ginger helps boost blood circulation, while minimising hair loss.
    Aloe Vera act as a great conditioner, when applied on hair. It leaves hair smooth and shiny, it promote hair growth, preventing itching on the scalp remove dundraf.

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