Amazing benefits of onion for hair

Rich in antibacterial and antifungal properties, the use of onion for hair truly helps keeps hair loss at bay. Here are some amazing ways your hair can benefit from using onions: They are particularly good at hair follicle nourishment and help restore lost nutrients to your scalp.

They are rich in Sulphur, which is known to minimize breakage and thinning.

They have potent anti-bacterial properties and help fight infections of the scalp. This in turn helps reduce hair fall as scalp infections can cause massive loss of hair.

They are naturally potent antioxidants, which is why they help reverse the effects of premature greying.

This vegetable lends a healthy shine to hair, which can become permanent when used regularly.

They also make your hair uninhabitable for lice.

Add volume by using onion juice for hair.

They can be used to fight dandruff owing to their rich anti-bacterial properties.

They improve blood circulation which is another way they contribute to hair growth.


Peel the onions and cut them in 4 parts.

Blend these pieces in a juicer/grinder.

Add a little water and then filter the juice using a muslin cloth. This will ensure that no onion chunks are stuck in your hair while you use the juice.


Give your scalp a good application of onion juice. Using your fingers, gently massage it into your scalp using circular movements.

Let it sit for approx. one hour. Rinse it off with a mild shampoo with a nice fragrance to get rid of the pungent smell of onions.  and conditioner will cleanse your hair gently and also nourish it. 

Do this often to witness the benefits. You can actually try this once a week for 2 months to see some visible difference. You can also add the benefits of onions and some other ingredient like olive oil, honey, yogurt etc.

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