Wednesday, 1 March 2017

12 DIY homemade Onion hair masks recipes for hair loss treatment and regrowth of hair

It is very painful and disturbing to see clumps of hair on your comb while combing out and the market is bombarded with lot of hair products which claim to be helpful in hair loss treatment as well as regrowth of hair but all these things are costly and always do not live up to their claims. The best bet is to rely on natural ingredients which can help immensely in hair loss treatment and regrowth of hair.  Here in this article, I am talking about onion, an easy available and inexpensive ingredient in your kitchen and almost ignored in your beauty routine. Botanically known as Allium, onions are very helpful in curing hair loss and growth of new hair.

 Why are onions so helpful in hair loss treatment and regrowth of hair

 Loaded with folic acid, potassium, magnesium, carotene, phosphorus, manganese, zinc, vitamin C, A, and E, onion coats your every strands with nourishment and boosts hair growth tremendously. To top it off, application of onion juice is beneficial in curing alopecia areata, a medical condition in which severe hair loss is experienced leading to  bald patches.We all know that hair is made of keratin and sulphur is very helpful in formation of keratin.  A high amount of Methylsulfonylmethane, a hugely absorbable source of sulphur, is present in onion outer layers that helps stimulate hair follicles and aids in growth of new hair. 
 A case study on efficacy of onion juice for hair loss treatment and regrowth of hair

 A study checked the efficacy of onion juice for regrowth of hair on some patients.  In first group 23 patients applied onion juice for 8 weeks and in second group 15 people used just plain tap water as placebo. After 4 weeks,in first group, 17 patients noticed significant hair growth and in 6th weeks 20 people noticed growth of hair. People who used just plain water felt no improvement in hair growth. Onion juice hair growth treatment was more successful in men 93.7 percent than women(71.4 percent). It is evident that onion juice works in controlling excessive hair loss but it will not give you results overnight. It may take 2-3 months to show best results. This article presents the top 12 onion hair masks recipes for regrowth of hair.  Read on to know how onion help in hair loss treatment and regrowth of hair onions in your hair mask.
Hair loss treatment and regrowth of hair
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 Onion juice hair masks for hair loss treatment and regrowth of  hair

  1. Onion juice for regrowth of hair

Grate an onion and squeeze the juice out of this using a thin cloth and rub this mixture on your bald patches or thin portion of hair and leave it on hair for 30 minutes before washing it off.
According to a study conducted b by journal of dermatology in 2002, 74 person who used onion juice on hair saw visible hair regrowth. So use this recipe and see visible difference in one month!

2. Onion juice, yeast, castor oil and hot water hair mask for hair loss treatment

Mix 2 spoons of onion juice with one spoon of yeast, spoons of castor oil and  2 spoons of hot water to dissolve the yeast. Apply this preparation on your scalp and massage gently using gentle strokes. Leave it on scalp for one hour and wash off with mild shampoo.  This recipe will control hair loss drastically if used 3 times a week.

3 Onion juice, garlic, egg yolk, brandy hair mask for regrowth of hair

Combine 3 spoons of onion juice, 4 cloves of garlic, one egg yolk and 2 spoons of brandy and massage this preparation on your scalp using fingertips. Onion juice and garlic mixed togehter stimulate the blood circulation in scalp whereas egg yolk and brandy condition and nourish every strand of hair and help in regrowth of hair.

4. Onion peels and oak leaves, water solution of treating alopecia

Simmer oak leaves and onion peels in water and rub this solution on hair for 10 minutes . This tips is best  for alopecia areata treatment. 2-3 times a week. Keep this mixture in the fridge and make it warm before application. Use this herbal remedy daily for 2-weeks to see visible  hair growth on your scalp.

5.Onion juice, honey, eggs and lemon juice magic hair potion for treating baldness

 Combine 3 spoons of lemon juice, one egg yolk, 2 spoons of honey and 3 spoons of onion juice and rub gently this preparation on your scalp for ten minutes and leave this mask on for 30 minutes, then wash it off completely with a mild shampoo. This onion mask unclogs the hair roots and deep cleanses your scalp to make it bacteria-free.  Study reveals that onions provides your scalp the essential nutrients which has been blocked by DTH.   Dihydrotestosteone or DTH is a steroid and hormone which is very much responsible for baldness. Use this home remedy twice a week to get maximum results.

6. Onion juice, coconut oil essential oil solution for hair loss treatment and growth of new hair

Massage your scalp with the concoction of 1 spoon of onion juice, 2 spoons of coconut oil and 2 drops of essential oil of your choice and apply on your scalp to stimulate hair follicles and promote hair growth. Leave this mix on your hair for one to two hours. Thereafter, wash off with shampoo using lukewarm water.  Use this tip once week. Essential oil is optional but it can remove the bad odour of onion post application of this hair mask.

7. Rum and onion hair mask for fighting hair fall

In 60 ml rum, soak  a small onion and lit  it sit in rum overnight. Nest, strain this mixture and use this on your scalp and wash off after one hour with lukewarm water. This hair mask can dry out your scalp so do not use this recipe more that once a week.

8. Onion juice and honey hair mask for regrowth of hair

Blend 2 spoons of onion juice with 1 spoon of honey and massage on your scalp and leave it on your scalp for one hour. This wonderful blend conditions your hair to make it soft and glossy. Regular usage of this remedy will result in growth of new hair.

9.Onion paste, olive oil and beer to curb hair fall

  Paste of a small onion and 2 spoon of olive oil and one cup of beer mixed together makes for a perfect solution for falling and thinning of hair.  Grind one onion with olive oil in a grinder and mix one cup of beer to this and coat every strand with this miracle solution to nourish your tresses. Use this tip to control hair fall naturally.

10. Aloe vera gel, olive oil and onion juice hair mask for hair loss treatment and regrowth of hair

Mix  2 spoons of  pure aloe vera gel with 2 spoons of olive oil and  3 spoons of onion juice and massage on your hair for ten minutes. This nutritive hair mask makes your brittle hair stronger and encourage further hair growth.

 11. Onion peels, birch leaves and water brew to treat falling and thinning hair

  Like onion juice and onion paste, onion peels are equally beneficial for hair stopping hair loss and regrowth of hair. Boil onion peels in 300 ml water and rub this liquid on your hair for ten minutes and you can add birch leaves to water to enhance the efficacy of this liquid.  This preparation is helpful in adding volume to thinning and falling hair. This onion peel brew is a sure-fire remedy to treat seborrhoea, graying of hair and dandruff. Use this home remedy 2 -3 times a week.

12.Onion juice, sea salt, brandy and honey brandy hair fall rescue mask

 Take 1 spoon of sea salt, one spoon of brandy, 2 spoons of honey and juice of an onion. To begin with, dissolve the  sea salt using hot water and mix all ingredients to this and massage on your scalp and leave on hair for ten minutes or longer if you can tolerate the smell and burning sensation due.Use this recipe twice a week to get optimal results;

Some tips to remove the unpleasant odour of onion from your hair

As you are aware of the fact that onion is so much beneficial for hair loss treatment and regrowth of hair. But unpleasant smell of onion can be a big turn off which may deter you from using this. Here are few tips which you can follow to remove the bad smell of onion.

  •  Add any essential oils like ylang ylang, lemon essential oil  sandalwood essential oil , tear tea oil to onion mask to eliminate the odour.
  •  Add lemon juice or banana puree to onion mask to minimise the bad odour of onion. 
  •  Wash off your hair with parsley concoction to remove the odour emitting out of hair.
  •  Use apple cider vinegar diluted with water to wash your hair after the application of onion mask.

 All these tips will help you in getting rid of smell of onion of from hair.

By now you are aware of the best 12 DIY homemade hair masks recipes for hair loss treatment and regrowth of hair. Incorporate these hair masks into your hair care regime and share your experience with me in the comments section mentioned below. I will be happy to read your experiences. Feel free to ask me beauty related questions.


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