Onions are rich in sulphur which makes them great at combating numerous hair loss conditions.
Over the years, onion juice has been known to possess anti-bacterial properties which help with scalp infections that contribute to hair loss, re-growth bald patches, or receding hairlines. This juice can be applied to the hair over a period of time and since it is a natural remedy, it is expected that results will be noticeable over the course of time and not immediately.
To extract the juice from the onion. You can use a blender, grater, or a juicer to extract the juice of the onion but before that you will have to peel a sufficient amount of onions that will be enough for your hair length/volume.
Massage the juice into your scalp or cover the bald patches. Leave on for at least 15-30 minutes and if you can do longer, why not? You can also put a plastic cap over your hair while you wait. Afterwards, rinse out the juice and follow with a mild shampoo to get the smell out of your hair.
Onion Juice Hair Rinse
Slice about 5 onions and add it to a litre of water and boil for about 15 minutes. Allow it to cool, strain it and use this mixture to rinse your hair after shampooing. You can wash your hair the following day to get rid of the lingering smell.
Onion Juice and Honey
Add a tablespoon of honey to a quarter cup or a sizable amount of onion juice depending on your hair length/volume. Massage the mixture into your scalp, cover your hair, and leave for at least 30 minutes or overnight. Rinse out with water and a mild shampoo. You can also opt to take the onion and honey mixture orally as this will also guarantee hair growth.
Onion Juice and Rum
Carefully chop one medium sized onion, put into a glass of rum and let sit overnight. Strain the mixture the following day to get rid of the chopped onion pieces. Massage the strained mixture into your scalp and wash out or you can use as a hair-rinse after you’ve shampooed.
Another way is to incorporate onions into your meals for dietary support, this doesn’t work like the other methods but in a good amount of time you will find that your hair looks shinier and is healthier.
Do this as often as three times a week for a month or two, exercise some patience, and you should see significant results in no time.