Monday, 22 June 2015

Onion Juice for faster Hair Growth and Remedies

Onions are rich in sulfur-containing compounds that are responsible for their strong odor. Sulfur is a powerful detox element and helps body to release toxins, especially for the liver. Onion is the richest dietary source of quercitin, a powerful antioxidant flavonoid that has been shown to thin the blood, lower cholesterol, ward off blood clots and fight asthma, chronic bronchitis, hay fever, diabetes, atherosclerosis and infections and is even linked to inhibiting certain types of cancer. Onions are also naturally anti-inflammatory, antibiotic and antiviral. 
Bright Onions

Benefits for Hair Growth:

  • Onions are effective in promoting hair growth and rich sulfur content in them. Onion juice when applied on the scalp alone or in combination with other hair loss remedies can improve the blood circulation to the scalp. 
  • Sulfur also improves the production of collagen tissues which is necessary for the growth of hair. Hair grows from the hair follicles in the scalp and increased blood supply to the scalp brings better nutrients and nourishment to the follicles and promotes hair growth. 
  • The sulfur content in the juice also has anti-bacterial properties and prevents the growth of fungi and bacteria on the scalp which reduces the chances of losing hair due to these infections. 
  • Onion juice increases the strength of the hair and prevents thinning and breakage. You can achieve improved volume to your hair by regularly applying the onion juice on the scalp. 

Tips for Hair Growth:

  1. Chop an onion and add it to the shampoo and let it stand for fifteen days and use the shampoo as usual. Not only does it make the hair growth faster but it also makes the hair amazingly shining.
  2. Chop two onions and grid it to fine paste and apply it on the scalp thoroughly. Though, the juice has a pungent smell, the remedy is highly effective in achieving the results you need. You need to keep the juice on the scalp for at least 30 minutes. You can keep it for longer if you will be able to bear the smell of the juice. Rinse off the juice using water and mild shampoo. You will have to repeat this remedy at least thrice a week for at least two months to see the results. This is a natural remedy and it will take some time to give the expected result.
  3. Honey is great for hair as it is has nourishing and moisturizing properties. Honey and onion are a great combination to keep your hair healthy. Once you have squeezed out at least 1/4th cup of raw onion juice, add a tablespoon of honey to it. You can either drink the juice or choose to apply the mixture to the scalp.
  4. Mix three tablespoons of onion juice with a tablespoon of coconut oil and a tablespoon of olive oil. Use this blend for your hair and scalp at least three times a week. It is good for treating hair loss, particularly if your scalp feels dry and itchy.

Onion Health Benefits:

  • Onions scavenge free radicals, thereby reducing risk of developing gastric ulcers.
  • Raw onion encourages the production of good cholesterol(HDL), thus keeping our heart healthy.
  • Onions have potent antibacterial activity, destroy many diseases like pathogens and salmonella.
  • The health benefits of onions are not only due to the abundance of quercetin. Allyl propyl  disulphide (APDS) is an antiflammantory sulfur compound also found in onions that gives them their distinct smell and thus we get water in eyes.
  • The phytochemicals in onions improve the working of vitamin C in body and give us more immunity.
  •  Onions also been shown to have a significant blood sugar-lowering action, comparable to some prescribed drugs.

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