Best Hair Remedy – Onion for Hair Growth, Hair Thinning and Balding

Onion is one of the vegetable which has many uses apart from where you show off your culinary skill! Onion has multiple beneficial uses, one of them is that onion helps stimulate hair growth. Onion for hair growth, hair thinning, balding and many other related problems works really best.

Yes you got it right! Onions are but extremely helpful in curing baldness, hair thinning and hair loss. Onion helps in rejuvenating the scalp too so if you have an itching head just follow either of the remedies to notice the difference. So next time when you think of onions, dont fret over shedding tears!


#Onion Remedies-

Here are three best home remedies using Onion that give you results for sure!!


#Onion Juice

It not only makes your food tastier but also help in assisting re-growth of your hairs because of the presence of  sulphur in it. You all need to do is grate or blend the onions, take juice out of it apply it on your hairs. Though it is smelly but to achieve something you have to sacrifice something. Therefore you just have to bear a little with its smell and keep it on for an hour at least and wash it with a mild shampoo. Repeat the process everyday or at least thrice a week until you start noticing the change.

#Boiled Onion Water

If onion juice is going too hard on you, there is an alternative. Simply chop 3-4 onions into 4 pieces boil it in a pan for 15 minutes. Let it cool and then after shampoo rinse your hair with the boiled onion water. Please don’t wash your hair with  plain water at least for an hour or maximum a day. It will surely gonna nourish your hair and help in multiplying them.

#Honey Please

Is it too much of onion?? Try using onion with honey. The best part is you can try drinking this concoction as well! Not tasty but bearable! Or just apply it on your scalp. Leave it overnight and wash it next morning with a mild shampoo. Do it everyday for best results.

onion hair remedy


Please Note that these are home remedies and can not work wonders overnight. You will have to be patient and wait at least for 1-2 months before diminishing these remedies. Home remedies though work slow but work for sure!

#Bonus Benefits of Using Onion for Hair Problems-

  1. Onions are also believed to decrease the inflammation and redness of the scalp.
  2. It also has healing powers in it which helps in nourishing the hair and reducing the hair loss, as it promotes circulation.
  3. Natural sulphur found in onions helps in restoring the hair growth. As sulphur has its presence in nails, skin and hair therefore it is known as “beauty mineral”.
  4. Large number of sulpur helps in regenerating hair follicles which help in hair re growth. It also helps in reducing hair loss and hair thinning.


Of course, onions related home remedies give your real noticeable results that you can see the difference. Who would not wish to have beautiful hair without spending a lot just in a month’s time!

There are many other home remedies that really do work against all kind of hair problems.

#Oiling is a Must

For healthy hair growth and volume, its very important to nourish your hair. And oiling is the best way to do it. Coconut oil, amla oil, olive oil, castor oil or almond oil even mustard oil, all work best for hair. Massage your hair and scalp with any of the oils that suits you at least twice a week for best and results.


#Shampoo Tip-

  • Never use hot water to wash your hair. Always use cold or lukewarm water.
  • If you are not sure about using a shampoo, its best to use some natural ways to help your scalp cope with the chemical products cause.

Try these-


#Homemade Shampoo Recipe 1

Soak, 100 gms each of dried amla (gooseberry), Shikakai (Acacia concinna) and reetha (soap nut) for 24 hours. Or simply boil it all in about 1 liter water. Once its cool, de-seed and mash the herbs in the water thoroughly. Or just grind all making a smooth paste. Use this paste as much as required. Massage it gently on the hair and scalp   and let it dry for about half an hour before washing off lightly massaging and rubbing your hair. Use plain water to wash off.

#Homemade Shampoo Recipe 2

Use ¼ cup of apple cider vinegar and baking soda in a bowl. It will fizz, but don’t worry about that. Use it on wet hair rub and massage your hair and scalp gently with this concoction for a few minutes. Now wash off. It may not remove oil completely, but it will clean your hair and is completely natural. In fact this concotion can also help you in dandruff anf other infections including fungal.

Try these tips for healthier and more voluminous locks.



Do not expect results overnight. Although just a week of using these home remedies will assure you that these are going to help you better than any chemical based treatment. The improvement in the quality of your hair, the shine and gloss will make you positive about that!

If there is any query, post it in comment box.. I am ready to help any time. Do tell me if any of these tips helped you to. Share your experience.

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