Onion Juice Help With Hair

Are you suffering from hair loss? Have you tried numerous products but still got no result? Then you probably forgot looking inside your kitchen; because inside your kitchen is where the ultimate hair fall remedy resides!

It is nothing but onion juice, which can efficiently treat acute hair loss! In fact, onion juice is efficient in promoting hair growth and at the same time, prevents hair loss. The best part of using onion juice as a part of your hair care routine is that it is completely safe. Onions are not only easily available, but they are also inexpensive. They are a cost-effective way of ensuring that your hair gets the nourishment it needs.

You might be thinking how to use the onion treatment for hair growth especially when it smells awful? But think of it this way: wouldn’t you like to get rid of hair fall problems? Moreover, if you already see your hair line receding or some bald patches showing up, isn’t it better to opt for using something you would find in your own home instead of spending more money at the salon where they promise you great results with regular hair spas but which usually don’t work out ?

Want to know more about onion juice and how you can use it to curb your hair fall? Then wait no more and continue reading! So how does onions help fight hair fall and induce hair growth?

Why Is Onion Juice Effective For Hair?

Onions are high in sulfur content. When massaged on the scalp, onion juice helps in improving the blood circulation. In fact, the sulfur content in onions is known to improve collagen production that in turn is beneficial for your hair health. Onion juice has anti-bacterial properties that help in preventing infections on the scalp.

Regular application of onion juice helps to thicken your hair and do away with a variety of scalp problems that are the cause of hair loss and hair thinning. Yeast infections, fungal infections, scalp acne and dandruff can be treated in the long run. Moreover, onion juice suits both dry scalp and oily scalp alike. Application of onion juice promotes healthy hair in a natural manner.

How To Use Onion Juice For Hair?

It is extremely easy to use onion juice for hair.

1. Peel three or four onions and clean them thoroughly in water. It is better if you could consider a smaller variety of onions. Cut the onions into even smaller pieces. Put them in your juicer or blender and then extract the juice.

2. Now apply the juice directly on your scalp and massage gently. Concentrate more on the hair roots and the scalp.

3. Wait for at least one hour and then rinse off using plain water and a mild shampoo. Do it on alternate days to reap the best benefits.

Of course, you should have patience because you won’t get results overnight. Doing on a regular basis for at least a month would start showing results. This method of applying onion juice would take care of problems like hair fall, bald patches (1) and itchy scalp.

4 Simple Onion Juice Recipes For Promoting Hair Growth:

1. Raw Onion Juice:

This is the easiest way to derive the benefits of the sulfur content of onion. Just blend some onions in your food processor and extract the juice; apply this on your scalp and leave for at least 30 minutes or more if you wish; rinse off using a mild shampoo. If this is done for a minimum of thrice a week, you can expect to see results within one or two months. Please be patient as this is a natural remedy (2).

2. Honey-Onion Juice Treatment:

This treatment needs two-fold action – consumption and application. Mix a tablespoon of honey with a quarter-cup onion juice. Take it orally every day. At the same time, use the same recipe for application on your scalp and hair. Massage it gently for about ten minutes and leave it on for 30 minutes.

3. Onion Juice-Oil Blend:

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.

4. Onion Juice – Rum Concoction:

If you really cannot stand the smell of onions on your hair, you can try this method instead. Put the finely chopped onion in a glass of rum and keep it undisturbed overnight. Do not put this in your refrigerator. Strain the mixture and use the liquid as a hair rinse or to massage the scalp. It works to improve the hair growth.

Onion juice is a time-tested remedy for hair loss and ensures hair growth in bald patches. However, there is one problem associated with onion juice remedy for hair problems. It is a pungent remedy. If you detest the strong onion smell, you might find it difficult to put up with it every alternate day! However, if you get into the habit of tolerating the pungent smell, you can easily ensure that your hair enjoys good health.

Have you ever used onion juice for treating your hair problems? What was your experience? Share it with us in the comments section below!

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  • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/swathiraavi/ swathi raavi

    such a grt article for hair growth.i have been experiencing lot of hair fall these days.will try these options

    • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/oindrila/ Oindrila

      Thank you so much!! I really hope this will help you.

      • Guest

        i hav started this …..i hope this will be helpful thank u very much

      • Anonymous

        hello Oindrila, I have been applying this onion mixture everynight from last 2 months, keep it till morning and wash it with mild shampoo.
        I am 27 and lost almost 60% hair on my scalp… i dint see any result yet…when can i expect it ?
        Kindly tell me
        sbloch08@gmail.com

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/mounikaraghavan/ Mounika Raghavan

    very useful article on hair growth oindrila.

    • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/oindrila/ Oindrila

      Thank you so much!! :)

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/oindrila/ Oindrila

    Thank you so much!! :) I really hope this will help you.

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/lakshanya/ Lakshanya

    I think your recipe is great. I am going to put this in my beauty tips book. I think your recipe is one of the most simple I have seen. Two ingredients and there you go. I like you so much Oindrila :D

    • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/oindrila/ Oindrila

      Thank you so much dear friend for your words!! Really honored :) Hope you find this useful :D :) :)

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/tanujamalhotra/ Tanuja

    Thanks for the Info.. its really good that you are sharing your experience and giving the free alternative to regrow hair…!!!!

    • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/oindrila/ Oindrila

      Thank you so much :) Hope you find this useful :D

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/shabby/ Shabby

    Love this one . .Will surely try :)

    • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/oindrila/ Oindrila

      Thank you so much dear for the appreciation! :)

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/simplyselective/ Priyanka

    I have heard applying onion juice can cause hair color to brown..is it so ??? moreover should the onion juice be applied daily?? can we apply on a scalp with hair oil onto it ??

    appling onion juice has some negative effect also ??
    plz rply

    • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/oindrila/ Oindrila

      If you have colored hair then it may cause it to change color partially.Onion juice is used to make blonde hair color warmer. . But as we have black hair it will not do any such change . .can be applied on oiled hair, apply as directed above

  • Umair S

    Yea I tried it and amazingly it is helping me so far. I have been using it for last 2 weeks now and my hair fall stop immediately. I hope it helps opening up pores and growth of new hairs too ;)

    • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/oindrila/ Oindrila

      Thanks so much for your feedback! :)

    • mirna

      It’s awesome that you’ve tried it! But how many times do u apply it each week?

  • ARCHIE

    CAN WE MAKE ONION AND HONEY MIX AND SIOREIT IN THE
    FRIDGE FOR FURTHER USE

    • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/oindrila/ Oindrila

      Yes but try to finish that mixture in a week and make fresh mixture for the next week and thereafter.

  • Blesse Leonard

    Is this uesful for mens.

  • Blesse Leonard

    Is this useful for mens.

    • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/oindrila/ Oindrila

      Yes.

  • http://google satya

    hey! Dr..is it useful for men of age 27

    • Oindrila

      Yes

  • sneha menon

    Can i mix it with oil and apply it or should i apply oil and den just apply the juice on the scalp.Does it grow new hair? Also does it thicken the existing hair which is thinning ?

    • Oindrila

      Better to use oil on the other days, use this remedy as directed. Yes it helps to grow new hair.

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/Amrita_Singh/ Amrita

    can I use onion juice with egg for better results..so that I can get sulphur and protein at the same time

    • Oindrila

      Yes you can

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/Gagan_Preet/ Gagan

    help me plz m losing hair day by day…..

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/nimratachowan/ Nimrata

    I think i am more than willing to put up with the putrid smell for a while if it means that i might get my hair back! I am losing so much hair at the moment that i might be bald in almost no time! Thanks Oindrila!

    • Oindrila

      Do share your experience Nimrata. A lot of us Bengalis here use the onion therapy for hair fall here.

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/simrin/ Simrin

    I never knew that it was even possible to grow hair back naturally once you begin to loose it! Oindrila this a great article! Can also give me a few pointers on how i can mask the horrible smell of the onions? I am not sure if just the shampoo will work….any other solutions?

    • Oindrila

      add few drops of essential oil like lavender or any other you like :)

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/gurleen/ Gurleen

    Really? Onion, Great ! will try it soon

    • Oindrila

      Do let us know :)

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/preethicute/ preethicute

    it sounds soooo good the results and it is definitely something i needs. My hair fall is so bad now that very very soon i am gonna be bald and there isn’t a damn thing i would be able do about it. But tmy only question is how do you keep your hair from smelling yuckie the next day? Smelling like onions wont sit well with my colleagues for sure!

    • Oindrila

      Can add few drops of essential oil like lavender or any other you like :)

  • Yagna

    This is interesting, but Onions? seriously? This is kind of different to apply on the hair, but with the results it shows i think i wont mind giving it a try soon:)

    • Oindrila

      Ya do try :)

  • Takia Pollard

    Onions do work, I just chopped it up & smashed them alittle and applied it to my natural shampoo I made, and it works for me… the next step is to add Garlic

    • Oindrila

      Glad to know that they work for you :)

  • virendra

    I am suffring for hair fall last 3year and i lost my 80% hair i use union for
    Regrowth my hair i started today
    But i want to know can i store union juce in a bottel for daily use
    PLEASE TEll ME

    • Oindrila

      Yes you can store it :)

      • micheal

        can i apply for hair or only in the bald areas

  • mishu

    Onion do works.. I am trying this from last 1 month initially my hair fall was controllled to great extent, however am feeling again hair fall is increased. I am applying onion juice after oil message . Is it ok to apply onion juice on oily hair and then shampoo? or is it less effective since am applying on oily hair? Your suggestion would be great help…

    • Oindrila

      Hi, use it without oiling your hair. Make partings and apply the juice. I hope this helps. :) Cut down on junk food and consume minimum 3 liters water everyday.

  • sanjana

    how many days can we store it?

  • Pranay parmar

    Hi Oindrila,
    Thanks for ur suggestions.
    Please tell me how long it will take to show the results? after reading d posts, I also started applying the onion juice from past one week and massage my scalp after applying. But during the massage, I loose almost 15-20 hairs. I leave for entire night and morning when I shampoo my hairs that time also I loose some.
    Is it ok to extract d juice and store in refrigerator for 2-3 days? will it reduce d power of juice?
    Pranay

    • Oindrila

      Hi, Which shampoo are you using? It is important to use an SLS free and paraben free shampoo.Yes you can extract and store the juice.

      • Pranay parmar

        Hi,

        Thanks for ur reply. I use BIOTIQUE Bio Walnut Bark Shampoo.

        Which shampoo do u suggest?

        Pranay

        • Oindrila

          Hi,
          Soul Tree, Organic Surge, Rustic Art, The Body Shop – you can pick a shampoo from any of these brands

          • pranay parmar

            Okie.. thanks. but do u suggest to consult a doctor for this? its like I have tried all measures to address this issue… right from using soft water.. then eating almonds, carrot, egg.. thn applying onion juice… thn applying Arnica Plus Hair Vitalizer+Trofer…. almost everything :-P but there is no respite from this…
            plz suggest…
            Pranay

          • Oindrila

            Hi, yes, if its an internal problem like a hormonal problem, you need to consult with your doc. Drinking 4 liters of water a day is recommended. If you are based in Kolkata, there’s one brand Arish that is patented for hair fall control. Else try the oil mentioned here http://www.stylecraze.com/articles/hair-growth-therapy-diy/ Has helped me greatly.

  • Michael Oremaj Mosende

    please help me i’m losing my hair day by day,almost bald. is it really effective to use onions.thank you very much ms.oindrila

  • KHUSHBU THAPAR

    APPLYING ONLY ONION JUICE WILL IT BE FINE ??? OR I NEED TO ADD HONEY IN IT ???? PLZ SUUGEST AS I M TRIED OF HAIR FALL

    • Oindrila

      Hi, yes you can add honey or use it just onion juice. Also, use a good paraben and sls free shampoo. There are several brands in the market which claim to stop hair fall but indirectly lead to greater hair fall. Stay away from those. Also drink 3 liters of water a day and cut down on junk food intake. Hope this helps :)

      • khushi

        hi oindrila m happy dat u r so concernd thanks fr ur help. I will surly try it . but can u plz guide me bywat does paraben and sls free shampoo means???

        • Oindrila

          Hi, Your shampoo needs to be free of harsh chemicals that damage hair in the long run. Google for paraben and sls free shampoos in India. :) You can try from brands like Organic Surge, Rustic Art, Soul Tree, The Body Shop. All of them have such shampoos. I am currently using Organic Surge Shine Boost shampoo and it works great for me.

          • KHUSHBU THAPAR

            hi, :)
            ok I wl go n get d shampoo frm the body shop . n d 1 u r using will it b fine if I use it for protecting ma hairfall n increasing the growth????

          • Oindrila

            Hi,

            Yes you can try the Body shop Rainforest Shine Shampoo or any other of these shampoos. Even Soul Tree is good. But these shampoos won’t lather much.

          • KHUSHBU THAPAR

            I HVNT USED ANY OF THESE PRODUTS ONCE ALSO SO WOLUD B THANKFULL TO U :) IF U JUS SUGGEST ME 1 SHAMPOO FOR CNTROLLING HAIR
            FALL AND INCRESING GROWTH.

          • KHUSHBU THAPAR

            N OINDRILA WANTED TO ASK ONTHER QUS DAT IS PEOPLE VISIT A LOT TO DR BATRES CLINIC FOR HAIRFALL SO IS IT BENEFICIAL TO VISIT HIS CLINC N TAK THE MEDCINES TO PROTECT MA HAIR ??? PLZ ADVICE IF U KNW SUMTHING ABT IT :) THANKS

          • oindy

            Hi,

            I really have no experience with Batra’s. I think you can try Soul Tree Triphala Hair Revitalizing Shampoo. You can once check with your doctor if any internal problems are causing excessive hair fall. Sometimes hormonal disorders, stress etc can lead to hair fall.

          • KHUSHBU THAPAR

            hi,
            ok thanks for evything :) god bless

  • prakash

    Hi

    Can i use the small onion?

    • oindy

      Hi,
      Yes :)

  • Swati Ghosh

    Hello Oindrila

    I am suffering from acute hair loss for 4 years, literally becoming bald.. I underwent Dr. Batra’s treatment for 4 years bt i lost whatever i had. M very much disapointed.. Plzzzz plzzzzz help me

    • Oindrila

      Hi,
      Have you checked with your doctor if there are any internal problems? I am saying ‘coz sometimes coz of stress, hormonal probs like thyroid malfunctioning, hair loss can result. Are you from Kolkata?

    • aana

      m also going to the Batra’s for around last 15months but did not notice any change in ma hair fall problem. m rly disappointed….

  • akshita

    do I need to oil my hair as well, n is it dat I hav to apply onion juice on a regular basis??

    • Oindrila

      Min thrice a week will help :) May or may not apply oil but yes oil has its benefits too for the hair.

      • akshita

        bt den hw I apply oil if I apply onion juice thrice a weak……..n I read sumwhere dat mixing two tea spoon of baking soda in water acts as a mild shampoo, is dat true??……I hav acute hair fall…n I dnt see new hair growing…..from them……hw much tym will dis take since I hav started applying onion juice in my hair roots…..

  • Oindrila

    Yes its really effective. In Bengal we use the small onions for hair growth and to stop hairfall

    • Michael Oremaj Mosende

      I just read your reply now. Thank you so much Ms. Oindrila. I started applying onion juice last June29. Hope it will help. I guess I really need patience though. =) Again thank you very much.

  • Kanchan

    Hey Oindrila….plz help me
    I m just 17 years old & i m suffering frm huge loss of hair since last year, i am taking homeopathy treatment also since last six months along with few natural treatment bt nothing iz happening.
    Plz tell me onion juice works for me . suggest smethng as i m losing bunches of hair every day will onion works and also
    Hw much tme will it take to recover…????

    • Righteus

      sorry, but i think you have cancer.

      have a good day :)

    • Oindrila

      Yes dear, start using this. I am putting another link here. An oil that you can prepare at home and use: http://www.stylecraze.com/articles/hair-growth-therapy-diy/ Can follow this. Are you suffering from any hormonal problem?

  • Shee

    Hi dear, I read
    Organic Surge – Shine Boost Shampoo suitable for vegans!
    will it suit for non-vegetarians?

    • Oindrila

      Yes definitely

  • shailu

    hi will the mixer stops growth of white hair.. and how many times v should use this onion&shampoo mixer to stop the hair fall ??

  • pranay parmar

    Okie..thank you.. No, am based in Bangalore. Will try out that oil also.

  • kanchan

    No dear…. I m taking dermatologist advice he didn’t told me any thing. Plz tell me what 2 do

    • Natural Kinky Curly Marie

      You have to see your Healthcare provider; Physician regarding this severe long term hair loss issue. An Online forum can only offer you advice. Get a second opinion if you have to and tests for proper diagnosis of whatever is causing your hair loss to help come to a solution. Also Natural treatments Take time to work. Sometimes they provide little to No Results at all if there’s an undelying medical issue involved.

  • Shonali ghosh

    Hey oindrila…..I am suffering from extreme loss of hair due to hair thinning . I Have lost my fore head hair, plz tell will onion juice help ?
    how much time will it take

  • Vandna

    Hi oindrila I was suffering from extreme loss of hair from one month but before 4 or 5 days i tried this and i feel it work for me. but please tell me what should i use for new hair grow on my scalp so that the extreme loss may be fill.

  • asha

    Hi ! oindrila
    i am having a heavy hairfall from about 2 months. I have taken medication but no results are seen as yet. Every time whether i tie , comb my hair, big dense bunches of hair start coming out. I am really scared and fed up with my hairfall problem. Also my hair have become very much thin.
    Please suggest the best possible remedy for me as soon as possible. Which shampoo should i use?
    Thank you

    • Oindrila

      Hi, Suggest you to visit a doc coz sometimes internal probs like hormonal issues can lead to such heavy hair fall. Use any paraben-free,sls,sles and silicone free shampoo.

  • apsiv

    hi i’m 20 years old i’m having really heavy hair loss i almost lost half my hair quantity.i tried many homemade packs now i’m fed up. i also having itchy scalp, dandruff and split ends too plz suggest me something

    • Oindrila

      Hi, Visiting a doctor is important as you are experiencing heavy hair loss and it could be caused by internal problems. There are a no.of great posts on hair care here at Stylecraze. Do check them out.

  • s

    hi i’m having hair loss problem for past 3 years from my childhood i was having long and strong hair but my quantity and length of my hair was decreased i’ve tried many homemade remedies but loss fair didnt came to an end pls give me an solution for my hair fall

  • Guest

    Hi Oindrila, Many thanks for valuable information.

    Do you suggest SMALL, RED & ORGANICALLY farmed onions?
    Is it helpful to grow ROOT new hair?
    I am not suffering much hair loss still can I use it as preventive measure?

    -Regards

    • Oindrila

      Hi, Sure can use that for regrowth :)

  • jain

    hiiii….i read some where about onion juice for hair treatment…but to daily make onion juice was too boring…so i boiled onion juice and garlic paste with coconut oil..till all the water gets evaporate….then i am applying this oil twice in a month….my hair loss problem is almost gone…..but is this process proper???….please do reply..

    • Oindrila

      Yes sure it’s a nice process.

    • prasna991

      Twice in a month could be too less. Twice in a week maybe ?

  • nenjoy

    hi, can this treatment also be applied by male. how long will this take to recover? OR can only onion juice be helpful for hair los?

    • Oindrila

      Yes can be used by males. Needs a little time like anything natural.

  • devi

    hi oindrila, can we use seekakai for hair wash( it is the paste prepared by my home for hair wash) after onion juice applied

  • AB

    Hi! I have started applying onion juice on my scalp thrice a week. Does this stop the hairfall or does it also grow back the lost hair?

  • Aanchal

    Hello… I jst want 2 know…if i use onion trtmnt thrice in a week then i hv 2 use shampoo thrice so this will effect my hairs becoz shampoo contain soo much of chemicals….. Can u plzz suggest some kind of shampoo that dont hv chemicals… Becoz i’m suffering from bad hairfall and my marriage is cuming……. Soo plzz help me….

    • Onir

      Hi aanchal u can use jhonson baby shampoo for the same, its a very good & mild shampoo & very less chemical.

    • Chitralekha Shanthakumar

      MAKE UR OWN HERBAL SHAMPOO BY MIXING..
      SHIAKAI (SOAP NUT) 300GMS
      AMLA PWD 100GMS
      NEEM PWD 100GMS
      HENNA PWD 100GMS
      BESAN PWD (CHICK PEA FLOUR) 100GMS

      FOR SHOULDER LENGTH HAIR… TAKE 40 GMS OF THIS MIXTURE… MAKE A PASTE USING WATER… AND USE IT TO WASH UR HAIR IN PLACE OF SHAMPOO… THIS WONT BE LIKE THE NORMAL SHAMPOO WHERE U GET LOTS OF BUBBLES… BUT THIS IS A VERY GOOD NATURAL HERBAL..NO CHEMICAL MIX SHAMPOO THAT U CAN USE FOR LIFE… TRUST ME I’M AND INDIAN AND I USED TO USE THIS WHEN I WAS A KID… THEN DURING MY TEENAGE…. LOOKING AT ADS AND FRIENDS,,, I WENT TO USE THE CHEMICAL BASED ONCE AND SPOILED MY HAIR SO BADLY… THAT NOW FOR THE PAST 3 YRS I HAVE SWITCHED BACK TO THIS SHAMPOO WHICH HAS HELPED ME A LOT… U CAN TRY NO HARM…
      MY ADVANCE WISHES FOR A VERY HAPPY AND A WONDERFUL WEDDED LIFE
      FROM
      CHITRA

  • Lexi Lexington

    baking soda and apple cider vinegar is a great natural shampoo.

  • Joyy

    hlo…i m using onion juice for last 5 days. so i just wanna know whether it is mandatory to wash my hair with shampoo after using the onion juice.

  • Enny

    hi, pls i just wnt to ask if i can do without washing my hair for weeks and continue to apply the onion and again if i can apply the onion while i have braid or fixing on me?

  • Urvashi Hasija

    I am facing this hairfall problem from last 1 month….As i am very conscious about my hair. And usually i don’t experiment anything for my hair..So i just want to ask that it it safe 100% or there is any chance of side effect is there???

  • ariyan

    Hii…I had been suffering from hair fall problem since the last 2 years . I have lost my hair from the forehead left and right side due to lack attention . I have lost also little bit hair from my whole hair means everybody can easily tell me bout my baldness is showing Now I have had my whole head shaved . Plz tell me now what should I do to get my all hair ?

  • Neha Soni

    i have got my hairs straightened 4 months back..n nw my hairs are falling very badly..pls suggest some measures for getting rid of this hairfall..almost half of my hairs strength has fallen..plss help

    • Ariyan Ali

      I have same problem and wanna discussion my line I’d:ariyan ali

      • Neha Soni

        well i too dont have solution for it.. :(

        • Ariyan Ali

          Neha, would you like to add me somewhere , I wanna discuss something important , my fb: babbujani369@gmail.com

          • Guest

            suree

    • Ravi Verma

      Absolute solution for all Hair problems:(hair regrow, hair fall, thinning etc.)
      1) Apply curd (Dahi) daily on your scalp daily for half an hour. Wash your hair after half an hour using shampoo.
      2)
      Do neck exercise daily in the morning and evening: i) move your head to
      and fro, left and right side as if you are dancing(note: most dancers
      have thick hair)(ii) Rub your nails for 15 min. a day.

      • Neha Soni

        thankss alott

  • Ravi Verma

    Absolute solution for all Hair problems:
    1) Apply curd (Dahi) daily on your scalp daily for half an hour. Wash your hair after half an hour using shampoo.
    2) Do neck exercise daily in the morning and evening: i) move your head to and fro, left and right side as if you are dancing(note: most dancers have thick hair)(ii) Rub your nails for 15 min. a day.

  • Ravi Verma

    Absolute solution for all Hair problems:
    1) Apply curd (Dahi) daily on your scalp daily for half an hour. Wash your hair after half an hour using shampoo. (see after 2 months, great results after 6 months)
    2)
    Do neck exercise daily in the morning and evening: i) move your head to
    and fro, left and right side as if you are dancing(note: most dancers
    have thick hair)(ii) Rub your nails for 15 min. a day.

  • Fatima

    hey

    I am facing this hairfall problem from last 1 month….As i am very conscious about my hair. I will surely try this but pls can you tell me whether Head and Shoulders shampoo is good? because i guess when I started using this shampoo my hair started falling before I used Himalaya .. may I know which shampoo I should use Himalaya, Sunsilk or Head and Shoulders?? Pls reply as soon as possible !! I will be very thankful to yu

  • Anna

    Never knew onion can be this useful. Would love to try onion rum concoction. Very interesting tips and love reading the article.

  • Ariyan Ali

    Have been using onion with coconut oil and olive oil since last month. I have had my head shaved and massaged everyday with these mixture . Found no new hair regrowth yet but my hair are thicker , black , Strong ,shiny and healthy . (^_^)

  • Nimra Munir

    i do not want to grow new hair only want longer hair i have shoulder hair plz tell me the natural way to enhance long hair faster i have less curly hair

  • Maria

    So I really want to try this cause I have been having hair loss and I am losing my hair on the edges of my head and I have had so much trouble looking for something to help me grow it back and my sister told me about her friend that had the same problem and she put onion juice in her shampoo and it worked.. I really want to try it but I just colored my hair about a month a go and I wont to know if anyone knows if the onion causes discoloration to your hair?

  • Nitin

    Does onion juice is to be applied simultaneously 3 days or it can be applied on alternate day basis..?

    • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

      Hi Nitin, onion juice can be applied to hair on a daily basis or alternate days in a week regularly for a month or two for best results.

  • Sumeet Bhagat

    HI GUYS,i have been facing hairfall problem since almost 4 years …have tried many oils and other treatments. i have recently read this article about using onion juice to regrow hair.Problem is of alopecia as commonly said by doctors whom i visited.I have started applying onion juice from today itself now lets see how does this help:-) waiting for this miracle to happen so that it can be helpful for all of us who face hairfall…Good luck guys…BE POSITIVE!!

    • Brunda

      whats the result Mr.Sumeet

    • naren

      Hi sumeet,
      Do u have any positive result so far?

      • sumeet bhagat

        Hey Naren Hie…though i had started applying Onion juice it had stopped by Hairfall…i could not continue due to my work schedule..BUT I have to restart applying onion juice again as my hairs have turned thin…It is nice to know friends that we r trying a better and easy method…Just we need to have patience….

    • chaitu

      hey sumeet…….. please post updates about your hair growth.. for others :)

  • boomi raju

    dear, how to make the onion juice pls tell me any body.

    • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

      Hi Boomi, to make onion juice peel three or four onions and clean them thoroughly in water. It is better if you could consider a smaller variety of onions. Cut the onions into even smaller pieces. Put them in your juicer or blender and then extract the juice.

  • anu

    i have been using onion juice for more than a month.. but my hair fall hasnt reduced yet.. my hair is still getting thinner day by day..

    • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

      Hi Anu, hairfall can be caused due various reasons like lack of nutrition, dandruff, stress, pollution, hormonal imbalance etc. Despite the regular application of onion juice, if your hairfall hasn’t reduced then i would suggest you to consult a dermatologist to find out the actual cause of hairfall and take necesssary steps to combat hairfall.

  • salma

    I have dandruff and itchy scalp..can I use apply onion juice.

    • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

      Hi Salma, applying onion juice will help with problems like hair fall, bald patches, dandruff and itchy scalp.

  • Naren

    Hi Guys,
    I know wat it feels if we loose hairs, I have gone thru various treatments like homeopathy, allopathy,ayurveda in last 6 yrs, Then i come to know about onion juice thru this website. Initially i thot its a joke but then i thot will give a sincere try for 3 months atleast. It’s more than 3 weeks i m using this treatment ,I use this treatment 3 times a week. I cant say that my hairs are grown back as it will take some time. But my hairs are dense as compared to 3 weeks earlier.

    • Akanksha

      Is this seriously working?

      • naren

        for me it has but it is a slow process… keep patience

    • Abbas

      kia ap bata skte hain pane kese apply kia ha union juice?me 2 month se apply kr raha hu but result 0

    • naren

      Apply on scalp .. and leave it for atleast 45 mnts and if possible do shirshasan empty stomach for 2 minutes and so far i didnt say that i have regrown hairs .. i said my hairs has become denser..regrowing hair will take more months probably 3-4 mnths as i have just completed 5 weeks..keep patience.

      • Abbas

        thanks

  • Abbas

    kuch bhe farq nhi parta union k juice se mene 2 month daily lagaya ha but wahi baal hain agar ksis ne apply kia ha pata ni kese hair regrow hote han

  • sam assasion

    yup..it works..mujhe after long illness hairfall ki prob hui thi..nd thn i had used many oils,formulas..etc..but jab maine onion juice use kia i came to know that if proper tareeke se use kia jaye to it works amazing..(y)..mujhe abhi 1 month bhi nhi hua use karte hue and amazing results…wowwwww

    • ASA

      aap ne kaise kiya roz ya alternate days or kitna ghanta rakha or kab rakha subah or sham pls giv reply im also facingthe same prblm

  • Manish Arora

    This works. I am using this for over a month now and have notice small hair popping out from that almost dead areas. Going to use this method forever. Also using Livon hair tonic as directed by them, I have abused my hair a lot earlier and now patience is the key. But….. I am loving the results.

    • Micky Sky

      Manish where did you get this oil please help me out
      mckrck6@gmail.com

    • Maximus

      manish… using daily fresh onion or refrigerated juice?… what about the smell?

      • Rupali

        one day old refrigerated juice will work, but not more. As far as possible, use fresh onion juice. The smell would be there, but you can blend the onion juice with other herbal powders like Amla, Ritha, Shikekai etc to reduce the smell. And this really works. I’ve tried many things in my life as well and had lost a lot of hair. My hairline had receded a lot as well. However, after starting this remedy, I could see small hair growing within the first one or two weeks. The bald patches vanished completely within the first month.

        • Digvijay Singh

          hii rupali…cud u plz tell…is it really working???

    • chaitu

      sir, is it really true. Please tell seriously.. I tried so many methods to reduce hair fall but nothing workout… :(

  • Manish Arora

    Some suggestions, take this therapy before going to bed and do not use any shampoo or use baby shampoo since that is mild, after you use this therapy. To avoid, use Badaam Rogan oil (bit scented) and sleep. This will also nourish your hair and will take that onion smell away so that you will be able to sleep easily. Also head massage before sleep leads to a good sleep. Rinse your hair with shampoo in the morning and apply your regular hair oil, where I use Livon as I stated earlier. Eat food that is very rich in iron, zinc and protein. Do some form of exercise with routine since a good blood pressure pumps the process and try to live happy life with no depression since this is a key factor of hair loss. Of course a quality sleep is must for all this. Try it and keep faith and give it some time since this is not a fast hair grow formula and this needs its own area of development like a plant, the more you support and nurture, the more better it gets. Best of luck.

    • ji

      Cud u pls tel me,wthr the onion to b usd is small onion or the big onion..?? Pls reply asap. I’m facing severe hairfall after hair straightening for 2 months… Pls help.. Can i use baby shampoo for my treated hair??? Pls reply..

      • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

        Hi, for onion juice treatment any size or shape of onion can be used to extract juice and for its application. You can use a baby shampoo or any mild shampoo on your hair.

  • mohini priya

    i have a question that in a week how many days one can apply onion juice on scalp???

    • naren

      i apply on alternate (thrice a week) for 1 hr.

    • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

      Hi Monini, apply onion juice on every alternate days to reap the best benefits. Wash off this juice with a mild shampoo.

  • Micky Sky

    where did you get this oil please help me out
    mckrck6@gmail.com

  • venkat

    what are the ingredients are used,and how to made it step by step process.?

  • https://www.facebook.com/yasmeenmmajid Yasmeen Majid

    Thank you, I will try it.

  • naren

    thrice a wk… on alternate day for 45-60minutes will be sufficient

  • shabrin

    thank you so much

  • sh

    Thank u. I will try it

  • sh

    After aply the onion juice. If hair will regrowth on bald area?

  • http://ani@gemail.com Anziya.n

    How to prepare onion oil? Onionoii is true

  • piya

    i read all the instructions .let see what happen in end

  • Keshree Pillay

    Does onion juice strip hair of coloured/salon highlighted hair?? Does colour run out of hair faster than normally would using onion juice? ? Thank you!

  • Anonymous

    can mix onion paste with egg white and apply to scalp?

    • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/oindrila/ Oindrila

      Yes surely.

  • noor jakhu

    Give me hairstyle

  • mirna

    How many times do you apply this per week?

  • Priya

    Hi,

    I am having a lot of hair fall, I am planning to start the onion juice therapy. Also, I have a lot of grey hair, I colour my hair in every 6 weeks. Do you suggest applying onion juice on hair after i colour my hair or should i give a break after applying colour. Hope the colour and the onion juice won’t mix up and worsen my hair condition!

    Please reply. Appreciate your help in advance.

  • Priya

    Hi,

    I am having a lot of hair fall…i am planning to apply onion juice on my hair. I have a lot of grey hair so its necessary to colour my hair in every six weeks..plz suggest if i should use both these simultaneously or give a gap of few weeks! Hope they dot mix up n worsen my hair even more :(
    please suggest.Thanks

    • http://gmail.com apurv

      Can i put onion juice on my scalp in night and then wash it another day in morning..??

      • Anonymous

        Hi, It’s better not to leave it on overnight.

  • Anonymous

    Hi,
    Great reviews and suggestions.
    Just one quick question, Can I chop onion and put them in an oil bottle.
    Will that work and helps in regrow of my hair?

  • shalini

    hi… oindrila….. i hv tried onion its amazing thank you so much yar……..:-)
    do me one more favor oindrila i have pimples on my face tell me some remedy’s to get clear skin plzzzzzzzzzzzz…………….:-(

  • saranya soni

    would honey can my colour of my hair white

    • saranya soni

      would honey can change
      my colour of my hair white

  • Adhersh

    Dr i have an doubt
    many says that when we apply honey on our hair it will change our black hair to white is that so

  • kristen

    In making onion juice which type of food processor i cn use.plz help m cnfuse hw too mke dt onion juice??
    N with dis onion juice cn i use ny oil also which evr m using nw?

  • Musa Kay.

    Hello for how should one expect this treatment to be effective.

  • hemanth

    Hi oindrilla I saw all the feedbacks from the users. I have a question to you. I am taking treatment for my hair loss. They have suggested the minoxidil solutions as you all know they will suggest only that. But for me no improvement at all. Should I drop out the plan of using minoxidil solutions and start this onion juice treatment or can I continue that and alternative even this I can use?

  • Monica

    Can I apply the onion juice to my hair once a month instead of everyday?

  • nahin

    hi
    I read that aloe gel n egg yolks mixture also help promote new hair growth…. will it be okay to add onion juice to this mixture n applied

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  • fiza

    Hi I heard that if we don’t remove onion juice properly after applying it to on scalps it gives reverse effect not we loose more hair..is it true?

    • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/richag/ Richa

      Onion juice does not affect hair, In fact it helps you to get rid from baldness and hair loss. However, it is highly recommended to wash properly so as to remove onion smell from it.

  • Anonymous

    Hi ..I read somewhere in Google itself tat applying an onion juice for face the facial hairs get reduce, then how come applying the same onion juice on head it results to regrown of hairs
    I be facial hairs on my face,was searching a remedy for this got an answer of applying on juice reduces facial hairs..

    Will you please clarify my doubt am in great confusion

    • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/richag/ Richa

      Hair loss or growth is a result of hormonal changes in your body. However understand applying onion juice does not cause any side-effects. It is the natural home remedy to fight hair fall and effectively increase the growth at same time. For skin, onion juice just helps in maintaining moisture and nourishes your skin.
      How Does Onion Help In Hair Growth? http://www.stylecraze.com/articles/how-onion-helps-hair-growth/
      For facial hair care, check @ http://www.stylecraze.com/?s=facial+hair

  • ramaswamy

    I have started using onion juice for the last one month on daily basis and
    their is a notable difference. Hair have started growing and my bald patch
    is almost covered. Good remedy

    • harika

      I have tried many many many products and shampoos ..i hav lost hope nd feling vry much depresed on my hair condition..nd now also im scared to start new process with this onion therapy..
      i hav a vry week hair..whn evr i change anything again for many days i wil hav hair fall..
      Can any one surely suggest me tht whether i can blindly put my last faith nd hope in onion nd strt this process to get my lost hair back…

      • Rupali

        Yes, you can blindly put your faith in the onion treatment. Don’t worry, it will work and it doesn’t even have any side-effects.

    • nation

      Do i still have to rinse it off if i am bald ?

      • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

        Yes, you need to rinse off your scalp with a mild shampoo to avoid the pungent smell of onion.

  • Halley

    Hi, does this cure people with rashes and itching on the scalp? My dad has it..wondering if I can suggest this to him

    • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

      Hi Halley, applying onion juice would take care of problems like hair fall, bald patches and itchy scalp. Applying onion juice and consuming onions is helpful in controlling hair loss and other problems related to hair such as dandruff, fungal infections and yeast infections. You can surely suggest this remedy to your dad…. and after trying this remedy, do share your experience with us !

  • ji

    Hey..cud anyone pls tel me,is the onion which is to b usd is big onion or d small one…???pls

  • Sanna Sanna

    Thnx dear

  • rakesh

    wch shampoo i have 2 use to ged rid of onion smell ?????????
    how many days can we store onion juice……..

    • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

      Hi Rakesh, you can use any mild shampoo to wash your hair after the application of onion juice. There are many ways to get rid of the onion smell from the scalp. An apple cider vinegar rinse or a few drops of lemon juice mixed in water rinse will help you to remove the onion smell from your hair. And for the onion juice to be effective it is advisable to freshly prepare it, followed by immediate application, instead of storing it in a refrigerator.

  • Kaarthikeyan Swaminathan

    Stored onion is harmful as onion has the ability to accumulate bacteria once it’s cut. It’s advise advised to apply for 1 to 2 hrs. Its has the property to increase heat in the body, so longer exposure can be uncomfortable

  • Kaarthikeyan Swaminathan

    It makes you dull and makes ur breath Intolerable. Some ppl get this sensation to puke. Honey hides the discomfort of the taste and smell and helps in blending with the digestive process

  • minnu

    does it really works ?…. i’m little afraid to use it.
    i’m also suffering from hailfall.. and now my scalps are visilbe now..
    please tell me does this remedy really works ?

  • minnu

    does it really works ?…. i’m little afraid to use it.
    i’m also suffering from hailfall.. and now my scalps are visilbe now..
    please tell me does this remedy really works ?

    how long it will take to grow new hair ?

  • Prajna

    I have been using onion juice…smaller or bigger variety..whatever I get. I use it once a week as I don’t get much time for increasing the frequency. I am glad to say that it reduces, sometimes completely stops hair fall. I has also promoted hair growth. Moreover, my dandruff problem has reduced. I must recommend this for those who want to get rid of dandruff, hair fall and want to increase volume of hair.
    I would also suggest use of warm castor oil on ur scalp and massage gently in circular more for 10 mins. It really works to improve hair growth.

    • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

      Hi Prajna, thanks for sharing your experience with us! and also thank you for your suggestion of using castor oil for improving hair growth. Castor oil is rich in omega 9 fatty acids and essential vitamins which promotes healthy, thick and shiny hair.

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

    Hi Luvit, to combat the smell of onion juice you can apply olive oil in liberal quantities after the onion juice treatment and sleep with a hair cap on your head. In the morning, rinse your hair with a mild shampoo. An apple cider vinegar rinse or a few drops of lemon juice will also help you to remove the onion smell from your hair. Rinse your hair with water and massage the scalp well. Allow your hair to dry well after a wash so as to remove any onion smell from it.

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

    Thanks for another useful tip Luvit…keep visiting for site for more such info ! :-)

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

    Hi Purmina, you can choose any size of the onion of your choice.

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

    Hi Jacob, to ensure that you are not allergic to onion juice you can get a patch test on your scalp and check for any reaction. Also you can use onions of any size of your choice.

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

    Hi Soumya…application of onion juice may help you in your growth to an extent but is advisable to consult your dermatologist for further treatment of your condition.

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

    Hi Eliza, thank you for sharing your wonderful tips with us!!

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

    Hi Aziz, Thanks for sharing your experience with us and thank you for your tips too …to get rid of onion smell. Enjoy a healthy mane!

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

    Hi Chetna, plain onion juice or onion juice mixed with coconut oil and olive oil, both are effective ways of using onion on the hair. However onion juice mixed with coconut oil and olive oil not only promotes hair growth but also helps in getting rid of dry and itchy scalp.

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

    Thank you Kiki, for sharing your tips with us !!

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

    Hi Monica, its better late than never ! Onion juice therapy is herbal and harmless. To gain maximum benefit of this therapy apply the onion juice regularly on your scalp and also consume a balanced protein-rich diet. This therapy may seem a little time consuming but may be totally worth it. Do share your experience with us !

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

    Dear Tonks, there are many ways to get rid of the onion smell from the scalp and at the same time enjoy its benefits too. To combat the smell of onion juice you can apply olive oil in liberal quantities after the onion juice treatment and sleep with a hair cap on your head. In the morning, rinse your hair with a mild shampoo. An apple cider vinegar rinse or a few drops of lemon juice will also help you to remove the onion smell from your hair. Rinse your hair with water and massage the scalp well. Allow your hair to dry well after a wash so as to remove any onion smell from it. Hope you find these tips to be useful !

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

    Hi Victoria, there are several ways to eliminate the pungent smell of onions from the scalp and hair..such as,you can apply olive oil in liberal quantities after the onion juice treatment and sleep with a hair cap on your head. In the morning, rinse your hair with a mild shampoo. An apple cider vinegar rinse or a few drops of lemon juice will also help you to remove the onion smell from your hair. Rinse your hair with water and massage the scalp well. Allow your hair to dry well after a wash so as to remove any onion smell from it. Another way is to rinse your hair with green tea solution or apply yogurt before washing your hair.

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

    Hi Jyothi, thanks for sharing your experience and your wonderful tips with u :-)

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

    Hi, for the onion juice to be effective it is advisable to freshly prepare it, followed by immediate application.

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

    Hi Reshu, for the onion juice to be effective it is advisable to freshly prepare it, followed by immediate application, instead of storing it in a refrigerator. But if you store it in a fridge then use that by the second day and not longer than that or it may lose its properties.

  • venu

    How long should we wait for better result?

    • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

      Dear Venu, application of onion juice on hair is a harmless and home-made remedy. When following this method you should have patience as you won’t get results overnight. However if you apply this regularli over a period of one month it will start showing results. It is take care of problems like hair fall, bald patches and itchy scalp.

  • Illya

    Reading all of this is very confusing, just need a simple way to try. I color my hair and worry about losing the color, I only wash my hair twice a week, and have thin hair where my hair parts and the crown, so what is your suggestion.

    • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

      Hi Illya, colouring your frequently may lead to thinning of hair. Onion juice is beneficial for hair health. It helps in thickening of hair…and eliminates hairfall and thinning of hair. It is advisable that you try applying onion juice to your hair twice in a week regularly for a month and see the difference and once your hair growth increases then you may try coloring your hair once in a while. Remember to use good hair color products to avoid losing the texture and health of your hair.

  • Diyanshu

    i am applying the onion juice for about two months..can see new baby hairs coming, but still usually see few baby hairs falling out while applying juice . So, is it ok . Also, is shampoo necessary after every application. I am using it daily, sometimes i do shampoo while sometimes i just wash my hair thouroughly with plain water . is this metohd ok ?? or i need to shampoo daily. Kindly reply

    • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

      Dear Diyanshu, a little hairfall during the application of onion juice or shampoo or oil is absolutely normal. Also, it is not necessary to apply shampoo to your hair after every application..as long as you are alright with the smell of onion. Washing your hair thoroughly with plain water is just fine.