Home Remedies To Stop Hair Fall
Hair Fall is also called Alopecia. Every individual wish to have a strong and voluminous hair. Because of various factors today many people complain hair loss irrespective of their age. The first and foremost factor for hair loss is pollution which is growing day by day and later comes lifestyle habits such as chemical treatments for hair which includes straightening, smoothening and coloring the hair.
These all have severe bad effects on hair when once the treatment completes. One should take at most care to prevent the hair any further more damage. Despite of all the above factor we have an exciting an effective home remedy
Benefits of Onion
Usage of onions for hair to prevent hair loss is an ancient method which has been practicing till now. Applying onion juice has many advantages beyond hair fall.
- Alopecia treatment
- Cures dry and itchy scalp
- Prevents thinning hair
- Stops dandruff
- Strengthening of brittle hair
- Prevents premature gray hair
- Prevents scalp infections
Action of Onion juice
Science also proves that applying onion juice to hair prevents hair loss. As we all know onions are rich in dietary Sulphur, which is a nutritional element that helps in repairing the brittle hair.
Sulphur is commonly found in Amino acids which are indeed components or building blocks of protein. In proteins keratin, which is known for its presence of Sulphur in huge amounts, is indeed useful for the growth of strong hair.
When our hair gets exposed to pollution and some chemical treatments the protein in the hair gets damaged and it propagates the hair to become brittle and break which eventually results in hair loss. Sulphur presents in the onion helps to reseal the damaged protein and further helps to keep the hair strong.
Sulphur from onions also helps in the production of collagen. Collagen is a structural protein which helps in the production of healthy skin cells & hair growth.
When once the onion juice is applied to the scalp it promotes blood circulation, and the increased blood supply to hair follicles improves the hair health.
Onion juice hair masks are simple and safe as this is a natural ingredient from plants and is easily available in each and every home.
Step 1: Choose red onion which is more rich in Sulphur when compared to white onions. Peel off the outer layer and cut into pieces.
Step 2: Blend them into a smooth paste with the help of a blender.
Step 3: Extract the onion juice in a clean bowl using a filter and segregate the pulp.
Step 4: Apply the juice for the scalp with fingers and massage gently for 5 minutes. This helps to promote blood circulation.
Step 5: Leave it for 30-45 minutes and wash the hair with mild shampoo and rinse thoroughly with water. Usage of conditioner will also help the hair to free the tangles and make it soft.
Onion juice + Honey
After the extraction of onion Juice, you can mix a tablespoon of honey. So that it acts as a conditioning effect in addition to hair growth.
Onion juice + Olive oil
We can add tablespoon of olive oil to the onion juice which in turn results in the reduction of hair fall even more effectively. Addition of oil helps to increase the volume of hair.
Onion juice + Castor oil
Addition of castor oil to the onion juice helps in the effective reduction of hair fall & improves the health of hair follicle from roots by replacing the older cells.
Apply this onion juice with your optioned additives depending on the type of result you required. Apply it twice a week if the hair fall is heavy. Apply it once a week if the hair fall is moderate. It works effectively without any side effects.
Note : After the extraction of onion juice, it should be applied before 15 minutes as the Sulphur production from the onion occurs within 15minutes. If the time exceeds more than 15 minutes it gets oxidized and its efficacy may decrease.