Hair loss, medically called Alopecia Areata, is a condition when a person losses hair in the form of patches or experiences more severe forms, like loss of hair from the entire scalp or body. Fortunately, it is not followed by pain, itches or hives and it's not contagious. It is a skin disease because it affects the largest organ of the body. However, it has a major effect on the human psyche and it's experienced as a trauma. It can occur at any age, and affects males and females equally.
Generally, many people that have experienced hair loss at least once in their life have heard about onion juice treatment. As you probably already know, onion is pretty valuable natural remedy, having many benefits:
- It is a potent source of folic acid, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, chromium, iron. The smaller the onions, the more pungent they are.
-High amounts of sulphur in onions make them particularly effective in regenerating hair follicles and stimulating hair regrowth.
- A study has shown that applying onion juice on scalp twice a week for 2 months will cause hair re-growth.
-Onion is a powerful anti-septic that is rich in vitamins A, B and C.
-Naturally-concentrated sulphur compounds have been proven to show additional hair-restoring and even anti-carcinogenic properties.
-It is effective in treating dandruff, itchy scalp, and excessive sebum production.
-The antibacterial action of onions helps clean the scalp from disease-causing bacteria and fungi.
Onion can help with restoring hair follicles and improving scalp circulation, which means that it can help alopecia areata patients grow new, strong hair. When preparing the onion for hair loss, you should peel off the skin from the onions and cut the onions into chunks, place the onion chunks into the juicer, a few at a time. Juice the onions, taking the time to clean out the juicer periodically so it does not clog up, transfer the onion juice to a glass jar for storage, and store any extra onion juice in the refrigerator. It's important to stress that before using the onion juice on your skin, you should shake the jar and pour the amount you will be using into a glass and allow it to warm up to room temperature. Apply the juice to the affected areas of your skin by putting on the gloves and dipping a sterile cotton ball into the onion juice. Repeat this process twice a day.
You can expect first results within few weeks. To keep the onion juice for hair loss treatment as fresh and effective as possible, make it in small batches to eliminate storage time and prolonged shelf life. Avoid warming the onion juice on the stove or in a microwave, as heating it can damage the compounds in it that are responsible for hair growth. Stopping loss of the hair crucial first step in combating progressive hair loss as it allows men and women to keep their own original hair, this is why prevention is highly important.