pestle and then take the pounded paste in a strainer and press with a
spoon to extract the juice. We also make onion hair oil and use it as a pre-shampoo treatment to treat scalp problems. This onion hair oil helps with hair regrowth, arrests hair loss and regular use results in long thick hair. This onion hair oil is so very easy to make at home and has amazing hair benefits. This onion hair oil is made with only 2 ingredients – small onions also called as shallots and unrefined sesame oil. This onion hair oil if made properly will store well for about 6 to 8 months at room temperature. In our village we usually make this hair oil with small onions and I would recommend the same to you too as small onions have more medicinal properties than big onions. Here are some of the hair benefits of this onion hair oil: 1. Onions have anti bacterial properties thus greatly preventing scalp infections. 2. Onion also have anti inflammatory properties and this onion hair oil reduces inflammation of the scalp. 3. Onions have anti oxidant properties and this onion hair oil greatly reduces premature greying. 4. It strengthens the hair roots thus greatly reducing hair fall. 5. It is great for preventing spot baldness. This onion hair oil is great for people who hate to use raw onion juice directly on the scalp. I find it extremely hard to apply raw onion juice directly on the scalp but this onion hair oil is so easy to use and very effective….
HOW TO MAKE ONION HAIR OIL FOR HAIR GROWTH & TO STOP HAIR LOSS:
1. Take 1/4 cup of small onions also called as shallots and peel the outer brown skin.
the peeled onions in a mortar and pestle and pound coarsely. Pounding
helps onions release it’s essence into the oil faster.
3. Take the pounded onions and 1 cup of unrefined sesame oil in an iron pan and start heating.
4. Once we start heating small bubbles will start appearing. Continue heating making sure to stir once in a while. As the heat increases the bubbling and spluttering also will increase and will reach it’s peak.
heating and slowly the bubbles and the spluttering will start reducing
indicating that the water content in the onions have fully evaporated.
Make sure not to burn the onions.
6. Once the spluttering sound stops, switch off, cool and strain. Weekly once, warm the oil and massage it all over the scalp. Wait for an
hour to let the onion hair oil soak into the scalp and wash it off using a mild shampoo.