Garlic and Onion for Hair Loss Remedy

Garlic and Onion for Hair Loss Remedy

A natural hair loss remedy can be done with herbs, massage or natural diet methods. People doing these remedies with hopes that no side effect would appear. Garlic and onion can be used as alternatives of herbal hair loss remedy.

Garlic is not just good for our body, but also for our hair. Garlic extract can remove and destroy harmful toxins and stimulate blood circulation, important in the scalp for proper hair care and growth and prevent hair loss. Addition of garlic extract in shampoo helps to keep hair strong, preventing breakage and hair loss, while adding significant body and shine. For those with dry hair or itchy scalps, the garlic extract shampoos also provide relief from the irritating symptoms.

A 2007 study published in the Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology.  In this study, hair growth was observed in all patients. However, the response in the garlic gel group was significantly better than the control group after three months of treatment.

How can we use garlic for hair loss remedy? – An hour before bedtime, slice open a clove of garlic and rub it on the hair loss area. Wait for an hour then massage the scalp with olive oil. Put on a cap and go to bed. In the morning, shampoo your hair. Repeat this remedy for a few weeks, and hopefully hair will stop falling out and re-grow.

Onion (Allium cepa) recognized with healing qualities include their antibacterial, cleansing, stimulating, and nourishing powers. Onions contain a number of important minerals and vitamins, such as vitamins C and B6, calcium, magnesium, potassium, and germanium. Onion also has a high sulfur content. Sulfur is a mineral present in every cell in our body, with its greatest concentration in hair, skin and nails. It has often been called the “beauty mineral” and the “healing mineral” because of its ability to promote circulation and decrease inflammation. These qualities also lend to the theory that adequate amounts of sulfur can jump-start hair growth in people with deficiencies. High amounts of sulfur in onions make them particularly effective in regenerating hair follicles and stimulating hair regrowth. In addition, naturally-concentrated sulfur compounds have been proven to show additional hair-restoring.

Hair loss remedy with onion – apply freshly-squeezed, raw onion juice directly onto the scalp, massage deep into the scalp and hair roots. Left on the scalp for about half-an-hour before shampooing. Do these treatments everyday. In most cases, regular onion treatments will result in dramatic improvement of hair thickness within just several months. Since onion juice restores hair follicles and improves scalp circulation, it will help to promote the strong-hair growth.

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  1. i am useing onion with garlic with 2 months and result are awesome before it my skin is visible but after 2 moth my hair is very good and its feel power and also my blank place is recover with hair apply onion and garlic fresh juice on head and after one hour apply warm olives oil (add some glister oil drops in oil and u will see after 2 month

    1. Hi ahmed thank you for your valuable information..Before I never used olive oil, but now on wards i would like to do so…thank u once again..

    2. That’s great to hear, Ahmed! It’s wonderful that you have seen such positive results with using onion and garlic for your hair. Thank you for sharing your experience and the additional tip of using warm olive oil. It’s always helpful to hear personal success stories with natural remedies.

  2. Can you please let me know how can we use the combination of garlic and Onion.
    Do we need to make the paste of both and apply to the scalp???


    1. Yes you please make the paste of both, squeeze it and apply the juice on the scalp ….to avoid bad smell add 2 or 3 drops of lemon…

    2. Hi Archana, to use the combination of garlic and onion for your hair, you can make a paste by blending or grating both ingredients together and applying it directly to your scalp. Some people prefer to extract the juice from the garlic and onion, while others prefer to create a paste with the whole ingredients. Leave the mixture on your scalp for about an hour before rinsing it off. Remember to patch test before using any new topical treatment to ensure you don’t have any adverse reactions. Good luck with trying out this remedy!

  3. I tried the onion juice again today. I tried making the juice a different way and it came out perfect…no pulp and no chunks. I used a hand held grader and sliced the entire onion into quaters. I graded each quarter onion on the finest slide of the grader (make sure to be careful with your fingers). Then I took the fine pulp and pushed it through a hand held strainer and out came all the juice…all pure and no pulp and no chunks (last time I tried it was a disaster…LOL!). I then took a dropper and put the onion juice onto my scalp…wrapped my hair in a towel for 30 minutes and then rinsed out with shampoo and conditioner. The smell is still there but not too bad. I think I am going to try this 2 times a month and see how it goes.

    1. Just add two or three drops of lemon..then you won’t get any bad smell like that….and if you try this for 2 times you can’t get best results.. have to use it at least thrice a week…

        1. That’s an interesting point about the lemon potentially neutralizing the effectiveness of garlic. It’s always good to be aware of how different ingredients can interact with each other.

    2. That’s great to hear that you found a better method for extracting the onion juice! It’s important to find a technique that works for you to make the process more manageable. Keep us updated on your progress with using it twice a month.

  4. Pls can d combination of onion and garlic stop dandruff and how long because mine is making me go crazy as I scratch it?

    1. Onion and garlic have been known to have anti-fungal properties, which could potentially help with dandruff. It’s worth giving it a try and seeing how your scalp reacts. However, since everyone’s scalp is different, it may take some time to see improvement. Consistently using onion and garlic paste, along with following a good hair care routine, can help manage dandruff over time.

    1. The frequency of applying onion and garlic paste really depends on your hair and scalp condition. Some people might prefer applying it daily, while others may find it works better on alternate days. It’s important to listen to your scalp and hair and adjust the frequency accordingly. Experiment and see what works best for you and your specific needs. Remember to always wash your hair thoroughly after each application to avoid any lingering smells.

    1. While using a paste of onion and garlic may help promote hair growth, it’s important to note that individual results may vary. Consistency and regular application over a few months may increase your chances of seeing results in the bald area.

    1. Yes, you can mix garlic and onion juice and leave it on overnight. Just make sure to wash it off in the morning to avoid any potential irritation or smell.

      1. If you decide to use onion or garlic juice on your hair, it is generally recommended to leave it on for around 30 minutes to an hour. Some people may prefer to leave it on overnight as well, but you should be cautious and test a small area first to avoid any potential irritation or adverse reaction such as scalp irritation, itching, or redness. Additionally, it may cause a strong smell that can be difficult to remove from your hair.

        It’s also important to consider the shelf life of homemade mixtures. Make sure to properly store the mixture and check for any signs of spoilage before using it on your hair.

    1. Yes, you can use onion oil for hair fall. Onion oil is believed to nourish the hair follicles and promote hair growth. Just make sure to choose a high-quality, preferably organic, onion oil for best results.

  5. how many months we have to use to this paste to get a good result ? daily have to use ? how onion and garlic help us ?

    1. The duration of use may vary for different individuals. Consistent use and patience are key when using natural remedies. It’s recommended to use the onion and garlic paste daily for a few months to potentially see good results. The specific benefits of onion and garlic for hair lie in their possible ability to strengthen the hair follicles and nourish the scalp.

    1. You’re welcome! We hope your experience with this remedy is successful. Remember to be patient and consistent in your application for the best results.

  6. Dear All,

    i make the the onion and garlic with oil joice for my hair falling and recover first i took a cloth paper and then i use cutter of onion and garlic then i pushed it the water of onion was separated from onion and garlic then i mixed this water/jouice of onion and garlic with oil in a bottle now i started the usage on 11/jan/2016 let me see the result and then will inform you all friends.

    1. Thank you for sharing your experience with using onion and garlic for hair loss. It’s great to hear that you are trying it out and plan to update us on the results. Good luck!

    1. That’s interesting that the smell of the onion is automatically eliminated when mixed with oil. It’s also good to know that you are using it twice a day. I hope you continue to see improvements in your hair.

  7. OMG!!! It’s like a magic wow,, my hair is now more stronger and thicker within 6 months I got best results…I applied the onion juice with coconut oil and massaged my scalps I tried this on alternative days and now I got best results…. Thanks a lot….

    1. Wow, it sounds like you’ve had amazing results with the onion juice and coconut oil! It’s great to hear that your hair is stronger and thicker now. Thank you for sharing your success story.

  8. I started using garlic paste on my scalp today itself. Hope the result will bbe positive.. Can i use onion n garlic juice together?

    1. It’s great that you’ve started using garlic paste on your scalp. As for using onion and garlic juice together, it’s always best to do a patch test to ensure your scalp has no negative reactions. Good luck with your hair growth journey!

  9. best ever hair falling prove salution
    1) Garlic + Onion juice mix, Adrak, Amla, Nembo + potash Alam
    2) mix this juice + Amla + (Adrak)+ 2 nembo + potash alam in powder form with Olive oil.
    3) heat it with low temperature. After heat use it on hair loss areas and over all head…

    it will make u free feeling and happy

    use it for 1 month and see the magic
    Garranted with 200% it will help. i also used it…


    full and final no hair loss 1 day
    Natural colour in 3 days.
    enhence follicles of your hairs. 3 to 4 days
    remove pain from root of hair. in 1 day
    make hair smooth and strengthen… 2 days
    most important regrowth damaged and lose hair.

    2 times a day.. morning and night time.
    wash every day with Himalya shampo or other good quality.

    1. My scalp is visible through my hair.The worst part is that i see very few hair fall (about 5-6 strands per day) but looking at my hair.. is this will also regrowth my hair back to normal ?

      1. It’s great that you’re experiencing minimal hair fall! While garlic and onion can promote hair regrowth for some individuals, results may vary. It’s worth giving it a try and monitoring the progress. Remember, everyone’s hair is different, so what works for one person may not work for another.

    2. Thank you for sharing your hair care routine using a mix of garlic, onion, amla, and other ingredients. It’s great to know that you’ve personally experienced the benefits and are recommending it to others. Just remember to listen to your scalp if any discomfort arises.

    1. You’re welcome! We’re glad to hear that the article has been helpful for you. If you have any more questions or need further assistance, feel free to reach out.

    1. Absolutely! Onion juice is known to be beneficial for hair loss as well. It contains sulfur which can nourish the hair follicles and promote healthier hair growth. Adding it to your hair care routine may yield positive results.

    1. Yes, you can definitely use onion and garlic juice together. Both ingredients have hair-nourishing properties, and combining them may enhance their effectiveness. Just make sure to patch test before applying them to your entire scalp to check for any allergic reactions.

  10. Hi I have been using garlic 4 cloves and 2 onions and I have seen my hair getting darker younger looking with in 2 weeks using it every day and massaging it with my head up side down and rubbing my finger nails together. I see a lot of new hair coming out and it makes my hair a little thicker and the falling has stopped. I do take gotu kola, how show wu dong guai wmens multi vitamin.. mega food brand, a little ginger in the mornings, also turmuric curcumin. Don’t use harsh brushes. If you are allergic and get headaches stop using and lateruse small amounts depending if you are female.

    1. It’s great to hear about your positive experience with garlic and onion for your hair! It’s always interesting to see the unique combinations people use in their hair care routines. Additionally, it’s important to consider consulting with a healthcare professional or trichologist to ensure you’re taking the right supplements and using the right ingredients for your specific needs. Keep up the good work, but always listen to your body and make adjustments if necessary.

  11. thanks sir for your advice…but sir when i put castor oil and aloevera gel on my scalp they both fall or break my hair as well when i massage it on my scalp…sir tell me if i use regularly they will not make me hair less….sir suggest me any medicine which is very powerful for my hair regrowth or reopen my many time it will give me result…

    1. I’m not a medical professional, but it’s possible that castor oil and aloe vera gel may not be suitable for your hair type or scalp condition. It’s always important to listen to your body and discontinue use if you’re experiencing negative effects. I recommend consulting with a dermatologist or hair specialist who can evaluate your specific situation and suggest a powerful medicine or treatment tailored to your needs. Results can vary depending on various factors, so it’s best to seek professional advice for a more accurate timeline of regrowth.

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    2. While lemon may have acidic properties, it can actually be used on the body in certain ways and in moderation. However, it’s always important to patch test any new product or remedy on a small area of skin to check for any adverse reactions.

  12. Thanks for sharing such awesome information about Hair Loss and Baldness. I am suffering with hair loss. Will try these natural remedies. Keep sharing such good articles. I will recommend this link to my friends and family.

    1. I’m glad you found the information helpful! Natural remedies can be a great option for hair loss, and I hope they work well for you. Feel free to share this article with your friends and family too!

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