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Benefits of onion shampoo on hair

25 March 2022


Hair Clinic in Spain | Clínica de Freitas

The benefits of onion shampoo have been gaining a lot of importance in the field of beauty and hair care. By washing your hair with onion shampoo, you can regulate excess oiliness or prevent hair loss.

What is onion shampoo for?

Onion shampoo helps hair grow faster, prevents dandruff, makes hair stronger and healthier.
By washing your hair with onion shampoo, hair growth can be stimulated by the sulfur it contains, it boosts collagen production and promotes blood circulation, so that the hair follicles receive more nutrients and the hair grows faster. 
Onion as a food promotes blood circulation, as well as being diuretic, bactericidal and depurative.

Benefits of onion shampoo

Shortly after starting to use it, the ends begin to get stronger, the hair density increases and the volume improves a lot. Weak and brittle hair regains vitality and becomes more moisturized and less frizzy.

Its main benefits are to stimulate hair growth, strengthen it, give it more volume, shine and vitality. 

Onion shampoo contains fortifying properties thanks to two powerful active ingredients: quercetin, a flavonoid that helps to improve blood flow and reduce inflammation of the scalp. 

Thanks to the benefits of washing your hair with onion shampoo, we can sulfur, with antibacterial, anti seborrheic and detoxifying properties.
Another of the benefits attributed to it is to increase the shine of the hair, especially after the summer, when the hair is usually more dehydrated due to increased sun exposure, chlorine from the pool or the salt of sea water.
Properties of onion shampoo

Shampoo with onion extract contains the following properties.

  • Quercetin, a flavonoid that helps to improve blood flow and reduce inflammation of the scalp. 
  • Sulfur, stimulates the production of collagen, an essential protein for hair growth.
  • Anti-bacterial, helps fight scalp infections, such as dandruff or seborrhea. 
  • Anti-inflammatory, helps reduce scalp inflammation.

How to wash your hair with onion extract shampoo

We want you to get a healthy and shiny hair so we want to explain the best way to wash your hair with onion extract shampoo taking full advantage of all its properties.

  • The way you apply the shampoo determines the effectiveness of the shampoo. 
  • Apply a little shampoo in your hands and distribute it over the scalp. Rub well because the scalp must not be neglected and must be completely clean.
  • Massage with your fingertips using gentle, circular movements. 
  • It is very important to massage the scalp and perform the last rinse with cold water to improve circulation and stimulate hair growth.
  • Do not overuse hot water as it can irritate the scalp.
  • A little shampoo is enough. Too much shampoo can end up irritating the hair and make rinsing difficult.

Use the onion shampoo every other day or every 2/3 days for about three months. Then let your hair rest for a month. After this time, you can use it again.

How long does it take for hair to grow with onion shampoo?

According to studies, with frequent use of onion shampoos hair can grow between 2 and 4 centimeters every month. 
Apart from the curiosity of how long it takes for hair to grow after using shampoo with onion extract, you should keep in mind that hair treatment with onion can also improve problems such as dandruff and lack of shine.

From Clínica de Freitas we have explained how important it is to include this hair cosmetic for the care of your hair.