Onion water is an excellent reservoir of magical ingredients for hair and skin that can promote their health.
This remedy strengthens your hair and skin cells and improves their appearance in a few washes. Onion water is rich in antioxidants and flavonoids, which imparts anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, and anti-fungal properties making it a potential source of alleviating dryness-related issues.
Onion water for skin:
There are certain specific benefits that onion water provides to your skin, including:
- Antioxidant properties: The antioxidant properties of onion water help to reduce surgical scars and soften the skin. This makes it a valuable remedy to use after any surgery to lighten the scars.
- Phytochemicals: These chemicals present in the onion water helps to brighten your skin and tighten the pores thereby reducing the risk of skin getting infected with bacteria.
Onion water can be a life saver for post-surgical scars. The effectiveness of onion water to remove the post-surgical scars is comparable to the silicone gel, so these two can be used alternatively.
Onion water for hair:
The antioxidants in the onion water can improve the hair shaft and increase its growth. It also promotes collagen production in the hair. Collagen is a hair protein that strengthens the hair and makes them stronger. The onion water also increases the blood circulation in your scalp that aids in hair growth.
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About the Author: Dr. Iqra Mubashar is a registered Pharmacist originally from Lahore, Pakistan. She has earned her pharmacy degree from the University of veterinary and animal sciences, Lahore. She has completed her internship as a trainee from Children hospital, Lahore. She has completed her research work in clinical pharmacy and pharmaceutics. She has worked as a healthcare documentation head in Al-Qasim enterprises, Islamabad. She has specialized in prescription handling, drugs information, literature research, patient counseling, and pharmaceutical care planning. Her research work on coronavirus is under publication.