Onion Essential Oil: How To Make Onion Oil For Hair And Their Benefits

Onion Essential Oil Benefits

Onion essential oil is commonly used in the food industry or as a potent ingredient in foods and recipes prepared at home. Onion is high in vitamins A, B, and C but is not used for aromatherapy due to its pungent smell. Nonetheless, it is widely used in pharmaceutical formulas to treat minor respiratory illnesses.

How to Make Onion Oil

  • Get 100g thinly sliced onion, 50g of thinly chopped spring onion, and a cup of carrier oil, preferably sunflower oil.
  • Put all the ingredients in a wok.
  • Set the fire at low-medium heat.
  • Wait until the spring onion turns dark and dull then take the wok from the stove.
  • Get a strainer and strain the onion oil into a bowl.
  • Leave it to cool down then transfer the oil into a glass bottle.
  • For commercial purposes, the bulbs are steam distilled to produce the onion oil.

Onion Oil Benefits

  • Boosts the immune system
  • Helps in fighting off common cold and influenza
  • Enhances circulation
  • Improves lymphatic drainage
  • Repairs glandular imbalance
  • Treats skin complexion problems
  • Repairs muscles.
  • Is rich in vitamins and minerals which can be obtained if used for cooking and culinary purposes
  • Treats high blood pressure by taking 2 to 3 tablespoons a day
  • Lowers blood sugar by increasing the amount of insulin in the body
  • Onion oil for hair regrow is also proven effective.
    Just apply onion on scalp twice a week for two months.