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How to use onions to treat scars

Onion is a great food used throughout the world particularly to season from the simplest dishes, to the most complicated. Likewise, onions have many beneficial properties for health, and particularly can provide a great help to problems related to the skin.

In this opportunity we will see how the onion can be a very effective remedy to fight some scars, which can be surgical or simply the typical (but annoying) stretch marks.

Onion to improve the appearance of the skin

The onion acts effectively on the scars helping to regenerate the damaged skin. For its use, you must first extract the extract from the onion and apply it to the affected parts. This extract helps to improve the production of collagen in the places where it is applied, improving remarkably the appearance of the scars.

The effectiveness of onion extract

The (scars that result after surgery or injury and their growth is excessive, becoming very thick and with a fibrous tissue). When you start the treatment with the onion extract you can see the results at approximately six or eight weeks.

How is the onion extract prepared?

How to use onions to treat scars

To correctly prepare the onion extract, you will need:


The first thing to do is mix three grams of salt with ten grams of soap, then cut the onion into very small pieces trying to have all the same size and put in one of the containers. After this the mixture of salt and soap is added stirring it very well.

Afterwards, it is placed in a water bath for about fifteen minutes, immediately it is passed to an inverse water bath, that is to say, of ice water for five minutes, without stopping mixing.

The next step is to pass through the blender for five seconds and then it must be strained using the coffee filter ( use the second container that we had reserved). The liquid that results after straining the shake is the onion extract.

In order to have the best results, the onion extract should be applied on the affected parts once a day , either pure or mixed with the moisturizer or the cleanser that is used regularly.

When using this product you must be very careful, because if you have a very sensitive skin you run the risk of irritation and contact dermatitis , for this reason you must be very attentive to skin reactions. and if you get to notice redness or something similar you should stop the treatment immediately. If necessary, the dermatologist should be seen as soon as possible.

How to use onions to treat scars