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Cure for Gray Hair

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New scientific breakthrough mimics an age-old remedy for gray hair and baldness: Onion juice


Days ago it was announced that European researchers had discovered a breakthrough cure for gray and thinning hair: A topical application of a sun-activated compound called PC-KUS (a modified pseudocatalase). However, the researchers may be a few hundred years late with their discovery since onion juice has been used as a remedy for thin and graying hair for ages.

What the researchers found was that gray hair is primarily caused by a buildup of hydrogen peroxide at the root of hair follicles and that this was due in great part to a reduction in the natural antioxidant compound catalase. In addition to helping cleanse the scalp and follicles, onion juice also promotes the production of catalase. Catalase prevents gray hair as well as promoted thicker hair follicles.


The researchers "new" breakthrough appears to be the rediscovery of a remedy for gray hair and baldness that herbalists h…