Aloe Vera is primarily used for skin related problems. However, it can also be used for treating all hair related problems. It has various uses like being used as conditioner, for promoting hair growth, to stop hair fall and for treating scalp related problems.
Aloe Vera contains various nutrients like Vitamins A, C, E, proteins, minerals, amino acids, etc. It contains several enzymes which helps stimulate new hair growth, maintain pH balance level in the hair and helps retain hair moisture.
Aloe Vera as Shampoo or Hair Conditioner
Extract Aloe Vera gel from the Aloe leaves and mix them with herbal shampoo or conditioner available from the market. You can use this for your hair like a shampoo. This serves as a great conditioner for the hair. This conditioner gets rid of the dandruff, balances oil level of the hair, and revives cells in the hair follicles.
Aloe Vera for Scalp Treatments
Remove few Aloe Vera leaves from the plant. Cut them into small pieces and put them in a juicer. Run the juicer and extract the juice. Apply this to your scalp and gently massage your hair. You can leave it for about half an hour before rinsing. Use it for about two to three months and you will find a noticeable change. This is an effective scalp treatment which promotes hair growth, helps in thickening of hair and prevents hair loss. This also protects your hair from sunburn.
How to use Aloe Vera for Hair Loss
Extract the Aloe gel from the plants. Apply it over the hair and gently massage it especially over the area where hair loss is high. Do this before going to bed at night and leave it overnight. Wash it the next day in the morning.
If you feel uncomfortable to leave it overnight, apply it over the head in the evening and leave it for a couple of hours. Then you can wash it before going to bed.
You can either use Aloe Vera gel directly or mix it with shampoo in 1:1 ratio and use it. Instead, you can also mix the gel with coconut oil or lemon juice and use it.
Continue doing this for a couple of months and you will find a noticeable change in strengthening of hair roots and growth of new hairs in areas where it has already fallen
Can Aloe Vera really grow new hair in bald head?
Aloe Vera can be used to reduce hair fall and increase the hair growth and thickness. Aloe Vera is not known to make hair grow in bald head. This is possible only by transplantation method. Its always better to maintain the health of existing hair rather than trying to make impossible things possible.