How To Use Aloe Vera For Hair

By Subodh / May 28, 2014

With varying lifestyles, hair problems are quite prevalent these days. Especially with the way the modern life is designed, with work-life balance, busy schedules all around and lots and lots of stress that’s just about unavoidable in today’s time, there is definitely a negative impact on the hair. And there could be no better home remedy other than the very old Aloe Vera. A short stem plant with green succulent leaves, Aloe Vera, is a famous medicinal plant widely used for various traditional home remedies. It exhibits excellent, anti-viral, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties and contains lots of vitamins and minerals. Different variations of Aloe Vera are used in the production of cosmetics like shampoos, hair oils, body lotions, etc. Aloe Vera is a household remedy for many, to the extent that it could be found in kitchen garden of most households.

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For Healthy Hair Growth

For better results on hair, Aloe Vera should be used in its natural form. Using Aloe Vera for long hairs is quite an ancient home remedy in Egyptian culture. Men who get bald at early age and women who have a hair fall problem can resort to Aloe Vera. Moreover, it is widely used in hair care products due to its hair friendly composition. It contains anti-oxidants and certain enzymes that help damaged hair and stimulates hair follicle to ensure proper growth.

For Getting Rid of Itchy Scalp

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With its anti-bacterial, anti-septic and anti-fungal characteristics, Aloe Vera can be used to get rid of itchy scalp, which provides calming and cooling sensation, when applied in its unadulterated form. All you need to do is take out the gel out of aloe vera leaves and apply it to the hair and scalp properly and leave it for around 20 minutes. It makes your hair healthy and provides proper nourishment required for scalp.

For Treating Greasy Hair

If you are suffering from sticky and greasy hair syndrome, aloe vera could be a respite for you. Aloe vera is an excellent substance to treat oily hair problems and strengthen them into soft and shinny ones. The method of using aloe vera in case of greasy hair is quite simple and you can even add lemon drops to it, to cleanse your hair more effectively.

For Adequate Nourishment

If you have not yet done it, start using aloe vera on a regular basis for adequate nourishment of your hair. It is rich in minerals, vitamins and enzymes and is surely one of the best natural products that can be used for nourishing hair. Aloe vera strengthens hair roots and increases your hair growth. Put the aloe vera paste on your scalp and massage it with light hands. Leave it for few minutes and then clean with simple water.

For Preventing Dandruff And Hair Loss

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Hail loss mostly occurs due to high level of dandruff in hair. Too much of dandruff can lead to gradual hair loss, before you could actually realize what you are losing. To get best results, you can mix few drops of tea tree oil with aloe vera and make it into a consistent serum. You can also use two teaspoons of rose water to give it a better form. Make sure your hair is clean before you apply this mixture to your scalp and then allow it to penetrate properly into your hair and scalp by leaving it for about an hour. Wash it with clean water and you would find the results quite appreciating if you continue this for at least two to three days a week.

Hair problems and hair loss is something which we all want to avoid. None of us want a situation where in we either loose our hair or worsen their condition and then have to visit hair clinics. As prevention is better than cure, using aloe vera in the right manner would surely ensure a great hair health.

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