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Aloe Vera For Hair growth, Dandruff And Healthy Hair

Updated: November 30, 2018
Aloe Vera for hair

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Aloe Vera is becoming Very popular in cosmetics for perfect skin and hair. Aloe Vera has many benefits which make skin healthy as well as for hair also. Aloe Vera for hair is a superfood for healthy scalp and hairs. Benefits of aloe vera for hair which will give you desired lustrous, bouncy and shiny hairs. Always try to use organic aloe vera gel or made at home because it does not contain any harmful chemicals.  

Let’s explore the benefits of Aloe Vera for hair and why it is considered as a superfood for hair.


Benefits Of Aloe Vera Gel For Hair

  • Aloe Vera contains protein and hair are made of protein. Protein helps make hair smooth and strong.
  • It contains vitamin E which protects the hair from sun damage. Vitamin E is one of the most overlooked vitamins, it’s an antioxidant that repairs and builds tissue, which is essential for healthy hair growth.
  • Vitamin A present in aloe vera helps to produce healthy sebum, an oily substance secreted by the scalp, which keeps hair from drying out and breaking off. In addition, Vitamin A fights free radicals that weigh your hair down.
  • Vitamin B12 in aloe vera is important for a healthy scalp. Because of this, it can help to boost hair regrowth.
  • Vitamin C helps fight the bacteria on the scalp. It wards off dandruff and helps to get rid of the follicles’ debris and encourages the growth of new hair. It also helps with dry and itchy scalps because of its antiviral properties. It is also an essential nutrient for damaged hair and thus, treats and prevents a variety of hair disorders which can damage the hair follicles and affect the normal growth of hair.
  • Alkaline phosphatase etc which helps to reduce excessive inflammation when applied to the skin topically.
  • Auxins and gibberellins help in wound healing and have anti-inflammatory action.
  • Aloe vera helps in moisturizing your scalp and hair, keeps the scalp hydrated.

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1. Aloe Vera for hair growth

Ingredients

How to apply

  • Mix all the ingredients and apply on scalp. Massage the scalp gently for 5-10 minutes and leave it for overnight for the fast result and then rinse it off. Repeat it twice or thrice a week for regrowth of hair.

Why does it work

  • Castor oil carries ricinoleic acid and omega- 6 essential fatty acids, which accelerate blood circulation to the scalp, hence increasing hair growth. It works on nourishing the scalp and strengthening the roots with the help of essential nutrients.
  • Rosemary essential oil is one of the premier hair growth enhancing essential oils. It is packed with antioxidants which help scavenge free radicals – that are responsible for graying as well as hair thinning. lt is also effective for treating dandruff, itchiness, scalp irritation and oily skin.
  • The various nutrients of aloe vera are when mixed with powerful oils, it gives greatly the desired result. You can give the nutritious potion to your hair with essential oils also.

2. Aloe Vera for hair – dandruff treatment

Ingredients

How to apply

  • Mix all the ingredients and apply on scalp. Massage the scalp gently for 5-10 minutes and leave it for overnight for the fast result and then rinse it off. Repeat it twice or thrice a week for regrowth of hair.

Why does it work

  • The vitamin C present in aloe vera and lemon help fight the bacteria on the scalp. It wards off dandruff and helps to get rid of the follicles’ debris and encourages the growth of new hair. It also helps with dry and itchy scalps because of its antiviral properties.
  • Tea tree essential oil has antibacterial, antiseptic, and antioxidant properties which stimulate healthy hair growth and heal many scalp problems such as dryness and flakiness. There are other many uses of tea tree oil also.

3. Aloe Vera for hair conditioner

Ingredients

How to apply

  • Blend aloe vera and water in a small bowl with a spoon. Pour this in a spray bottle and shake it gently, then add essential oil and shake it again. You can spray it in your hair when you find it unmanageable. or
  • Mix aloe vera and essential oil and apply to your scalp and hair. Leave it for 30 minutes and rinse it off with herbal shampoo.
  • The quantity of each ingredient can be altered to suit the length of your hair.

Why does it work

  • Aloe Vera contains protein and hair are made of protein. Protein helps make hair smooth and strong. Aloe vera for hair treatment is a good option for smooth and silky hair.
  • Chamomile oil gives golden highlights and sheen, conditions hair soothes the inflamed scalp. It helps scaly scalps and psoriasis.

4. Aloe vera for hair – deep nourishment

Ingredients

How to apply

  • Combine all the three ingredients in a bowl. Mix it well.Apply the conditioner on your hair and scalp and wear a shower cap. Leave it on for about 20-30 minutes and rinse off. Repeat it once in a week. The quantity of each ingredient can be altered to suit the length of your hair.

Why Does it work

  • Coconut milk is a rich source of magnesium. It has natural elements that promote hair growth by providing proper nourishment and it is the best supplement for straightening your hair permanently. It is also good for providing long and thick hair with its organic hair conditioner.
  • Vitamin A and protein present in aloe vera and egg helps nourish hair deeply and make hair smooth, shiny and silky.

Reference: www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/what-eat-healthy-hair

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6 Comments

  • Reply
    Chychy
    March 2, 2018 at 12:05 pm

    for hair growth can Rosemary essential oil be replaced with coconut or castor oil?

    • Reply
      Mamta
      March 15, 2018 at 4:12 pm

      Hi Chychy,
      Rosemary is an essential oil while coconut and castor oil are carrier oils. You can not replace an essential oil with a carrier oil. If you dont have rosemary oil, then mix coconut and castor oils in equal amounts and apply to your hair.

  • Reply
    Monica
    June 20, 2018 at 3:29 am

    I have keratin treated colored hair.

    1. Can I use aloe vera gel from plant directly on my scalp regularly like twice a week?
    2. Can I use aloe vera gel from plant directly on my skin regularly like every night?

    • Reply
      Mamta
      July 4, 2018 at 10:58 am

      Hi Monica,
      Yes, you can use aloe vera gel on your hair and face.

  • Reply
    Shamika
    October 17, 2018 at 3:05 am

    Can these recipes work with aloe vera juice?

    • Reply
      Mamta
      October 18, 2018 at 8:12 am

      Hi Shamika, yes you can use aloe juice.

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