Aloe Vera for hair loss
Aloe Vera for hair loss
November 8, 2012  //  By: Jitesh Manaktala  //  Medicine, herbs & home remedies  //  22 Comments   //   3214 Views

Aloe Vera is a wonder plant. This plant has been widely used for a variety of cosmetic and medicinal purposes for years. Hair loss has become a major problem for most people across the globe these days. Aloe Vera gel will work wonders towards solving this problem if applied topically. Aloe Vera, gel can be easily obtained from its’ leaves. All you require to do is to scrape the outer skin and thorn from the leaves and scoop out the sticky matter. If you don’t want to prepare Aloe Vera gel on your own, you can even purchase it from the market. These are a variety of items of Aloe Vera gel available in the market.

Here is how to apply Aloe Vera gel:

a) You may use a full cap of Aloe Vera on the scalp and wash it afterwards.

b) You can also pump a small sponge, loofa or washcloth. Massage this gel gently on the skin and bath.

c) Scoop out a small quantity of Aloe Vera gel from the leaves of Aloe Vera plant and apply it on the roots of hair. Let it dry and then wash.

If you are purchasing Aloe Vera gel from the market, you must remember that it contains the following ingredients:

a) Organic Aloe Vera gel

b) Carrageenan

c) Citric acid

d) Potassium sorbate

Very few people are aware of the fact that Aloe Vera contains enzyme that is extremely beneficial in stimulating the production of new hair. It contains amazing anti-inflammatory properties. These properties are helpful in fighting against Androgenetic alopecia.

Aloe Vera works towards protecting the hair and scalp from all sorts of hair problems. In fact, Aloe Vera is considered to be a magical product when it comes to prevent hair fall or stimulating hair growth? Hence, this herb is included in several hair products such as conditioners, hair oils and hair shampoos. Aloe Vera gel can be directly applied to the scalp as it does not have any side effects.

You can even combine Aloe Vera therapies with a balanced low-fat, low-protein diet. It is said that diets high in fat and animal protein may cause many medical reactions and eventually lead to hair loss.

Try to make an Aloe Vera shampoo at home by combining wheat germ oil, coconut milk and Aloe Vera gel. This shampoo is helpful in promoting hair growth. You can use this shampoo as often as you wash your hair for better results.

It would be best to get yourself examined by a Doctor prior to consuming Aloe Vera or applying Aloe Vera gel topically. The reason is that there are a variety of causes for hair loss such as scalp infections, illness, reactions to medications, vitamin or mineral deficiencies and several other medical reasons. Your medical practitioner would help you to diagnose the exact cause of your hair loss. Thereafter he would proved you a remedy to fight it.

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22 Comments to “Aloe Vera for hair loss”
  • Simran
    December 7, 2012 - Reply

    This is easy. Didn’t know the aloe plant resting in peace at my balcony is a storehouse of health benefits. I’m definitely going to try the loofah thing. Sounds really interesting. Thanks!

  • hrmehrotra
    December 7, 2012 - Reply

    totally agree that alovera is best for hair fall treatment

  • Aloe vera products
    January 25, 2013 - Reply

    Aloe Vera do wonders in every case; its like Sanjeevani Booti for Hair, Skin, Face & stomach

  • sandeep sharma
    January 26, 2013 - Reply

    I have a bald patch. Can applying aloe vera help me?

  • Prince Bansal
    January 26, 2013 - Reply

    Aloe vera application is helpful for a number of hair problems. The bald patch problem depends on how old the patch is. If it is an old patch, applying aloe vera may not be helpful. For fresh patches, apply about 3 times in a day. This will help in re-growth of hair on the affected area.

  • Mobinur
    February 4, 2013 - Reply

    I think this is very effective for hair fall solution.

  • Madhoury (@Madhoury)
    February 5, 2013 - Reply

    Aloe vera is very useful for hair. I have used it for 3-4 days and my hair looks shine. It helps in regrowing hair that has been lost. But i have a question. My brothers hair is turning white. He used every thing to stop it but nothing worked. If any one knows the solution then please let me know. It would be very helpful.

  • Dev Pandit
    February 7, 2013 - Reply

    My scalp is dry and itchy. I have tried many dandruff shampoos and lotions but nothing really worked. Can applying aloe vera help?

    • manjeet singh
      February 8, 2013 - Reply

      Yes, aloe vera is very helpful in fighting against dandruff. You can use it 2-3 times a week to get rid of any kind of hair problem. Apply it liberally on the scalp and leave for some time. Then wash your hair off with a mild shampoo. Regular use of aloe vera will definitely help you get rid of hair problems.

  • Babu
    February 8, 2013 - Reply

    hi im Babu, i’m 26 years old and already i have been experiencing tremendous hair loss at the front part of my hair.. i knew aloe vera is good for the hair.. thats why many shampoo on the market has aloe vera extract in it.. but does it really helps on hair loss??? any way thanks for the tip.. now i will try to use aloe vera and update you guys on the results.. hope it diminishes my hair loss..

  • Faarooq Cherukuri
    February 10, 2013 - Reply

    This is a very good and cheap solution for people who are having hair losses. This is a common problem and I am glad that it also has a common solution now.

  • zoya
    February 23, 2013 - Reply

    aloe vera is really a wonder plant which can use in many problem like skin disorder,in also used in beauty product and for hair loss problem also.aloe vera can help out in hair loss problem and growing hair

  • arpan
    March 1, 2013 - Reply

    aloe vera is really good in the hair loss problem,i must suzzest girl if they are facing the problem of hair loss so they should try this out and if they dont have aloe vera plant so just try to take any shampoo and conditioner added with it.

  • Sam walya
    March 8, 2013 - Reply

    yeah, i also feel that because i had seen the effect of aloe vera on my hair i started using Aloe Vera gel on my hair and now i can see the effect on my hair it became so shiny and healthy also.

  • niharikamatre
    March 17, 2013 - Reply

    hey thnx frnd i used Aloe Vera after read this article and i feel the difference in my hair i feel it becomes lil thick and strong after using it and i also feel free from the problem of dandruff,

  • Healthexpert
    March 20, 2013 - Reply

    Hair is a living protein, and as with any living part of our bodies we must be sure to maintain proper health to optimize our chances of maintaining a healthy head of hair. Proper nutrition is vital to maintaining healthy hair, since the hair is a living and growing part of the body’s system. Viewing it in this manner can help us to treat our bodies different and raise expectations through proper care. A healthy balanced diet, occasionally with the help of vitamin and mineral supplements and exercise are all key components to a healthy regimen of maintaining healthy hair.

    Male Pattern Baldness (MPB) or androgenetic alopecia is the condition that over 95% of persons that suffer hair loss have, and it is caused by a rise in DHT, a direct component of testosterone. The scientific developments of the past two decades have brought hope and promise to many who suffer with this type of hair loss. Treatments like Rogaine®, Rogaine® for Women, Propecia, and improved surgical treatments have brought relief to many who would have previously had to settle for gradual hair loss, wigs, or hairpieces. The discovery of the role of DHT in preventing hair loss has even opened the doors to possible herbal solutions to hair loss prevention, such as saw palmetto, nettles, rosemary and horsetail. Even more promising is the fact that the hair loss commonly known as androgenetic alopecia is found to occur mainly in Western civilization or those who have adopted the ways of Western civilization, meaning that there may be dietary practices that contribute to hair loss and therefore giving hope to the possibility that diet could control not only temporary hair loss, but androgenetic alopecia as well.

    Doctors and scientists are studying DHT production in the body to understand it more thoroughly. There is an obvious link to hair loss and prostatic health and this only increases the pace of hair loss is coveries. Most treatments for prostatic diseases such as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) also have the pleasant side affect of growing hair on the heads of those taking it. With the pace of research and discoveries today, there is a great deal of optimism in the field of hair loss prevention. Hair is an important part of our dress and appearance, therefore a large part of our self-esteem. It is likely that there are answers for your situation presently or coming in the near future.

    Remember, the restoration of hair growth is not an overnight process. The process takes time regardless of the method chosen. Be patient and follow as much of the advice given by professionals as possible. Keep in mind that the body is a system, and it is the abuse of this system by food intake and environmental causes that lead to most common hair loss. Through returning the body back to its natural state, hair growth can be restored. Good health to you!

  • Srishti Khanna
    April 11, 2013 - Reply

    Aloe Vera is actually too good for hair. For all your hair related issues you can depend on this wonder substance. People in the west have now realized its multiple benefits. Try out the Aloe Vera shampoo mentioned in this article. It does make a difference.

  • desouza
    April 16, 2013 - Reply

    Aloe Vera plant is considered to be a miracle for health due to numerous Aloe vera juice and gel benefits. Numerous Aloe vera benefits have made the aloe vera plant popular all around the world, so aloe vera is the best plant.

  • Riya Mathur
    May 10, 2013 - Reply

    Aloe vera is real non cosmetic alternative for hairs, which i the love the most, I had problems earlier with falling hair and when I came across aloe vera it has really improved. I highly recommend and fully agree to your post. Thanks for sharing more info

  • Rose
    May 10, 2013 - Reply

    My brother started going bald at 37. He decided to try aloe vera. Each day he would break a leaf and rub the sap onto his head, let it sty for some time and then rinse. It worked for him. Aloe vera is popular as a hair loss treatment in my place.

  • Rinky
    June 7, 2013 - Reply

    Aleovera is like “sanjeevni buti”, It is really helpful to remove hair lose. I am saying from my own experience.

  • Govind
    July 13, 2013 - Reply

    Absolutely agreed with the post! Aloe vera is an dynamic plant. Nowadays it is widely used for a variety of cosmetic and medicinal purposes for years. It genuinely helps in hair loss and make it heavy.

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