Many of you generally want to know about medicinal properties of Aloe-Vera for hairs and frequently ask questions like “is aloe vera good for your hair?” And “what does aloe vera do for your hair?” So, I write this article to answer your questions about benefits of aloe vera for hair. I am regularly using aloe vera for last 1 years and found it very effective. Therefore, I want to share some of my experiences with you.
From ancient times, it is one of the members of Ayurvedic medicine. Because of its various healing nutrients and great medicinal properties, it is used as a traditional medicine for skin and hair treatment. People suffering from diabetic or arthritis also eat aloe vera as an Ayurvedic medicine.
Talking about the Aloe vera, it is a stemless or very short-stemmed plant. The leaves are thick and fleshy and green to gray-green in color. Aloe vera leaves contain phytochemicals like acetylated mannans, polymannans, anthraquinone C-glycosides, anthrones, other anthraquinones, like emodin and various lectins. All of these have properties to keep skin and hair healthy.
I started using Aloe vera because of hair fall. The reason behind hair fall was rain and dandruff. I tried almost every single hair product available on the market. Then someone told me to try aloe vera. I gave it a shot and now, my problem has been solved. I am using aloe vera with oil, with onion, and with many other hair packs. The aloe vera is helping my hairs to shine and bounce again. So, here I am sharing some benefits of aloe vera for hairs.
Benefits of Aloe Vera for Hair
Here are 5 Benefits of Aloe Vera for Hair:
1. Hair Loss Treatment
If you are suffering from hair loss then using aloe for hair growth is a great idea. It contains proteolytic enzymes which naturally stimulate hair growth. Aloe vera promotes hair growth. It also acts as a great conditioner and after the use of aloe vera, your hairs texture look all smooth and shiny.
2. Dandruff Treatment
Use of Aloe-vera can reduce dandruff. This is owing to the fact that it has strong anti-fungal properties. It moisturizes the dry scalp that helps to alleviate the presence of pesky flakes.
3. Prevent from Environmental Pollution
One of the amazing benefits of aloe vera for hair is that it forms a protective layer over your hair that keeps it safe from environmental elements and also keeps it consistently hydrated.
4. Treat itchiness and irritation
If you have a problem of itchiness and irritation on your head, Aloe-vera is the solution. It that it has antipruritic properties. So it can relieve scalp itchiness and irritation which help reduce redness and itchiness.
5. Maintain pH Level of Hairs
Aloe vera has pH level same as your hair needs, so it helps in restoring the pH balance of your hair. This keeps hairs healthy and hairs look shiny.
You can grow aloe vera at your home in a pot or in your kitchen garden. We have lots of aloe vera in our kitchen garden. If you don’t have space to grow, you can buy Aloe Vera gel from the market.
I also wrote an article about 5 Aloe Vera Hair Mask For Hair Growth. You can try any of Aloe vera mask, mention in this post. All hair masks are tested by me.
If you are facing blackheads problems read this article to cure it.
These are only a few benefits of using aloe vera on your hair. There are much more. Continues use of aloe vera can give positive and better results. Do share your views on this in comments.