Aloe vera gel is an excellent tonic for the hair. It contains vitamins, minerals, amino acids and phytonutrients that nourish the hair follicles and promote hair growth. Treatment with aloe vera gel helps in providing relief from common scalp conditions that slow down hair growth and exacerbate hair loss such as dandruff, fungal or bacterial infections and excessive dryness of the scalp.
Instead of wasting your hard-earned money on hair care products that contain aloe vera, at a fraction of the price of these expensive hair care products you can make aloe vera scalp gel at home to stimulate hair re-growth.
How To Make Aloe Vera Scalp Gel
Aloe Vera Gel With Coconut Oil
To reduce hair fall and improve hair growth, you can apply aloe vera gel directly to your scalp. However, the hair growth gel works wonders when combined with coconut oil. Coconut oil is a time-tested remedy for scalp problems. Its moisturizes and nourishes the scalp and its anti-fungal property helps in preventing dandruff.
How To Make
Add a tablespoon of aloe vera gel and 2 to 3 tablespoons of coconut oil in a bowl. Steep the aloe vera gel in coconut oil for 2 to 3 days. Using a double boiler heat the aloe gel and coconut oil mixture. Stir the mixture to blend the aloe gel with the coconut oil. After 10 minutes, remove the mixture from the heat. Gently massage your scalp with the gel. Leave it on your scalp at least for 2 hours and then wash with mild shampoo.
Aloe Vera Gel With Essential Oils
Combining essential oils that help in hair growth with aloe vera gel helps in speeding up hair growth. You can add essential oil of your choice or combine multiple essential oils and mix the oil blend with aloe vera gel.
How To Make
Essential oils that are most effective in promoting hair growth are rosemary, cinnamon, lavender and ginger. For 100 grams of aloe vera gel you will need about 2 ml of essential oils. You can use up to four different types of essential oil at a time. Mix the gel with the essential oils and gently massage your scalp with the mixture.
Aloe Vera Gel With Honey
The humectant property of honey helps in treating excessive dryness of the scalp. Honey also helps in destroying bacteria and fungi on the scalp. Packed with micronutrients, honey is an excellent tonic for the hair follicles. You can make a wonderful scalp gel to improve hair growth by combining aloe vera gel and honey.
How To Make
To make the scalp gel, you will need 4 tablespoons of aloe vera gel, 2 tablespoons of honey and 3 tablespoons of coconut oil. Mix the ingredients well. Apply the gel to your scalp. Leave it on for 30 minutes and then rinse with lukewarm water.