Alopecia Areata Overview
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What is Alopecia Areata? this is a skin affection that occurs on the scalp area or other part of the body that causes spot baldness, and this condition always results into hair fall in any areas of the body that occur.
Can Aloe Vera Help Alopecia?
This is a question that has been long looking for an answer, “Does Aloe Vera help Alopecia Areata?”, Yes! It works fine and helps hair regrowth, according to LadyAlopecia(01) and NewLacecu(02) also added that aloe vera properties against alopecia and hair loss. Aloe vera can help get rid of alopecia, with the richness in Aloe Vera Gel, the Proteolytic Enzymes that help cure damaged cells on your scalp area. In light of this, the health of your hair follicles is improved, and also helps to boost healthy hair growth. Lastly, the Proteolytic Enzymes properties, help you to stimulate your hair follicles dormant.
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With the protein, vitamins, and minerals properties, the aloe vera gel helps to nourish your hair follicles, and put in place shedding of hair, and support healthy hair.
Last but not least, is that aloe vera is highly water content (that’s the gel) which helps to condition your hair, and locks in nutrients and hydration, and can help get rid of other scalp issues such as dandruff and flaking hair.
Is Aloe Vera Good for Alopecia Areata?
Besides, if you ask, “Is Aloe Vera Good for Alopecia?”, I will just say YES! It is good and works 100% perfectly and that is because of the richness in it, with no stress. Aloe vera having anti-incendiary and purifying advantages it will help get rid of infections from the scalp areas, it also has essential qualities that help to cure alopecia areata.
With its richness in keratolytic, it discharges the stratum corneum on the scalp skin that help to get rid of surplus sebum which blocks hair corns, that is not supporting hair to grow and likewise disposes of all the dead cells and bacteria on your scalp skin area. Aloe vera helps get rid of itchiness and reddening caused by alopecia.
Aloe vera consists of vitamins A, C, E, B12, zinc, magnesium, calcium, and enzymes (peroxidase and alkaline phosphatase), that helps you prevent extreme inflammation and intervention.
How to Use Aloe Vera for Alopecia Areata
Using aloe vera for Alopecia Areata will help you get rid of your hair fall and though the aloe works perfectly in its plainest form more than when it’s been refined or oxidized. So all you just need is to get some fresh aloe vera leaves and peel off the back and crop out the thick sticky gel within the leaf…
Afterwards, you can now apply the gel you just crop out onto your hair and scalp directly. Though you can add up some warm water to help you lighten it, and that’s if you like. Leave this on for at least half an hour or more, then you can rinse out with cool water.
For effectiveness, you can apply on your hair around evening time and leave on overnight. Better, though, you can apply in the morning and put on your shower cap and leave it on throughout the day.
If you are the type that doesn’t like that sticky residue on your head, you can mix it with your shampoo or conditioner instead, but note the effectiveness won’t be as applying it directly as you’ll wash off soon and the benefits will be 70/100. And still, you can mix with your hair cream and will still work effectively.
Note: For some people, the aloe vera gel can be allergic to them, causing scalp kin allergies, and also you should be very much careful and it may cause redness if contacted with your eyes.
Aloe Vera and Lemon for Alopecia Areata Treatment
Aloe is an amazing home remedy for alopecia, as well you can mix in other ingredients such as lemon, coconut, yoghurt, and so on…
This method of mixing with other ingredient is just an amazing and one of the most powerful to adjust pH alterations of the scalp if mixed with lemon, as both aloe vera and lemon are anti-bacterial and anti-fungal, favouring a healthy hair growth.
Blend the lemon juice with the aloe vera gel and rub this mixture on your scalp and hair for at least a few minutes, and allow to set in for at least half an hour or less before rinsing your hair with any shampoo and conditioner of your choice. Mixing aloe gel with other ingredients, you can follow same procedure for coconut milk, coconut oil, onion juice, castor oil, honey and olive oil.
Repeat this process at least two to three times a week. Below is a video attachment for a better understanding of using aloe vera for alopecia.