Millions of people around the world suffer from hair loss is varying degrees of severity.
Some have accepted their fate shaving off what’s left of their once lush hair as
societal acceptance of the bald male has grown over the years. You only need to see
Yul Brynner, Telly Savalas and now Vin Diesel to see that bald can be sexy. But for
the vast majority, hair loss is a problem pining for deliverance as sufferers continue
to look for the miracle cure that can restore their youthful hair growth.
Hair loss is a non-life threatening condition and is addressed more as a question
of vanity. You can have a hair transplant which is an expensive area of cosmetic
surgery. Wigs or hair pieces can be resorted to and there are a multitude of creams,
lotions, shampoos, gels and other topically applied substances that for the most
part are effective with repeated regular use.
They can promote hair growth or strengthen hair follicles. But we’re talking months,
if not years of ceremonious medication. They work best when the hair is just starting
to thin. Controlling hair loss in its early stages yields a more satisfactory result
in arresting or delaying the onset of male pattern baldness. But cosmetic solutions
to hair loss can cost a fortune over the duration of their application. It is said
that we’re talking about a $10 billion industry worldwide.
It is rather comforting to know that there are natural ingredients out there that
can work as well without costing so much. They have been cultivated for centuries
and our forefathers have been safely and effectively using them to address various
body ailments including the much dreaded hair loss. One such naturally herbal solution
is Aloe Vera.
It’s natural, safe, and an affordable hair growth stimulant.
Using Aloe Vera Gel
Aloe vera has been long identified with herbal medicines with various health benefits.
It belongs to a species of succulent cactus plants originating in North Africa and
grows in arid conditions.
They can be sourced from any plant nursery and can be grown in a pot right in your
home backyard. Harvesting it is as easy as cutting one of is tendrils and squeezing
it to release its natural gel. You can apply the gel directly to the balding spot
or over the scalp with thinning hair. It works to seep into your scalp revitalizing
hair follicles to produce healthier looking hair strands.
1. Consult with your physician. Hair loss can be caused by various conditions that
include scalp infectious, hormonal imbalance in your body, general body malaise,
skin or scalp diseases, vitamin deficiencies and other factors you may not be aware
of. A complete medical and physical check-up will help rule out any of the above
and ascertain your readiness to take in any new medication or simple measures to
control hair loss.
2. There are cosmetic hair products with genuine aloe vera extracts in the form of
lotions, creams, soap and shampoos. You can find them on the net as well as in natural
food and health stores. You only need to do some online research on these products,
consult with your doctors and friends to be sure you are getting products with real
aloe vera extracts in them.
3. You can use aloe vera as a shampoo that many indigenous people have been using
to promote lush hair growth. Mixed with wheat germ oil and coconut milk, aloe vera
shampoo promotes healthy hair, inside and out and you can use it as often as you