Are There Benefits of Aloe Vera Juice for the Hair?

Aloe vera juice comes from the aloe vera plant and contains 32 vitamins and minerals, 75 nutrients and hundreds of active enzymes. Many people associate aloe vera with treating burns and sunburned skin. While it’s great for these issues, aloe vera juice can also benefit your hair when applied topically. So next time your hair is looking a bit lackluster, grab some aloe vera juice for a quick pick-me-up.

Close-up of sliced aloe vera plant. (Image: joannawnuk/iStock/Getty Images)

Reduces Dandruff, Dryness and Itchy Scalp

Aloe vera juice contains enzymes and anti-inflammatory properties that sooth and moisturize an itchy scalp. These enzymes add moisture and have anti-fungal properties that help to rid the scalp of dandruff.

Promotes Healthy Hair Growth

Aloe vera juice contains protolitic enzymes that can get rid of the dead skin clogging hair follicles, which can interfere with new hair growth. Additionally, the alkaline in aloe vera juice balances the pH level of the hair, which promotes healthy new growth.

Other Hair Benefits

Aloe vera juice is a good conditioning agent. It adds shine to the hair and controls frizz. The vitamins and minerals in aloe vera juice strengthen hair, add luster and help relieve scalp conditions such as seborrhea and psoriasis.

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