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  • Herb Name:Aloevera
  • Botanical Name:Aloe Barbadenis Miller
  • Indian Name:Ghritkumari

Associated Benefits:

Aloe Vera contains 75 potentially active constituents (vitamins, enzymes, minerals, sugars, lignins, saponins, salicylic acid and amino acids). It is known to work wonders in promoting shine and moisture in hair, preventing hair loss and dandruff too. Aloe vera is one of the many natural conditioning methods used by girls in the Carribean, where it is widely available and can be used in natural or chemically treated hair. The enzymes found in aloe vera help to eradicate dead skin cells on the scalp. It also retains the pH level of the scalp and retains moisture in it. It also helps to eliminate itchy scalp, dandruff and dryness by its anti-pruritic properties. It is a great conditioning agent that restores the hair’s shine and luster, and leaves hair silky and smooth. Its gel form is a perfect rinse for oily hair without makind the hair brittle and dull.

Side Effects: It may cause redness and burning in sensitive individuals- best to apply to a small area to check any allergic reactions. It is not recommended during pregnancy or breastfeeding and prolonged use could lead to increased risk of colorectal cancer.

Ideal for: All skin and hair types.