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Home Made Hair Mask, Aloe Vera, Really Works for Dry Hair!

Referring to my previous post Hair Care – Treating Dry Hair Naturally with Aloe Vera, I shared about using the gel from the Aloe Vera plant to create a hair mask.

It is really a hassle free recipe that works wonderfully for my dry and frizzy long hair.

I bought a leaf of about 35cm long from the supermarket and cut it in half. One half was wrapped up and kept in the vegetable drawer in the refrigerator for other uses. The other half was sliced horizontally from one end to another. I used a spoon to scrape off all the gel from the leaf. I took only the gel and not any of the green or yellow portions from the leaf. Next I put the gel in a mini food processor and blended it until it was very fine.

All the blended Alor Vera gel was then gently rubbed into the scalp and spread all over my long hair. There might be little bits and pieces of Aloe Vera but that’s fine because the result was totally worth it. I kept the gel on my head for  an hour. Once the time was up, I simply rinsed off the gel with water and dried my hair with a towel.

When my hair was completely dry, I saw a gleaming sheen that seemed to dance off my hair. I could also run my fingers through my hair without difficulty. My hair was  darker, shinier and definitely much, much smoother than before.

I have decided to apply this Home made Aloe Vera Hair Mask at least twice a week until my hair condition improves permanently.

Aloe Vera is a wonder plant that you can easily plant in your garden or even in a pot. You can use it as food, make it into a drink, use it as medical aid to heal wounds or like me, hair mask. Small wonder that people call it a miracle doctor

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Aloe Vera can be Poisonous!

The Aloe Vera is famous for its many cooling effects and its positive effect on skin. The Guide of Poisonous Plants also states that gel from an aloe vera plant is good for cuts, rashes and burns. But the inside of the leaves also contains latex which can be confused with the gel.

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Hair Care – Treating Dry Hair Naturally with Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera

This is the raw material for your natural hair treatment. If you are suffering from dry hair and you are looking for a hair treatment that does not involve a lot of chemicals, then try this natural hair treatment for dry hair.

Plant aloe vera in your garden or a pot somewhere in the house. They just need good sunlight and ample water. Easy to care. More importantly, they are great for your health.

Break a leaf, squeeze out the liquid inside and apply this onto the scalp. Keep the aloe vera juice on your head for an hour before washing off.

You will be amazed that the dryness is gone or almost gone depending on the severity.

Additional Reading on Aloe Vera: Aloe Vera – Fight 80 Disorders from Your Own Kitchen!

Homemade Eczema Treatment 8: Cure Eczema Eyes with Aloe Vera

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Eczema eyes is a condition where a person develops eczema around their eyes. This can be both uncomfortable and embarrassing. So, if you have eczema eyes, you would probably like to find a way to clear them up.

According to health reporter cum writer, Janet Simpson, the ordinary aloe vera can be a great ailment.

How?

The most obvious way is to apply Aloe Vera gel to your eczema eyes as the plant is an excellent moisturizing agent. It also reduces pain and itching into the bargain.

The not so obvious way is to consume Aloe Vera, that is taking it internally.

Why? Janet said:

Drinking Aloe Vera juice is a great way to help your eczema eyes heal. It may seem like an indirect approach. After all, gel is a good moisturizer and pain reliever, but Aloe Vera juice can do things that gel cannot.

For instance, Aloe Vera juice can help to naturally cleanse your system. It can remove toxins brought about by external pollution sources, as well as poor eating habits. If your internal system is healthier, your skin will be too, including your eczema eyes.

Aloe Vera juice also has ingredients in it which strengthen the elastin and collagen in your skin. Those are what give your skin its smooth, yet stretchy texture. By strengthening them, you can avoid signs of aging, such as wrinkles and also cure skin conditions, like eczema eyes.

Also Yulia Berry also written about Aloe – Your Miracle Doctor. Interestingly, she mentioned that Organized medicine and pharmacology have not embraced Aloe, because it cannot be patented and its usage threatens literally hundreds of prescription and non-prescription drugs

There are a host of other reasons why Aloe Vera juice is good for you. So, if you’ve tried everything else, or if you simply prefer to take a hollistic approach to medicine, try Aloe Vera juice. It is good for you and can help you to fix your eczema eyes and avoid irritation, discomfort and embarrassing situations.

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