Q: I suffer from alopecia. I go for steroid injections in my head every 6 weeks. I was advised to cut my long hair short and apply black olive oil to stimulate hair growth. Is it permissible for me to do so?
A: It is permissible.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)