Coverit 2% contains minoxidil which mingle with medication called vasodilators. It works efficiently for normal innate hair loss (a condition called alopecia androgenetica).It should be applied direct to the scalp. It helps to grow hair. It is a potassium channel opener. Its vasodilation activity grows the veins. Actually it helps to develop and expland the blood stream which provide proper oxygen and proper nourishment.