The Aloe Vera is known to be a plant of life. That is because it has a number of benefits as well as healing properties and also many cosmetic properties. It is used in a variety of creams, moisturizers, soaps as well as skin care creams. The most interesting part is that aloe Vera is not only limited to topical use but can also be consumed as a juice. The benefits of Aloe Vera are immense and can also be used in cuts, burns and scrapes.
Aloe Vera is a fresh green plant with long leaves and thorns at the side that resembles a cactus. If you dissect the leaf of the plant diagonally you would find a thick white transparent gel-like substance that is the main ingredient of the plant. This gel can be applied on your face as well as other parts of the body. It can be grown in the house as well. It is a plant that grows in warm and tropical climate and is used for variety of purposes that are simply endless.
1 Why Aloe Vera is called the plant of immortality?
Egyptians call Aloe Vera as ‘the plant of immortality’ due to its enriched vitamin combination, which cannot be found in any other plant.Aloe Vera comprises of over 200 biologically active constituents that include different vitamins, enzymes, polysaccharides, amino acids as well as minerals. It also helps to promote the absorption of nutrients. Aloe Vera also comprises of anti-bacterial, anti-viral as well as anti-fungal properties.
These help in cleansing the skin as well as the immune system and help to get rid of the toxic waste products as well. Aloe Vera comprises of a great deal of minerals ranging from calcium, magnesium, selenium, sodium, iron, copper, manganese as well as many more. And this is not all! Aloe Vera is known to be a great source of Vitamin B that is required to produce red blood cells as well as Vitamin C, E and folic acid. It also comprises of Amylase and Lipase that aids in digestion of food by breaking sugar and fat molecules. Aloe Vera is also known to comprise 20 amino acids that are essential for the human body. Aloe Vera also comprises of 99% water along with different kinds of ingredients that are very important for your health.
2 Uses of Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera can be used for a variety of reasons. It helps in treating cuts as well as burns on any part of the body. It can also be used as an ingredient that helps in preventing sunburn. Aloe Vera gel is used in creams, body lotions, soaps and antiseptic creams. They help in reducing tissue damage. Regular use of Aloe Vera reduces acne and pimple. It also helps you to look younger. Consumption of Aloe Vera juice can give you extreme relief from gastro intestinal disorders as well as diabetes. It can help to cure Urinary tract infections, colitis and hemorrhoids.
3 Benefits for Hair
Aloe Vera is also known to be very beneficial for hair. A number of hair oils contain Aloe Vera as it helps in promoting hair growth and it also reduces great deal of dandruff if used with shampoo on a regular basis. It is a great hair conditioner and also helps to maintain the pH balance of the scalp.
4 Benefits for skin
Aloe Vera helps in treatment of dark circles as well as prevention of acne. Did you know that Aloe Vera is also a great plant that helps in weight loss? Consumption of a glass of Aloe Vera juice regularly can help in weight loss. You can also make a pack of Aloe Vera for your skin and apply it regularly for wonderful, smooth and glowing skin. Mix Aloe Vera gel along with olive oil and oatmeal and then you can apply this on your skin and let it dry off properly. You can also mix honey in the same to moisturize the skin. After the paste has dried up, wash it with cold water. You will definitely feel the difference.
Really Aloe Vera has a number of properties that are simplyjust endless. Don’t you think the Egyptians are right in calling it ‘the plant of immortality’? Well, we really believe it to be a great plant and would definitely recommend that you try it out for a month or so and you would definitely feel the difference!