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Aloe vera benefits

Updated on July 25, 2013

Uses of aloe vera plant

Aloe vera
Aloe vera

Here in this hub i will speak about the benefits of aloe vera, aloe vera plant uses, appearence of aloe vera plant and how to make aloe vera juice. You would not believe that aloe vera gel can do so much.

benefits of aloe vera
benefits of aloe vera

Aloe vera

Firstly what is aloe vera plant and what does it look like?

Aloe vera plant grows in hot climates, in places like Africa and the Caribbean. It is a green plant made of leaves which grow out in the form of a rosette . Each leaf is pointy tipped and its edges also have little points going around it. From the middle of the rosette produces a long stem which blossoms flowers which are red or yellow and look similar to lilies.


Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is such a useful plant that it is used in almost all skin and body products..... Yes almost all skin and body products. ( If you doubt what I am saying check the back of any skin or hair products you have at home) Aloes is so effective that it is found in shampoo, body lotion, suntan lotion, acne products and many more items. Even in dietry suppliments.

Aloe vera plant uses
Aloe vera plant uses

Benefits of aloe vera

You should never be afraid to use the raw extract of aloes. There are so many things you can do with aloe vera gel which would help you with some issue you have. Use it today and uncover all the benefits of aloe vera. Remember there are so many uses of aloe vera.

Did you know that aloes can be used to make the common cold/ flu subside

Yes, here is what to do. Put about an inch of aloes into a cup of orange juice and leave it to draw for about an hour or blend it. Drink a teaspoon once twice a week.

Aloe vera plant uses
Aloe vera plant uses

It can also be used to rub on burns and rashes

Firstly clense the area affected by washing it, then break off a piece of aloes and rub it against the skin for about twenty seconds. Do this once a day. The inside of aloe vera, aloe vera gel also helps to reduce the likeliness of skin to wrinkle which helps to keep skin looking youthful.

aloe vera juice
aloe vera juice

Uses of aloe vera plant as juice

Aloe vera juice

Before I get to telling you how to make aloe vera juice , I must warn you, aloe vera is a bitter plant. Firstly cut the aloe vera in half and then cut out some of the aloe vera gel form the middle. Then blend it with some fruit punch juice, orange juice of grapefruit juice, chill and enjoy.

N.b Drinking or eating aloes increases bowel movement.


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      4 years ago

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      Dani Norris 

      8 years ago from Virginia Beach

      This is a great blog on the uses of Aloe Vera. I have natural hair and love using this in my daily hair care. I love how useful Aloe Vera is!

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      8 years ago

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      8 years ago from Barbados

      you too @ frangipanni thanks

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      8 years ago

      Great hub on Aloe Vera , voted up and following. Have a great day.

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      8 years ago

      Hello here is a good forum

      I spent 5 hours searching in the network, until find your forum! I think, I shall stay here for a long time!

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      10 years ago from Barbados

      You are most welcome fucsia!

      Thanks for the comment.

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      10 years ago

      The aloe vera is a real resource, useful in many cases. Thanks for the info

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      10 years ago from Barbados

      Thanks alot Ipeoney, aloe vera plant is amazing!

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      10 years ago from USA

      Hi mathslover, This is a good Hub. I always want to learn more about medicinal plants. I planted aloe vera, but unfortunately it didn't survive the whole winter inside house.

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      10 years ago from Barbados

      Thanks for the encouragement skye2day.

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      10 years ago

      Great tips I love the wrinkle tip. WOW good stuff. Many Blessings on your hub Journey. Have a great time here. You will get many fans so keep on. Sending a warm hug.

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      10 years ago from Barbados

      Thank you very much THE DIVINE YOU! I am greatful that you appreciate my writting.

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      10 years ago

      Good writer with a bunch of wonderful and interesting hubs! Glad to be following you


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