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BENEFITS OF ALOE VERA FOR HEALTH AND BEAUTY

Updated on June 27, 2013

BENEFITS OF ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) FOR HEALTH AND BEAUTY

The botanical name of Aloe Vera is Aloe Barbadensis. Aloe Vera is regarded as a boon from nature to humanity considering the health benefits the plant provides. Aloe Vera is found mostly in Africa and the Caribbean. It's a succulent plant with spear shaped spiky thick leaves. Aloe Vera is stemless or very short-stemmed plant. Aloe Vera has been a constituent of a large number of herbal and ayurvedic medicines from centuries. Every part of the plant has importance in various health and beauty purposes. The plant is grown in a large number of homes and gardens and is used for many for beauty purposes.and as a home remedy to treat a large number of common health conditions.

The plant leaves are succulent, without stems and are up to 40 inches in height depending on the variety of Aloe Vera plant. The these leaves contain is thick and gel-like and possess miraculous healing properties. The leaves are very thick and heavy and the gel these leaves contain is very useful for therapeutic purposes. It contains vitamins, amino acids, enzymes, fatty acid, polysaccharides, and a large number of other components.

BENEFITS OF ALOE VERA

Aloe Vera has miraculous healing power. It is both used externally and internally for health and beauty purposes. Apart from medicinal uses it is also used in many herbal beauty and skin care products. There are many benefits of Aloe Vera.

1. HEALING WOUNDS AND BURNS :

Aloe Vera has a very soothing effects on the body and because of its miraculous healing power the Aloe Vera gel can be used to heal cuts and burns. It boosts the process of healing naturally. The components in Aloe Vera gel stimulates the growth of new cells and it is very beneficial in healing wounds or injury. It heals burns rapidly as it has soothing and anti-inflammatory properties.

2. SKIN CARE :

Aloe Vera has amazing beauty enhancing properties therefore it is used in a large number of beauty and skin care products. Aloe Vera gel is very important for healthy skin. Aloe Vera helps is helpful in healing sunburn. Aloe Vera gel is great moisturizer. If used regularly it rejuvenates our skin and make it look beautiful. It removes dead cells from skin. In herbal cosmetic products it is used in many moisturizer, cleansers and skin creams and gels. It enhances skin's capability to retain moisture giving it softness and a natural glow and thus helps in restoring youthful properties.

Applying Aloe Vera gel on face also prevents skin from direct effect of sunlight or sunburn. If applied on the face it gives natural glow to skin and make it smooth and shiny. Men can also use Aloe Vera gel as an aftershave.

3. HEALING ACNE CONDITIONS :

Aloe Vera gel can be used to heal acne conditions as it has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. It kills bacteria and germs and helps in healing acne or pimples when aloe Vera gel is applied on the affected body parts. It's very soothing and heals naturally without leaving scars on the body. Aloe Vera can also be used in the treatment of Psoriasis, Eczema and other prolonged skin disorders.

4. TREATING MOUTH ULCERS :

Aloe Vera plays a very important herb for oral health. Aloe Vera juice is very effective in external mouth sores due to its anti bacterial and antibacterial properties. Aloe Vera gel juice contains essential amino acids, minerals, vitamin B1, B2, B6 and Vitamin C and a large number of other essential nutrients.

5. HEALTH BENEFITS ALOE VERA JUICE :

Aloe Vera juice contains a large number of nutrients and it's very beneficial for health purpose. Aloe Vera juice is very soothing and energizing for body. It contains vitamins, minerals, enzymes and many other nutrients. Aloe Vera juice is very good for improving digestion. It strengthens our digestive system. It's very helpful for treating the condition of constipation and diarrhea. Due to its energizing and nutritional properties which increases body energy levels and removes exhaustion and tiredness. Aloe Vera juice gives strength to our immune system.

There are various reasons we can use Aloe Vera plant in our houses. Because of its so many benefits in health and beauty purposes. Aloe Vera can be grown in houses. When you buy an Aloe Vera plant for growing in house choose a bigger one. Bigger plants are better for medicinal use.

PRECAUTIONS WHILE USING ALOE VERA :

Although Aloe Vera is a very potent herb for therapeutic use, one should always respect its potency and stay cautions while using it for internal uses specially while using it for long term. While using it internally one can take precautions and take advice from Medical Practitioners.


Aelo Vera Plant

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