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The Wonderful Uses of Aloe Vera

Updated on May 25, 2016

Aloe Vera Uses

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The two components of the Aloe Vera plant has its own use. The latex can be used as a alternative medicine. The gel can be used as cosmetic reasons. Cosmetics like body moisturizer.This Aloe Vera dish is one of the examples of how the succulent plant can used for food Lemon Aloe Vera Dessert is a refreshing dessert for warmer weather months.Aloe Vera can be consumed as a juice and water.If you happen to be going trough a drought, this succulent plant can be a life saver. As you can see, Aloe Vera beverages can come a variety of delicious flavors.Personally, I use Aloe Vera for my hair. As a hair styling gel, it does not flake and alcohol free. If you happen to suffer from seborrheic dermatitis or sebborrheic eczema, apply Aloe Vera gel to your scalp for 1 hour before you shampoo. The photo depicts a sunburn suffer. After this person applied Aloe Vera to his or her skin, it starts to peel and you feel relief from the burn. The redness would disappear soon.For your dental heath, Aloe Vera can freshen your mouth without the irritation other mouthwashes would bring.This plant would make a lovely addition to your home. You can use it this plant for the uses I just mentioned.
The two components of the Aloe Vera plant has its own use. The latex can be used as a alternative medicine. The gel can be used as cosmetic reasons. Cosmetics like body moisturizer.
The two components of the Aloe Vera plant has its own use. The latex can be used as a alternative medicine. The gel can be used as cosmetic reasons. Cosmetics like body moisturizer. | Source
This Aloe Vera dish is one of the examples of how the succulent plant can used for food Lemon Aloe Vera Dessert is a refreshing dessert for warmer weather months.
This Aloe Vera dish is one of the examples of how the succulent plant can used for food Lemon Aloe Vera Dessert is a refreshing dessert for warmer weather months. | Source
Aloe Vera can be consumed as a juice and water.If you happen to be going trough a drought, this succulent plant can be a life saver. As you can see, Aloe Vera beverages can come a variety of delicious flavors.
Aloe Vera can be consumed as a juice and water.If you happen to be going trough a drought, this succulent plant can be a life saver. As you can see, Aloe Vera beverages can come a variety of delicious flavors. | Source
Personally, I use Aloe Vera for my hair. As a hair styling gel, it does not flake and alcohol free. If you happen to suffer from seborrheic dermatitis or sebborrheic eczema, apply Aloe Vera gel to your scalp for 1 hour before you shampoo.
Personally, I use Aloe Vera for my hair. As a hair styling gel, it does not flake and alcohol free. If you happen to suffer from seborrheic dermatitis or sebborrheic eczema, apply Aloe Vera gel to your scalp for 1 hour before you shampoo. | Source
The photo depicts a sunburn suffer. After this person applied Aloe Vera to his or her skin, it starts to peel and you feel relief from the burn. The redness would disappear soon.
The photo depicts a sunburn suffer. After this person applied Aloe Vera to his or her skin, it starts to peel and you feel relief from the burn. The redness would disappear soon. | Source
For your dental heath, Aloe Vera can freshen your mouth without the irritation other mouthwashes would bring.
For your dental heath, Aloe Vera can freshen your mouth without the irritation other mouthwashes would bring. | Source
This plant would make a lovely addition to your home. You can use it this plant for the uses I just mentioned.
This plant would make a lovely addition to your home. You can use it this plant for the uses I just mentioned. | Source

Aloe Vera: The Wonder Plant

The fleshy tissue that is located inside of the Aloe Vera has been utilized in various ways. It has the two following components: gel and latex. The gel is the clear gelatin like substance that can be found on the inside of the plant. The latex is located under the plant's skin surround the gel. With these two components, this wonder plant can be used in your every life.

  1. Food. Diabetics can benefit from this plant because it can lower blood sugar. Aloe Vera contains vitamins A, B12, C, E as well as, folic acid. minerals and other nutrients. It can be eaten raw and/or added to other dishes. This edible plant is well known to being included dishes in Asia. Aloe Vera can even be included in sweet desserts as well.
  2. Beverages. Since aloe Vera is a succulent plant, the liquid inside can serve as a refreshing beverage a juice or a water. If you happen to become dehydrated, this plant would be very healthy and refreshing drink to quench your thirst.
  3. Remedies. For centuries, Aloe Vera has been used as an alternative medicine. Sunburn victims would love the cooling and soothing sensation that this succulent plant can bring. It can bring relief to bowel diseases such as constipation, fever, heartburn, etc if taken orally. If you are going through radiation treatment, Aloe Vera can treat the treatment's side effects.
  4. Hygiene. This plant can also be used as a moisturizer for both hair and skin. Skin problems such as dandruff, seborrhea (a condition that I had since I was in the fifth grade), nail biting, stretch marks puffy eyes and psoriasis can be treated with Aloe Vera. The.The plant makes a wonderful oral mouthwash as well. If you need a facial, aloe vera gel would make your spa day complete and as a makeup remover as well.
  5. Houseplant. If you happen to love in a cold region, this is the plant for you. But, remember to plant the plant and keep it dry and warm. Your kitchen near a window would be a perfect location because it can give your plant the sunshine it needs. Keep your Aloe Vera plant watered but not too much. April through September is the perfect growing season for this particular succulent plant. Finally, use the same planting for cacti since cactus is also a succulent plant.

In Conclusion

Even through this plant is good for eating and drinking, please proceed with caution. The Aloe Vera latex ingestion can cause diarrhea, dry mouth, headache and nausea, if taken in high doses. Especially when you are ingesting the latex. You go buy a bottle of aloe Vera gel or extract it from the plant itself. Either way, enjoy the wonderful benefits that this plant has to offer.

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