Aloe Vera

INTRODUCTION

About 3500 years ago, plants of aloe vera have been found. The first reported use of this plant can be found from the ancient Egyptian. Alexander the Great also used this plant for his army.

Aloe Vera has been widely used for the various purposes that involve treating skin diseases mainly, therefore, it is also used by the cosmetic industry. Aloe vera is available in different forms, that is, gel, sprays, lotion, liquid or juices.

The plant of aloe vera contains 90% water and the rest of it contains active ingredients that include essential oil, amino acids, minerals, vitamins, enzymes and glycoproteins.

HEALING BENEFITS OF ALOE VERA:

Aloe vera has been used since many years as a healing plant. Gel of aloe vera is mainly used for healing wounds. The gel can also be used to give beneficial effect as a first aid for sun burns, skin problems, burns, insect bites, wounds and during problems caused by fungus. It may also useful for the acne, problems created by fungus, mouth sores and swelling of tonsils.

As it is considered as a natural moisturizer, it is used on skin to give its wholesome effects from the harmful rays of sun. It also offers shine to the skin and the face looks charming and bright by use of it.

The gel of aloe vera can also be rubbed on the skin to reduce the redness. The leaves of aloe vera can be helpful in preventing infection if rub on the cuts in the skin they may also increase the healing process.

HEALTH BENEFITS OF ALOE VERA:

The aloe vera plant has been used all around the world for more than 3500 years for medicinal purposes. It is available in different forms and provides number of benefits. Most importantly it can be used for help during discomfort of burn. Juice of aloe vera may help during digestive problems.

Aloe vera may be used for different skin problems. It also may be helpful in lightening the dark spots and decreases the intensity of pigmentation. Aloe vera extract can be used for lowering blood sugar level and cholesterol level.

About more than 200 species of aloe vera are available, out of which mostly considered as nutritious and effective. The most beneficial specie of aloe vera is Aloe Vera Barbadensis which is regarded as the plant of immortality, the wand of heaven and the universal panacea by some of the scientists.

The aloe vera gel is available in a variety of products like medicated cream, hand and body lotion, heat rub, pure aloe vera juice, mini lift mask, medicated jelly, moisturizer etc.

Aloe vera is valuable as a food preservative and medicines. Other uses include that aloe vera can be helpful during of acne, scalp care, burns, stings, sunburns, sore muscles, bones and joint problems, scrapes, cold sores etc. Aloe Vera may have favorable effects during digestive problems and soreness.

USES OF ALOE VERA:

About more than 200 species of aloe vera are available, out of which mostly considered as nutritious and effective. The most beneficial specie of aloe vera is Aloe Vera Barbadensis which is regarded as the plant of immortality, the wand of heaven and the universal panacea by some of the scientists.

The aloe vera gel is available in a variety of products like medicated cream, hand and body lotion, heat rub, pure aloe vera juice, mini lift mask, medicated jelly, moisturizer etc.

Aloe vera is mainly used as a food preservative and medicines. Other uses include that aloe vera can be helpful in the treatment of acne, scalp care, burns, stings, sprains, sunburns, eczema, sore muscles, arthritis, scrapes, cold sores, scalds, abrasions, psoriasis, bruises etc. it may also helpful in healing blister and provides relief from itching and is also very helpful in skin problems as it is used as a moisturizer and helpful in removing dead cells.

Aloe Vera can be used for the digestive problems and may acts as an anti-inflammatory agent.

It may also slow down the process of aging of the skin. Further it may be helpful in reducing joint and muscle pain and can be used for reducing blood sugar level and provide benefit in lowering cholesterol level.

Irfan Hayat -