Are you familiar with the benefits of Aloe Vera? Do you use it often?
There is proof that even Christopher Columbus and Cleopatra used it, and it has many names such as “lily of the desert”, “wonder plant” and even “burn plant.”
It naturally originated from Sudan, but nowadays we can find it in almost every piece of land on Earth.
Beside of the fact that Aloe Vera is rich in vitamins, A, C, E, B1, B2, B3, B6 and B12, it also has wide range of amino acids, minerals, vitamins and 75 active compounds.
Its leaves with spikes have in their consistency iron, magnesium, potassium, calcium, copper and sodium.
The most common uses of Aloe Vera are treatment of sunburns, redness, burns, skin abrasions or swelling. Its ability the heal many skin related issues makes it an amazing plant.
If you apply it orally, it can alkalize your body, boost learning and memory skills, strengthens stomach lining and relieves constipation.
Here are some other uses of Aloe Vera:
- Makeup remover
Because of its calming and soothing effect, it can be used as a makeup remover. It makes your skin smooth and moisturized.
- Hair conditioner
Using it as a hair conditioner can make your hair shiny and silky. Apply the gel on your scalp and massage it. Leave it for 2 minutes and then rinse it with lukewarm water.
- Shampoo booster
By adding Aloe Vera to your regular shampoo, you will have silky hair in no time.
- Boost hair growth
Aloe Vera contains enzymes which stimulate hair growth.
- Acne treatment
Since it has ability to weaken the inflammation, try using it on the acne.
- Prevent/reduce stretch marks
Aloe Vera has regenerative properties, that is why it can prevent and reduce the appearance of stretch marks on your skin.
- Treat sunburns
Due to the antiseptic effect of Aloe Vera plant, you can easily relieve sunburns.
- Skin moisturizer
This amazing plant has the ability to bring the oxygen to the skin and moisturizes it well.
- Treat herpes, eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, and skin allergies
It is very beneficial for many skin conditions like psoriasis, herpes, dermatitis, skin allergies, since it is easily absorbed in the deepest layers of the skin.
Due to the fact that is a great moisturizer it is excellent as a natural lubricant.
- Shaving gel
You will never find a better shaving gel than Aloe Vera, since it prevents any irritation and smooths skin.
- Stronger nails
In order to soften cuticles and to strengthen the nails use both the gel and the juice.
- Swollen gums
Apply some of the Aloe Vera gel on the affected area and boost your defense system.
- Relieve menstrual cramping
The juice of this amazing plant is able to decrease pain, fatigue and cramping during those days of the month.
- Fight flu and cold
Aloe Vera is rich in nutrients such as minerals, vitamins and amino acids. All together they can strengthen your system as well as prevent and treat cold and flu.