Aloe Vera: What Are Its Health Benefits?
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There are over 250 species of aloe, but among them, only 3 or 4 have properties proven to cure. The most interesting of them all is the Aloe Barbadensis Miller, or Aloe Vera. In Ayurvedic medicine, the juice of aloe vera has been used for 3,000 years to treat burns. It was used by Sumerians to relieve nausea and irritation of the stomach. Moreover, it also has quite a lot of other medicinal properties and it can improve your over-all body, musculoskeletal system, cardiovascular system, and digestive system as well.
Considered by some as a panacea and present in many of our everyday products, aloe vera is however not a new plant species and its cosmetic use as a therapeutic has also been quite popular.
In Ayurvedic medicine, the juice of aloe vera has been used for 3,000 years to treat burns. It was used by Sumerians to relieve nausea and irritation of the stomach. Aloe is a succulent plant, which is capable of storing water in its cells during periods of drought. Therefore it is found in warm regions, even desert, and it is very sensitive to cold and moisture.
Health Benefits Of Aloe Vera
There are over 250 species of aloe, but among them, only 3 or 4 have properties proven to cure. The most interesting of them all is the Aloe Barbadensis Miller, or Aloe Vera. A real panacea, Aloe Vera also works well in local use on the skin, as orally for its therapeutic properties.
Externally, be sure to choose and advise cosmetics containing the native gel or the pulp of aloe and not of the pulp of aloe spray (the quality and effectiveness is not guaranteed).
The aloe vera gel is suitable for all skin types. Very nutritious, smoothing and softening, he embellishes, softens and improves elasticity. Moisturizer, it is sovereign for thirsty skin: he gets inside 3-4 times faster than water and 7 times deeper. Illuminator, it revitalizes dull skin.
When can you use Aloe Vera on your skin?
- For the care of the day and night of dehydrated skin
- In case of frostbite, crevasses
- To restore tone and elasticity to tired skin
- To reduce wrinkles and fine lines
- To restore radiance to the complexion
- To soothe irritated skin, sensitive
- In soothing care after shaving or waxing
- If acne through its properties anti-inflammatory
- After a burn or sunburn
Internally, aloe vera is involved to balance and improve digestive tract. It soothes and regenerates inflamed intestinal mucosa. It’s also a good regenerating liver cells.
Thanks to its choline, aloe vera participates in the regulation of the rate of cholesterol . It reduces blood pressure by oxygenation and blood fluidity. It decreases platelet aggregation and dilates blood vessels. It is also hemostatic.
It protects and revitalizes cartilage and tendons with acemannan. Analgesic and anti-inflammatory, it relieves joint and rheumatic pain, sprains, strains.
Aloe vera has anti-allergic. Antiseptic, fungicidal and bactericidal, it protects the body in case of aggression. It stimulates, supports and regulates the immune system.
In Which Products Will You Find Aloe Vera?
Aloe vera can be presented in numerous forms: in drinks, juices or gels, pure or combined with other plants or fruit. In cosmetic treatments, you will find it in day creams or night, cleansing gels or contractors, lotions, moisturizing Body Care, shampoos, masks, liquid soaps, deodorants, cream aftershave, lip balms, sun protection, first aid creams or gels, among others. You will also find it in daily use products like detergents, toothpastes and mouthwashes, sprays for veterinary use and more.
Beyond the cosmetic and therapeutic uses, lastly note that Aloe Vera is also an ornamental plant, very easy to find and maintain. It is said to also have depolluting virtues, but these effects are quite controversial and need to be more fully demonstrated.
Disclaimer: The content is purely informative and educational in nature and should not be construed as medical advice. Please use the content only in consultation with an appropriate certified medical or healthcare professional.