Aloe vera is one of the most popular herb in many cosmetic ingredients. It is not available much in the wild. Through out the world, many cultivate this herb for its benefit.
It is very easy to grow and requires low maintenance, less water. Aloe vera is known as magic plant and Kumari (in Sanskrit) for its properties.
It has succulent leaves and when cut leaves reveal colorless gel. This gel is what is responsible for Aloe vera’s properties. Gel contains, Vitamin A, B, C and E, Calcium, Potassium, Copper, Magnesium, Selenium, Zinc and Chromium.
Apart from remedy for natural wrinkle free skin some of the other common benefits of Aloe Vera, that one can see in literature are:
- Anti-microbial property
- Sun protection for the skin
- Digestion system corrective action
- Wound and burn treatment remedies
- Stronger gums, mouth ulcers and gastritis remedy
We see Aloe vera extract in many cosmetic products. Did you know- instead of using Aloe vera gel with other chemicals, one can use it directly in raw form from the plant itself?
This reduces exposure to chemicals and saves time and money. Before using this gel, do not forget to wash the gel minimum 7 times in water to reduce any reactions or side effect.
Some of the home remedies one can try using Aloe vera gel – are described in next few slides.
Reference Source: Grandma’s remedies – www.werindia.com
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Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: November 29, 2017