Benefits of Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is considered by many to be a miracle plant, it has a huge range of skin, health and hair benefits; Aloe Vera juice is used in foods, energy drinks, as well as for medicinal purposes. Used since ancient times and named the ‘plant of immortality’ by the ancient Egyptians, here are just ten of the many uses and benefits of Aloe Vera juice for skin, hair and health:
- 1. SUNBURN TREATMENT
Aloe Vera juice is a powerful healing agent and is used in many sunburn treatments. The natural nutrients and antioxidants in the plant work to soothe the pain and help to regenerate the skin.
- 2. ACNE TREATMENT
One of the benefits of Aloe Vera juice is that it can be used as an ingredient for acne treatments. Auxin and Gibberellins, two hormones found in Aloe Vera, have wound healing and anti-inflammatory properties that help to reduce skin inflammation and promote the growth of new cells.
- 3. ALOE VERA MOISTURIZER
Aloe Vera gel makes a great skin moisturizer and doesn’t leave the skin feeling greasy, so it’s good for all skin types. Aloe vera gel is also good for using after shaving and its healing properties will help with any small nicks or cuts.
- 4. ANTI AGING TREATMENT
We can’t turn back the clock, but Aloe Vera gel can help smooth out some those fine lines and improve the skins natural firmness.
- 5. ALOE VERA FOR HAIR
Aloe Vera is said to help prevent hair loss and act to strengthen your hair. Used as a hair conditioner, it will give you thick, strong and healthy hair, and is especially good for dry hair and dandruff. Here is one simple way how you can use Aloe Vera for hair: puree Aloe Vera jelly-like interior in a blender (make sure to strain the jelly properly before using it, to avoid getting small pieces trapped in the hair) and apply this pure Aloe Vera gel on the roots of your previously shampooed hair and spread to the length; let it sit on your hair for about 10 minutes (you can put on a shower cap), then rinse and condition. The special substances in Aloe Vera gel can powerfully nourish and volumize your hair, adding shine and making your locks look like a supermodel hair. Aloe Vera also encourages hair growth, if used regularly.