Aloe Vera is the most useful natural herb gifted by Mother Nature. Aloe Vera is probably the herbs or plants that include multiple benefits. It’s often called “plant of immortality” because of its unbelievable benefits. This miraculous plant can benefit both your body and mind. Aloe Vera is powerful antiseptic, capable of destroying fungus, harmful bacteria, and also germs and viruses. Also, it is considered to be useful for curing injuries and burns, minor skin disease, abnormal growths, all forms of diabetes, increased blood fats in human beings, nastier and on-going disorders like genital herpes, eczema, skin psoriasis , dandruff, skin ulcers, blisters, and so on. Actually, the plant is indeed so beneficial that scientists and even researchers are considering its possibilities of becoming a cancers and AIDS fighter..
Magic formula of this aloe vera plant is in the juicy and translucent gel found in its big green leaves. In first glance it may look like a cactus plant, but it’s much more different than that. Aloe Vera contains over 200 components including vitamins, minerals, amino acids, enzymes, polysaccharide, and fatty acids- no wonder it’s used for such a wide range of remedies. Aloe Vera leaf is filled with a clear gel-like substance, which is approximately 99% water. It can be grown anywhere, even in a simple pot in your balcony. There are some ways in which it can be used to enhance your healthy life.
1. It is a great body scrub.Slice aloe leaves lengthwise and uses the inner sides as a biodegradable body scrub in the shower.
2. Provide extra relief from pain or itching. Cooling the gel and applying to the bites is definitely a relaxing and soothing experience.
3. Soothe and heal sunburns, aloe contains cooling properties similar to menthol.
4. Take the sting or itch out of insect bites.
5. Reduce tissue damage from frostbite.
6. Help heal herpes outbreaks.
7. Fight Athlete’s Foot.
8. Use as an antidote to allergic skin reactions.
9. Replace creams and lotions as a general moisturizer for dry skin. Aloe is fast absorbing.
10. Reduce annoying pimples and help treat acne problems. Apply pure aloe gel on your pores and skin after washing.
11. Prevent scarring and stretch marks.
12. Aloe vera gel can reduce pigmentation and dark spots.
13. When applied on a regular basis, it contributes greatly to protect the skin’s youthful properties and turn back signs of wrinkles and aging skin.
14. Aloe vera gel proves to be a great aftershave for men.
15. Helps in treatment of eczema.
16. Brighten skin. Aloe can decrease pigmentation and dark spots.
17. Make skin new again with an exfoliating, organic sugar scrub by mixing together two tbsp. of aloe vera, 2 tbsp. of organic brown sugar and 1 tsp. of organic lemon juice.
18. For rougher patches mix together an organic salt skin scrub using two cups of sea salt, one cup of aloe vera, one cup of organic coconut oil and two tbsp. of local, organic honey.
19. Speed up hair growth by massaging aloe into the scalp, letting it sit for 30 minutes, and rinsing.
20. Reduce hair dandruff by mixing aloe vera juice with coconut milk and wheat germ oil. Massage into scalp and rinse.
21. Replace aloe with conditioner for silkier, smoother hair.
22. Treat minor vaginal irritations.
23. Drink aloe vera juice to get rid of indigestion.
24. Take a swig to reduce symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome including bloating and discomfort.
25. Take aloe orally to relieve heartburn, arthritis and rheumatism pain.
26. Boil leaves in a pan of water and breathe in the vapor in case of asthma.
27. Drink to lower blood sugar levels—especially for diabetics.
28. When taken orally or using toothpaste with aloe vera ingredients in it, promotes strong and healthy teeth as well as strengthen gums.
29. Drink to help ease congestion, stomach ulcers, colitis, hemorrhoids, urinary tract infections and prostate problems.
30. Take orally to reduce cholesterol and triglycerides for a healthy heart.
31. Sip to minimize inflammation and infection of the eye and ear.
That’s why aloe can be called a precious gift of nature. I am not a doctor—just a huge, huge fan of amazing, miraculous aloe!
Terrie Dawson is a health writer and fitness enthusiast. She advocates the idea to consult an online doctor for free diagnosis and medical consultation. Besides this she contributes for various online health publications that mainly cover weight-loss measures, health guides and fashion. When she’s is not educating her readers with her writings, she’s most likely educating herself by reading her favorite stuff.