Aloe-Vera is one of the incredible medicinal plant which is succulent and a part of the lily family, the same that onions and garlic belong to. It stores water in its leaves, which are thick and fleshy and these leaves produce 2 products – the clear-gel like substance, which is approximately 99% of water with several other nutrients mixed in, and the sap, which is also known as Aloe Latex. Different parts of the plant are used for many different internal and external purposes. Aloe-Vera contains over 200 active nutritious components including vitamins, minerals, amino acids, enzymes, polysaccharide, fatty acids etc– no wonder it’s used for so many health remedies! Let’s see the many ways this plant performs miracles not just for your skin, but for your hair and health as well –
Maintains Oral Health and Cleanliness
Tooth Decay and oral diseases are common problems nowadays which can be solved using aloe-vera. Pure aloe-vera juice is known to be an effective mouthwash and Application of Aloe- vera, either as a patch or gel, has been shown to aid in the recovery of mouth ulcers (canker sores)
Accelerates Healing of Burns
Aloe-vera, contains 12 substances, including B-sisterole, which helps to slow down or inhibit inflammation. Owing to its anti-inflammatory properties, it reduces the redness brought on by exposure to UV rays, flame burns etc and soothes the skin.
It Helps in Constipation, Indigestion and Detoxification
One spoonful of Aloe gel is all you need for you digestion and constipation problems.
It helps with either constipation or diarrhea, helping to regulate and cleanse the elimination cycles. Also, aloe-vera is a gelatinous plant food which moves through the intestinal track absorbing toxins on the way and get eliminated through the colon therefore, helping in the process of detox.
It improves the skin
Did you know, consumption or application of aloe-vera gel in any form could give you flawless and glowing skin? Yes, the bitter juice has got a sweet gift for us! It prevents aging, repairs wrinkles and fine lines to make you look young and fresh 😀
It Benefits your hair
Aloe-vera is one of the primary ingredient used by many shampoo and hair product manufacturers due to its healthy constitution which helps hair growth, dandruff, itchy scalps etc. It conditions the hair making them soft and healthy and maintains the pH balance of the scalp.
It helps in regulating the blood sugar level for diabetic people
Studies and research have shown the reduction of cholesterol and blood sugar level in the vital organs of a person consuming aloe-vera. Diabetic people, start drinking that Aloe juice from now!