Just a 12 to 19 inches plant has more than thousands of benefits, every bit of aloe vera can be used for treating health ailments. With an estimated value of $13 billion in the market aloe vera is a plant which has now become a part of almost every beauty product and many medicines. From head to toe aloe vera can be used to treat almost every other skin ailment. Talking about internal health complications aloe vera has the potential to minimize the chances of you getting any problem at first place, if at all by chance you are caught by some health trouble with the help of aloe vera you can make things better. Aloe plant in itself is a boon for mankind, the benefits of which can be availed by extracting the gel out of aloe vera plant’s leaf. It is not so difficult to get the out of the fresh plant leaf. You just have to take the uppermost layer out of the leaf of aloe vera plant and try to remove this completely. Once done with this step what you get in plenty on the leaf is aloe vera gel. If you want to make use of this gel on skin apply it directly and in case you are more interested in drinking it as well, scoop the aloe vera gel out of the leaf and blend to get the drinkable form. Isn’t it simple enough? This is very simple yet the most effective way to avail all the benefits of this magical herb. But there has to be some concrete reasons for including the aloe vera plant in you health plan. Trust me there are not one or two but many reasons for doing this immediately. In the subsequent section we will discuss the benefits of aloe vera plant and the pure form of aloe vera gel. Pay attention to the word pure. Whenever we will coin the term aloe vera gel it should be implicitly take as pure and natural form of aloe vera gel. Because adding other complex compounds ruin its healing properties it is important that if you use, only go for pure form of aloe vera gel. By natural we mean straight from the plant. It is extremely easy to grow this herb in your kitchen garden and it will not take much space. No matter how many times “natural” is written on the bottle of gel, it cannot be 100% natural. It is hence recommended to get it directly from the plant.
The benefit of aloe vera juice can be assessed by the fact that it contains 75 active vitamins, minerals, enzymes, carbohydrates, amino acids, salicylic acids, and phyto-chemicals. This is not a small number for just two and a half feet tall plant, isn’t it? I don’t know whether you are aware of the medicinal properties of aloe vera or not, but the pharmaceutical industry is extensively using its healing abilities. Aloe vera is the base of million dollar industry that extends from beauty creams to healthy juices and diet supplements. Over time, aloe vera has seamlessly integrated itself into each and everything we use. Every one of us has used aloe vera once but in artificial form. Now, it is time to use it regularly but in most effective and harmless- natural form. As stated earlier from head to toe, you can use aloe vera to address almost any problem, and to avoid problems by raising immunity if you do not have any. With enough of background knowledge about the plant let us now see what are the benefits of aloe vera plant and the pure and natural aloe vera gel.
BENEFITS OF ALOE VERA PLANT AND ALOE VERA GEL FOR SKIN
If you have a minor burn on your hand, or fungal infection in your toe, or the very common acne issue with your facial skin aloe vera is the only plant that can take care of everything. As far as skin related issues are concerned, aloe is a blessing to mankind. From a small pimple to major skin disorder like psoriasis, aloe vera plant is helpful in al the skin ailments. if your do not have any type of skin problem, applying aloe vera gel prevents wrinkles that comes along with age. Apply aloe vera gel or aloe vera juice on your face and neck if you have any problem related to you skin twice or thrice a week. Even if you do not have a specific problem, just to ensure healthy skin and beautiful glow on your face remains for years, make use of aloe vera gel. You can rub gel on clean face and let it work for around twenty minutes. After this duration wash you face off with cold water. Apart from topical application make sure you drink two tablespoons of aloe vera juice after diluting everyday to have a skin that no one else around you have. The best thing about aloe vera gel is that aloe vera plant or aloe vera-based products can be used in the winter as well as in the summer and by people of all skin types.
Aloe vera juice or gel has excellent skin repairing, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. Instead of antiseptics that are not only costly but also are full of side effects aloe vera plant is a better alternative. All you have to do is take an aloe vera plant’s leaf, tear it apart from the middle and the gel which comes out of it is what you need. Apply that gel or aloe vera gel swiftly on the abrasion to see it vanishing very fast. Repeat this practice two times a day till you feel the skin is uneven. In case of all other minor accidents that are not uncommon in kitchen also you can make use of this product. Anything wrong with your skin look for a small leaf of aloe vera plant planted in your garden and your problem will be solved. This is not over confidence but a statement given by looking at the facts.
ALOE VERA GEL FOR HEAD
Aloe vera plant along with other beneficial products contains something called proteolytic enzymes which repairs dead skin cells on the scalp, making your scalp favorable to support beautiful hair and dandruff free. Nice and beautiful hair can do magical improvement in your personality and aloe vera juice can get you that. It also acts as a great conditioner when used alone or in combination with lemon and leaves your hair all smooth and shiny for a long duration. Many shampoos and conditioners contain aloe vera gel in varying concentration, but nothing can beat its natural form. Conditioning the scalp and hair is secondary, there are some more important works aloe vera plant can do for your hair. It promotes hair growth, prevents itching on the scalp, reduces dandruff enhances the beauty off you hair. Applying aloe vera gel once in a week on your head is one way to strengthen your hair, and drinking aloe vera juice is the other one to achieve the same internally. I have claimed something about the beautiful aloe vera plant- usefulness from head to toe. With the two uses only the claim is very well justified.
ALOE VERA PLANT AND STOMACH
Apart from skin and head one most vulnerable part is our stomach and digestive system. Food is for good; to meet the energy requirements of our body we need food. For drawing al these benefits our body performs a process called digestion once we eat our meal. This process draws out what is required by the body from food and extract out the waste. But the food itself starts creating problem when our digestive system is at fault. There is an urgent need to figure out what is actually problematic in the system if you suffer from the above described symptoms. Being a laxative, aloe vera plant is extremely effective in relieving conditions such as constipation. In addition to this you can control acidity by drinking aloe vera juice. Also it can benefit your digestive process by increasing the god bacteria inside the gut. So many mechanisms of action make sure that whatever is the problem with your digestive system, aloe vera gel takes care of everything.
Aloe vera juice has unbelievable anti fungal and anti- bacterial properties which make it a promising alternative to treat stomach infections. Stomach is home for good as well as bad bacteria. But when the balance between these two gets disturbed, the condition of your body changes suddenly from fit to ill. Aloe vera juice contains compounds that help kill the germs that are found to be responsible for most common types of vaginal infections as well. Aloe vera extract soothes the burning, itching and reduce the inflammation due to the infection around your vaginal area. Stomach, digestive system or vagina, all the parts are handles by the aloe vera plant quite well.
ALOE VERA PLANT FOR OVERALL FITNESS
Aloe vera is not only named as magical plant, but its work justifies the name assigned to the fullest. Apart from handling each problem separately it has a magnificent effect on overall health of human body. This is yet another irreplaceable benefit of aloe vera juice. Some amino acids, polysaccharides, and vitamins like vitamin C and K are known to help raising immunity and all these are present in aloe vera juice. Even when you do not have a particular health issue you should have aloe vera juice regularly to minimize the probability of catching one. Just two tablespoons of this juice can save you fro many medical complications as well as minor infections.
In order to loose fat, strengthen the bones, and raise immunity and what not, nothing can be as effective as drinking a glass of warm water treated with aloe vera gel. Compare this with the extensive workout you other wise plan to do in the gym, or the determination you need to say no to your favorite chocolate in order to stay fit and stay in shape. It ups your metabolic rate and reduces lipid levels, which in turn can help you lose weight. Not only this, aloe vera juice enhances the production of muscle building protein- collagen. There are some components present in aloe vera juice which are known to burn calories and hence reduce extra fat. In all we can say that aloe vera juice reduces the body mass index and assists your body to loose weight very fast. Try to have this amazing drink early in the morning to avail maximum benefits empty stomach. With numerous benefits aloe vera plant is the king of all herbs, if not for us it is surely true for the pharmaceutical industries. If these people can make millions of dollars by artificially synthesizing the aloe vera gel, can’t we make our health better by just planting the beautiful herb in our garden?