Aloe Vera - the plant of immortality
The healing powers of Aloe Vera are so powerful and comprehensive that the ancient Egyptians not coincidentally called it "the plant of immortality" and even buried their pharaohs with it. Since then it continues to be widely applied in medical and cosmetic purposes, and its properties make it irreplaceable healing caress for the skin after sunburns and in case of serious dermatological and health problems.
Aloe Vera is a succulent plant of the Cactaceae family and thrives in dry climates, so its origin is connected with Africa and India. It is characterized with sharp as spines leaves, protected by jagged edges. It has no stem and is full of miraculous liquid. This liquid is the most valuable source of therapeutic properties and can be used directly or as an extract in cosmetic, medical and even food products.
Aloe Vera contains 20 minerals (including copper, iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium and manganese), 12 vitamins (including vitamin A, E, C, B1, B2, B6 and B12, folic acid and niacin), 18 amino acids, more than 200 active enzymes and another 75 food components. This palette of ingredients manages to act as an effective therapy for a wide range of health and skin disorders.
When is it recommended to use Aloe Vera?
The miraculous plant is used in digestive tract problems, because it has cleansing and regulating effect. It acts as a reinforcing injection for the immune system and protects the body from damage caused by free radicals, neutralizes the side effects in case of inflammation from injuries, suppresses the pain and the swelling in musculoskeletal disorders , relieves any problems associated with the epidermis, including bacterial infections, helps with respiratory problems, decreases the blood sugar levels, increases the energy levels in the body, maintains the health of the oral cavity.
Not less are the benefits from the application of Aloe Vera as a cosmetic ingredient in a various types of skin care and hair care products. Thanks to its hypoallergenic properties, it is used to treat a number of skin diseases such as eczema, acne, psoriasis, extremely dry and scaly skin, sensitive scalp and dandruff. The phytohormones in its composition accelerate the regenerative processes of the cells and the tissues. Aloe Vera is considered as a powerful anti-aging agent that removes wrinkles and gives instant vitality.
What are the other benefits of Aloe Vera for skin and hair?
• Keeps skin hydrated and fresh
• Improves its elasticity
• Smoothes and strengthens it
• Provides the skin cells with more oxygen and thus strengthens the tissues
• Stimulates the hair growth
• Cleans the dead cells on the scalp, neutralizes itching and irritation
• Nourishes the scalp in depth
• Restores the shine and the structure of the hair
• Restores dry and damaged hair
• Helps with seasonal hair loss and alopecia
The beneficial properties of Aloe Vera are so many that it is difficult to be listed. To achieve maximum efficiency, however, we should use the „plant of immortality" every day. The easiest way for this is through cosmetics with Aloe Vera.