The miraculous Plant; Aloe Vera and its Health Benefits
For centuries it is very famous among people that this miraculous plant Aloe Vera is very well known for its health benefits.
More or less this plant is helpful for all health issues from mouth to toe.
Aloe Vera contains over 200 active components including variety of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, polysaccharides and enzymes. Aloe Vera has Vitamin A, C, E, folic Acid. Vitamin B1, B2, B3 (Niacin), B6 and B12. Aloe Vera is rich in Calcium, Magnesium, Zinc, Sodium, Iron, Potassium, Copper and Manganese.
Aloe Vera is an incredibly beneficial medicinal plant and is been using for cosmetic and medicinal purposes as well. Humans have been using Aloe Vera gel therapeutically for over 5000 years.
Aloe Vera for Skin
The 2 hormones present in Aloe Vera gel are Auxin and Gibberellins which has wound healing and anti-inflammatory properties, this is the reason Aloe Vera is used for healing skin diseases like Acne. Eczema and psoriasis.
How to apply on skin
Aloe Vera can be applied directly on skin by peeling its leaves but remember its yellow substance present around sides must be removed as it is not good for health. Take its gel only and apply on face at bed time. You will see miraculous effects on skin after a couple of days.
Aloe Vera is extremely used in skin and beauty products as it has antibacterial and antiviral properties and rich in antioxidants.
Aloe Vera for Hair Growth
Aloe Vera is famous for its proteolytic enzymes which repairs dead skin cells on scalp. It acts as a great conditioner and leave your hair smooth and shiny. It helps in growth of hair and controls hair fall.
How to apply Aloe Vera on scalp
You can take Aloe Vera gel and blend it in liquid form. Now you can apply Aloe Vera on scalp after washing hair and massage with your fingertips. After 10 minutes you can wash your head with plain water. In this way Aloe Vera is used as a conditioner. You will notice incredibly soft and smooth hair by the use of Aloe Vera as a conditioner.
Aloe Vera for Weight Loss
Aloe Vera has natural antioxidants which help to reduce the production of free radicals. It increases your metabolism and reduces the Body Mass Index (BMI).
Aloe Vera juice is a natural laxative, it improves digestion, helps with constipation and detoxify the body. It helps to burn calories and reduces body fat.
How to Drink Aloe Vera Juice
You can make Aloe Vera juice by taking Aloe Vera gel in Blender and blend it in liquid form. Now take 2 to 3 tablespoon of Aloe Vera in fresh juice. You can add Aloe Vera in simple water or some lemon juice can be added in it for taste. But keep in Mind that yellow portion around its gel must be removed carefully, otherwise this will disturb your stomach.
Aloe Vera for Joints pains
Aloe Vera has been reported to contain Glucosamine which helps to reduce joint swelling and stiffness. It helps to ease the joints pain and arthritis.
In fact Aloe Vera plant has lots of health benefits, which cannot be described completely. This plant has variety of nutritional benefits which are really helpful in various health problems.