Aloe Vera is a miraculous plant which has numerous uses – it can be applied topically to treat skin problems, or consumed to prevent health problems. The plant can be easily found in most health stores, but it can also be easily grown from home.
By raising your own Aloe Vera plant, you’re making sure you’re using organic products. The plant has small and wide leaves full of gel that can be collected for health purposes. Just split one leaf in half and squeeze the gel out and that’s it! Here’s a list of Aloe Vera gel uses:
- Hydrates the skin;
- Treats acne and eczema;
- Heals cuts, bruises and burns;
- Reduces rashes, boils and other skin disorders;
- Heals wounds;
- Fills in wrinkles;
- Prevents bug bites and irritation;
- Is a perfect alternative to shaving gel.
- Reinforces the immune system;
- Prevents digestive disorders (bloating, constipation, IBS, diarrhea);
- Regulates the blood sugar levels;
- Reduces heartburn or indigestion;
- Reduces the risk of inflammation;
- Keeps your oral cavity and gums healthy;
- Improves the function of the heart;
- Stimulates white blood cell production.
Aloe Vera originates from Northern Africa and its first uses were recorder on ancient Egyptian papyrus, which presented 12 different Aloe Vera recipes. As you can see, the plant has been used for millennia in both traditional and alternative medicine, which is why you need to plant one in your home today.