Aloe Vera is a plant that’s uses date back to ancient times. It was said that Cleopatra herself used aloe vera on her skin in order to remain so young looking as long as she lived. Aloe vera has been commonly known for its powers to heal and preserve the beauty of the skin. The aloe vera is derived directly from its leaves.
The best aloe vera is organic. There are a lot of aloe vera products that are 98% + organic. This can be reassuring because you do not want to have pesticides in a product that you are applying to your skin. When shopping for aloe vera it is best to buy the product that contains the most aloe and not just a small percentage of aloe. Companies persuade us that aloe is in a product, but when you read the ingredients it’ll say 5% aloe. Make sure aloe is at least a major percentage of the content of the product.
Aloe vera can prevent acne and pimples. This is possible because the aloe hydrates the skin and prevents the formation of oil on the skin.
Aloe vera is also great for cuts, burns, reducing itching, and skin irritations. Aloe accelerates the healing process. Its soothing effect prevents many types of skin irritations and swelling. Its antibacterial properties help to prevent viral infections. It also helps clear up eczema and other skin diseases as well. Aloe is rich in minerals and vitamins, which are necessary for good skin.
Aloe can help us by ingesting it as well! As I mentioned before it does contain minerals and vitamins. These benefits can help us both internally and topically.
Regular intake of the juice from the aloe plant helps to prevent constipation and cleans the bowel. For a side note this helps with weight loss indirectly. Aloe is also excellent for diarrhea, indigestion and stomach cramps.
Aloe vera gel is a very popular product that has been added to cosmetics, beauty products, and most baby products. The versatility of this product can definitely be attributed to its extraordinary beneficial qualities. Whether you are ingesting or applying it topically aloe is best when used consistently. It’s never too late to get your aloe on and in!