Aloe Vera Benefits
Aloe Vera is a famous medical plant, which is being used for last 3500 years with all its benefits and remedial characteristics. Aloe Vera originated in East Africa and now this useful plant is cultivated in majority of countries, mostly for commercial purposes. Ancient Greek scientists used to apply its pulp to cure injuries, skin rashes, stings of venom-bearing insects and even problems related to gums and toothaches. This plant is used commonly in the traditional herbal medicines of many countries.
Following are the important benefits of Aloe Vera:
Skin Diseases and Skin Care
Aloe Vera plant is very useful in curing skin rashes, cuts, and pains. Dermatologists now prescribe the pulp of aloe vera to be used for black spots on faces, acne and other skin related diseases. Similarly, it is also being used in cosmetic products as a major ingredient. It acts as an effective sun block. It protects the skin from harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun to a greater extent. In ancient times, the African hunters were using aloe vera pulp for protection against perspiration and its smell.
Aloe vera also has anti ageing characteristics as its usage reduces wrinkles and give added freshness to the skin. Similarly, by applying this pulp to hair, it slows down hair whitening process. It also cures eczema.
Aloe Vera Cream
Mix one-cup Aloe Vera pulp with 500 Gms. Vitamin C and blend it well in a blender. Refrigerate it and apply this cream on affected skin for 15 to 20 minutes twice a day. This will give and added freshness to your skin and will also cure skin problems.
Aloe Vera is useful for burn injuries and sunburns, as well as on skins damaged by Radiation for cancer patients. It gives a soothing effect if fresh juice of Aloe Vera leaves and its pulp is applied to affected areas after the Radiation treatment for cancer patients.
In addition to common injuries, aloe vera also cures injuries due to poisonous plants and insects. It is also useful for Frost Bite injuries. It is as much useful for pains related to internal injuries after any accident.
Aloe Vera pulp is very beneficial for diabetic patients. According to a research work, non-insulin user patients reacted positively after taking half teaspoon of aloe vera pulp for around 12 weeks. There sugar level came down to fifty percent without any significant weight loss.