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All you need to know about Aloe vera


Aloe vera has been the subject of most trending over the last few years due to several therapeutic properties. It has been used for centuries and is currently more popular than ever. It is widely used in many consumer products including beverages, food supplements, skin lotion, cosmetics, ointments, home remedies, etc., Aloe is a cactus-like plant that grows in hot, dry climates. The leaves of Aloe vera are succulent and erect.

Benefits:

  • It has healing and moisturizing properties without giving it a greasy feel. So it's perfect for all skin types.

  • It is gentle and exfoliates the skin and gives the smooth, silky soft skin.

  • It is a hair moisturizer and helps to hydrate the scalp and controls dandruff.

  • The antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties of aloe vera can help in reducing acne.

  • There is evidence that treatment with aloe vera may reduce pain from burns and may speed up burn healing.

Aloevera and its uses
  • It can also be used as an aftershave gel for men.

  • It helps to neutralize infection-causing germs. It relieves itching, sunburns, insect bites, scrapes, and redness.

  • It boosts collagen production, leading to powerful antiaging & skincare effects.

  • Aloe vera in tooth gels is as effective as toothpaste in fighting cavities.

  • Aloe might have a protective effect from UV-induced skin photoaging; in other words, it protects the skin from the ageing effects of sunlight.

  • Aloe Vera gel is the perfect ingredient for face treatment such as scrub, face pack etc.,


How to use it?

For Skin: Apply a thin layer of aloe vera gel over your face and allow it to dry for at least one hour. Remove the gel with warm water or wipe out the excess gel with wipes.

For Hair: Mix aloe vera gel with the lemon juice and add in 3 to 5 drops of essential oil. Comb this mixture through your hair, leaving it for about 25 minutes. Wash it off with a mild shampoo.


Warnings:

Aloe both in gel and latex form, when taken by mouth may be unsafe during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. Long-term use of large amounts of aloe latex might cause diarrhoea, kidney problems, blood in the urine, low potassium, muscle weakness, weight loss, and heart disturbances.


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