Aloe Vera is native to Northern Africa and the first recordings of its use as a medicine were found on ancient Egyptian papyrus or ebers, and it has been used in 12 different recipes
Nowadays, it is commonly used for numerous health problems, both, topically and internally.
The aloe Vera is undoubtedly one of the most beneficial plants on the planet, and it can be easily grown in the commodity of your home and yard. You should occasionally water and fertilize it, and use its potent medicinal properties whenever needed!
Aloe vera produces two substances used for medicine: The gel is obtained from the cells in the center of the leaf, and the latex is obtained from the cells just beneath the leaf skin.
Most people use aloe gel as a remedy for skin conditions, including burns, sunburn, frostbite, psoriasis and cold sores, but there is a host of other aloe vera benefits. The gel is used for treating osteoarthritis, bowel diseases, fever, itching and inflammation.
You should extract the gel from the leaves and use them to treat various health issues. The aloe Vera gel can be found in all health stores and pharmacies but might contain chemicals that can be harmful to your health, and it can be quite expensive.
Yet, you should always try to use the natural gel from the leaves, and try to find larger ones.
If used topically, this gel provides numerous health benefits, including:
- Treats acne and eczema
- Moisturizes the skin
- Soothes itching due to bug bites
- Calms boils and rashes
- Can be used as a shaving gel
- Heals wounds
- Reduces wrinkles
- Soothes burns
- Conditions the hair
On the other hand, if ingested orally, the aloe Vera gel will:
- boost immunity
- regulate blood sugar
- stimulate blood flow
- treat constipation, upset belly, colitis, and bloating
- boost white cells
- treat urinary infections
- prevent indigestion and heartburn
- treat arthritis
- keep gums healthy
Aloe Vera is also a natural treatment for treating Eczema.