Aloe vera is a phenomenal plant widely known for several health and beauty benefits. You might have seen in a large number of skin care, health & beauty and moisturizing products contain aloe vera as an active ingredient.
That’s right, aloe vera has natural anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, antioxidant and anti-viral properties that can heal a number of skin conditions, including rashes, wounds, burns, psoriasis, acne and many more. Keep on reading the post to find out more about aloe vera benefits and how can you benefit from this supernatural plant at home.
Before we talk about the aloe vera uses let’s take a look at how we can prepare aloe vera gel at home.
- Make sure your hands are clean as well as knife and spoon.
- Cut outer leaf of aloe vera plant.
- Use a peeler to peel the skin of aloe leaf, make sure to peel only one side of leaf so that you can easily hold it while scooping the gel out.
- Scoop the gel out in a bowl with the help of spoon or knife.
- If you want to use it later, blend it well in a blender and place inside a clean jar.
- You can also use vitamins, but that is absolutely optional.
That’s all. A very simple and effective method to extract aloe vera gel at home. If you’re lazy or do not have enough time or do not have the aloe vera plant leaves. Consider buying a ready made pure aloe vera gel.
How can I treat Acne with Aloe Vera?
Antibacterial agents in aloe vera remove bacteria from the skin, reducing the risk of marks developing.
To treat acne, apply aloe vera to the affected area and leave it on overnight. It is important to wash it off in the morning.
How to use aloe vera as moisturizer?
Aloe vera is also best known for it’s hydrating properties and is being used extensively in the formulation of cosmetics, moisturizing creams and lotions.
Apply desired amount of aloe vera gel on your body, face and scalp and leave it overnight, wash out in the morning. Women can apply it as a mask prior to makeup, it will prevent skin from drying out. Men can use it as an after shave treatment as it can heal cuts caused by shave.
How aloe vera helps reduce hair fall?
Aloe vera is rich in amino acids, which helps promoting blood circulation and repairing dead skin cells on scalp. It prevents itching on the scalp and reduces dandruff. Aloe vera is also a natural conditioner it brings softness and shine to hair.
Use aloe vera as a hair mask, apply required amount to your scalp and message it in well. Cover your head or use a pillowcase that you don’t mind getting a little dirty. Wash out in the morning. For effective result apply every second day.
How Aloe Vera heal wounds?
Aloe Vera is commonly used as a topical treatment against wounds, minor burns and minor cuts.
Apply a considerable amount of aloe vera gel on burn, wound or cut. Rub it, until it is completely absorbed in to skin. Leave in for an hour and wash out. Repeat it twice a day or depending on your needs. Research shows aloe vera can heal first and second degree burns and wounds 9 times faster than commercial product.
Various studies have been conducted to examine the benefits of the aloe vera plant and it was concluded that aloe vera does in fact have several properties that are effective in treating a variety of skin conditions like it prevents dandruff, heals severe burns, relieves sunburns, brings glow and radiance to skin, reduces the visibility of blemishes and stretch marks, lessens the appearance of wrinkles, helps with weight loss, constipation and fights aging.
Aloe vera is a natural ingredient that bring tons of fortune benefits. The best way to enjoy it’s natural benefits is to grow it in your kitchen or garden. It will take a very small effort to grow an aloe vera plant but the benefits you’ll get are numerous.