Aloe vera is a super healthy plant that grows in tropical climates. It is believed that this plant derives from Northern Africa.
This super healthy plant is usually grown for medicinal purposes because it is loaded with healthy nutrients and it can provide many health benefits.
Aloe is a plant that is known from ancient times as an elixir of longevity. It contains over 240 nutritional and medicinal ingredients such as amino acids needed for growth and development of tissues, enzymes, minerals (calcium, iron, magnesium, sodium, copper, zinc, potassium, aluminum ) and vitamins (A, B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, C, E, folic acid, niacin).
Even though Aloe plants are native to tropical regions, is very easy to grow at home, because it doesn’t require too much attention or care. It needs a warm place, occasional watering, and a bit of fertilization.
Aloe vera leaves are loaded with thick gel and they are harvested very easily. You just have to open the leaves and get the aloe vera gel from it. You will get the best benefits if you harvest the biggest leaves because they contain high amounts if this super healthy gel. You can use this healthy plant both topically and internally. So, we are going to show you the most important health benefits of this amazing and super healthy plant.
Nine Health Benefits of Applying Aloe Vera Topically
- Can be used as a shampoo, because prevents hair loss
- Heals wounds
- Can be used as a shaving gel
- Calms acne and eczema
- Calms rashes, boils and other skin issues
- Moisturizes the skin
- Anti-itching for bug bites
- Soothes burns and sunburns
- Reduces wrinkles
Nine Health Benefits of Taking Aloe Vera Internally
- Prevents and calms digestive disorders such as bloating, IBS and colitis, stomach disturbances, constipation etc.
- Normalizes the blood sugar levels
- Improves the function of the urinary tract
- Reduces the arthritis inflammation
- Relieves pain in diseases of the immune system and boosts the immunity
- Keeps heart and blood vessels healthy
- Improves the quality of the blood
- Promotes healthy gums
- Boosts the production of white blood cells and healthy cells in patients suffering from cancer