Aloe Vera- Versatile Plant


Aloe Vera is one of the succulent plant species. Its extracts are commonly used in different medicines and cosmetic products as a major and important ingredient because of its healing, rejuvenating and soothing properties. It is a very short-stemmed (or stem less) plan that grow about 60-100 cm long. Its leaves are fleshy and thick and having green to grey-green color, with some varieties showing white spikes on its upper and lower stem surface.

Aloe Vera plant is cultivated in many regions around the world and is used of a variety of purposes from ancient times. All over history, folks from different countries i.e. China, India, Greece, Egypt and Africa are using this plant in many medicines and beauty products due to its versatility.

As Aloe Vera belong to cactus family it consists of 99 percent of water and the remaining percentage is of amino acids, minerals and vitamins. Aloe Vera is called a magical plant because it does not only beneficial for your skin but helps both in maintaining external health as well as internal health. Here is a glimpse of how and why Aloe Vera is known for its versatility that most of us are unaware of.

Aloe Vera- For skin and Hair
Aloe Vera plant is a humectant means it brings moisture to your skin with keeping it cool and soothing as well as healing it all naturally. Aloe vera’s effectiveness is enhanced when it is combined with other natural products like fruit extracts and botanical extracts which will help you in fighting many skin related issues like dryness, acne, aging and sun exposure etc. The best thing is that Aloe Vera is equally beneficial for all skin types and does not have any side effects. Aloe Vera is used as a moisturizing base in different facial toners available in market due to these properties.

Aloe Vera gel itself is also very beneficial. It can be used for treatement of skin issues like burns, minor cuts, for healing sunburn and sun tanning and is considered effective for dealing with skin inflammation like acne, psoriasis, eczema and dandruff. Aloe Vera gel can be extracted from the leave freshly plucked from your backyard. Then apply the extracted gel directly to the effected area on your skin and it will quickly heal it.

Talking about hair, Aloe Vera works perfectly with dealing hair issues that you may face like hair loss, dehydration, itchy scalp etc. The best thing about using fresh Aloe Vera gel or plant is that it can save your money that is spend on buying Aloe-based products available in market.

Aloe Vera- for Immune system
Aloe Vera beside helping and aiding to fight against skin and hair issues also work for maintaining your internal health. Aloe Vera gel and juice can be consumed orally considering it a healthy and natural medicine. As this plant is rich in different minerals and vitamins it is used for boosting one’s immune system and makes an individual relieved from different symptoms of diseases when added with other natural etc. ingredients. It also plays a role in combating tumor growth in the body and prevents lungs cancer as different findings have mentioned this but more researches are to be done. Moreover, it is also beneficial for blood pressure patients and those with diabetes as it lowers the blood sugar. People with high cholesterol can also take benefit from this plant as it helps in lowering ones cholesterol.


Aloe Vera- for Digestive system
Both the gel and fluid that’s extracted/derived from the plant of Aloe Vera are used for treating various issues of digestive system. Many researches have shown that this plant is good to use when dealing with issues like constipation and it can aid in removing any kind of harmful toxins for the body. Moreover, Aloe Vera also helps in promoting better and healthy digestion prevents ulcers in ones stomach and can combat acidity issues. Additionally this special plant helps in keeping balance in your intestines and safeguards your body from harmful intestinal flora growth.

So, here was an overview about the wonders of this plant Aloe Vera. Best part is that it does not require any investment for treatment and everything is done naturally. Read More: