Aloe vera health benefits - Aloe vera skin care

Aloe vera is an unique product of the dynamic nature loaded with many health benefits. Aloe vera is a flowering plant succulent in nature having a rosette of large fleshy leaves which are thick.
It is extensively grown as an ornamental plant in pots and gardens.
The gel extracted from the fleshy area between the thick sheaths of outer layer is used for various cosmetic, medicinal, and nutritive preparations.
Aloe vera juice is obtained from its gel.
Its juice, if taken twice daily, will keep a person's health in top condition and also firm up his skin.

Benefits for the digestive system

Digestive tract health problems like, irritable bowel syndrome, ulcers and colitis can be reduced and cured with drinking of its juice.
Bowl movement is improved by aloe vera juice and constipation is stopped.
Aloin is the green colored gel nearer to skin and this should be avoided in raw consumption as it is bitter in taste.
When aloin is dried curacao aloe is obtained and this functions as a laxative and relieves constipation.
Aloe vera gel is used in skin care preparations.
Aloe vera plant
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Skin and hair care benefits

The clear central gel obtained from the leaves of the plant is used in cosmetic preparations for skin care.
Its gel has good moisturizing properties. Aloe vera gel is used in many brands of skin and hair care preparations.
Its gel is found to soothe inflammations like sun burns. Aloe vera gel can be applied topically to treat wounds, topical infections and burns.

Benefits in obesity and weight-loss

Its juice stimulates the metabolic rate of liver cells and burns more energy.
This function helps in fat reduction, weight loss and obesity related diseases.
By stabilizing blood sugar, aloe vera juice reduces triglycerides in persons with diabetes and improves their health.
Asthma symptoms: It is believed that asthma symptoms are mitigated by taking its juice.
This may be due to anti-inflammatory properties of aloe vera as well as its stimulation of the immune system.


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