Aloe Vera, also referred to as “Queen of medicinal plants”, is a spiky greenish plant that offers numerous health benefits. It belongs to the lily family and has various healing properties. This plant is primarily found in tropical areas, but it is used in all parts of the world.
Aloe Vera is simple to grow since it does not requite great maintenance.
Its leaves are thick and loaded with fiber. They release a luscious sticky gel that has antioxidant, antifungal, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.
Ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans considered aloe Vera a sacred plant.
It is also known as the plant of immortality as a result of its remarkable therapeutic effects. Namely, Egyptians were familiar with its health-promoting properties and its ability to cure a great number of ailments.
According to the University of Maryland Medical Centre, this plant was a commonly used natural remedy in the U.S during 19th century. Also, nowadays, in the U.S., it is among the most commonly used medicinal herbs.
The healing and nourishing effects of aloe can help fight fever, ulcerative colitis, osteoarthritis, asthma, kidney problems, heart disease, etc. It can also help treat most skin conditions, such as dry skin, cuts, wounds, burns, abrasions, scrapes, dermatitis, and much more. That’s not all, it can also rejuvenate your body due to its powerful anti-aging abilities.
Here Are the Most Common Aloe Vera External Uses:
- Acts as excellent all-natural moisturizer
- Helps in cases of abrasions, wounds, cuts, wrinkles, or spots
- Alleviates burns and sunburns
- Treats rash, boils, razor cuts, and razor bumps
- Reduces the symptoms of insect bites
- Heals acne, eczema, and rashes
- Serves as natural hair conditioner
Here Are Also the Most Common Aloe Vera Internal Uses
- The anti-inflammatory properties of the plant can reduce the symptoms of arthritis
- Treats many digestive issues
- Improves urinary tract function
- Strengthens the immune system
- Enhances gum and overall oral health
- Helps regulate optimal blood glucose levels
- Relieves heart burn
- Alleviates indigestion and constipation
- Enhances the production of white blood cells
- Purifies the blood
- Improves cardiovascular health
You can use aloe Vera both internally or externally for maximum benefits.