June 10, 2015

Aloe Vera | Healing Properties

Aloe vera has been used through the ages in natural medicine for different purposes. 

It is considered as a plant with multiple operations and as a great friend of human health.

Once aloe was used extensively for the treatment, and now is used in the preparation of creams, lotions, shampoos and other cosmetics for beauty care.

Aloe vera is a wild plant that grows in tropical and dry regions, although, nowadays it is grown throughout the world in plantations for commercial use. 

What aloe contains ?

Aloe is a treasure trove of nutrients that can be gathered together in one plant. 

Aloe vera is a wild plant that grows in tropical and dry regions, although nowadays it is grown throughout the world and, in plantations for commercial use. The plant is harvested by hand and passing through a phase of cold squeezing and removing the gel from the leaves, without the application of thermal operations and the addition of preservatives.

•    Vitamins

Vitamins present in aloe are: vitamin A, C, E and B complex vitamins. 

•    Minerals

In Aloe was found follows minerals: sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, manganese, copper, zinc, chromium and iron.

•    Enzymes

Enzymes found in Aloe are lipase and amylase, enzymes that are important in the digestion of food, especially in the metabolism of fat and sugar.

•    Carbohydrates

Plenty of mono-saccharide and several times requested polisaharide make aloe as a beneficial plant in the diet. 

This sugars has property in protecting the gastrointestinal tract and strengthening immunity.

•    Sterols

Sterols in aloe are important for the prevention of inflammation. Sterols also act as antioxidants.

•    Amino acids

Of the 22 essential amino acids, Aloe contains 20! From the present 20 amino acids, there are seven amino acids that the human body can not synthesize, and they are presence in the aloe.

The Health Benefits of Aloe Vera

There are countless number of diseases and pathological conditions in which the aloe found the application. 

Application of juice or gel of aloe is possible for a large number of diseases with a high degree of positive effect.

aloe vera gel
aloe vera gel

The main positive effects of aloe are:

1.    Eliminates fatigue and exhaustion

2.    Eliminates anemia

3.    Strengthens the immune system

4.    Stimulates the liver and kidneys

5.    Regulates digestion

6.    Participates in the detoxification of the body

7.    Calms inflammation

8.    Prevents infection

9.    Woman who has problems with ovarian and breast cysts

10.  A therapeutic effect on the skin

11.  Leaflets fungal skin infections, eczema, pimples, acne, burns and wounds