Benefits of Aloe Vera

Functions of Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is a plant of pleasant surprises for health, both if used it as a vital ingredient in products of beauty as if consumed it as a dietary supplement.

Aloe Vera is a plant but it predominantly in warm climates now grown in most parts of the world. The Aloe is a member of the Liliaceae family, although it seems more to a cactus. It has been used for medicinal purposes since antiquity, but only recently has been a rediscovery and it has become so popular.

There are over 200 varieties of aloe, but is the plant that has been most useful for humanity due to the medicinal properties that contains Aloe Barbadensis Miller (Aloe Vera).

Aloe Vera contains more than 75 known active ingredients, including a wide range of vitamins, antioxidants, minerals, calcium, essential amino acids, sugars, digestive enzymes, anti-inflammatory enzymes, plant sterols, lignin, saponins, anthraquinones and much more.

Aloe Vera contains many components, including vitamins A, B, C and E. Aloe has a lot of minerals and enzymes; However, its components have not been fully identified.

Today, due to the side effects of medications and drugs, Aloe Vera is very effective in the treatment of diseases. Therefore, consumers and scientists are returning to look at traditional and natural therapies that often have been neglected for a long time. As a result, Aloe Vera is one of the most striking, that can provide many benefits to our health and lifestyle without side effects.

Benefits of Aloe Vera

Earliest records show that the benefits of Aloe Vera have been known to mankind for centuries. Its therapeutic benefits and curative properties have survived more than 5000 years.

To use Aloe Vera juice, a person can get benefits to improving and enhancing its digestive capacity, improve blood circulation, detoxify and heal from the inside of the body.

Aloe Vera juice can be a part of the diary of a person, that does not produce any problem your regular decision-making on a daily basis. If you are taking Aloe Vera internally will increase the actual amount of bile.

Another benefit is that it stimulates the muscular layer of the large intestine causing a purge within fifteen hours.

The Aloaceae also help increase menstrual flow, because it belongs to the Group of the emenagogos. Aloe Vera has aloin therapeutic purposes. This achieved a decrease in pain. It is a natural remedy that is preferable to the various forms of constipation. Its continued use does not have to increase the dose as it is the case with other laxatives.

Other benefits of Aloe Vera for health include: reducing the levels of sugar in the blood in patients with diabetes; a good laxative and may have anti-tumor effects. It is now being studied as a treatment for asthma.

Uses of Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera and skin

Aloe Vera is used in external use for the treatment of various skin conditions, such as cuts, burns and eczema. It is alleged that the SAP from Aloe Vera relieves pain and reduces inflammation. The scientific evidence on the effects of the Aloe Vera SAP on wound healing is contradictory. A study showed that the healing of a moderate to severe sunburn was accelerated in six days covering the wound regularly with Aloe Vera gel, in comparison with the healing of a wound treated with a gauze bandage. On the other hand, another study suggests that wounds treated with Aloe Vera gel are slower to heal. However, by tradition the Aloe Vera has a reputation for excellent cicatrizant.

I personally had the experience of treating a person with a burn in a leg, who had been many days without seeing any kind of improvement after treatment with creams and chemical drugs. I recommended the continued use of clay poultices made with Aloe Vera and the healing was very rapid.

Many cosmetics companies add SAP or Aloe Vera products to products such as makeup, shampoos, soaps, moisturizers, sunscreens and lotions. Aloe gel is useful for diseases of dry skin, eczema, especially around the eyes and sensitive facial skin and for the treatment of fungal infection.

Aloe Vera has, therefore, very good results in diseases of the skin and often takes (internal use) as health drink.

The transparent gel that lies within its leaves is used as emergency treatment of Burns, wounds and solar Erythema, and also applied externally in hemorrhoids and as remedy for wound healing. The efficiency of the plant Aloe Vera in the treatment of Burns is because it has a similar structure to aspirin, which in combination with magnesium has a numbing effect and its antimicrobial composition helps the hygiene of Burns, and avoids a possible infection.

Aloe Vera is also effective in the treatment of pigmentation, stretch marks and wrinkles.

Other benefits of Aloe Vera

According to other studies, Aloe Vera has a good effect on diabetes. Aloe Vera helps break the fat molecules, therefore combat obesity. Although the scientific community still discussed on the medicinal properties of Aloe Vera, however, their properties for beauty treatments are accepted by everyone.

Aloe Vera is also is known to have medicinal properties.

Aloe Vera internal use is used as a tonic to the patient suffering from arthritis, diabetes and high cholesterol. It also strengthens the immune system.

Aloe Vera contains at least two active compounds that lower blood sugar levels and its extract is also used in patients with hypoglycemia. Its juice is consumed as prevention and treatment of many gastric disorders.

Main indications of Aloe Vera as a dietary supplement

Mucositis, gingivitis, periodontitis, fall of the hair, gastric hiperclorhicria, hepatitis, constipation (LaTeX), ulcerative colitis, wound surface in the eyes, healing of wounds, seborrheic dermatitis (topical), psoriasis (topical), minor burns, ulcers of the skin (topical), Lichen Planus (topical), radiation (topical) dermatitis, pruritus (topical), Burns of the Sun (topical), diabetes, high cholesterol, leukemia, genital herpes (topical), rheumatoid arthritis, virus of human papillomavirus (HPV), lupus erythematosus, calculations of bladder, cancer, parasites, etc.

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