The succulent aloe vera, scientifically known as Aloe barbadensis, is a popular medicinal plant celebrated over generations for its health benefits. You are likely to come across many products made of aloe vera down the aisle at any personal care store. It is used in the form of gel, juice, oil, and water.
Aloe has been widely used in:
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Test your sensitivity by applying the ALOE product on a small area first to ensure that you are not sensitive to Aloe Vera.
Rich in antioxidants – polyphenols and alkaloids help inhibit bacterial growth & prevent cell damage.
Anti-inflammatory properties – Polysaccharides, gibberellins & bradykinesia (enzyme) reduce inflammation and redness.
Anti-septic properties – Lupeol, salicylic acid, urea nitrogen, cinnamomic acid, phenol, and sulfur exhibit anti-microbial activity.
Skincare – water and mucopolysaccharides seal moisture in your skin, Vitamins C, E & beta-carotene reduce fine lines, age spots & wrinkles (anti-aging), collagen helps with skin elasticity, carboxypeptidase (polysaccharide) is an instant pain reliever & soothes sunburnt skin, metallothionein (antioxidant protein) shields your skin from UV damage, salicylic acid unclogs your skin pores (treat acne) & exfoliates dead skin cells, auxins & gibberellins (hormones) for wound healing.
Hair care – Vitamins A, C & E contribute to cell turnover, promoting healthy cell growth and shiny hair, Vitamin B12 & folic acid reduce hair fall, collagen helps repair sun-damaged hair, bradykinesia help reduce scalp inflammation, zinc reduces dryness and moisturizes scalp, auxins, gibberellins & lupeol help with dandruff curing.
Constipation – anthraquinone compound contains laxative effect.