Egyptians called Aloevera ‘the plant of immortality’. Aloe Vera (Ghritakumari) is an Indian herb known for its immense benefits on human body. Aloevera is widely used in all range of beauty products, it’s considered very safe due to its antibacterial and antiviral properties.
This plant looks almost like a green color cactus. You can grow it in your garden or keep a potted plant on your window sill. Aloe vera plant care is very simple. It just needs water and sunlight.
The million dollar beauty industry is now crazy for this Indian herb. You can thus consider it a miraculous plant.
Get That Inner Glow With Aloe vera
AloeVera is formulated into beauty and personal care products for cleansing, exfoliating, treating, restoring and revealing an impressive skin texture.
It moisturizes the skin without making it greasy, which makes it a great buy for those with oily skin.” A glass of aloe vera juice early morning cures constipation and aids in proper digestion.
If you have a healthy digestive system, you automatically get the glow. It’s being beautiful inside out.
Aloevera For Skin
No matter what skin type you possess, make aloevera a part of your skin care routine. There are many drug store products that contain aloe extract. You can easily get aloe vera body wash, aloe vera body lotion, face wash which are made for all skin types and these are best used for removing sunburn, tans and stretch marks.
Aloe vera For Face
Aloe Vera face pack for normal skin –
- Take some aloevera gel, 1 tbsp gram flour (besan), a pinch of turmeric, 1 tea spoon honey, 1 teaspoon milk and a few drops of rose water.
- Make a paste, apply, leave for 20 minutes and rinse off.This pack is recommended for daily use and it gives you a glowing skin after each application. Application of aloevera gel or cream on the face prevent wrinkles, makes your skin look younger. You can store this pack in the fridge without adding milk in it.
I hardly use ready made face packs. While this face pack can be used in any season I use mint leaves face scrub and toner only in summers. Aloevera is very popular for acne treatments as well. So you may run a little gel on your acnes and see the difference.
For Your Body
Use AloeVera soap or rub alo-gel on your body before taking bath.
Aloe Vera and Weight loss
Do you think only the beauty industry is obsessed about Aloe Vera? The health industry is equally addicted to this magical herb. It contains a lot of minerals and vitamins that aid in weight loss; it’s also loaded with enzymes, amino acids, sterols.
Aloe improves absorption and utilization of the body rendering weight loss potential as well. It contains protein for adequate muscle development and its antioxidants give superb immunity. Aloe Vera, if consumed over a long period of time works really well for weight loss.
This herb is full of rich nutrients, thus it acts as a natural cleanser, flushing out toxins from the body. Aloe Vera contains polysaccharides which keeps the immune system healthy. It has a cooling and soothing effect, keeping you fresh and healthy.
Drink It Happily
Now you seem to be interested in drinking Aloe Vera juice to do away with those unwanted belly fat!!
If you have aloe vera plant at home, collect the gel, blend it together, you can add it to any vegetable or fruit juice and gulp it down. If you find the taste a bit bitter, honey does the magic, add lemon to taste. For long term use, you can opt for medicated Aloe gel for consumption (recommended by doctor). Along with aloe juice i regularly take lentils, bananas and other superfoods for a healthy and active lifestyle.
Aloe vera For Hair
The proteolytic enzyme in Aloe plant cures dead skin that accumulate on the scalp thus fights dandruff. Aloe Gel is an excellent hair conditioner, your mane gets softer and silkier.
It also helps to bring back hair on your scalp and prevents roughness. Aloevera in all maintains the PH balance of the scalp and can take care of the keratin, thus on applying your hair is rejuvenated and there is less amount of breakage.
Use Aloevera gel with hair oil, massage it on the scalp and leave it overnight. Shampoo next day and apply conditioner.
Aloe Vera should have a permanent place in your household for all good reasons. A recent study revealed that keeping this plant inside your bedroom can give a good night’s sleep. This plant has no such side effects.
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