Aloe Vera: The Best Miracle Product You Can get From Nature's Bounty

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Your favorite potted plant is more than a decoration.

Aloe Vera is a medicinal plant that does wonders for our body. Its major use is in the form of skin treatments, but there are various other benefits of Aloe Vera. This plant is commonly used in cosmetic food and pharmaceutical industries. The translucent gel of Aloe is made up of around 96% water content.

Aloe Vera is wildly used as a traditional herbal medicine across the globe. It’s known for its healing, smoothening and moisturizing properties. It belongs to the family of genus Aloe that grows in tropical climates around the world. It can be grown either as an indoor or an outdoor plant.

Let us take you through the most popular uses of Aloe Vera:

1. Hair Health

Aloe Vera contains Proteolytic enzymes that repair dead skin cells on the scalp. You can make a wonderful hair mask using aloe vera + coconut oil. It acts as a wonderful conditioner and leaves your hair shiny and smooth with regular use. It reduces itchy scalp, dandruff, and hair fall.

2. Weight Loss

Aloe can help you maximize your weight loss potential. It has many nutrients, enzymes, amino acids and minerals that aid in weight loss. You can get ready-to-consume Aloe Vera juice and consume it every day.

3. Smooth Skin

This miracle plant can do wonders for your skin. Acting as an anti-marks to restoration treatment, it has numerous benefits. It provides constant nutrition to skin if applied on a regular basis.

4. Managing BP & Diabetes

Research also suggests that Aloe Vera can be used for controlling Blood Pressure and Diabetes. If you consult your doctor, he should be able to guide you the measurement that is to be taken for both. Ideally, 2 tablespoons of juice per day are known to control both BP and high blood sugar levels.

5. Cuts and Burns

Aloe Vera gel is an organic cure to treat cuts and burns. Aloe Vera was the first FDA approved ointment to be considered as an effective over-the-counter medication for first and to an extent for second-degree burns.

  • First Published: November 14, 2017, 12:29 IST
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