benefits of aloe vera on health, hair & skin
Aloe Vera is a succulent plant of the genus Aloe. This medicinal plant has been used from thousand of years for curing skin injuries including burns, sunburn, psoriasis and cold sores. The aloe vera plant has decorative uses also. This plant or its extracts are found in many consumer products. The facts show Aloe latex is used to treat constipation, asthma and diabetes. Here are few benefits of Aloe Vera on Health, Hair & Skin.

1. Aloe Vera can be used by people of all Skin Types

Aloe Vera can be used both in winter and in summer. This product is recommended by dermatologists to remove tan, treat sunburn and removing the stretch marks. Aloe Vera can be used as a scrub and can also be applied on dry skin.

2. Aloe Vera is very useful for Hair

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Aloe Vera has enzymes, which can repair dead cells on the skin of the scalp. It also fills up as a conditioner for the hair, leaving them smooth and shiny. Aloe Vera has a chemical makeup similar to Keratin, the primary protein of the hair. Due to this, it rejuvenates the hair, making them more elastic and sturdy. Thus, it prevents their breakage too.

3.   Aloe Vera has a high content of Vitamins and Minerals

Aloe Vera contains vitamins like A,C, E, folic acid, choline, B1, B2, B3 and B6. It also contains 20 minerals including magnesium, zinc, chromium, selenium, sodium, iron, potassium, copper and manganese.

4. Aloe Vera is high in Amino Acids and Fatty Acids

Aloe Vera contains all the eight of the twenty-two amino acids required by the human body. It also contains an impressive quantity of fatty acids. All of these are useful in reducing acid indigestion.

5. Aloe Vera is a natural adaptogen

From among the benefits of Aloe Vera for health, its ability to increase the immunity of the human body is noteworthy. It also enables the human body to cope with physical, environmental and emotional stress.

6. Aloe plant helps with digestion

Aloe Vera juice helps the digestion of food in the human body. Aloe Vera drink helps cure irritable bowel syndrome and acid reflux.

7. Aloe Vera helps in Detoxification

Aloe Vera gel being a gelatinous plant food absorbs toxins from the human body through the intestinal tract. This helps in proper elimination of wastes from the body through the colon.

8. Aloe Vera juice benefits Cardiovascular Health

It takes care of cardiovascular health of the human body by regulating the blood pressure, making the blood less sticky and improving the blood circulation.


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  1. I never knew Aloe vera has so many benefits. I always thought that it is an ornamental plant. I will definitely get this plant and keep it in my garden and avail all its benefits..

    1. Yes.. Aloe vera is loaded with benefits.. I would suggest you take aloe vera juice every morning.. It has so many benefits..

    1. I will surely try this if it helps in relieving constipation. I have been constipated all my life due to less activity.. Thanks to my desk job..

      1. I bought a bottle of aloe vera juice.. Based on the instructions given on the back of the bottle, I dilute it with 50 ml of water and have it.. Its been just 2 days and i see a quite a lot of improvement when it comes to digestion.

  2. I’m sure I will have it too. I already have a plant at home.. Can anybody tell me how to extract juice from the leaves?

    1. Simar, I too am a constipated individual and when I researched and wrote this article, I have started applying it in my life. You can get Aloe Vera juice from any retail store. Patanjali is the most famous brand making this juice and its juice is the best available(to the best of my knowledge).

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