Aloe vera is one of Nature’s gifts. Aloe vera, which means “true aloe” in Latin, is generally the most widely used and most effective species of aloe. Benefits from the use of aloe vera gel and juice include.
1. Aloe Vera moisturize and soften the skin – Aloe Vera has become so popular among consumers is that it possesses incredible moisturizing properties.
2. Aloe Vera speeds the burns and wound healing – Numerous studies have shown improved burns and wound healing in both diabetics as well as non diabetic individuals using Aloe Vera.
3. Aloe vera kill fungus and bacteria – Aloe vera contains numerous vitamins and minerals, which speeds up to kill the fugus and bacteria.
4. Aloe vera cures itching, burns and sunburn – The soothing and healing qualities of Aloe Vera are well known for any type of itching, burn and is especially popular for sunburn.
Aloe vera plants are readily available and some people keep a potted plant in the kitchen. Aloe is a plant originally from Africa. The long, green leaves contain aloe gel and a sticky yellow residue called latex.
Why People Use Aloe
• Burn healing
• Radiation-induced skin reactions
What is the Evidence for Aloe?
One of the most popular uses of aloe vera gel is for healing burns and sunburns.
• Aloe vera did not significantly reduce radiation-induced skin side effects.
For example, in a randomized, controlled trial, 41 patients with stable plaque psoriasis took applied aloe vera gel or placebo. The researchers found that aloe vera gel was not better than placebo.
There haven’t been problems reported with the use of aloe gel, other than occasional allergic reactions. Aloe gel should not be used for severe burns or wounds. Aloe latex
People with intestinal disorders should not use aloe latex.