People nowadays are aware of the benefits of Aloe Vera and the medical use of this plant in their daily life. Aloe Vera plant is available in almost every home and these days’ people are doing small farming of this plant either at their garden area or at other places. The main reason for this farming is, in the last decade the use of Aloe Vera increased by more than 200%. Companies like food manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, and beauty product manufacturers are focusing on Aloe Vera products more in their production work. As discussed above, people are aware of the benefits of Aloe Vera, so they are also growing this plant in their garden area. People are using Aloe Vera in different ways, and even every single part of Aloe Vera leaves is useful in some manner.
This is a plant with thick leaves full of fleshy gel, containing a lot of water in that flesh gel. It is a very useful plant, full of vitamins, minerals, amino acid, antioxidants, and antibacterial ingredients. The species of Aloe Vera used for decorative purposes and grows successfully indoors as a potted plant.
The leaves of Aloe Vera contain a certain amount of water, which brings soothing quality.
In the leave there is a gel full of minerals, vitamins and antioxidant properties that are beneficial for human health are found, such as vitamins A, B1, B6, C, E, potassium, calcium, and magnesium. Aloe Vera has 18 amino acids.
Researches have a lot to state on effects of Aloe Vera gel and flower on diabetes, foot ulcer, and weight loss as well and skin and hair treatment.\
Benefits of Aloe Vera in a different sector
- Toxic effects
Medical benefits of Aloe Vera
In Sanskrit, Aloe Vera is known as Ghrita-Kumari. In the Indian Ayurveda medicine, it is applied in numerous applications. Aloe is regarded as the plant of balance between pitta, Kapha and Vata.
It is a medicinal plant used to treat various kinds of health conditions. It helps to boosts the immune system, cures wounds, dermatitis, halts cancerous growth, reduces arthritis pain, and delays the aging process. It helps in acid reflux symptoms.
Glycoproteins in Aloe Vera gel have been reported to have antiulcer and antitumor effects and to increase proliferation of normal human dermal cells.
Aloe Vera juice helps in lowering cholesterol and triglycerides. It is replete with important vitamins and minerals and antioxidants.
Digestive and Oral benefits
Aloe Vera juice increases the peristaltic movements of the intestine that helps to treat Constipation.
Use as toothpaste for controlling cavity-causing oral bacteria, internally for stomach disorders.
The leaves of Aloe Vera are used for the treatment of the swelling. Its fluid is beneficial in reducing pain and inflammation.
The fresh juice of its leaf blades can be applied directly to the ulcers, fungal infection, and sunburns. It prevents measles, fungus, and influenza virus.
Cosmetic benefits of Aloe Vera for Skin and Hair
The leaves are fleshy and thick, green, with some varieties showing white flecks on their upper and lower stem surfaces, containing lots of water in flesh gel. The gel is used to make a soothing and healing moisturizing cream, which is good for the dry and rough skin.Aloe Vera extract protects the skin from the aging effects of sunlight.
It has rejuvenating action and stimulates the fibroblasts that synthesize the collagen and elastin fibers that make the skin more elastic and less wrinkled. It is used in the making of anti-wrinkle, anti-blemishes cream.
Aloe Vera helps to clear up acne using as cleansers, cream, and toner, these make less irritating to the skin.
It promotes hair growth and remove dandruff from the scalp and also used in the preparation of shampoos.
Aloe Vera is used in skin treatment, used to heal the burn marks from the skin.
In Toxic effects
Benefits of Aloe Vera for toxic effects are Redness, burning, and stinging sensation. It is best to apply it on a small area to test for possible reactions.
Other medical treatments by Aloe Vera are Diarrhea, abdominal cramps, dependency or worsening of constipation.
Benefits of Aloe Vera are endless, it is counted among one of the best home remedies for most of the injuries and skin treatment. The gel of this plant not only helps in getting glowing skin and healing wounds and injuries but also the Aloe Vera juice helps in maintaining the balance of natural ingredients like vitamin and minerals in the body.