An AmaZing Medical Herb….
Aloe vera is a succulent plant species that probably originated in northern Africa. The species does not have any naturally occurring populations, although closely related aloes do occur in northern Africa.
Aloe Vera is an amazing medicinal herb which has benefited mankind for over 4,000 years. Numerous benefits have made this plant popular all around the world. For many years now, the Aloe Vera plant has been used for the treatment of different kinds of illness and disease. The powerful blend of Vitamins, Minerals and Sugars contained in Aloe Vera, make it… The Natural Healer indeed!
Aloe vera’s use can be traced back 6,000 years to early Egypt, where the plant was depicted on stone carvings. Known as the “plant of immortality,” aloe was presented as a burial gift to deceased pharaohs.
Aloe vera is one of the only known natural vegetarian sources of Vitamin B12, and it contains many minerals vital to the growth process and healthy function of all the body’s systems.
- One of the main reasons for hair loss is toxins in the small intestine. The detoxifying action of Aloe Vera leads to the removal of these toxins which helps remedy this problem.
- It has many vitamins and amino acids which make it immune – modulator, restorative and antioxidant.
- Aloe vera gel has also been used for psoriasis, however studies haven’t shown it’s effective for this skin condition.
If you’re buying aloe, some things to remember: Go organic; get 100% pure aloe; and make sure there are no green dyes or fragrance in there. You can get it at any health food store in gel form—which is the consistency of what comes out of the plant when you rip open a leaf.
One of the most popular uses of aloe vera gel is for healing burns and sunburns.