Aloe Vera is an Arabic word, which means bitter. Plants are found growing in the dry areas of America, Asia, Europe and Africa. There are 400 species; Aloe barbadensis miller is the most popular variety that is used for commercial products. Aloe plants are used in the form of extracts and gels for Aloe Vera skin care.
Nutrition and Health Benefits of Aloe Vera – a proper functioning digestive system, supported by aloe vera, better absorbs the nutrients from the food that we eat and gets rid of the harmful agents, thus promoting the body’s overall health.
Sooths digestive tract-Aloe Vera speeds up the bowel movement and removes the constipation problem.It helps in preventing Diarrhoea.
Immune System-Aloe Vera juice helps supporting the immune system.It strengthens the immune system, drinking 2 to 8 ounces of the juice is highly beneficial.
Weight Management- Aloe Vera juice boosts up the energy levels and gives a good feeling of well being. High energy level helps you maintaining your body weight.
Skin Care- Aloe Vera works an an excellent agent for your skin.It hydrates and tightens the skin,thus works like an anti-aging agent fro the skin.It also reduces the cell damage and gives you a younger look.
Aloe Vera for Hair: There are more benefits of aloe vera juice on the hair. If you want you can add a squeeze of lemon juice or aloe vera gel. This combination will help reduce and gradually eliminate the problems of the scalp and help hair growth. In order to use the aloe vera gel for hair regrowth, make a mixture of aloe vera gel, coconut milk, wheat germ oil and a little garlic juice. Apply this on hair for about an hour before your shower. Not only does the hair grow back, but it will be brilliant. One of the many benefits of aloe vera gel that is, when is massaged into the scalp and hair roots, helps in providing nourishment to the hair.