The Aloe vera plant has been known and used for centuries for its beauty, medicinal, health, and skincare properties. The name Aloe vera derives from the Arabic word “Alloeh” meaning “shining bitter substance,” while “vera” in Latin means “true.” 2000 years ago, the Greek scientists regarded as Aloe vera
Aloe vera is a natural product that is now a day frequently used in the field of cosmetology. Though there are various indications for its use, controlled trials are needed to determine its real efficacy. The aloe vera plant, its properties, technique of action, and clinical uses are briefly reviewed in this article.
MERITS OF USING ALOE VERA:
I’m using aloe vera for a long time and have seen very effective results, especially for my acne scars some benefits which I want to share are as given below:
FIGHT AGAINST ACNE SCARS:
The salicylic acids present in aloe vera work to smooth your skin pores which are necessary to manage acne. The anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties of aloe vera control the infection, reduce inflammation and redness caused by acne. Aloe vera helps to close the open pores in your skin while flushing out the dirt, excessive sebum, and dead skin cells.
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Exfoliates Skin Greatly:
Aloe vera contains natural extracts and salicylic acid which naturally exfoliates dead skin cells and infection-causing bacteria from your skin pores. Also, aloe vera is gentle and safe and does not rub your skin raw. The broad range of nutrients present in aloe vera strengthens the immunity of your skin tissue and promotes the cell regeneration properties which eventually aid in the disappearance of white patches or white spots on your skin.
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HEALS WOUNDS AND CUTS VERY QUICKLY:
Aloe vera provides an immediate soothing effect on your wounded skin by penetrating the epidermis quicker and deeper than water. The biochemical structure of aloe vera promotes quicker wound healing in your skin. Medical trials revealed that aloe vera can be used as a complementary treatment for wound healing.
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It’s a miracle plant because aloe also popular in modern beauty culture contains many soothing properties. Cleansers, soaps, toners, serums, and various other skin and beauty products have recently been adding aloe vera gel. As it not only helps in healing the skin, but it also firms the fine lines and improves the elasticity of the body’s skin as the gel smooth above wrinkles making it seem as if time has turned back a year, or two or three.
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Some studies have shown that the intake of aloe vera may be helpful in improving blood glucose levels, ultimately treating those with diabetes, specifically type 2. Preliminary research shows it may also be effective in reducing fasting plasma glucose levels in people who are pre-diabetic. Ingesting aloe orally has also been linked to the decrease of blood lipids in people whose levels are abnormally high.
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Aloe vera is very successful in moisturizing the skin. It contains a wide range of vitamins and minerals that are essential for healthy skin, including vitamin E, zinc, and selenium. These nutrients help to improve your skin texture, which is key to maintaining youthful-looking skin
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