Shocking reasons why aloe vera is a miracle plant for medicine. You will never buy expensive medicines again!
Aloe vera is not only very useful for your body, it is also easy to find in grocery stores and you can grow aloe vera in your own home.
- Domain: Eukaryotes
- Kingdom: Plants
- Department: Flowering
- Class: Monocotyledons
- Order: Asparagus
- Family: Xanthoreus
- Sort by: Aloe
- Type: Aloe present
- International scientific name: Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f., 1768
Aloe vera (Latin Aoe vera) - ( Synonyms: Aloe barbadensis Mill., Aloe chinensis Steud. Ex Baker, Aloe elongata Murray, Aloe flava Pers., Aloe indica Royle, Aloe lanzae Tod., Aloe maculata Forssk. Aloe rubescens DC., Aloe variegata Forsk. nom. illeg., Aloe vera L. ex Webb, Aloe vulgaris Lam. ) succulent herbaceous plant; species of the genus Aloe (Aloe) subfamily Asphodelaceae (Asphodelaceae) family Xanthorrhoeaceae. Widely used in medicine and cosmetics. By its chemical composition and medical use, this species of aloe is close to aloe arborescens (Aloe arborescens).
The natural range of aloe is not clear, since the species is widely cultivated throughout the world. This species is found in the southern half of the Arabian Peninsula, in North Africa (Morocco, Mauritania, Egypt), as well as in the Sudan, Canary Islands, Cape Verde, Madeira Island  (unavailable link from 02-12-2015 ( 323 days)). A plant in the wild is found in the Canary Islands. Aloe is present. Botanical illustration from the book by Francisco Manuel Blanco "Flora de Filipinas", 1880-1883. Aloe can exist in conditions when other plants wither and die. In extreme situations, this plant closes the pores, keeping moisture inside the leaf.
The root system is underdeveloped. Stalk is short. Leafy rosette reaches 60 centimeters in diameter. The leaves are mottled, with spines running along their edges. The flowers are tubular, orange or yellowish-orange in color.
Mucus and other polysaccharides, prostaglandins, anthracene-like, glycoproteins, flavonoids, phenolic compounds, enzymes, bitterness, resins, hormone-like compounds, a small amount of essential oil. In addition to trivial polysaccharides, there are also mucopolysaccharides, glycoproteins consisting of different sugars, including acetylated manosis (actively exploring its antiviral effect), there are ascorbic acid, B vitamins, folic acid, carotenes, choline, K, Ca, Mg, Zn , Cu.
If this plant grows at home, it is important to know that aloe vera needs a rare watering and inconstant sunlight .
Small, broad leaves of aloe vera, which are full of gel and can be used for medical purposes.
It's enough just to divide one sheet in half and squeeze out the gel from it and everything is ready!
A complete list of all the benefits of Aloe Vera
- Treats acne and eczema
- Reduces eruptions, boils, and other skin problems
- Helps burn
- Relieves irritation and itching
- Moisturizes the skin
- Reduces wrinkles
- Treat Wounds
- Serves as a conditioner for hair and shampoo against hair loss
- Is the ideal shaving gel
Internal application of Aloe Vera
- Increases immunity
- Regulates blood sugar level
- Prevents digestive disorders, such as bloating, constipation, colitis, and soothes the stomach
- Helps with heartburn and upset stomach
- Improves heart function and blood quality
- Keeps the gums healthy
- Reduces the risk of inflammation of arthritis
- Strengthens the function of the urinary tract
- Promotes the production of white blood cells
This plant comes from North Africa and was first discovered by the Egyptians. They presented about twelve different recipes on how to use aloe vera for their own purposes.
From that moment, aloe vera became a remedy for numerous diseases and found its place in traditional and alternative medicine .