Aloevera: Benefits and uses

Did you know: The rich essence of Aloe moisturizes and softens the skin.

Aloevera plant
ALoevera

ALoe vera has been gaining popularity in cosmetic products for a long time. Aloevera possess amazing benefits and uses as it has got antiviral and antibacterial properties it is used extensively as home remedies for skin care, hair care and also consumed as drinks for erasing toxins from the body. It is also used to cure diabetes, gastric troubles and many other health issues.

Aloevera benefits and uses

Aloe vera for Skincare :

Let’s look at how beneficial aloe vera is for the skin and some face packs that you can apply to enjoy a glowing and flawless skin.

1. Aloe vera as a moisturiser

Aloe vera gel can be used directly over the skin extracted from the plant or in gel form available in market. It moisturises the skin and give a smooth skin, perfect for all skin types it is loved by all.

2. It helps fight sunburn

Aloe vera shield against the sun and replenishes its moisture. Aloevera has healing activities that protects its epithelial levels of the skin.

3. It fights ageing

Aloe vera contains antioxidants such as beta-carotene, vitamin C and E that can help improve the skin’s natural firmness and further keep it hydrated.

4. It fights acne

Aloe vera has anti-inflammatory properties that help fight against acne-causing bacteria. It helps further improving the skin and eliminating prevailing acne.

5. It may help reduce stretch marks

As we age, our skin expands and contracts like an elastic, which is why we stretch marks on our skin. Apply aloe vera on the skin may help reduce them.

Home Remedies of Aloevera for skin:

1. Aloe vera gel and olive oil

Aloe vera mixed olive oil and oatmeal can be applied to face. Leave the mixture on face for about 30 minutes and rinse with cold water.

2. aloe vera gel

Peel the gel direct from the aloe vera leaf , massage it over the face. Wash it after sometime, this will hydrate the skin and give it a natural glow.

3. Aloe vera gel and lemon juice

Aloe vera gel mixed with lemon juice can be applied on face and left overnight. Next morning find a glowing and healthy skin.

Aloevera for Haircare:

Let’s look how aloevera benefits your hair.

1.Calms an itchy scalp

Aloe Vera has been proven beneficial for conditions such as dandruff. Itchy scalp and flaky skin can be treated with aloe vera. The fatty acids found in aloe plant have anti-inflammatory properties.

Massage aloe vera gel on scalp and rinse with lukewarm water to see the results.

2.Deep cleans oily hair

Aloe vera cleanses the hair follicle efficiently, stripping off extra oil and residue from other hair products. But aloe vera doesn’t hurt your hair strands while it cleans. Unlike other chemicals in hair products, aloe vera is gentle and preserves the integrity of your hair.

Using aloe vera is a great way to get hair that looks healthier, shinier, and softer.

3.Strengthens and repairs hair strands

Aloe vera is full of vitamins such as vitamin A, C and E. These vitamins are essential for healthy cell growth and shiny hair. These vitamins also improves hair quality and protects hair from falling out.

4.Promotes hair growth

Aloe vera has incredible healing properties. When used on hair aloe vera increases blood circulation to scalp. Aloe Vera improves hair condition, you will see less hair breakage and hair loss. Research has also been done to find if aloe vera can make hair grow faster.

Comments

12 comments on “Aloevera: Benefits and uses”
  1. I’m using aloe vera mostly for skin care and I like it. Thanks for this post.

  2. Aloe Vera definitely has a ton of uses, and thank you for such a detailed post outlining each one.

  3. Serena says:

    My grandma used Aloe vera for cold remedies and exzema. She swore by it. Great to see other uses I never knew about! Fab post!

  4. Joanna says:

    I use aloe vera for my hair and it does miracles for it. It is such an amazing plant!

  5. I didn’t know you could use Aloe vera for hair. II will definitely have to try this.

  6. You, Me and Benny says:

    LOVE me some aloe! Recently got me a plant lol

  7. Mike A. says:

    I didn’t know aloevera had so many uses especially when it comes to hair.

  8. SHADRACK BIWOT says:

    I’ve always known aloe Vera is important but not in much details. Great post

  9. Aloe vera is amazing. My grandma swears by it and always has different ways of using it for health and beauty.

  10. I have used Aloe Vera for skin lightening and it works!

  11. Danielle says:

    I knew that you could use aloe vera for skincare but I had no idea that there were so many other uses as well. Thank you for sharing.

  12. Danielle W. says:

    I love Aloe Vera! It is wonderful on skin and is great for healing my kids scrapes

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