Aloe vera the lily of the desert is known as a miraculous plant or the burn plant. It is also famous due to its soothing and healing properties. It contains more than 75 ingredients that are beneficial to our body. It is an ancient plant and people all around the world are familiar with its various healthy properties. It has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. It can survive in dry regions due to its succulent property.
Two to three decades before it was only used for skin care and by the cosmetic industries. But after a lot of research on this plant many more facts about this plant came into existence. So, today it is also known as a medicinal plant and above 200 research papers have been published about this plant and the area of research is on its antiviral, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. It becomes popular from the last three to four years in modern medical science. But in Ayurveda (Pakistan medical science) this plant has its existence from thousands of years ago.
Now researchers have found naturally occurring anti-inflammatory agents in aloe vera which are good for our immune system. It contains lots of enzymes that are necessary for digestion. So, we can say that aloe vera juice or gel is a good tonic for our immune system and helps to clear the toxins out of the digestive system.
In Pakistan, you can find aloe vera in everyone garden bcoz it is known to people here from thousands of years ago. But today it is popular all around the world due to its various health benefits. It has more than 75 ingredients especially 7 to 8 amino acids which makes this plant so special. Its juice helps in digestion by improvising liver functioning and boosting our immune system. Its healing property makes it beneficial for skin care. The entire minerals required by our body are present in aloe vera. So, we can get all the minerals by drinking its juice. There are lots of health benefits of its juice and gel. People always confused about the difference between aloe vera juice and gel. Both aloe vera juice and gel are different and have different uses. Aloe vera gel is mainly used externally for skin care while aloe vera juice is used for internal health benefits like for digestion system, liver, and immunity. First, we list some of the health benefits of aloe vera gel.
First of all, you must know how to take out aloe vera gel from its plant. To get aloe vera gel -take one fresh leaf of aloe vera and cut this from the side with a knife. After cutting from the side you will see the pulp inside it. This pulp is called gel. You can completely remove the outer green cover of leaf take out gel or can take it out by cutting from one side and scoop it out with the help of a spoon. Fill this aloe vera gel in a glass container and always store it in refrigerator after use.
Uses of Aloe Vera Gel:
As we know aloe vera is a soothing and healing plant so it can be used for healing of wounds and burned skin. So if you have wound or burned skin apply aloe vera gel on that wound or burned part. Do this for 2 to 3 times and you will see how effective this gel is for wounds and burned skin.
If you have a skin allergy, itching problem or eczema then this aloe vera gel is very effective. Massage on the skin gently with aloe vera gel. You will see our skin easily absorb aloe vera gel due to its seven-layer penetrating property. It can penetrate up to the bones. So, daily use of aloe vera gel removes the problem itching, skin allergy, and eczema.
Aloe vera gel can be used as a skin moisturizer. When we apply aloe vera gel on our skin it provides oxygen to our skin cells and makes skin smooth and healthy.
Aloe vera gel is a very good tonic to get a glowing face. Apply aloe vera gel on your face before going to bed and leave it overnight. Wash your face with cold water. if you do this regularly you will easily get a glowing and good looking face.
Aloe vera gel can be used a skin burn cream. By applying aloe vera gel on your face and skin is protected for sunburn effects. So, always apply aloe vera gel on your face and skin before going out under the sun.
Aloe vera gel is very good for dry skin. Daily use of aloe vera gel removes the dryness of the skin and makes it smooth and healthy.
Aloe vera gel is used for making many beauty products. So, aloe vera gel is a necessary part for cosmetic industries.
Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, it is used for treating acne and pimples. It easily removes the redness and sears caused by acne.
Aloe vera gel has many other health benefits other than skin care. It can be used to treat joint pain, back pain, and arthritis. There are many people who have back pain or having pain in joints. Sometimes the pain is so much that they are not able to walk. For those people, this aloe vera gel plays a very good role.
To cure the problem of joints or back pain take aloe vera gel and massage on the painting part of the body until it is completely absorbed by your skin. Doing this daily will definitely cure your joint pain and back pain problem.
Aloe vera gel is also a very effective medicine for those who are suffering from stomach pain. To cure stomach pain- take 3 to 4 teaspoons of aloe vera gel and mix some black pepper powder, black salt and some lemon juice in it. Daily consumption of this mixture improves your digestion and provides strength to your lever. You can make this fresh mixture daily or can store it for a few days. Keep in mind always store aloe vera gel and its products in refrigerator after use.
All the above said are the health benefits of aloe vera gel and are very effective. Now we discuss the health benefits of aloe vera juice.
Health Benefits of Aloe Vera Juice:
Aloe vera juice is very good for boosting our immunity. So, a daily intake of 3 to 4 tablespoons of aloe vera juice increases the immunity of our body. It increases the strength of the muscles and we feel fresh throughout the day.
As aloe vera contains all the essential amino acids required by our body therefore by regular intake of aloe vera juice our body can get all the amino acids which the body. Our body is unable to make these generate these amino acids.
Drinking aloe juice is helpful in removing extra fat from our body. So, it is a good tonic for weight loss.
Those who have constipation problems are advised to drink aloe juice two times daily.
Aloe vera juice is good to cure acidity problems. Drink a mixture of aloe vera juice and milk daily. It gives relief from acidity problem.
Aloe vera juice is good for piles of patients. People having a piles problem must drink aloe vera juice daily.
Drinking aloe vera juice gives relief from joint pain and back pain problems.
Aloe vera juice is a good tonic for those who have high blood pressure.
Aloe vera juice provides strength to teeth and gums.
Our body can get all the minerals like copper, iron, sodium, calcium, zinc, potassium, magnesium, manganese and chromium by just drinking aloe vera juice regularly.
By drinking aloe vera juice daily our body gets all the vitamins – A, B1, B2, B6, B12, C and E, folic acid and Niacin.
Aloe vera juice cures all the hair related problems like hair fall, dandruff and scalp disorder.
Aloe vera juice is good for the respiratory system. It is helpful to peoples who are very sensitive to cold herpes, flues like respiratory disorders.