The incredible Aloe Vera needs no introduction. Its benefits are well-known, which is why it has earned a permanent place in many a household. The Aloe Vera plant has been known and used for centuries for its health, beauty, medicinal and skin care properties.
Today, the Aloe Vera plant has been used for various purposes in dermatology. Be it sunburn or a bad case of acne, Aloe Vera is a treatment you can always rely on. But, did you know that the humble Aloe Vera has so much more to offer?
Aloe Vera is a succulent plant and stores water in its leaves, which are thick and fleshy. The leaves produce two substances – the gel, which is more or less water with several other nutrients mixed in, and the sap, which is also known as aloe latex.
Aloe Vera is rich in Vitamin C, E and beta carotene which gives its nourishing and anti-ageing qualities. It can moisturize the skin without making it greasy, which makes it a great buy for those with oily skin.
It is also suggested that drinking Aloe Vera juice early in the morning on an empty stomach because it improves digestion and cures any kind of stomach trouble.