USES AND BENEFITS OF ALOE VERA
Aloe vera is a perennial plant with more than two hundred varieties. Its thick and elongated leaves can reach 50 cm long and 7 cm thick. Aloe Vera is a very common plant in gardens and pots as a decorative plant. It is plant that requires little care and resists high temperatures without any problem. It is the ideal plant for beginners and for the so-called "plant killers".
If Aloe vera has become popular for something, it is because of its numerous medicinal applications and its possibilities of use in treatments and beauty products. All its qualities have made it an essential plant to treat many problems of the dermis in a natural way. Here we detail all the benefits that this plant can offer you.
BENEFITS OF ALOE VERA
It cleanses the skin in depth, removing all the dirt that accumulates.
Unclogs the pores of the skin. It acts as an acne treatment.
It is a great natural moisturizer. Provides elasticity, firmness and deeply nourishes the skin.
It stands out for its ability to regenerate damaged tissues, which is why it is an excellent treatment to slow down the aging of the skin.
Very beneficial to reduce irritation and inflammation of the skin.
In summer, sunburn is a recurring problem and Aloe vera is a very good option to soothe burns and relieve redness.
Now that you know what its properties are, you can start using it and take advantage of its many benefits. We give you three natural recipes for you to take care of the health of your skin.
Aloe vera, salt and honey scrub
- 1 Aloe vera leaf
- 2 tablespoons of salt
- 1 tablespoon of honey
Extract the pulp from the Aloe vera leaf and place it in a container. Next, add the salt and stir both ingredients until they are completely integrated. Finally, add the honey and mix until you get a consistent grainy paste. It's that easy and natural!
Aloe Vera cubes for skin burns
- Ice bucket
Take a plastic ice bucket and fill it with the alole vera and put it in the freezer. Leave it long enough to freeze. Instantly relieve discomfort from any burn!
Aloe vera soap
To make 1 kg of aloe vera soap you need:
- 110 gr Aloe vera pulp
- 110 ml of caustic soda
- 750 ml of olive oil
- 250 ml of water
- Essential oil (optional)
Bring the water to a boil first, and then pour it into a plastic container.
Add the caustic soda to the container, stir the mixture and let it cool for about an hour. IMPORTANT: It is preferable to perform this step in an open or well ventilated space and wear gloves.Cut the Aloe vera to remove the pulp with the help of a knife and a spoon. Beat the Aloe vera pieces and warm the olive oil in the microwave.
When the mixture has cooled, it will be time to add the olive oil little by little. Do not stop stirring the mixture always in the same direction until you notice that it thickens.
Now add the well-beaten Aloe vera to the mixture that you have prepared in the container and stir all the ingredients. When it is almost set, you can add the essential oils that you like the most, be it lavender, roses, etc.
Finally, when you get a uniform mixture, you should only pour it into a container that is wide and low in height. The next day, a more compact mass will have been created, take the opportunity to cut the pieces of soap.
Let it rest for 15-30 days, enough time for it to harden and we can start using it.
All our Aloe Veras are locally grown. We leave you the link to the plants section in case you want us to send your Aloe Vera home in 24 hours.
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