Divya Aloevera Gel for healthy skin

Published: 30th June 2010
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Aloe vera plants such as Aloe vera barbadensis are known for their medicinal use, various kinds of ailments and ointments are available for burns, rashes and cuts. They are use in various beauty preparations to give your skin a beautiful look. Aloe Vera plants are now found in various countries and have been commonly accepted as folk medicines. This plant can also be grown as an indoor plant but may need re-potting as it grows very large. Aloe Vera Plant is also known as medicinal aloe, medicine plant or burn plant. The name comes from the Arabic "Alloeh", meaning bitter because of the bitter yellow liquid that is found between the gel and the leaf skin.
Food and Drug Administration ruled that aloe laxatives in over-the-counter drug products are not safe as it might cause problems for some people however aloe vera juice is high in antioxidants and as a result boosts a person's immune system by detoxifying the body and preventing illness. A component of aloe vera, namely acemannan, is an approved treatment for leukemia, believed to be caused by a virus similar to HIV.Aloe Vera has a long history as a multipurpose folk remedy. It has been exceptionally recognized for its healing properties for over eighteen centuries. Being a desert plant it needs very little water and is an ideal houseplant. While it grows wild in the dry mountains of Yemen, commercial cultivation of Aloe Vera is done in the high deserts of Texas and Mexico. Worldwide, there exist hundreds of species of this succulent, yucca-like plant, but those most often used are Aloe Perryi Baker, Aloe Ferox and the most effective species Aloe Vera barbandensis, simply known today as Aloe Vera.

Legend has it that Aloe Vera was Cleopatra's beauty secret. In the first century AD Discorides, a Greek physician, and Pliny, a Roman, wrote of the plant's many medicinal values for both internal and external use. Alexander the Great may have captured the island of Scotra to secure supplies of Aloe for his soldier's wounds. The journals of Marco Polo speak of its magical powers in the Orient, and Columbus mentions the mysterious properties of the plant in his writings too.For thousands of years the healing benefits of aloe vera has been known by the people of North Africa and the Middle East. Aloe Vera Gel was used by traditional medicine practitioners to treat sun burn, serious burns, cuts, wounds, infections, dry skin, and many other skin problems. Drinking Aloe Vera Gel also was used to treat all types of mouth, gum and dental problems, improving digestion, and general infections.

Cream-based steroids, such as hydrocortisone, are meant to treat various skin diseases such as eczema and insect bites. However, steroids taken for a very long period of time can cause skin addiction - this means that your skin will react negatively in the form of more rashes, once you stop taking this supplement. They may also be very expensive to purchase. We recommend aloe gel to this because it does not cause any addiction and can moisturize your skin apart from increasing its healing time.

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