Many people use aloe not only as a simple houseplant. It contains more than two hundred biologically active substances, each of them having specific properties and various benefits. Aloe contains vitamins A, E, C and B. Here is a list of the 15 most common applications of this miracle plant for health and beauty. Use large bottom leaves of a plant which has at least 3 years old.
Dandruff and itching
Prepare a solution of 2 tablespoons of aloe juice, 2 teaspoons of honey, a few drops of lemon juice and 1 teaspoon of castor oil. Heat it on a steam bath, stirring well. Rub the solution on the hair roots. After 30-40 minutes, rinse with warm water and shampoo.
Aloe helps to quickly restore the area affected by sunburn. It also provides a cooling effect.
Delicate feet skin
Foot massage cream with aloe juice added will make the skin smooth as a baby’s feet.
Wipe face with aloe and acne symptoms will dilute.
Aloe helps reduce pain and rapidly removes traces of light burns.
Small bruises can be removed using this plant. Cover the bruise with an aloe leaf (pulp). Bruising and swelling will heal much faster.
If herpes occur, you can’t find a better remedy than the aloe pulp. Tear off a piece of aloe and put it in the freezer for an hour. Shred the peel and apply it as compress on the affected area for at least 15 minutes.
Aloe has a calming effect in psoriasis. Apply the pulp on the affected areas.
Rinse your mouth with a solution of aloe juice and water (1: 1).
If you want to reduce wrinkles, mix aloe juice with any vegetable oil. Apply the solution on the skin with gentle movements.
Healthy and strong hair
Massaging your scalp with aloe gel stimulates hair growth and strengthens its roots.
Break an arrow-shaped tip of an aloe leaf and grease with its juice the bitten area. It will soothe itching and will also heal the bite faster.
Bloating and pain
A tea with half a teaspoon of aloe juice will relieve abdominal pain and will get rid of bloating.
Use the Filatov’s aloe-based solution. (google it)
All masks that include this ingredient have a moisturizing effect. The skin looks refreshed and radiant. You don’t need expensive creams and lotions, just the proper ingredient: aloe.
If you have an aloe plant at home, then you may consider you have a real medical kit.