Sep 25, 2008

Health and beauty benefits of Aloe vera

Health and beauty benefits of Aloe veraHealth and beauty benefits of Aloe vera

Aloe vera is a member of the Lily family. This is the same family as the onion, garlic, asparagus and the tulip. The aloe vera plant prefers dry climates and grow in the arid areas of Africa, Asia, the Americas and Europe. There are more than 240 different species of aloe vera plant but only 4 contain significant healing properties. The type widely used in traditional herbal medicines from China, Japan and India.

Aloe vera also known as the Medicinal Aloe. It's been known for a very long time that it is a very powerful cleanser, healer and all-around health giver. Modern technologies are able to extract aloe vera into pure capsules or supplements. Aloe vera extracts have been shown to inhibit the growth of fungi that cause tinea. In contrast, Aloe vera extracts failed to show antibiotic properties against Xanthomonas species.

The symptoms of psoriasis can be reduced with Aloe vera also appears to work on heartburn, arthritis and rheumatism pain and asthma, and studies have shown that it has an effect on lowering blood sugar levels in diabetics.


Priya said...

Its said that drinking the juice of Aloe vera will give you a great deal of immunity which you can never expect from allopathic medicines.

tj said...

consuming raw aloe vera helps in preventing cough,and wen applied on face fights against pimples and acnes.