The Aloe Vera is a succulent plant, species of genus Aloe. It is an evergreen perennial plant, perennial can be defined as a plant grown for more than two seasons or more is called a perennial plant. It can be grown all over the world.
Aloe is also called the wonder plant, it is nourished with therapeutic benefits and the gel of some varieties (aloe barnadensisi miller) can either be applied directly to the skin or used in the form of pills to promote health and well-being.
In fact, there’s more than one kind of aloe, with an estimated more than 420 species. In which only two species are commercially cultivated, for their health benefits, i.e. aloe barbadensis and aloe arborescens.
We have brief details of what is aloe Vera, now we know why it is called a privileged plant, with scientific reason, especially for skincare and medicinal purposes.
This succulent is well known for its medicinal properties and skincare. It is bright green with light spots and has small spikes on the outer edges of the leaves, the aloe Vera is mostly known for its sap with quick-absorbing nature.
Functions of aloe Vera
- Repair damaged skin
- Analgesic and inflammatory properties.
- Lipophilic and hydro-soluble vitamins
- Simple and complex polysaccharides
- Phenolic compounds
- Organic acids
Good skin moisturizer
Due to the goodness of aloe Vera (aloe barnadensisi miller).
It is widely used in many types, skincare, and cosmetic products. Aloe Vera is quite welcoming and has a low risk of causing allergies, sensitive or skin reactions it is adaptable. It is common after-sun products and in facial, hair, and body care.
The components in Aloe Vera, like polyphenols, along with other qualities, helps to inhibit the growth of certain bacteria that can cause infection in humans. It is popularly known for its anti-bacterial, antiviral, and antiseptic properties. This is part of why it may help, heal wounds and treat skin problems.
Helps to treat an acne skin problem
Aloe Vera additionally blessed with antioxidants, vitamins A and C, which can treat burns, acne, dry skin, and many other skin issues you name it. It is friendly on all skin types.