October 20 2016
During the decade of 70 and 80, Aloe Vera gel became popular in the US and is widely used in cosmetics and skin care products. Aloe Vera is also available in creams and body lotions.
Aloe vera has healing, soothing, antibacterial and moisturizing properties. It is used to relieve burning, itching, small cuts and the first and second degree burns. Recent studies show that aloe vera has the ability to accelerate the growth of skin cells.
Aloe Vera has a property that fights against viruses such as influenza, chicken pox and shingles and can also kill the bacteria. Aloe Vera also stops the intestines to absorb water. This speeds up the passage of stool through the bowel, causing a cathartic effect.
Aloe Vera has an outdoor healing properties and speeds up the healing of skin wounds, such as poison ivy, ulcers, hives, and burns. Internal therapeutic properties arising from its use as a laxative; However, its use as a laxative can cause severe cramping. There are other laxative herbs available that have less impact.