Aloe – how to use

A well-known houseplant has a large number of species, in the collections of botanical gardens at the same time all types of aloe are not represented. Various types of aloe are divided into shrubby and arboreal.
Aloe juices are known for their medicinal properties, and each species is unique in this sense.
Aloe Vera is bred on the plantations of Shari Lanka and in Central America, there is a worldwide institute for its study and a lot of drugs based on it, but the properties of "homemade" aloe are also interesting for health.
Aloe tree grows in apartments on windowsills, which does not interfere with it

be recognized as a wound healing, relieving pain in the gastrointestinal tract.

Production and composition

Aloe leaves are rich in juice, the juice has a unique biological activity due to its constituent components. The diversity of centenarians does not allow to accurately describe the chemical composition of its constituent substances. It is known that the light green, bitter tasting aloe pulp contains carbohydrates, carotenoids, catechins, enzymes, tannins, organic acids, many macro- and microelements, as well as mineral salts and flavonoids.


Aloe barbadensis is one of the most important plants in Ayurveda, is included in the "golden list", is used as a component in many medicinal and most cosmetic preparations.
In India, the name aloe – "kumari" means – "young", leaving no doubt about the rejuvenating effect of the plant. 
Aloe is an antioxidant, a tonic for the whole body, increases immunity, its juice contains light natural antibiotics, promotes wound healing and improves the condition of the skin and blood, treats diabetes, gastrointestinal, skin and respiratory diseases, as well as many other diseases. Activates the internal supply of nutrients. But first of all, aloe is the most famous and best natural moisturizer, deeply saturating the skin with moisture.


Aloe juice cleanses the skin, tightens enlarged pores, protects the skin from aging, dehydration and adverse facts, such as chemicals in dishwashing detergents. Creams with aloe have a nourishing and moisturizing property. Often used in individual cosmetics for the skin of the face, hands, lips.
Aloe juice allorin softens the upper layer of the skin, contributing to the removal of dead cells, prevents blockage of skin pores, the formation of comedones (black spots), these properties are used in cosmetics for problem skin.
Aloe extract has bactericidal and bacteriostatic properties, stimulates blood circulation, moisturizes the skin and helps it retain moisture, relieves inflammation. Cosmetics containing aloe juice are used for irritable, dry dehydrated skin and skin with signs of fading.
The flesh of the leaves of tree aloe is used to heal wounds, including festering, burns and similarly aloe vera.

and hair

Aloe juice is a natural stimulant that nourishes and protects against inflammation of the scalp, hair follicles, enhances hair growth, is used in hair recipes as a component that promotes the growth and strengthening of hair follicles. In addition, aloe promotes the healing of wounds on the skin and protects against bacteria.
In Ayurvedic cosmetics, aloe is valued for accelerating hair growth, nourishing and moisturizing it. It is especially recommended for the treatment of depleted and discolored hair, to protect and restore hair after coloring. Strengthens the structure of hair, restores fat and water balance

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Aloe juice and preparations based on it are recommended to be used only after coordination with the doctor during pregnancy, with severe diseases of the heart, kidneys and liver, with courses of antibiotics (in the composition of aloe there are substances that prevent the withdrawal of antibiotics from the body).