How to use Aloe Vera Gel ?
-For overnight cream - Massage aloevera gel to face and neck before going to bed. It provides deep moisturization to the skin.
-Use fresh aloevera gel with a few drops of lemon right before you sleep, rinse in the morning for glowing and nourished skin.
-Mix aloevera gel and virgin coconut oil and apply the blend on eyelashes and brows to boost hair growth.
-For hair moisturizer take aloevera gel, honey, olive oil and mix well. Apply this mixture to roots of hair and keep it for 30 minutes. Rinse for a shiny gorgeous look.
-For dandruff use aloevara gel. Mix it with tree oil and apply on scalp.
-For stretch marks apply aloevera gel directly on skin. It helps in reduction of stretch marks.
-For removing makeup mix olive oil and aloevera gel. Dip cotton ball in mixture and remove your makeup.
-For face pack take rose water, yoghurt and aloevera gel mix well and apply that mixture on skin for 30 minutes After that rinse. It works like skin cleanser and soothe the skin.
Uses & benefits
-Aloevera gel is used in treatment of second degree burn.
-We can apply aloe vera gel directly on skin and dry patches and notice an instant burst of hydration. So it can be used as anti-ageing agent.
-We can use alovera gel after shaving to reduce redness, irritation and soothe the skin.
-Aloe vera is known as cleansing agent. It clears the pores and remove dead skin. It is also used in treatment of skin problems such as acne, sunburn, eczema, skin blister, itching, psoriasis by its healing properties as it contains antioxidant nutrients.
-Aloevera is used as a moisturizer for oily skin as it provides non greasy feel on skin.
-Aloe vera reduces cholesterol and triglycerides.
-It boost oxygenation in blood.
-Aloe vera contains phytoharmones auxins and gibberellins which provide relief in inflammation and promote new cell growth.
-It lessens the visibility of stretch marks by its healing capacity.
-It is good for health as it has nutritional properties.
-Aloe vera helps in treatment of IBS (Irritablebowl syndrome)
-Aloe vera contains proteolytic enzyme which repair dead skin on scalp and make hairs smooth and shiny.
-Aloe vera also has anti-diabetic properties as it stabilizes blood sugar in diabetic patients.
-Aloe vera has pain relief action on muscle and joints.
-It is used in treatment of constipation, prevents colon cancer, heals intestine and lubricates the digestive tract.
-It is useful in treatment of arthritis and rheumatism.
-It also helps in ulcer and useful in any kind of stomach troubles.
-It is helpful in various gum diseases like gingivitis, petrodovties as it reduces bleeding inflammation and swelling of gums.
-Aloe vera gel has protective effect on skin. It protects our skin from UV rays.
-Aloe vera gel works as antiviral agent due to the presence of anthraquinones.
-Aloe vera gel have antiseptic properties due to the presence of lupeal, salicyclic acid, urea nitrogen, cinnamonic acid, phenol and sulfur.
What is Aloe Vera Gel ?
Aloe vera is a plant species of the genus Aloe. It’sa succulent evergreen perennial herb. Aloe vera plant is used in the treatment of millennia. The name aloevera derived from the Arabic word ‘alloeh’ means shinning bitter substance while vera in Latin word means true.Botanical name of plant is Aloe Barbadensis miller. It’s a pea green colour plant grow mainly in dry region of Africa, Asia, Europe, and America. In India it is grown in
Rajasthan, Tamil nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Gujrat, Maharashtra. It belongs to liliaceae family and a species of aloe genus,which is shrubby, xerophytic and stem less plant which grows up to 60 to 100 cm tall. It takes four years to mature and its flowers are yellow in colour. Aloevera leaves are thick and fleshy that has spikes along with edges. The leaves of plant are consisting of three layers first or inner one layer that contains water and rest is made up of glucomannans, amino acid, lipids, sterols, vitamin. The middle layer made up of latex which is a bitter yellow sap and the outer one is thick layer it gives protection to leaves and transport the water and starch.
Aloe vera plant widely grows as ornamental plant, agriculture and medicinal uses. Aloe vera protect the cell against damage caused by toxic substance. It is very good for digestion and ulcer.It maintains the body temperature, boost the function of liver. Aloe vera gel effectively moisturizes dry skin making it soft and smooth. Aloe vera gel appears viscous, colorless, transparent; liquid which is odorless and slightly bitter in taste. Aloe vera nicely blends with all essential oils such as lemon, honey, coconut oil.
Components and Extraction Method of Aloe Vera Gel
Components of Alo evera gel
The active component of plant is vitamin, enzymes minerals, fatty acid hormones.
Vitamin- It contains vitamin A, C, E and B12, folic acid.
Enzymes-It contains enzymes aliiase, alkaline phosphate, amylase, catalase, cellulose, lipase and pexoxidose.
Minerals-It provides calcium, chromium, copper, selenium, magnesium, manganese, potassium, sodium and zinc.
Fatty Acid-It provides four plant steroids, cholesterol, campestral, B-sisosterol and lupeol.
Hormones-Auxin and gibberellin
Aloe vera gel is extracted by chopping or slicing the thick leaves from aloe vera plant.