It is cultivate for agricultural and medicinal uses. It is also used for decorative purposes and grows successfully indoors as a potent plant. Aloe Vera is stemless or very short stem plant.
Benefits of Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera helps in the following problems in human body.
- Helps in Digestion:
Aloin found in Aloe Vera, which is anthraquinones , which gives Aloe Vera its laxative properties and may help treat constipation. Aloe Vera contains 12 organic compounds called antraquinones. Aloin causes laxative effect and emodin help with pain relief and work as antibacterial and antiviral agent.
2. Aloe Vera and Skin:
Through Aloe Vera you can keep your skin clear and hydrated. Aloe Vera store water in leaves in dense form like gel, these water dense leaves combined with special compound called complex carbohydrates. Which make Aloe Vera an effective face moisturizer and pain reliever. Skin that exposed to sun for long time Aloe Vera gel produce cooling effect to the skin.
3. Helps in Healing wounds:
Aloe Vera has its medicinal uses, especially in wound care. The plan has been used to treat any number of small cuts, skin irritation and mild burns. Aloe Vera plant is 99% water, it does contain two powerful chemicals that improve wound healing. Polysaccharides is known to increase cellular movement, which leads to faster and more efficient tissue regrowth.
Aloe Vera is a safe and effective alternative to chemical-based mouthwashes. Due to high healthy dose of vitamin C can block plaque. It also provide relief if you have bleeding or swollen gums. It works as an antibacterial and anti-inflammatory agent. It will be effective for gum disease treatment and other oral issues.
5. Heartburn relief:
Aloe Vera gel is safe and effective treatment for reducing reflux symptoms. The plant low toxicity makes it a safe and gentle remedy for heartburn.