The non-flowering plant, which has gained importance in recent years, is used in the field of cosmetology. The aloe vera plant, its history, importance, and benefits are briefly reviewed in this article.
Introduction:This plant has been known and used for centuries for its health, beauty, medicinal, and skin care products. It’s an Arabic word ” “Alloeh “which means” shining bitter substance, while vera in Latin means” true”. Aloe vera is regarded as the panacea( cure all).
History:As we know, aloe vera has a medicinal purpose and its history is related to different cultures of Greece, Egypt, India, Mexico, etc. Egyptian queens used it as a part of their regular beauty regimes. It is also used in treating wounds by Alexender and Christopher Columbus. It was successfully used to treat chronic and severe radiation dermatitis.The botanical name of Aloe vera is Aloe barbadensis miller, and it is a shrubby, perennial xerophytic succulent, pea-green colored plant.It contains 99% water and numerous seeds.
The importance of Aloe barbadensis
This plant contains powerful antioxidants and stores water in its leaves. It is best known for treating skin injuries, but it also has several other uses that could benefit health. Furthermore, aloe vera juice potentially benefits health.
Eight potential benefits of aloe vera.
- It contains healthful plant compounds
- It has powerful antioxidants (polyphenols) and antibacterial properties.
- It hastens wound healing.
- It reduces dental plaque.
- It helps treat canker or mouth sores.
- it reduces constipation
- prevent wrinkles on the face.
- lowers blood sugar levels.
- Moisturizing and anti-aging effects.
Aloe barbadensis has a wide range of therapeutic properties, especially as an ointment for the skin and gums. Use it under a doctor’s advice to treat a condition.
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