Aloe Vera, a short-stemmed succulent plant species, is commonly known for the hydrating gel it produces and stores in its leaves. It has known to be around for centuries; today, the plant is used in food supplements, cosmetics & skincare, herbal and medicinal remedies.
It can be consumed in the form of a juice and used as a gel too. We have put together a list of benefits of this versatile plant, which may inspire you to incorporate it into your daily routine or make you want to increase your consumption of it!
- Contains antioxidants and antibacterial substances
- Extremely nutritious: it contains vitamin B12, calcium, copper, chromium, sodium, selenium, magnesium, potassium, zinc and manganese in small amounts.
- Cures wounds and cuts at a faster rate
- Maintains the digestive system
- Keeps the liver healthy
- Heartburn relief
- Reduces dental plaque
- Reduces constipation
- Reduces acne
- Reduces dry scalp
- Hydrates skin thoroughly: it relieves you from sunburns, reduces dryness, protects you from UV rays, acts as a light-weight moisturizer, makeup primer and remover.