They say the best things in life are from Nature. so, why look any further?
For centuries, nature has provided us with the best remedies for skin care. Plants like aloe vera have been used for hundreds of years to revitalize youthfulness, as well as used for tons of other health benefits.
But why Aloe vera?
Let us take a look at 5 important components of aloe vera:
Aloe vera is known for its health components
Vitamins: ( c, b12, folic acid, e)
Enzymes: amylase, alkaline phosphatase, Bradykinase etc. Bradykinase helps to reduce excessive inflammation when applied to the skin topically, while others help in the breakdown of sugars and fats.
Minerals: calcium,chromium, copper, selenium, magnesium, manganese, potassium, sodium and zinc. Essential for the proper functioning of various enzyme systems in different metabolic pathways and few are antioxidants.
Anthraquinones: It provides 12 anthraquinones, which are phenolic compounds traditionally known as laxatives. Aloin and emodin act as analgesics, antibacterials and antivirals.
Fatty acids: It provides 4 plant steroids; cholesterol, campesterol, β-sisosterol and lupeol. All these have anti-inflammatory action and lupeol also possesses antiseptic and analgesic properties.
Benefits of Aloe vera
For centuries, aloe vera has been used by many as part of their beauty regimen
☘️ Moisturizes the skin: aloe vera gel can be used as a moisturizer, as well as to unclog pores and enhance firmness of skin.
☘️ Fights against anti- aging: with vitamin c, e and beta carotene and antimicrobial/anti inflammatory properties, aloe vera revitalizes the youthfulness of the skin, eradicates blemishes and reduces aging lines.
☘️ Minimizes skin infections and acnes; with its antimicrobial properties and fatty acids, aloe vera decreases the chances of skin infections and is very suitable for treatment of acnes. these properties allows protection against bacteria and enzymes like bradykinase reduce if not eliminate inflammation.
☘️ Calmness and treatment of sunburned skin: The soothing effect of aloe vera gel is also very ideal for the treatment of sunburn. so, looking for a natural sunburn remedy? opt for aloe vera.