With numerous vital substances, the gel of the aloe vera plant is a miracle cure for skin, hair and body. One plant, many areas of application: The desert plant Aloe Vera is considered a miracle cure for health. Our skin in particular benefits from its innumerable vital substances and vitamins. Read here what makes aloe so special and how the gel of the medicinal plant can be used? The use of acemannan comes perfectly there.
This is how aloe vera supports beauty: inside and out
Aloe vera grows in most tropical and subtropical regions of the world, needs very little water and has been used as a medicinal plant in many cultures around the world for thousands of years. The desert plant, also known as the source of eternal youth, contains over 160 vital substances, the perfect interaction of which works wonders for both health and beauty. The contained amino acids, fatty acids, anthraquinones, enzymes, minerals and vitamins have healing powers. The active ingredient Acemannan, in particular, is an effective healing aid: the polysaccharide is the basis for all connection-creating cells, including the skin, vessel walls, tendons, joints, cartilage, and ligaments and for the basic structure of the bones.
It has a strengthening, regenerating, immune-boosting, cleansing and analgesic effect. Aloe helps with immune deficiency, inflammation, allergies, supports the liver, kidney and the entire digestive system and counteracts inflammation and fungi of all kinds.
Skincare with aloe vera
For our skin, aloe vera gel is a real miracle cure. It can be used as moisturizing facial care, makes the skin supple, and promotes blood circulation and the production of the collagen and elastic fibers of the connective tissue. Aloe vera also acts as a natural anti-aging agent, as its active ingredients delay wrinkling and make the skin look younger. The desert lily is also an all-rounder in the fight against skin problems. The aloe vera plant relieves burns especially sunburn, scalds, allergic reactions, ulcers and promotes skin regeneration. Aloe vera gel has a cooling, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic effect and therefore helps against pimples, abscesses, eczema, neurodermatitis, herpes or psoriasis.
When buying an aloe vera plant, you should make sure that the “Barbadensis Miller” variety ends up in the shopping basket. This type of aloe has the healing powers described above. If you want to save yourself the work of processing fresh aloe vera, for example, to extract the gel from its leaves by hand, you can also use aloe vera juice or gel from health food stores or supermarkets. The following applies here: Organic products are generally better since neither preservatives nor other additives are included. The purer the quality, the better aloe vera works on health and beauty.
Beauty tricks for flawless skin
Vitamin pads: Take a leaf from a large aloe vera mother plant and cut off the spiky edge on both sides. Then cut the leaf into pieces about four centimeters wide. Divide each sheet gently horizontally so that the number of pads doubles. Scrape out the aloe vera gel with a knife and save for further use. The moist inside of the aloe vera leaves can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator and used, for example, to treat sunburn, acne, wounds, scars, mosquito bites or dry skin or as a cooling refreshment in between.