How To Grow Aloe Vera At Home (And Health Benefits)

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Aloe Vera is succulent plant species of the genus Aloe. This amazing plant has been used for thousands of years due to its numerous healing properties. Aloe Vera contains exactly 75 potentially active components. It is rich in many essential Vitamins and Minerals such as vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin K, vitamin B12, calcium, magnesium, selenium, copper, manganese, zinc, and potassium. Aloe Vera also contains 8 enzymes: aliases, alkaline phosphatase, amylase, bradykinase, carboxypeptidase, catalase, cellulase, lipase, and peroxidase. In addition, this amazing plant provides 20 of the 22 amino acids humans need, and 7 of the 8 essential amino acids.

INTERNAL USE OF ALOE VERA

Aloe Vera boosts the immune system and helps the body to resist illnesses. It can fight the damage caused by free radicals because it contains many powerful antioxidants. This stops the aging of the cells, which is why Aloe gel is commonly used for anti-aging skin treatment. Aloe Vere also helps your skin to produce metallothionein, which is an antioxidant protein that protects against radiation damage. Additionally, the plant reduces inflammation which occurs due to injury and arthritis, provides anti-viral protection and stops the growth of cancerous cells. It also improves digestive health and treats constipation when ingested in a high enough dose.

Tip: Drink 6 oz. of aloe vera gel mixed in with 16 oz. of water two times per day if you want to experience the most of the healing properties of Aloe Vera.

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TOPICAL USES

Many beauty and skincare products contain Aloe Vera because of its amazing health benefits. Aloe gel helps the skin to keep its moisture and stimulates the production of elastin and collagen, which increases skin elasticity and reduces wrinkles. Aloe gel is also helpful for the treatment of eczema and psoriasis.

Aloe Vera contains 6 antiseptic agents (Lupeol, salicylic acid, urea nitrogen, cinnamonic acid, phenols, and sulfur) that act as antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal agents, which means that Aloe gel can relieve rashes from bug bites and allergic reactions.

You can even use Aloe juice as a mouthwash or apply the gel to your gums and teeth to fight the bacteria that causes gum disease and bad breath.

WATCH THIS VIDEO TO FIND OUT HOW TO GROW ALOE VERA!

Here is some additional information for growing Aloe Vera:
http://www.wikihow.com/Plant-Aloe-Vera

YOU CAN ALSO LEARN HOW TO MAKE AND USE ALOE GEL!

Sources: http://dailyhealthpost.com/how-to-grow-aloe-vera-at-home/
http://dailyhealthpost.com/6-medicinal-benefits-of-aloe-vera/