Aloe vera is known as a healing and useful plant from ancient times. Behind its simple exterior we can find a large amount of healing materials. Many investigation confirms that the old legends about Aloe Vera were true. Many village, and its expert medicals knew the healing properties of the plant. In Aloe Vera leaves we find a juice that is unique. This juice is fortified with minerals like calcium, magnesium, zinc and selenium. We can also find vitamins and amino acids needed by the human body. The Aloe Vera is an essential component in modern alternative medicine as well as cosmetics. Now we can also find it in our eating so, Aloe Vera contains a small enzymes that facilitate our digestion. Aloe Vera has a healing effect both internal and external. There are many possibilities, specially for external use, like the effect on our skin. Relief from insect bites, treatment for sunburn, combat acne and severe psoriasis, these are just a few examples. Aloe Vera can be used for disinfection of wounds, because it possesses antiseptic qualities. The renewal of cells for healing processes are accelerated. In the medical problems related to the muscular system, mainly sprains, muscle strains and inflammation of veins in the tendons (tendinitis), Aloe Vera ointments have been used with satisfactory results: the pain is softened and swelling subsides.
In cosmetics, the plant has got a prominent position because its properties have been demonstrated. The Aloe Vera is used in shampoos and shower gels, skin cream, masks, and various lotions.
Due to the amount of valuable ingredients of the plant, Aloe Vera can meet our nutritional needs. Therefore, the Aloe Vera is a great way to supplement the daily diet. We even can find teas to strengthen the body's defenses. There aren't many other plants containing Acemannan. Acemannan regenerates blood cells and fights bacteria, virus and parasites. It is necessary for our body to produce lubricating fluid of the joints, that protects us from rheumatism, arthritis and joint wear.
Our Aloe Vera juice contains 200 important ingredients. This juice is an excellent bio regulator and strengthens the immune system. Its vitamins, enzymes, minerals and trace elements, promote the general welfare. As a dietary supplement, Aloe Vera juice cleanses the stomach and intestines, relieves rheumatic diseases, regulates blood pressure, cardiovascular system and activates the cell regeneration, and increases performance. Aloe Vera juice is also good for the animals, especially one of the above ingredients, the Acemannan. An adult body stops producing this substance vital to our wellbeing. Below we show a list of detected saccharides in Aloe Vera plants:
Aloe Vera also contains many essential amino acids, which are required for the human organism. Even nonessential amino acids are present in the Aloe Vera and have a positive effect on the human body.
Enzymes are essential to human life, to allow for different chemical processes. The following have been identified in Aloe Vera:
Aloe Vera contains many vitamins. These are:
Aloe Vera contains trace elements and minerals. Here we show short list of examples: