Aloe Vera is a plant species of the genus Aloe. With its outstanding benefits, this plant grows wild in tropical climates across the globe and is used not only for agricultural but also medicinal purposes. Additionally, this exquisite looking plant is also commonly used for decorating the house indoors as well as outdoors. It can work wonders for skin, hair and weight loss.
Below are the remarkable benefits of aloe vera for hair, skin and weight loss.
Aloe Vera gel is best used raw, pulled out of its plump leaf. Each thick aloe leaf consists of abundance of aloe gel that can simply be pulled out to be used readily. This gel has been used over years for many reasons but one of the most common uses of this gel is for the skin. The aloe vera gel not only soothes sun burns, research shows that antibacterial properties of this gel also work towards replenishing the skin.
In case of sunburns, aloe vera gel successfully soothes the skin with its cooling effects. Moreover, it also restores the complexion by fighting the effects of the burn. Known to be a miracle herb, aloe vera facilitates in obtaining youthful skin, it also tightens the skin, leaving your face smooth, rejuvenated and glowing!! All you have to do is take the raw gel, glide it over your face and neck, covering it with a thin layer. Leave it on till it dries and then wash off with cold water.
Aloe Vera gel contains proteolytic enzymes that strive to repair dead skin cells on the scalp, allowing new and fast hair growth. The cooling properties of aloe, allow it to sooth the scalp in case of any irritation caused by dandruff. It also cleanses the scalp, and works as a conditioner for the hair, leaving them soft and tangle free.
Aloe vera for hair can be combined with any hair oil, preferably coconut oil and applied to the hair for shiny strands and powerful roots. Apply this paste 1-2 times a week to the hair and see the difference!! This gel can also be applied to the scalp after a wash as it also successfully plays the role of a serum. Yes!! You can apply it after a hair wash on wet hair and it will disappear on your scalp as the hair dries out. This miracle gel does not feel sticky to the hair and leaves them looking blow-dried and clean.
Flooded with anti-oxidants, aloe vera gel boosts the immunity of the human body. It is a source of protein that can also be consumed raw. This gel can be eaten on its own but the taste is not too great. However, a great option is to add this gel to your green smoothies!! It will not only taste great then, it also successfully gets consumed by the body, boosting energy levels, ultimately resulting in more productive hours spent at the gym. Even though a number of studies have proven that aloe vera gel is a premium solution for weight loss, for best results, it must be consumed regularly and for a longer period of time!!
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