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Most of us are aware that you can use aloe vera for many purposes, but did you know it is often used to soothe burns and can really help to relieve skin of the It has long been known to calm the flaming skin from a recent burn. But, did you know there have also been other uses for Aloe Vera as well.

Aloe Vera is often used i skin creams to provide an extra ingredient to help calm and soothe skin in addition to moisturizing it. Aloe Vera offers great anti-inflammatory properties to help keep the skin free of inflammation. This is a great way to many skin problems.

Aloe also has the name medicinal aloe, is a species of plants that probably came from Northern Africa, Aloe Vera is widely distributed in Africa and other arid areas. The species is often used as a herbal medicine. In addition there are some preliminary evidence that Aloe vera extracts may be useful in the treatment of diabetes and elevated blood lipids in humans If there are positive effects, they can be contributed to the presence of compounds such as polysaccharides, mannans, anthraquinones and lectins.

Aloe vera is a short-stemmed plant which can grow to 60–100 cm (24–39 in) tall, spreading by offsets.. The leaves are thick and fleshy, green to grey-green. They also have what looks to be like green teeth on them. They are produced in summer on a spike up to 90 cm (35 in) tall, each flower pendulous, with a yellow tubular corolla 2–3 cm (0.8–1.2 in) long. Aloe vera forms arbuscular mycorrhiza a symbiosisthat allows the plant to get more nutrients.

Aloe vera can help treat the skin because of its medicinal properties which certainly work to heal the skin and reduce any symptoms that may be associated with them.

ZENMED products offer this ingredient in many of their skin care line that are geared toward healing the skin or reducing inflammation. It is commonly found in products that work to treat roseacea or acne as well. Products that are geared toward treating the skin from various symptoms as well as sunburn offer the ingredient aloe Vera to do so. So, if you suffer from any skin problem that involves inflammation or redness, you may want to try aloe vera to aid your problem.

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  • http://www.thevanya.com VANYA

    I remember my parents growing a whole bunch of aloe vera in our backyard and whenever I got badly burnt, on went a fresh piece of aloe vera.

    Didn’t like the stickiness, but I do confess that Aloe vera works like a charm against skin damage.

  • http://www.aloe-vera.org David H.

    Aloe vera is truly one of the most versatile, helpful plants on the planet.

  • http://alternativemedicine.org.in Alternative Medicine Courses in India

    Herbalism has a long-term history of use outside standard treatments. Its becoming much more mainstream as improvements in analysis and quality control along with developments in scientific research show the value of herbal treatments in the treating and preventing illness.

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