Aloe Vera is a succulent plant species, native to areas with tropical climates, but is nowadays also grown as a decorative plant and cultivated worldwide as a result of its numerous agricultural and medicinal uses.
It originates from Northern Africa, and evidence shows that it has been used as a natural medicine in ancient Egypt, and old papyrus Ebers provided 12 medicine recipes that contain it.
It can be grown indoors as a potted herb, as well as in the yard and on the balcony, and required only occasional watering and some fertilization.
This plant has been long used for the treatment of various health issues, both, internally, and topically.
The Aloe Vera gel is an incredibly beneficial substance that can be used as a natural remedy in the case of various health issues and conditions.
It can be purchased, but it costs quite a lot and might contain chemicals, or you can extract it from the leaves of the plant you grow at home. When applied topically, this gel offers countless benefits, like:
-Moisturizes the skin
-Treats eczema and acne
-Soothes itchiness due to insect bites
-Calms boils /rash
-Conditions the hair
-Can be used as a shaving gel
Moreover, its oral use has numerous health benefits too:
-Treats indigestion and heartburn
-Soothes inflammation due to arthritis
-Regulates blood sugar
-Treats constipation, bloating, upset belly, colitis, and IBS
-Improves blood flow and boosts heart health
-Supports the health of gums
-Boosts white blood cells
-Improves the health of the urinary tract
Grow your own natural Aloe Vera plant and reap all these benefits, and at the same time, you will avoid the negative consequences of the use of pharmacy products and the chemicals they contain.