Aloe Vera’s healing properties come from the sticky, gel like substance that is extracted from inside the leaves of the plant. Today, the extract from this plant it is used in many parts of the world. Aloe Vera- the magical plant with lots of medicinal value is easy to grow and care for, even in harsh conditions like the case of Lanzarote in the Canary islands.
Lanzarote island in Spain is an island in the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of southern Morocco. It is popularly known as “the island of volcanoes, by identifying with the volcanic mantle that extends along much of its surface due to volcanic activity in the early eighteenth century. Due to the blistering hot temperatures, fertile-mineral rich soil and the gentle trade winds that fan the island, Lanzarote is one of the leading locations in Europe for Aloe Vera production. Lanzarote is an island bursting with natural beauty and aloe Vera is a jewel in the crown of this Canarian island. Be sure to experience some of its magic on your next trip to the island.
Let’s take a look at some of the common uses of aloe Vera for skin care:
Aloe Vera is abundant in vitamins C and E. These are antioxidants that protect against aging. That is why aloe Vera can be very effective for smoothing out wrinkles and reducing the appearance of fine lines. Not only does aloe Vera protect against aging, but it also helps moisturize the skin. In order to get the most out of your aloe Vera, you should consider combining it with virgin coconut oil.
Treatment of Various Skin Conditions
Skin irritation, acne and eczema can all be treated with aloe Vera. Those conditions have been linked to inflammation, and aloe Vera has been shown to reduce inflammation. Aloe Vera also has natural antiseptics. Additionally, aloe Vera has been shown to be very effective for soothing sunburns. You should apply some aloe Vera to the affected area two or three times per day until your skin has healed. You may want to consider using natural UVB sunscreen that contains aloe Vera to prevent yourself from getting sunburned in the future.
Aloe Vera makes it a lot easier for you to remove your makeup. It is a great alternative to the oil-based makeup removers because you know exactly what you are putting on your skin. If you suffer from tired, puffy eyes, then you may want to soak some cotton balls in refrigerated aloe Vera. After you have allowed the cotton balls to soak, then you should compress them to your eyes.
Aloe Vera makes a great shaving gel because it helps smooth out your skin so that you get a closer shave. You can also use it as an aftershave because it has been shown to be very effective at preventing razor burns. Furthermore, the high water content of aloe vera is another one of the things that makes aloe Vera gel a great choice for a shaving gel or aftershave.
Science behind aloe Vera has shown that it can be also used for medicinal purposes. In addition to vitamins C and E, aloe Vera is an excellent source of the B vitamins, niacin and folic acid. These nutrients will help boost your immune system and make it a lot easier for your body to fight infections. Studies have shown that aloe Vera can help protect against colds, influenza, bronchitis and other types of respiratory infections.
There has been evidence to suggest that aloe Vera may benefit people who suffer from arthritis. Arthritis is an inflammatory condition, and again, aloe Vera helps reduce inflammation. Aloe Vera can also help improve the mobility of the joints and muscles.
Aloe Vera is also great for people who suffer from constipation. It helps improve digestion and naturally cleanse the colon. Additionally, aloe Vera can be effective for those who have diabetes. It has been shown to naturally lower blood sugar.