By: Sharae Thompson, Herbalist at Triple Eigch Pharmacy
Aloe Vera Oil has been used for many centuries and across a range of countries as a healing therapy. It is one of the best medicinal plants as it cures many ailments and health disorders.
Aloe vera is commonly used to relieve pain, cleanse & promote healing of wounds, It also encompasses glycoproteins that inhibit pain & reduce inflammation. As well as, polysaccharides which encourage your skin to repair itself. Aloe also effective for mild burns. Burns & wounds treated with aloe repair much faster than untreated ones. Aloe can also sooth & heal bug bites & stings, rashes, acne, genital herpes & psoriasis.
Aloe contains moisturizing agents which keep the skin healthy & slow down the aging process, For this Reason You can find Aloe in numerous creams & lotions. In addition to the skin, aloe vera oil can provide moisture to your hair & make it more manageable.
Using aloe vera as part of a daily routine can help cure hair ailments such as:
- moisturizer (conditions dry hair & scalp)
- stimulates hair growth
- improved texture, length, & strength
11 benefits of Aloe Vera Oil:
1. Cancer prevention:
Aloe Vera oil contains antioxidants that can prevent colon cancer. This also stimulates cell regeneration & epidermal growth. Aloe Vera oil promotes quick recovery from the side effects of harmful radiation in chemotherapy. This oil has shown positive results in preventing tumor growth by stopping the growth of abnormal tumor cells.
2. Stomach health:
Aloe Vera oil is useful to reduce & curb inflammation. This helps to oxygenate blood & energize cell proliferation, which can heal internal digestive problems. This is helpful to treat irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, & acid reflux.
3. Cosmetic uses:
Aloe Vera oil is used popularly by many cosmetic products manufacturers to lower the harmful effects of the sun. It is used in moisturizing creams & lotions.
The oil stimulates the process of wound healing & lowers the formation of scars. Aloe Vera oil can also cure capillary dilation which can keep your skin beautiful.
Aloe Vera juice & oil both can be used internally. Aloe Vera oil is helpful to cure constipation & softens stool. This also gives a boost to your appetite & improves digestive health.
6. Immune system:
Aloe Vera oil is used to maintain the blood glucose levels in the body & to treat diabetes. It can also cure epilepsy, asthma & osteoarthritis by strengthening your immune system & fighting against infections. This oil has anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-viral, and anti-inflammatory properties.
7. Skin health:
Acne can be cured by a natural remedy using Aloe Vera oil. This can be used topically or internally to soften your skin & protect against infections. It can also cure eczema, acne, psoriasis, & skin ulcers. This is also applied on surgical wounds to curb infections & soften the wound. This can be helpful in the treatment of seborrheic dermatitis & genital herpes.
8. Hair health:
Use Aloe Vera oil for hair regularly to prevent hair loss at a young age & to strengthen your hair. Aloe vera hair oil will give you strong, thick, clean & conditioned hair. It will help you to get rid of dry hair & enhance the blood circulation process. This will give you a healthy scalp when mixed with jojoba oil.
9. Massage oil:
This is the ideal therapeutic massage oil that relaxes you. This can treat rheumatic, body, back, neck, leg & shoulder pain. Body massage with Aloe Vera oil will give you glowing, smooth skin & also keep shingles, herpes, viruses & skin cancer at bay.
Aloe Vera oil can be combined with other essential oils to heal & rejuvenate the skin.
Aloe Vera oil is a very good source of anti-oxidants that can be useful in preventing skin damage from radiation. It includes aloe-emodin to eliminate the viruses that lead to cold, sores & shingles.