ALOE VERA -
The Aloe Vera plant has been known and used for centuries for it's HEALTH, BEAUTY, MEDICINAL and SKIN CARE properties. The Greeks scientists, 2000 years ago regarded Aloe Vera as the UNIVERSAL panacea. Today the common name is just "ALOE VERA" or The "BURN PLANT".
The Aloe Vera plant, a member of the Lily Family, is a succulent, that closely resembles a Cactus. There are more than 200 species of Aloe Vera, but some are MORE nutritious and MORE effective medicinally than others and "ALOE VERA BARBADENSIS" is the species, that is most BENEFICIAL!
Today many ancient tales of the healing powers of Aloe Vera are FACTUAL, rather than fanciful, as modern medicine unlocks the SECRETS contained within the leaves.
The outside of the leaf is smooth and rubbery to touch and inside is the Aloe Vera "GEL" that is so HIGHLY regarded! The Gel appears to contain a "WOUND HORMONE" that accelerates the rates of healing of injured surfaces. Scientists have found that the Aloe Vera "GEL" is a diverse mixture of ANTIBIOTIC, ASTRINGENT, COAGULATING AGENT, PAIN INHIBITOR, CELL GROWTH
STIMULATOR and SCAR INHIBITOR!
Although Scientists have NOT yet discovered ALL of the secrets of why Aloe Vera works - they do realise that it is the "Specific Mixture of the Ingredients" in Aloe Vera, that is responsible for giving the plant it's wide range of HEALING powers.
The properties of Aloe Vera Gel, applied externally or taken internally, have been described in numerous scientific journals and reveals that the Aloe Vera contains MORE than 70 Essential Ingredients including MOST Vitamins, Minerals, Enzymes, Protein, Amino Acids and a recent study also discovered
Vitamin B 12.
Taken internally, they report that Stabilised Aloe Vera Gel helped MANY ailments including - Insomnia, Infection, Indigestion, Heartburn, Constipation, Hemorrhoids, Ulcers, Arthritis, - there are many MORE!
Used externally, many people attest to the effectiveness of Aloe
Vera in helping to treat - Burns, Sunburn, Scalds, Psoriasis, Eczema, Acne, Stings, Scrapes, Abrasions, Scalp Care, Sore Muscles, Cold Sores, Bruises, Sprains, Arthritis - the list is ENDLESS!
Stabilized Aloe Vera Gel is now available in a wide range of Health and Skin Care products such as - Pure Aloe Vera Juice, Medicated Jelly, Medicated Cream, Heat Rub, Moisturizer, Hand and Body Lotion, Facial Cleansing Wash, Mini Lift Mask, etc.
Aloe Vera is Non-Toxic - it is NOT a Drug - it is NOT a Medicine - and is NOT intended to replace ANY Drugs or Medicines.
Abrasions - If a FRESH Leaf is available, rest this DIRECTLY on the wound, since it HELPS to RELIEVE the pain. Stabilised Gel may also be used. Apply frequently over the first 24 hours.
Aches - Muscle Aches and Pains and other discomfort associated with joints respond WELL!
Acne - Aloe Vera in cosmetic preparations, such as Soaps, Cleansers, and Moisturizers, AID the treatment of the skin to decrease the SEVERITY of Acne. These need to be used in conjunction with a BALANCED diet, regular personal hygiene and FRESH air and sunshine.
Allergies - Treat with the application of a FRESH Leaf, if possible. This usually RELIEVES the pain and REDUCES the swelling in the case of Jellyfish, Bee, Poison Ivy, which can cause SEVERE Allergic Reactions!
Animal First Aid - Aloe Vera is suitable on animals for similar conditions treated in humans.
Arthritis - Relief is obtained from drinking 2-4
tablespoons of Gel DAILY. Maintain treatment for at least 2 months, before considering whether it is BENEFICIAL or NOT. When the SEVERE Pain is arrested, REDUCE the dose to HALF.
Athletic Injuries - Especially EFFECTIVE
in massaging Muscles and Joints. Treats Muscle Cramps, Sprains, Strains, Bruises, Swelling, Soreness, Tendonitis and Bursitis.
Burns/Scalds - ALL Burns should be treated as potentially DANGEROUS Injuries! However, the IMMEDIATE application of an Aloe Vera Leaf or Gel will RELIEVE the pain, REDUCE the chance of infection and LESSEN the DANGER of scarring! Since ALL Burns and Scalds induce SHOCK in the victim, ANY case of SEVERE burns NEEDS Medical Attention! In the case of Sunburn, Aloe Vera products will help to REDUCE the harming effects of the sun, if applied before Sunbaking. It can also RELIEVE the pain and discomfort of Sunburn after exposure to the sun.
Cuts & Wounds - Immediate application of Aloe Vera
Gel will prevent Infection and AID HEALING!
Ear and Eye Disorders - Although delicate organs of the
body, the Ear and Eye can be treated with drops for IMMEDIATE First Aid. It is better to dilute the Gel with half water to LESSEN the degree of smarting. Also use for Infected Pierced Ears, Conjunctivitis, Sties, Corneal Ulcers and Cataracts and Puncture Wounds .
Eczematous Rashes and Psoriasis - Aloe Vera products are
EFFECTIVE, when taken internally as well as when applied to the AFFECTED areas. Psoriasis may NOT be cured, but it can be controlled.
Fungal Diseases - Aloe Vera is especially BENEFICIAL in the treatment of Athlete's Foot. It should be rubbed over the affected area at least 4 times a day. Can also be used for Ringworm, Pruritus Anivalvae, Balnea, Essential Pruritus, Vaginal Yeast Infections.
Hemorrhoids - Either a syringe containing the Juice or
an applicator containing the Gel can be inserted into the Rectum to
RELIEVE pain. Application can be as often as desired.
Hair and Scalp - Any product containing at least 70% Aloe Vera is beneficial to the GOOD health of the Hair and Scalp.
Internal Disorders - Taken internally the Gel will RELIEVE Ulcers, Colitis, Constipation and other Digestive Disorders.
Oral Disorders - Can be used for Cancer Sores, Cold Sores, Fever Blisters, Minor Sore Throats, Mouth Irritations, Denture Sores, Gingivitis, Mouth and Gum diseases.
Parasites - Can be used for Pinworms and Thread worms.
Sinus - When inhaled through an Inhaler, Aloe Vera Gel
acts as a Decongestant, although NOT as IMMEDIATE as a Antihistamine.
Skin Cancers - Regular application at least 2-4
times daily may ARREST Skin Cancer.
Skin Disorders - Can be used for Burns, Scalds, Sunburn, Ulcers, Blisters, Diaper and Heat Rash, Razor Burns, Prickly Heat, Windburn, Abrasions, Insect Stings and Bites, Allergies associated with Plants or Insects, Dandruff, Eczema, Dermatitis, Impetigo, Psoriasis, Body and Bed Sores, Cuts, Contusions, Lacerations, Chronic Ulcers, Boils and Abscesses.
Stomach Disorders - Can be used for Indigestion, Heartburn, Hyper-Acidity, Peptic and Duodenal Ulcers, Colitis, Hemorrhoids.
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