The use of aloe vera in home remedies started about 300 years ago. Aloe vera is a medicinal plant originally from Africa which is part of the lily family. Its extracts have been used as remedy and alternative medicine in complementary treatment of several health conditions and diseases since the 18th Century.
Aloe-vera herbal medicine is known as efficient alternative remedy for bile flow, healing wounds, stopping bleeding, expel worms, lower blood pressure, moderate blood sugar and for cholesterol levels reduction. Below is a step by step guide on how to make aloe vera home remedies:
Aloe vera extract is also reported as efficient natural remedy for colon detox, thanks to its purgative, laxative, rejuvenating and anti-aging properties.
The healing properties of Aloe-Vera are recognized worldwide with more relevance in traditional Chinese medicine and traditional Indian Ayruveda medicine. In some countries the Aloe Vera extracts are used as first aid remedy for wounds, burns and sunburn treatment.
The extract, which is a kind of a thick gel, can help heal extremely dry skin, and it is used in assorted kind of lotions. It’s also believed to be effective in treatment of fungal infections such as ringworm and mouth ulcers as well.
Recent research has also shown that Aloe Vera gel may be helpful in treating breast and liver cancers as well as HIV, while the steam inhalation of the gel has also been reported as one of the best natural home remedy for bronchial congestion treatment.
Aloe Vera is found and used in traditional medicine around the globe because of its healing polyvalence for many health conditions. Many industrialized herbal remedies found in pharmacies contain Aloe Vera extracts as an ingredient.
Aloe Vera extracts and synthetic chemicals based on those found naturally in Aloe Vera plant are also included in many conventional lotions, shampoos, and soaps for skin care. The leaves of Aloe Vera have purgative properties and can be prepared and used as natural remedy for chronic and stubborn constipation relief, while the yellow juice collected from the bottom of the aloe vera leaves can be used to stimulate bile flow, appetite and improve your digestive system.
So, Aloe Vera is probably the oldest and best known medicinal plant in the world.
Finally, aloe vera medicinal plant and its uses is widely recognized worldwide but pregnant and nursing women may be required to consult a health practitioner before consuming some remedies, beverages and lotions made from Aloe Vera.