Aloe Vera has long been known by society has many remarkable properties either for health or for beauty, hair, face, and lips.
Often we find the presence of beauty products that use Aloe Vera as a raw material or ingredients of the mixture.
Certainly, we need to have no more efficacy than v Aloe Vera itself.
The Aloe Vera plant including a low shrub, plant belongs to the plant is succulent and liked living in dry.
Long leaves 40-90cm, width 6-a passer-by, with more or less 2, 5 cm at the base of the leaf, as well as bell-shaped flowers.
Aloe Vera plant originated from Africa,
the Aloe Vera plant which is a herbal plant is also known as “Desert Lily”, which means the plant is perennial and medicinal plants
Aloe Vera has been known and used for thousands of years ago because of its usefulness and its benefits.
Historical records mention that ancient Egypt has found the benefits of Aloe Vera plant health as early as 1500 BC.
Because the benefits of Aloe Vera that is so extraordinary, the people of ancient Egypt mention the Aloe Vera plant as the plant of immortality.
Not only that, a physician from the times of ancient Greece called Dioscorides, mention if one of the benefits of Aloe Vera the inherent efficacy for treating various kinds of diseases.
For example, inflammation of the throat, sores, hair loss, hemorrhoids, skin and bruises, chapped and blisters.
Classification Of Aloe Vera
Super Division: Spermatophyta
Order: Disambiguation Pages
Species: Aloe vera l.
Morphology Of Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera plant stem is fibrous or Woody. Generally very short and barely visible because covered by dense leaf and partially immersed in the land.
However, there are also a few species in the shape of a tree with a height of 3-5 m. This species can be found in the deserts of North Africa and the Americas.
Through this stem will grow buds that will become tidal.
As with any blown one other plants, Aloe Vera leaf-shaped spear with compounds.
The thick fleshy leaves have not boned, dark glaucous waxy layer on the surface and have a.
and contains water, gum, or mucus which dominates the leaves.
The upper part of the leaves and the bottom rounded corners (convex). In the Aloe Vera leaves are young and older (sucker) there are patches of pale green to white.
These patches will disappear when Aloe Vera is grown up. .. Along the edges of the leaves are lined out or blunt spines and colorless.
The trumpet-shaped flowers of Aloe Vera or small tube along the 2-3 cm, yellow to orange.
Flowers arranged slightly jutled around the end of the stalk that rose upward around 50-100 cm.
Aloe Vera has a very short rooting system with the root fibers the length can reach 30-40 cm.
Nutritional Aloe Vera
The Name Of The Food Ingredients: Aloe Vera
Other Names/Alternative: Aloe vera
The large number of Aloe Vera that explored (Food Weight) = 100 gr
Parts of Aloe Vera which can be consumed (BDD/Food Edible) = 73%
Aloe Vera calories = 4 kcal
Aloe Vera protein = 0.1 gr
Fat = 0.2 grams of Aloe Vera
Carbs = 0.4 grams of Aloe Vera
Calcium = 85 mg of Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera phosphorus = 186 mg
Iron-Aloe Vera = 0.8 mg
vitamin A = 0 IU
Aloe Vera vitamin B1 = 0.01 mg
vitamin C = 0 mg
Part of this aloe vera plant contains 96% water and 4% is an active ingredient that is an amino acid, minerals, essential oils, vitamins, enzymes, and glycoproteins.
Because it is rich in excellent active ingredients, so today much modern healing that uses and mixes aloe vera plant into its products.
Sometimes aloe vera is also very tasty to make juice by mixing other herbs that can provide tremendous benefits.
In this aloe vera juice can provide some effects such as soothing irritation of the gastrointestinal tract caused by stomach disorders and colitis
Types of Aloe Vera Plant
The following are the types of the Aloe Vera plant and difference.
- Aloe Barbera
Aloe Barbera is one type of Aloe Vera the biggest in Africa.
0.9 meters high so that it looks like the Aloe Vera leaves thorny trees.
The color of the leaves is dark green and on the respective sides spiked. This Aloe life in warm, humid areas and in a woodland beach.
This type of Aloe Vera is much more suitable for ornamental plants on the home page.
The difference with this aloe Aloe Vera that we often encounter is the form, function, and much more.
- Aloe forex
Aloe Dhicotoma Aloe Vera is kind of the best known in South Africa and Namibia, Aloe is shaped like a large tree which has a delicate branches caban is.
From a distance, it indeed appears beautiful and attractive, yet delicate branches on the tree Aloe Vera which is smaller in size.
Aloe vera is a golden yellow color combined brownish on the scales
But be wary that the skin of Aloe Vera is very sharp like a razor blade. Aloe has flowers that can be eaten, and it tastes like asparagus.
The difference is very noticeable between aloe Aloe Vera with this, in General, is of interest. Aloe Vera at in General there are no flowers at all.
Other benefits of Aloe Vera plants and herbs
- Aloe Vera to speed healing of wounds
Aloe vera or Aloe contains anti-inflammatory substances that are used to heal wounds.
And also antibacterial content in it effective against infection by the bacteria so the because speed up the recovery of the wounded.
- Aloe Vera to resolve irritation
Sometimes without any reason the skin irritation or experiencing inflammation such as eczema, psoriasis, or rosacea.
To cope with the irritation and inflammation does not hurt if you try treating with the use of Aloe Vera.
Aloe Vera to increase immune
Aloe Vera will help the absorption of vitamins and minerals that are useful to the body to the maximum so that the immune system will increase.
You can consume Aloe Vera in the form of beverages, namely juice or Aloe Vera supplement.
4. Aloe Vera to keep levels of acidic body
By drinking Aloe Vera juice regularly, his alkaline properties will help keep the levels of acid in the body or balance the acidity of the body.
5. Aloe Vera to help the detoxification process
The body sometimes takes time to pull out all the toxins in the body or better known as the detoxification process.
With the avidly consume aloe vera, detoxification process in the body will be faster because it is aided by the benefits of Aloe Vera in itself.
6. Aloe Vera to eradicate the dental plaque
This is used as a mouthwash to reduce and eradicate the plaque on teeth have almost the same effect with chlorhexidine antiseptic antimicrobial groups or drug.
7. Aloe Vera as a source of vitamins and minerals
As explained in the section opening, an awful lot of content of Aloe Vera is useful for our bodies.
Thus by consuming Aloe Vera, vitamin and mineral needs then we will be fulfilled.
8. Aloe Vera to reduce weight
As has been discussed on 6 points, that Aloe Vera will greatly help the detoxification process,
then directly will also make metabolic processes in the body is increased so that there will be no fat deposits in the body as well as digestion will awake his health
9. Aloe Vera to maintain cardiovascular health
This plant can help improve the ability of red blood cell diffusion and oxygen transport so that cardiovascular health problems such as heart can be minimized.
10. Aloe Vera as a source of amino acids
Drink Aloe Vera juice contains 7 of 8 amino acids amino acids that cannot be produced by the body independently. Therefore, Aloe Vera can meet the needs of Your amino acids.
The Benefits of Aloe Vera for the face
eradicate acne and remove acne scars
to brighten the face skin
Aloe Vera for removing blackheads
Aloe Vera to shrink facial pores
Dividing into 2 parts Aloe Vera
Grab the middle section of Aloe Vera
Paste or sweep across the face
Let stand for 30 minutes
Rinse until clean
The benefits of Aloe Vera for skin body
Aloe Vera as a natural sunscreen, to treat a sunburn on the skin
Aloe Vera for skin and lightens skin damming, Aloe Vera for removing scars in the skin
In addition to using the mask to the face, you can also apply Aloe Vera on the rest of your skin
The benefits of Aloe Vera for hair
Aloe Vera for hair discolor
Aloe Vera to make hair shiny
prevents hair loss, strengthens hair roots and Aloe Vera to get rid of dandruff
Use Aloe Vera mask on your hair so you have healthy and shiny hair, Use 2 days before shampooing
Aloe Vera benefits for lips, Aloe Vera lip to smooth moisturizes lips, Aloe Vera for skin chapped lips and makes red lips naturally
Get red lips blushes by applying Aloe Vera every day on your lips