We've all heard of Aloe Vera for burns, which it is fantastic for, but they also have a lot of other very helpful uses!
Historically, aloe vera was called 'wands of heaven', because of it's wonderful medicinal powers. It is said to bring protection, peace and success, and has even been used in some places as a herb that brings love to the lonely.
Healing - Externally aloe vera is wonderful for all healing, especially for heat and sun burns, cuts, rashes and allergic reactions, eye irritations, sprains & strains, itches etc.
Aloe juice is mildly antibiotic, astringent, and a tonic for healing.
Internally - Aloe vera is also great for blood cleansing, flukes and worms, a good laxative, indigestion and poor appetite.
Mouthwash - In a 2014 study, researchers found aloe vera extract to be a safe and effective alternative to chemical-based mouthwashes. The plant’s natural ingredients, which include a healthy dose of vitamin C, can block plaque. It can also provide relief if you have bleeding or swollen gums.
Lung congestion - Aloe acts as a powerful expectorant when the lungs are congested. Blend the gel of aloe with lemon juice and water and drink freely during the day.
Lowering blood sugar levels - Aloe can be part of a successful program in treating diabetes. Aloe juice can be taken several times a day between meals to help heal the pancreas and liver.
Shampoo - Aloe has also been used a natural shampoo, alone with water. It can strengthen your hair and make your scalp healthier, calms an itchy scalp, deep cleans oily hair, and promotes hair growth.The easiest way to use Aloe Vera is to break/cut off a piece of the leaf, cut it in half and smooth the oozing gel on the troubled area of skin.
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