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ALOE VERA

Aloe Vera has been used as an herbal remedy for over 5000 years starting with the recorded writings of the Egyptians. Nefertiti and Cleopatra used aloe Vera to enhance the luster of their hair.  Aloe Vera is mentioned many times in the bible and it is thought to have been used in the burial of Jesus.  It can be used both externally and internally. It is found today in many beauty products.

Aloe Vera is abundant in vitamins, minerals and trace elements. It has natural anti-viral and anti-inflammatory properties. Aloe Vera assists in the role of collagen and elastin fibers to help skin keep its youthful nature and to prevent scars from forming.

The gel from the plant is used for skin disorders of many kinds. Aloe Vera contains vitamins C and E plus zinc that can heal and soften the skin. The anti-bacterial nature of Aloe Vera will help prevent infections. Using Aloe Vera products like gels and creams can aid in preventing and removing corns and calluses. It works very well on acid burns and other burns. It is used to stimulate hair growth and stop hair loss.

Taken internally Aloe Vera is good for chronic constipation, especially in older people.  Aloe Vera juice improves digestion and cleanses the digestive tract so it is useful in weight control.

CAUTION: Aloe Vera should not be taken during the first 3 months of pregnancy.



 


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