It is probably one of the best known plants ever, a reputation due to its countless beneficial properties. A dense juice with the consistency of a gel is extracted from the leaves, through a particular process, which contains numerous active ingredients with immunostimulating, anti-inflammatory, purifying and nourishing properties.
The particular composition of this gel, combined with the various beneficial properties it contains, has allowed the transformation of the raw material into products that can be used for numerous uses.
Aloe gel-based cream with healing and antibacterial qualities for some dermatological problems; refreshing in case of sunburn, burns, moisturizing or as a sunscreen. High quality cosmetics (fluids, creams, lotions, balms) for face, lips and body are made with aloe vera extracts.
However, aloe can also be taken orally, in the form of juice or supplement, and is consumed as a laxative, detoxifier, tonic and stimulant of the immune defenses.
All the beneficial effects of aloe
Purifying : it is able to detoxify the body from toxins. The saccharides present in the gel adhere to the walls of the intestine forming a protective barrier that prevents the absorption of harmful substances.
Laxative : aloe is a precious ally of the digestive system: it stimulates the bacterial flora and promotes the elimination of waste, improving the absorption of nutrients.
Strengthens the immune system : the gel also contains acemannan, a sugar with antiviral, anti-inflammatory and above all anticancer properties. This substance is able to regulate immune responses to infectious or sensitizing agents, as in the case of allergies or autoimmune diseases.
Cicatrizing : quality due to the presence of polysaccharides derived from mannose, which stimulate the activity of macrophages, enhance the synthesis of collagen, increase cell regeneration.
Coagulant : aloe is able to quickly repair tissues and membranes, which is why it is used not only on burns but also on wounds, eczema and blisters, to accelerate healing.
Soothing : offers immediate relief from mosquito and other insect bites, jellyfish and even nettle bites. Its soothing power also extends to burns, both from fire and those from excessive exposure to the sun.
Products based on aloe vera
As we have seen, there are so many beneficial effects of aloe vera. The particular composition of the gel obtained from the leaves has allowed the creation of different types of products. Here are the best you can find on farmae.it
Aloe Vera Pure Gel : composed of 99% pure organic aloe vera gel, it is a simple and pure formulation that keeps the virtues of the fresh plant unaltered.
It has a soothing and refreshing action on red, burnt and irritated skin.
Primitive Aloe Gel: 100% gel for ‘first aid’, without the addition of water and with double concentration. It protects, repairs, hydrates and soothes even the most sensitive, stressed and reddened skin. Its processing guarantees maximum protection of the active ingredient.
Lip Stick : lip balm with natural ingredients such as Aloe Vera, Argan Oil, Shea Butter and Vitamin E. Aloe Vera is known for its soothing and regenerating properties, useful for chapped lips. Argan Oil and Shea Butter deeply nourish the lips.
Capsule supplement : rich in minerals, mucopolysaccharides and vitamins. Do not exceed the recommended daily dose, do not take during pregnancy.
Aloe juice: pure aloe drink indicated for its emollient and soothing action on the digestive system, it also acts as an antioxidant and purifying agent.