10 Ways to Heal Yourself With Aloe
In modern society we are rediscovering the fantastic properties of ancient plants, and here we are going to take a look at aloe vera. Get yourself a healthy with the aloe vera plant! Pop it on your kitchen window sill and start reaping the benefits right away!
1. A skin remedy
Aloe is a very versatile and effective agent for all sorts of skin issues. Use it as a healing agent for cuts and burns and exploit the mild antiseptic properties for spots, pimples and mild skin infections. You can even use it as a gentle sunscreen if you are not being exposed to too much sun.
2. Easing constipation
Apply aloe to areas of cellulite in conjunction with a healthy diet and strict exercise regime – it cannot perform miracles on its own!
7. Hair health
Aloe does not just work on your skin – it’s great for the hair as well. Hair is your crowning glory – if it looks great then you will look great so let aloe do the hard work for you. Aloe vera protects the hair from sun, and the scalp from UV rays. It also protects it from the things you throw at it every day. Things like your straighteners, your curlers and your hair dryer as well as all those chemical products that have been building up for months. Aloe will control the oil on your scalp and make your hair shinier and silkier.
8. Controlling dandruff
The wonderful cleansing properties of Aloe Vera can be a great friend in your battle against the bulge. Aloe will rid your body of all the unhealthy toxins that build up from our normal diets. Just mix it with lemon and you’ll have a complete set of cleansing and detoxifying properties. Give yourself the ultimate healthy smoothie by mixing the following ingredients together in a blender:
- 1 medium aloe leaf, cut into pieces with the spines removed
- 1 tablespoon of honey
- the juice from 1 lemon
Drink this first thing in the morning, before you eat anything else for breakfast. It works best if you stick to a healthy diet and get plenty of exercise as well.