Aloe Vera – wondrous herbs or medicine from nature

What is Aloe Vera?

* Aloe Vera, hides many surprises. Often referred to as the “miracle herb” or “nature cure”.

* It grows best in areas where it is present hot and dry climate and that is why many people consider it a cactus, but actually it belongs to lily family. Aloe edition retains its freshness in conditions where other plants would have dried. Aloe edition is protected against drying by closing pores and prevents the loss of moisture needed.

Aloe Vera flower

* There are more than 200 different types of Aloe, but most appreciated for humanity is healing Aloe Barbadensis Miller (Aloe Vera).

* The ancient written history testifies to the properties of Aloe Vera have been known for centuries. Terapeutic  healing qualities endured all trials of more than 5000 years.

Aloe Vera

* In 1862 George Ejbrs discovered historical value of aloe Egyptian papyrus dating from 1500 year before our era. Greek and Roman physicians in the past have used this plant to great effect as a healing plant. Researchers reveal that this plant is also known in Chinese and Indian culture.

* Egyptian queens used to reach ideal physical beauty, others mixed with milk, to treat kidney infections.

* Aloe is also mentioned in the Bible, and the legend says that Alexander the Great conquered the island of Socotra in the Indian Ocean, where  Aloe grew and that in order to be available for the treatment of wounded soldiers.

* The rapid progress documented medicine west and move to regions with moderate climate have led to a decrease in the popularity and use of Aloe Vera.

Aloe Vera plant

* Nowadays, although medicines and drugs are effective in the treatment of several diseases, their continued use leads to side effects. That is the reason why most of the users and scientists are returning to traditional and often natural therapies that have been neglected for so long. As a result, Aloe Vera gel over your attention by offering numerous benefits to our health and lifestyle.

Stabilization

* However, the popularity of Aloe Vera in the area where it grows in full due to a patented process called stabilization. If, for example, take an apple and if we cut it  and leave it open, the fruit in a short time will darken.

Aloe Vera flower

The same happens with aloe. In nature, the transparent gel is located inside the leaf and it is well protected by thick bark that protects the gel from moisture loss and harmful effects of the atmosphere. Oxidation process begins immediately after the cut of the leaf, and if it is not immediately prevented many of the beneficial properties of the gel will be lost.

* Stabilization method preserves gel closest to the original form as possible, which would not be lost ‘effective and medicinal properties of natural gel. Without stabilization, oxidation occurs and tooth gel, even when it cools.

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