Aloe Vera Oil
Aloe vera is a plant that grows in clumps, with thick, waxy leaves. It is grey-green in color and is considered a perennial, which means it is a plant that lives more than two years. It is further classified as a succulent, meaning it is a water-retaining plant, thus its "fat" appearance.
-Aloe vera oil has exhibited anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory properties. Containing a host of beneficial compounds, the aloe vera extract has also been shown interesting results when used in conjunction with conventional cancer treatment. It can influence and stimulate assorted factors of the immune system by reducing the inflammation and blood supply to tumors, and can prevent certain compounds from being absorbed by the liver.
Common Uses: For many years, aloe vera has been recognized for a variety of health benefits. Copious research has found that not only does the aloe vera extract aid in healing from burns as well as reducing scarring and inflammation, the aloe vera juice can also be used internally as a laxative and to treat asthma, peptic ulcers and other digestive disorders. Aloe vera oil has been shown to be effective in treating diabetes, constipation and a poor appetite as well as enhancing the overall immune system.