Aloevera (Aloe Barbadensis) is commonly known as Aloevera, which can be traced back 6,000 years to early Egypt, known as the “plant of immortality.” Historically, Aloevera was used topically to heal wounds and for various Skin conditions such as Burns, Sunburns, Psoriasis and orally as a laxative. Aloevera is used as a traditional remedy for Diabetes, Asthma, Epilepsy and Osteoarthritis. Aloevera leaves contain a clear gel that is often used as a topical ointment. The green part of the Aloevera leaf that surrounds the gel can be used to produce a juice or a dried substance (called latex) that is taken by mouth. Aloevera has been believed to function as Anti-microbial, Antibiotic, Analgesic, Anti-inflammatory,
Aloevera contains 75 potentially active constituents such as Vitamins, Enzymes, Minerals, Sugars, Lignin, Saponins, Salicylic acids and Amino acids
Vitamins A (beta-carotene), Vitamin E, Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12 and Folic acid.
Calcium, Chromium, Copper, Selenium, Magnesium, Manganese, Potassium, Sodium and Zinc.
Aliiase, Alkaline Phosphatase, Amylase, Bradykinase, Carboxypeptidase, Catalase, Cellulase, Lipase, and Peroxidase.
Monosaccharides (glucose and fructose) and polysaccharides (glucomannans/polymannose).
It provides 12 anthraquinones, which are phenolic compounds traditionally known as laxatives.
Auxins and Gibberellins that help in wound healing and have anti-inflammatory action.
Essential amino acids:
For healthy muscle cells.
Possesses anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties
Studies suggest Aloevera is useful in following conditions:
Chemotherapy Side effects.
Upper respiratory tract infection.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
Itchy Skin Conditions.
Sun damaged Skin.