Do you have an Aloe Vera plant at home? Sometimes you cut the tip of a leaf to apply it to a sunburn or a burn, because it will soothe the pain? Well, you're wrong too! This part of the leaf is not the right one to use! We just have to throw it away!
In addition to discovering 8 incredible benefits to the plant that is called "the plant of immortality", you will find a video tutorial at the very end of this article to learn how to take the gel from a leaf and in the good part of the leaf. And you will see that it is very very simple!
But before seeing the technique, discover 8 health benefits of aloe vera, a plant also called "the plant of immortality"!
1) Razor burn:
Everyone knows that Aloe Vera soothes sunburn. But it also relieves razor burns.
2) Acne and rosacea:
Mix 15 ml (1 tablespoon) Aloe Vera with 5 ml (1 teaspoon) almond milk and 5 ml (1 teaspoon) lemon juice to clean the skin. This remedy effectively fights acne, and helps to reduce rosacea.
3) Natural exfoliant:
Add 125 g (1/2 cup) brown sugar or baking soda to Aloe Vera to exfoliate the skin naturally.
4) Bad breath:
Mix 62.5 g (1/4 cup) Aloe Vera in 125 ml (1/2 cup) apple juice or water and drink this juice regularly. This formula works because Aloe Vera has powerful anti-inflammatory compounds that soothe bad breath-causing indigestion.
During an asthma attack, the air circulates less well because the respiratory tracts are inflamed. The enzymes contained in Aloe Vera fight inflammation. Express Tribune says that inhaling the vapors of Aloe Vera gel mixed with boiling water can bring relief almost immediately.
The Healthline says simply massaging aloe vera gel into your achy joints can soothe arthritic pain. Once again, the anti-inflammatory properties of the miraculous plant will help you.
7) Irritable bowel syndrome:
If you suffer from this symptom, and you do not already know this trick, you will probably be very relieved to learn that Aloe Vera can help you. Aloe Vera has been long-used as a remedy for the pain and discomfort of this syndrome. Patients with colitis and Crohn's disease also find some relief in using Aloe Vera. Consult your doctor for the correct dosage. The Mayo Clinic suggest drinking 100 ml (3-4 ounces) twice a day.
8) Leg cramps:
Muscle pains can be very painful. To reduce or eliminate them, eat Aloe Vera regularly for effective relief! HOW TO TAKE cALOE VERA GEL:
- Cut the whole leaf on the plant
- Cut the tip of the leaf, about 10cm (4 inches)
- Cut the leaf in half if it is too big
- Then cut the 2 sides of the leaf to remove the peel
- Then use the thin lines that you will feel on the leaf to cut it. Cut on the lines.
- Then remove all the skin above the gel
- You can cut the gel into cubes if you eat it, or strips to keep it in a jar until you use it for one of the 8 health benefits mentioned above