The aloe vera is a plant succulent, perennial shrub, belonging to the family of Aloeacee. It grows where the climate is mostly dry and this is mainly grown in Africa, Australia, North America, Central America, Russia and Japan. The only farmers in Europe are in Spain and southern Italy. The use of aloe as a medicine is very old, dating to 2000 BC Today, this amazing plant, with its proven beneficial properties, is used especially in the herbal and cosmetic industries.
Aloe vera is useful for the treatment of burns and wounds. Several studies have shown that, when applied to wounds or burns, the products that contain aloe encourage the proliferation of cells skin, accelerating the natural healing process.
The aloe-based cosmetics, also slow down the aging the skin to stimulate the synthesis of collagen and elastin Preventing the emergence of wrinkles, Wrinkles and blemishes skin. The long-term effects are extraordinary: the application of such products can keep the skin hydrated, toned and young. Try it!
More than once it has been shown that aloe vera has also anti-cancer effects: Strengthens the immune system epidermis preventing the most common skin cancer (melanoma in the first place). That is not uncommon to find on the shelves of herbalists sunscreen and after sun aloe vera. These products are very useful and do not have any type of contraindication. It is recommended for use especially to those who have very clear and sensitive skin.
Due to the high content of Vitamin C, Vitamin E and zinc, Aloe vera is also a powerful antioxidant from known anti-microbial and anti-viral. The anti-inflammatory action then reduces quickly pain and swelling caused by trauma or the effects of a infection.
To round off the long list of beneficial properties, not to be missed the digestive effect of aloe vera, very useful in case of disturbances at the expense of stomach and of intestine.