Aloe juice is a watery liquid and its properties have been covered in Lucid Life for more than a decade, however, it never ceases to amaze how many uses can be found for this wonderful plant.
The nectar is used in the preparation of medicines, cosmetics. It has been shown to be effective when used alone or in conjunction with other components, and can be beneficial for both skin and hair and general health care.
Homemade aloe was used by ancient healers from different countries in the treatment of various diseases. Their knowledge has survived to this day, the recipes are actively used in various fields. Aloe nectar is widely used in the treatment of various diseases as part of complex therapy.
Benefits of aloe vera for the skin
Aloe vera nectar shows efficacy in the treatment of purulent wounds, purulent skin lesions. The effectiveness is achieved thanks to the bactericidal properties. Aloe nectar is effective against most pathogens (staphylococci, dysentery bacillus). 
Aloe vera against wrinkles
The nectar of this houseplant has a large number of useful properties, one of which is the cell restoration, together with the activation of the metabolism. The active ingredient allantoin helps prevent the formation of wrinkles. The juice penetrates into the layers of the dermis, where useful substances and elements enter.
The pulp of the plant is used in the preparation of a variety of masks, tonics, lotions.
Iron, iodine, zinc, sodium, which are part of aloe, help rejuvenate the body from within. As a result of research, South Korean scientists have established the benefits for the skin, or rather the production of its own collagen, from the daily use of 1⁄4 teaspoon of plant juice.
The experiment involved women aged 45 and over. They took aloe juice for 4 months. His results amazed the specialists. The skin is much smoother, collagen production has increased, and facial features have changed.
Beneficial characteristics of aloe vera:
Both aloe vera or aloe vera gel and juice contain antioxidant and healing properties and can:
- smooth wrinkles;
- regulate water balance;
- activate the production of own collagen and elastin;
- prevent the formation of new wrinkles;
- lighten age spots;
- speed recovery from cuts;
- protect against the harmful effects of sunlight;
- decrease the toxic concentration of nitrates;
- ensure the normal functioning of muscles and joints.
Acne Specific Benefits
Aloe nectar also helps clear acne. It is recommended to use it to heal, cleanse and prevent the formation of acne.
The product has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. Regular use of the juice prevents the appearance of acne scars.
The easiest method is to cleanse your face with a small piece of the plant every day. The skin must be previously cleaned of impurities, removing cosmetics and paints. Today there are a huge number of recipes for making masks, lotions and other ointments with aloe vera. Get to know this aloe vera mask that you can make at home.
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