As time is passing, the consciousness and the rate of awareness amongst the new generation is increasing day by day. People are becoming more cautious in taking care of their skin and body. Specifically, the younger generation is very much conscious about their appearance. They are trying their level best to keep their body fit and skin glowing.
The whole new generation doesn’t rely on all the products available in the market. They are very conscious while selecting the products. The role models for the new generation are the people of olden times, when women and men were not too much conscious about their body and skin, but even then they looked stunning. There were many reasons behind their revealing beauty. Using natural herbs and their extracts is one of the reasons.
In this modernize world, the effect of pollution is increasing, due to industries and vehicles. Besides dull skin, black heads, pimples and many other skin related problems, pollution has also brought many dangerous diseases like skin cancer etc. This is one of the reasons that people are genuinely using products, to secure their skin and body.
As the awareness level is increasing, people are going towards only those products, which are reliable and made up of natural botanical herbs and fruit/vegetable extracts.
Natural herbs and fruit extracts serves as a beauty treatment for most of the younger generation. They know that the olden era has left many beautification things for them.
Out of many herbs and botanical plants, we will talk about the benefits of Aloe Vera.
Aloe Vera is the perfect cure for all types of skin diseases and an ideal pack for curing all the skin related problems.
Aloes have been used worldwide for more than 3,500 years. They are desert lilies and there are more than 200 varieties. With a high water content of nearly 96%, the Aloe Vera plant has been hailed as a medicinal plant with many a beneficial property.
Aloe Vera is green in color, and it has needle on both the sides. When you peel of Aloe Vera, you will get a natural fragrance free gel. It contains almost 20 amino acids, vital minerals like calcium, magnesium and sodium in sufficient quantities, enzymes, vitamins, polysaccharides, nitrogen and other components which make it a miracle substance.
In Pakistan, you can easily get this plant in any nursery. If you want, you can grow, by taking just one Aloe Vera with roots, and putting it in a pot having soil.
The health benefits of Aloe Vera have been propagated throughout the world specially the people of India and Pakistan is relying and using Aloe Vera from decades. Nowadays, even the skin, body and hair products are made up of Aloe Vera, which are available in the form of gel, spray, lotion, cream and in the form of a capsule too.
Some manufacturers add a few drops of Aloe Vera gel and claim to make Aloe Vera products. Most Aloe Vera products contain stabilizers and preservatives that might take away some of the benefits of Aloe. Unless Aloe Vera gel is added in significant amounts, it would not have much beneficial effect. I would like to recommend all the readers to use Aloe naturally, rather than in the form of products.
These natural products are very useful for reducing pimples, rashes, dead skin layer and for curing skin eruptions and allergies.
The gel of Aloe Vera has as many as 75 nutrients, which promise good health, has also turned out to be a very popular remedy for burns and wound. In fact, minor cuts, bruises and scrapes heal quickly on application of the gel. Nowadays, doctors are also using Aloe Vera after the surgical procedures, as they believe that Aloe will heal skin quickly.
Itching is a common problem in Pakistan due to heavy load of work and high level of precipitation. Aloe gel is best to treat itching perfectly. Just apply a coin size gel and leave it for 5 minutes. The problem will be vanished totally.
Apart from providing relief from itching, it helps to heal the blisters and sores. For people suffering from Psoriasis, Aloe Vera has provided relief by reducing the pain and itching of Psoriasis. All the sport freaky men and women should use Aloe gel as it has been proved that the gel causes considerable improvement in the nature of the lesions and blisters.
Hair styling gel, mousse and sprays are very common for all of us, but have you ever wonder to find a free hair setting product?
You will get amaze to know, that the gel of Aloe Vera can be used as a hair styling product without any side affects. It will not only set your hair perfectly, but it will also make your hair lustrous and healthy.
People with a common problem of baldness should apply natural Aloe gel over the affected areas regularly for about 6 months to find positive result.
Although the benefits of Aloe Vera are very useful for skin disorders, the juice is used in cases of people suffering from heartburn, ulcers and other digestive disorders. People suffering from indigestion or the irritable bowel syndrome have claimed that the juice of Aloe Vera does provide comfort. It is sometimes used as a laxative. Aloe Vera juice contains some anti-inflammatory fatty acids that alkalize digestive juices and prevent over acidity. This juice acts as an anti inflammatory agent and in some cases is known to reduce the amount of stomach juices that are secreted. So next time, if you feel heart burn late night, don’t rush to the hospital; just pull out one Aloe from your pot, and drink 2 table spoon of its juice.
People in Pakistan are also using Aloe Vera for making savory halwa, which is beneficent for the people, having Osteoporosis.
The benefits of Aloe Vera extend even to stimulating production of collagen. Our skin is made up of collagen, and we loose one collagen every year, which reduces skin elasticity. To prevent aging of the skin, use Aloe gel every night before going to bed.
As a moisturizer, Aloe Vera is very popular as it removes dead cells and also aids in the penetration of healthy substances. It reduces the intensity of pigmentation and lightens dark spots on the face.
If you have pimples, then you should apply Aloe gel to the affected area regularly.
Muscle pain and pain in the joints occurring because of arthritis can be alleviated by the application of Aloe Vera gels or sprays. You can take out the gel and massage it over the affected body area.
Aloe gel is also considered to be an effective remedy to decrease the total cholesterol, triglycerides and blood fat lipid levels. Eating Aloe gel one tablespoon daily reduces coronary heart disease. The extract of aloe Vera is known to steady even blood sugar levels too.
If you are not applying sun screen of SPF 15, before going out, then take Aloe gel and apply a light thin layer of gel over your skin before going out.
It helps soothing skin injured by burns, irritations, cuts and insect bites. It may help speed the healing of skin wounds, burns and other injuries. It may help with constipation, diarrhea and other intestinal problems, when taking internally. Aloe relieve itching and swelling of irritated skin. It may help kill fungus and bacteria.
You can then break off a part of the leaf and use the fresh gel to apply on any burn or other wound. . When the Aloe Vera leaf is broken, it oozes a thick sap that drips from the open end. This bitter sap is used to accelerate wound healing and reduce inflammation, but you should not eat that thick sap without medical advice.
Aloe Vera gel is also used to shrink warts and lessen the painful effects of shingles.
Gel from the Aloe Vera leaf has also shown good results in treating facial edema. When used a mouth rinse, Aloe Vera offers benefits for treating lockjaw and cold spores.
Aloe Vera juice has natural detoxifying powers that ease constipation and cleanse the bowel. Medical Science is also claiming that Aloe Vera helps in improving immune system of our body and in the future ahead, HIV positive would might be cured in the initial stage through Aloe.
Aloe can also inhibit the autoimmune reaction associated with certain forms of arthritis, in which the body attacks its own tissues.
SOME REAL EVENTS:
Shahbegum, 40 years old, who is a housewife, used Aloe Vera for about 1 year continuously. She massaged her skin regularly with Aloe Natural gel and now she has reduced free lines and looks 5 year younger.
Moosa Sewani, who is my dad, ate Aloe Vera halwa for about 6 months and his problem of leg is over now.
Aloe reduced the blood sugar levels in diabetics, as reported in Hormone Research. Five patients with adult (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes were given 1/2 teaspoon of aloe extract daily for up to 14 weeks. Blood sugar levels were reduced in all patients by an average of 45%, with no change in their total weight.
Aloe may help prolong survival time and stimulate the immune system of cancer patients, according to recent research. In Japan, mice with cancerous tumors were given aloe orally for 14 days. While the aloe did not suppress tumor growth, the average life span of the mice was prolonged by 22% for those given 50mg aloe/kg body weight and by 32% for those given 100mg/kg daily. A simultaneous experiment on human cancer cells (outside the body) found that high doses of aloe significantly suppressed the growth of these cancer cells.
Aloe’s protective effect was confirmed in a study of 673 lung cancer patients in Okinawa, Japan. This survey looked at the connection between smoking, comparative amounts of 17 plant foods in the diet, and the occurrence of lung cancer over a five-year period.
If you have any kind of severe medical problems, then use Aloe after consulting doctor. Aloe Vera can trigger uterine contractions and must not be taken by pregnant women. Children should not be given Aloe Vera internally too. If you are on drugs that cause potassium loss or diuretics or steroids, it may not be advisable to take Aloe Vera orally. High doses of Aloe Vera juice can cause diarrhea, abdominal pain and electrolyte imbalance.