WHAT ALOE VERA DOES TO YOUR BODY: WHY THE EGYPTIANS CALLED IT THE PLANT OF IMMORTALITY
The Aloe Vera plant can be traced back 6,000 years to early Egypt, while many ancient works including the Bible, refer to the use of Aloe.
Egyptians revered the aloe vera plant and considered it to be the “Plant of Immortality. Its amazing healing properties can treat a wide variety of diseases and health ailments.
Here are some proven health benefits of Aloe Vera:
- Heals burns quickly:
This herb has been traditionally used for burn healing, yet in 1959, the FDA approved this herb as a safe and natural treatment.
- Prevents wrinkles and improves skin
Studies have confirmed that Aloe Vera can slow down the aging of the skin, prevent facial wrinkles, and improve the elasticity of the skin.
- Treats canker sores
A study showed that the healing time, pain score and wound size are significantly reduced when Aloe Vera is applied to the affected spots.
- Antioxidant and Antibacterial properties
Aloe Vera is abundant in antioxidants such as polyphenols, and natural antibacterial compounds. The gel contains most of the bioactive compounds in the plant, which are useful to relieve skin infections.