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The Amazing Aloe Vera Plant

  • Posted on March 27, 2012 at 12:06 pm

The Amazing Aloe Vera Plant

Aloe Vera plants are known throughout the world for their healing properties. Used as moisturizer, the natural sap of the aloe plant can be uses to heal sunburn and other common first and second degree burns, revitalizing skin and creating a barrier of protection for the bodies own moisture to remain in the pores of the skin.

Scientists and aestheticians have studied the leaves of the aloe vera plant for decades in the research of the plants ability to gently repair damaged skin. Those who know the benefits of aloe skin products have kept plants of their own aloe vera plants in atriums and as houseplants.

Native to arid climates the aloe plant originates from Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. The medical uses for aloe vera spread across a wide spectrum of aliments as aloe can be used in the healing processes of diabetes, heartburn, irritable bowel syndrome when consumed in juice form and without the aloin extract that up until recently was used in the production of laxatives.

The uses and medical applications for the aloe plant have spilled over into the field of cosmetics where the plants sap is used in the making of aloe skin products such as moisturizers, soaps, sunscreens and shampoos.

Aloe vera is a miracle plant has made its way throughout the world form is original home and is found growing in cultivated areas in every climate that does not receive a winter frost.

As the movement toward green environmentally friendly products increases, look for aloe to be a front runner in the effort to regain the planet.

Naturally Lindy ( has developed a line of aloe skin products designed to heal acne, reduce the signs of aging, and improve overall skin tone and texture. Billings Farnsworth is a freelance writer.