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Aloe Vera Facts

  • Posted on May 9, 2012 at 4:18 pm

Aloe Vera Facts
Aloe vera is a very useful plant. It has become very popular because of its properties which help to heal skin disorders. It is used for skin and hair care. Various research studies have been conducted to find out the benefits and some unknown facts about aloe vera.

However, there are many interesting facts about aloe vera. They are described below:

Aloe vera has been used as a remedy to treat skin disorders and wounds.
It can be used for external as well internal purposes also. It is available in the form of supplements, gels and drinks. It contains all the required vitamins and minerals. It doesn’t contain Vitamin D.
Aloe vera in hair care: Aloe Vera is used for treating hair loss. Many hair products available in the market contain aloe vera as its main ingredient. It has been found beneficial for promoting the growth of hair. It also provides relief from itchy scalp and problem of dandruff.
Aloe vera for skin care: It has been found very effective for treating the skin disorders and sunburn. It is very beneficial for dry skin. It is used in the cosmetic products such as creams, lotions, moisturizers and helps in nourishing the skin.
It is also beneficial in boosting up your immune system, fighting infection. It helps in regulating the blood sugar level and so is very useful for diabetic patients. It helps in eliminating various problems such as constipation and bowel movement.
You have to also take into consideration another important aspect about aloe vera. It should not be consumed in large quantities. It may cause various problems such as stomach pain, diarrhea and vomiting.
Individuals suffering from various disorders such as heart problems and ulcers should avoid taking it.
It is also very beneficial for treating acne.
In case, if you are opting for aloe vera supplements or products then you should take it in consultation with your doctor.

Some interesting facts and information about aloe vera have been mentioned above. It also informs you about the benefits of Aloe vera.

I am Sachi Kapoor, beautician. I want to share some true facts regarding aloe vera like skin care, hair care etc. Read my more articles about aloe vera gel & aloe vera juice.

Aloe Plant Fun Facts

  • Posted on March 2, 2012 at 4:38 am

Aloe Plant Fun Facts
The aloe plant has been around for at least since the Roman Empire. This ancient plant was cultivated for its soothing ointment that’s made from the juice of its leaves. The ointment is still cultivated and used today. The plant bears clusters of orange, yellow and red flowers in the winter. Many different types of Aloe plants are grown; the favorite houseplant is the Tiger Aloe plant. The leaves will eventually form a mound between 10 to 12 inches tall and 4 to 6 inches across. The leaves become tinted with bronze if they grow in the bright sun light. A true aloe will have pale green leaves that grow 18 to 20 inches long.

The best way to grow aloes is to sure they get four or more direct sun light a day. Artificial light will benefit these plants as well. Reflection from light walls or 12 hours a day of light will keep you plants healthy. The night temperatures of 50 to 55 degrees, along with day temperatures 68 to 72 degrees are ideal for this plant.

Letting the soil become moderately dry between watering, then water. Don’t use fertilize new plants for the first year. The older plants should be fertilizer once each fall. Make sure the fertilizer is standard houseplant fertilizer and diluted to half its strength before applying to your plant.

You may repot our overcrowded plants anytime during the year. Make sure no to plant aloes any deeper than grew before. Use a mixture of l part loam, 1 part leaf mold, and 1 part sharp sand ½ part crushed charcoal. Using general purpose potting soil and sharp sand is also an optional you can do. Add 1 tablespoon of ground limestone and 1 tablespoon of bone meal to whichever mixture you use.

The Aloe plant is a wonderful addition to your home décor.

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Health Food Facts : Aloe Vera Juice Health Benefits

  • Posted on October 9, 2011 at 6:25 am

Aloe vera juice has many help benefits, including improving circulation, regulating blood pressure, strengthening the immune system, defending against bacteria, healing ulcers and treating psoriasis. Consider taking aloe vera orally withinformation from a professional caterer in this free video on food. Expert: Merrilee Jacobs Contact: Bio: In 2001, Merrilee Jacobs launched a catering business called Peasant Fare Catering. Filmmaker: Paul Kennamer