Aloe Vera the Wonder Plant
By Dr. Luigi Gratton
The historical use of aloe vera dates back to the ancient Egyptians, who used it for a variety of purposes, including beauty. Aloe Vera is a common household plant that was first found in Northern Africa and is known to have a wide range of benefits, both internal and external. Read on for more about one of the most versatile plants in nature.
What is Aloe Vera?
Aloe vera is a species of succulent plant that originated in North Afr ica. Today aloe plants are grown in tropical and sub-tropical regions, including Mexico (where Herbalife grows its own aloe plants), China and parts of Asia. Unprocessed who le leaf aloe vera is about 96% water , the remaining four percent contains many beneficial substances including vitamins , minerals, amino acids and enzymes.
Aloe Vera helps the body outside…
Historically, aloe vera has been used topically as a beauty ingredient. Because of its well-known benefits for the skin, today the aloe plant is one of the primary ingredients used in the cosmetic industry. The amazing substances in this plant help to:
- Hydrate and moisturize the skin.
- Soften and soothe the skin.
And it helps inside too!
Although valued for its soothing and moisturizing effects on the skin, aloe vera also delivers internal benefits. Most notably, it is used to support a healthy digestive system.
When taken orally, this impressive plant:
- Helps to promote healthy digestion.
- Soothes the stomach from occasional discomfort.
- Provides antioxidant activity to help fight free radicals
- Supports nutrient absorption.
Ingredients found in nature have a way of making things better. So, whether you want to pamper your epidermal layer head-to-toe, or support your digestive system, turn to nature and reach for aloe vera.
Did you Know?
In ancient times, Egyptian queens associated the use of aloe vera with physical beauty.
Aloe vera is part of the lily family (Lilaceae).
Now use your Aloe Vera daily for a better life.
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