My aloe plant is the most forgiving succulent plant that I own. If I sometimes forget to water it one day, it forgives me and is ok if I water it the next day. It’s a great plant for almost all temperatures and it has awesome herbal healing properties. If you don’t have an aloe vera plant growing at your place, get one as soon as you can so that you can utilize these benefits.
Here is a list of the benefits of having Aloe around:
-It can be used as shaving lotion and it leaves your legs silky soft. Score!
-When you mix aloe with sugar you create a great body sugar scrub.
-Boost your immune system – Aloe has tons of vitamins that help your body.
-Treat burns and soothe sunburns by mixing a little aloe and emu oil. It’s the burn miracle cream.
-Relieve the itchiness in bug bites
-Helps reduce inflammation
-Improves cardiovascular health
-A great moisturizer for your body and face and can reverse the signs of aging skin
-Stayed up all night? Put some aloe leaves in the fridge and apply to your eyes. It takes the puffiness away and assists in dark circles.
-Does wonders on stretch marks, apply twice daily. This was a godsend during my pregnancy.
-You can consume aloe as a drink, it can help with any digestive problems.
-Also, Bonus! Aloe is a wonderful energy booster when you drink up!
-Dandruff remedy – mix it with your shampoo. Easy Peasy
-Lowers cholesterol, my dad can use a little aloe vera in his life.
-Soothes with arthritis pain, my mom can also use a little aloe vera in his life.
-DIY hand sanitizer – Aloe Vera gel, some rubbing alcohol, and 10 drops of thieves essential oil makes an easy homemade sanitizer.
-Constant use of aloe vera can also help with acne break outs. I have it in my daily regiments.
-Conditions your hair after you have dyed it without making it look greasy!
-Helps with canker sores. Apply and soothe.
-Reduces high blood pressure by treating the cause, not just the symptoms
-The anti-fungal properties in aloe help treat yeast infections
- Aloe can also assist in weight loss. Say what?! Drink up!
-A natural remedy to constipation
-If you have ear pain a few drops will provide some relief.
-Assists in hair growth and regulates hair lose
Do you have any aloe vera tips? Email us and I’ll add your tip to our list!