Aloe Vera Plant

Aloe Vera Plant

30 Ways to Use Aloe Vera

  1. Take the sting or itch out of insect bites.

  2. Treat minor burns from mishaps in the kitchen.  For larger burns, mix with some vitamin E oil.

  3. Treatment of athlete's foot.

  4. Prevent scarring and stretch marks.

  5. Soothe psoriasis.

  6. General moisturizer for dry skin.

  7. Use to treat acne outbreaks.

  8. Help eliminate eczema.

  9. Sooth sunburn - it contains cooling properties similar to menthol.

  10. Relieve and help heal blisters.

  11. Brighten the complexion - decrease pigmentation and dark spots.

  12. Help reverse wrinkles and signs of aging.

  13. Use as hair conditioner for silkier, smoother hair.

  14. Treat dandruff by mixing aloe vera juice with coconut milk and wheat germ oil.  Massage into scalp and rinse.

  15. Help hair grow faster by massaging aloe into the scalp, letting it sit for 30 minutes, and rinsing.

  16. Help treat and soothe allergic skin reactions.

  17. Reduce the appearance of bruises.

  18. Remove dry skin on feet by mixing together four tablespoons of aloe vera gel, half-cup of oatmeal, half-cup of corn meal, and half-cup of unscented body lotion for an exfoliating foot mask.

  19. Make an exfoliating organic sugar all-over body scrub by mixing together two tablespoons of aloe vera gel, 2 tablespoons of organic brown sugar, and 1 teaspoon of organic lemon juice.

  20. For very rough skin patches, mix one cup of aloe vera gel, one cup of organic coconut oil, two teaspoons of local organic honey, and two cups of sea salt.

  21. Boil some leaves in a pan of water and breathe in the vapor to ease symptoms of asthma.

  22. Indigestion can be relieved by drinking aloe vera juice as it soothes inflammation in the stomach.  Drink one-quarter cup of aloe vera juice about 20 minutes before eating a meal.

  23. It can be used as a natural laxative due to its content of mucilage, a soluble fiber that flows through the digestive tract easily and cleanses it of any accumulated waste.

  24. Can help reduce inflammation of arthritis and rheumatism pain when taken orally.

  25. Drinking aloe vera juice can naturally lower blood sugar levels.

  26. Drinking aloe vera juice can reduce cholesterol and triglycerides for a healthy heart.

  27. Drinking aloe vera juice can reduce symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, including bloating and discomfort.

  28. Treat gum disease by gently rubbing into gums two or three times a day.

  29. Drink to help ease congestion, stomach ulcers, colitis, hemorrhoids, and urinary tract infections.

  30. Sip juice to reduce inflammation of eye and ear infections.

Note:  If you decide to take aloe vera orally, seek out only certified organic juice.

Disclaimer

The information on this website is not a substitute for medical advice and is for educational purposes only.  Please consult your health care practitioner before undertaking any health changes.  Before applying anything on your body, please do a patch test with it first.