The ancestral Aloe Vera is a plant that evolved from the lilac family, on which garlic is also a member.
Both possess great curative and nutritive properties, Aloe Vera with its curative and regenerative properties, is mentioned in Bible passages as well as in ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics, carried by Alexander the Great on his conquests as the only palliative for bruises and injuries. In modern times, Aloe Vera is being rediscovered. However, it has undergone more serious and in depth investigations, including laboratory analysis and controlled clinical tests that assure the effectiveness of its curative properties.
Of the 200 types of Aloe Vera that exist, the one that has greatest nutritional and therapeutic properties is the Aloe Vera Barbadensis. The aloe vera plant contains its greatest nutritional properties at 2 to 3 years of age. The succulent aloe vera gel is obtained from within the leaves, for which it is necessary to remove the peel or skin, leaving a sticky, gelatin-like tissue containing tremendous medicinal properties.
This marvelous gel cannot be exposed to the elements for more than 2 hours since it tends to oxidize easily, thus losing some of its therapeutic properties. This makes it necessary to subject it to a stabilization process, or refrigeration to neutralize the undesirable effects of oxygenation.
What are the properties in Aloe that makes it such a marvelous natural product for health and beauty?
Principle charactertics of Aloe Vera or Savila:
- Pain Inhibitor
Aloe Vera reduces pain upon application to the affected area. Unlike the majority of other products available, it has the ability to penetrate very deeply. Aloe-Vera blocks pain in the deep layers of skin due to its active components and their power to penetrate and ease inflammation.
Aloe works in a way similar to steroids, like cortisone, but without the harmful side effects. Several compounds in aloe are responsible for these actions. The most important are Glycoproteins, which inhibit and actually break down Bradykinin, a major mediator of pain and inflammation, and also have various Anthraquinones, and Salicylates the same anti-inflammatory and pain killing agents found in aspirin. Aloe is very helpful in healing skin abrasions and burns because it contains magnesium lactate, a substance that inhibits the histamine reactions made by the immune system in response to irritants.
For this reason, you can use it for every type of inflammation like Brusitis, Arthritis, or even insect bites, for best results, soak a cotton ball with aloe does not contain cortisone, but has enzymes and other elements which work extremely well in relieving soreness in affected areas.
- Healing action
Aloe Vera has a very high levels calcium and potassium and zinc, as well as Vitamins C and E in Aloe Vera. These minerals formation of a net of fibers that trap the red corpuscles of the blood, thus speeding the healing process. Calcium is a very important element in the proper function of the nervous system, and in the use of muscles. It is a great catalyst in all healing.
- Keratolic Action
This is the action of removing damaged skin, replacing it with new skin cells. It also allows the free flow of blood through the veins and arteries, clearing them of small blood clots.
- Antibiotic Action
- Antimicrobial activity.
It has been proven to stop the destructive action of many bacteria such as Salmonella and Staphylococcus faicalis as well as being very effective against the fungus Candida Albicans, etc. Aloe is excellent in eliminating bacteria, as well as preventing infection when a greater than 75% concentration is directly applied to the affected area.
- Anti-viral activity
Fights viruses when use in greater than 75% concentration and applied directly to the virus. Aloe is very effective against the vaginal tricomona strain of virus. Acemman (acetil-manosa). This substance found in Aloe Vera has been very effective in combating certain virus. It is presently being infected to combat a certain type of Leukemia and Fibrosarcomas in animals and being studied as an aid to AZT in fighting the HIV virus (AIDS).
- Anti-fungal activity
It acts as a fungicide when applied directly to the fungus.
- Cell Regeneration
Aloe possesses a hormone that accelerates the growth of new cells, also eliminating the old ones. Due the presence of calcium in aloe, which regulates the amount of liquid in the cell, internal and external equilibrium is maintained. This create healthy cell in all the body tissues.
Skin Cancer: Aloe will be the weapon against skin cancer in the future, says Dr. Faith Strickland of M.D. Anderson Cancer Center at the University of Texas. She also assert that aloe helps to protect the skin’s immune systems from harm.An important fact is that aloe contains 17 amino acids which the human body needs for the formation of proteins and tissue (proteins are networks formed by the combination of various amino acids). In addition it contains minerals like calcium, phosphorous, copper, iron, manganese, magnesium, and sodium; essential elements for metabolism and cellular operation.
Aloe helps to promote good metabolism, that is, the production of energy which the body needs. Also, because it contains Vitamin C, it acts to stimulate and improve circulation and the proper function of the cardiovascular system. Vitamin C is not produced by the body and therefore we must provide it externally. This vitamin is very important in the strengthening of the immune system, circulatory and digestive systems and plays a role in the prevention of vast amount of illnesses.
Aloe contains a great number of enzymes. Some enzymes are produced by the body (pancreas) but others are not, and these need to be supplied to the body externally. In the digestive process the enzymes transform proteins by breaking them down into their amino acids components, carbohydrates into sugars (glucose), and fats into fatty acids. The transformed elements are then absorbed by the intestine and passed on to the circulatory system.
One component of aloe, aloin, is used as a laxative. The aloin is extracted from the outer rind of the leaf. In gastrointestinal problems, Aloe appears to slow down the emptying of the stomach and to inhibit the release of excess hydrochloric acid and the enzyme pepsin. We recommend to take aloe starting with low dose, one or two ounces a day and see how your body responds, then increase this quantity.
Detoxification = Elimination + Regeneration + Assimilation.
Due to the potassium which contains, aloe vera improves and stimulates the liver and the kidneys, the principal organs of detoxification. Aloe contains uronic acid which eliminates toxic materials within the cells.
The first time aloe is ingested it tends to cause a sight case of diarrhea because it causes an initial cleansing of the intestines, from bacteria as well as from food stuck in the folds or in the diverticulum.
- Rehydration of the skin
Aloe penetrates deeply and restores lost liquids. It also repairs damage tissue from the inside out, burns and sunburns.
Aloe contains 18 of the 23 amino acid (building blocks of proteins) that the body needs from the cells and tissue. It also contains enzymes necessary in breaking down carbohydrates, fats and tissue. It also contains enzymes necessary in breaking down carbohydrates, fats and proteins in the stomach and intestine.
Aloe contains large variety of vitamins like B1, B5, B6, B12, A and C. and as already mentioned, it contains minerals like Calcium, Phosphorous, Copper, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, Potassium and Sodium.
- Natural cleanser (Contains Saponins)
Aloe is a natural cleanser due to the presence of proteolytic enzymes, it destroys dead tissues, thus cleaning wounds.
- Fights irritations
Eliminates burning and itching (useful for bites, rashes, etc ).
- Dilates vessels
Dilates the capillaries, thus increasing blood flow.
- Great vehicle of Transportation
Due to the presence of lignin, aloe penetrates and is the perfect vehicle to transport other elements with which it is combined deep inside the skin. This is why there are thousands of medical and cosmetic products mixed with aloe. Here are some examples:
- In combination with eucalyptus and jojoba, it eases the pain by penetrating the three layers of skin, entering the muscle region.
- Mixed with bee propois it makes an excellent cream for skin infections.
- Mixed with coconut oil and sun block, it makes an excellent sun screen.
- Aloe vera (barbadensis)
Has no known side effects.
- Aloe in dentistry
Dr. Timothy E. Moore of the University of Oklahoma has studies on the application of aloe in his dental practice with fabulous results. He has asserts that toothpaste made from aloe or an extract of aloe helps bombast bleeding and gingivitis in gums, and helps combat bleeding and helps to prevent tooth decay without the abrasive action which prolonged use causes tooth decay itself.
- Aloe in beauty care
It is well known that Nefertili and Cleopatra used aloe for their beauty treatments. Now aloe has become a tradition in beauty care, been an important element in many types of beauty products. Facial cleansing is important because your skin is exposed to so many elements, such as: wind, dust and sun, which cause it to lose some of its youthful features.
Aloe has two components: ligin (cellulose) and polysaccharide (carbohydrates), which truly penetrates the three layers of skin, the epidermis, the dermis and hypodermis, and clean out bacteria and oil deposits that block your pores. Also, the natural nutrients, like minerals vitamins, the 19 amino acids and enzymes, stimulate the reproduction of new cells, replacing the dead skin cells. If the epidermis can’t get rid of these cells and oil, the skin’s pores will become blocked and the sweat glands won’t be able to function correctly. Infections begin to form in the skin. Because of its power to generate, heal, tone and its ability to penetrate deeply, it is used in moisturizing creams, night creams, masks, shampoos, toning creams and facial cleansing creams, etc. it is also used in suntan and other skin protection lotions.
Aloe is also used in creams for muscular and rheumatic pain and stiffness. Also in galatin form it is used to combat acne.
Aloe easily combines with many different natural products and household products like SHAMPOOS and cleansers.
The following is a list of the principal illnesses and discomforts that the aloe plant helps to prevents, control and/or cure.
Acne, Peptic and stomach ulcers,High blood pressure, Athlete’s foot, Headaches, Insomnia, Inflammation, Constipation, Colitis,Dysentery, Digestive problems, X – ray scars, Poor circulation, Skin infections, Chronic nose congestion, Anemia, Rheumatism, Clotting, Tuberculosis, Muscular Pain, Dermatitis, Burns, Skin rashes, Multiple Sclerosis, Varicose veins, Arthritis, Stomach and colon cancer, Intestinal inflammation, Seborrhea and alopecia.
IN ADDITION, ALOE ALSO;
Deeply penetrate the skin, Regenerates cells, Removes dead skin cells (keratolic action), Works as an antibiotic, Rehydrates skin, Energizes.
Is nutritional, Helps digestion, Is cosmetic, Detoxifies.
Chemical composition and nutrients in Aloe Vera
Cellulose, glucose, L-rhamnose, aldopentose, galactose, xylose, arabinose, acetylated mannose (Acemannan). Acemannan has received a lot of attention from researchers as an excellent anti viral substance and a strengthening agent for the immune system. Recent studies have focused on treatment of the AIDS’s HIV virus.
Prostaglandins and fatty acids:
Gamma-linolenic acid. Prostaglandins help to reduce swelling, allergies and increase healing.
Osidase, amylase, catalase, lipase, alkalin phosphatase.
Aloin, barbaloin, isobarbaloin,anthranol, aloetic acid, anthracene, ester of cinnamic acid, chrysophanoic acid, ethereal oil, resistannol, emodin, aloeemodin.
Amino acids, vitamins and minerals: (listed below
Calcium, Phosphorous, Copper, Iron, Manganese, Potassium, Sodium, Titanium,
Zinc, Iodine, Sulfur, Nickel, boron.
Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12.
Lysine, Isoleucine, Phunylalanine, Valine, Leucine, Methionine, Tryptophan, Threonine
Aspartic acid, Glutamic acid, Alanine, Proline, Histidine, Serine, Glycine, Arginine, Tyrosine.
- Increases the elimination of toxins
- Improves assimilation
- Improves nutrition
- Increases cell regeneration
- Increases energy level.
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