The Aloe Vera plant is known for the soothing quality. This is more so for different skin conditions like rashes, burns, scrapes and cuts. This can be used for psoriasis, which is considered as a serious skin ailment.
The gel of this plant is anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-viral, and an antibiotic.
Aloe Vera taken internally can help in managing stress.
You can purchase the gel but it is advisable to get an aloe vera plant so that you have fresh aloe vera as and when required.
- a) For topical use you need to an inch of the aloe vera from the plant and slice this down the middle so that you can access the gel. Not many are aware that this gel works well as an after-shave for the men.
- b) for internal use, you need to peel off the rind on the outer side. You also need to scrape off the gel and place this in a container and blend this well before you consume. You can also add some lemon juice for any added flavor.
Before consuming this or even using this you need to ensure you are not allergic to aloe vera in any way.