Natural Remedies

What are the benefits of aloe vera for my body?

Aloe vera is a very nutrient-dense plant. It has a lot of vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients (healthy substances found in plants). It is sometimes described as a “wonder plant.” Many uses are made of the gel that comes from this plant’s leaves.

Benefits

  • Antibacterial

  • Antifungal

  • Normalizes blood sugar

  • Good for hair growth

  • Gives immune support

  • Nutrient-dense

It is used for: Skin problems:

  • sunburn

  • acne

  • psoriasis

Digestion problems:

  • GERD

  • acid reflux

  • ulcers

  • inflammation

  • constipation

Where to get it

You can get aloe vera at the health food store, or you can grow it by yourself.

How to make a natural sunscreen based on aloe vera

There is a good way to not only protect your skin from harmful ultraviolet rays, but also to nourish your skin with vital nutrients. Do the following:

Mix together

  • 1⁄2 cup of coconut oil

  • 1⁄2 cup of olive oil

  • 1⁄4 cup of aloe vera gel (make sure there are no chemicals in the gel)

Heat the mixture until it’s just warm and everything melts together

Add 2 tablespoons of zinc oxide (make sure you get the non-nano kind as it won’t easily absorb into your skin)

Apply it on your skin

Last updated: Jun 14, 2023 14:51 PM