A plant to heal many ailments!!!

Do you have a burn? Wrinkles? Maybe even a bug bite?

Aloe Vera will heal it all!!!

The Aloe Vera also known as Aloe barbadensis is in the Liliaceae family.

Where did this come from???

ORIGIN

The Aloe Vera originally came from the Mediterranean, but its exact native habitat is unknown. The preparation of the aloe plant is very easy to use. Snap a leaf off and slit the leaf up the middle and spread it open. Apply the leaf to the affected area. Its that easy!!! Many aloe products come in a bottle now and so you don't even have to use the leaf. There is aloe gel, lotion, and sunscreen. Aloe vera contains 6 antiseptic agents: Lupeol, salicylic acid, urea nitrogen, cinnamonic acid, phenols and sulfur. They all have inhibitory action on fungi, bacteria and viruses. This helps to heal burns without infection and other kinds of ailments.

HEALING BENIFITS

Aloe is great for burns but also Boosts the immune system, Slows down inflammation, Maintains the bodies metabolism, and can possibly help in frostbite. All of these things are great to help with the body and mind. The Aloe sap has been used for over 2000 years.The major source of the raw sap today is from the Netherlands Antilles this is where all of the bottled Aloe Vera comes from.
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CITATIONS

ALOE VERA. (n.d.). Retrieved December 1, 2014, from http://faculty.ucc.edu/biology-ombrello/POW/Aloe_vera.htm

Aloe Vera Benefits To Your Health. (n.d.). Retrieved December 1, 2014, from http://health-supplements.sportsxfitness.com/aloe-vera-benefits-health/

Surjushe, A., Vasani, R., & Saple, D. (n.d.). Abstract. Retrieved December 1, 2014, from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2763764/