5 Amazing Uses of Aloe Vera

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Aloe vera is a wonderful medicinal plant.It has been used in Ayurveda for thousands of years. Aloe vera is loaded with antibacterial and antiviral properties.However, it has so many uses and it can be found very easily as well. But not many are aware of its health-boosting benefits.Here are the top five amazing uses of aloe vera you should know.

  1. Skin Care 

The most common use of aloe vera is for skin care.Since it is high in water, aloe vera hydrates the skin, cures flaky skin, and soothes skin irritation.Aloe vera plant helps to keep skin healthy. Regular usage of aloe vera improves skin glow, reduces dark circles, blemishes and pigmentation.

  1. Hair Care 

Aloe vera is quite beneficial for the hair.Apply aloe vera gel directly to your scalp, wash it off with water, and then wash again with a mild shampoo after 24 hours, and all that frizz will be gone.Furthermore, the presence of vitamins and minerals in aloe vera helps promote hair growth, hydrates the scalp and keeps dandruff away. 

  1. Soothes Burns 

Aloe Vera is also known as the "burn plant" because it really helps in treating skin burns.It also reduces inflammation and improves blood circulation of the body.Plus, owing to its hydrating properties, aloe vera works as an excellent coolant and soothes the skin.

  1. Mouthwash 

Aloe vera kills bacteria in the mouth, thus giving you a clean breath.Not only that, it is also proven to fight ulcers, gum infections and irritation in the mouth. You can either prepare a natural mouthwash using aloe vera or buy a ready-made aloe vera-based mouthwash.

  1. Laxative  

Aloe vera also acts as a natural laxative. In fact, people who often suffer from constipation should try to aloe vera juice as digestion and cure constipation.However, if you experience constipation and other digestive issues for longer durations, you must see a doctor for treatment.

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