Aloe vera is one plant that comes in handy quite often and is easy to maintain. Keeping an aloe vera plant alive is actually easier than it seems.
This plant can actually be used as medicine easily. Using the gel inside the leaves can help in many cases and is much more effective than store-bought aloe vera gel. Below you will see a list of the best uses for this plant. Whether you use it topically or you ingest it this is one fantastic plant.
Benefits of aloe vera gel topically
Can be used as shaving gel
Moisturizer for the skin
Reduce bug bite irritation
Reduce the appearance of wrinkles
Reduce scaly and itchy burns
Reduce dry skin
Reduce canker sores
Can be used as an insect repellent
Reduce gum disease
Reduce radiation-induced skin damage
Benefits of aloe vera gel if ingested
Boosts white blood cells
Help promote urinary tract health
Make gums healthier
Help build up your immune system
Help stabilize your blood sugar
Reduce heartburn and indigestion
Promote heart health
Can be used to treat some mild cases of asthma
Can reduce swelling of the colon
Keep in mind these are just a few of the benefits you get from using aloe vera. Growing your own eliminates the dangerous chemicals you’d be putting into your body by purchasing the store-bought aloe vera gel. For more information on aloe vera please take the time to watch the videos below. Trying this plant could benefit you in some major ways.