The Aloe Vera Plant

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Aloe Vera is a plant that is well-known for its considerably effective medicinal properties. Moreover, The Aloe Vera plant is a natural source of health for human beings. According to the chemistry of this plant, more than 200 different biologically active substances exist and are being used all over the world. The leaf of the Aloe plant contains 75 compounds which have a variety of healing properties (Naik et al., 4). Although this plant has many healing properties, its level of growth has not been seen to increase across the world, since not everyone has adopted its property and usage. The research outlining the medicinal value of aloe has continued to advance, and this greatly helps in discovering more about this plant. With research and…show more content…
Since aloe is known to have a healing property for the skin, it is typically used in cosmetic industries. The plant can heal injuries, and it is frequently applied to burns, psoriasis, abrasions and even to insect and animal bites. Once it is applied, it acts like analgesic and this helps to relieve pains that result from the wounds and burns. Aloe also acts as an antipruritic substance since it prevents itching from insect bites. According to Hashemi et al., the astringent in aloe causes the contraction of body tissues, and thus reduces any bleeding in the body as a result of minor abrasions (47). Similarly, aloe contains a high-water level, and this helps with hydrating, moisturizing, and rejuvenating the skin. Due to this, the skin is made flexible. Once the skin is softened, the supply of oxygen is embedded in the skin cells and this causes an increase in skin strength, blood flow, and skin tissues. This healing property of aloe has helped in controlling skin diseases and healing wounds in the body. It is, therefore, a property that safeguards the body from external interferences.
Aloe Vera is also a source of amino acids, fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals. The Aloe plant contains different varieties of vitamins; among those found in the plant is vitamin B12. All these compositions help with the body’s defense and development, thereby
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The endless features have helped in controlling skin diseases, wounds and regulating the digestion system. Given these healing properties, health problems have been on the downfall by using the plant and reducing chances of health complications for millions. It is also clear that more research will continue to be done to outline a more medicinal approach for Aloe plant’s use around the world. The properties discussed have formed the basis for the research of the aloe plant in the therapeutic and scientific fields since the plant has been used to control and treat some diseases among human beings. In conclusion; this is a fundamental plant that needs to be given more attention due to its healing properties. Living a healthy life is crucial for all human beings, and Aloe Vera has been assisting in humans health for

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