Green yourself, change your behavior and your habits! The first mention of the use of Aloe goes back to 3rd millennium BC. in Sumer (Egypt), on tablets of clay. Since antiquity, Hippocrates, Dioscorides and Pliny the elder indicated Aloe to calm injuries and burns, indigestion and even tumors. It is found widely in the Chinese Pharmacopoeia as well as the treaties of Indian Ayurvedic, two practices that are still performed today after 3000 years. Aloe Vera is made of 99% water of vegetation. In the remaining 1% little miracles of incredible wealth work in synergy (250 substances in synergy discovered until today), among which 75 components with biological properties!
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Researching on Aloe Vera is a continuous discovery, as I was gathering information for our today post on our magic potion Aloe Vera, here is what I found an incredible nice way to use the raw plant and to relax your skin.
According to Egyptian legend Nefertiti and Cleopatra bathed in aloe juice to keep their beauty and youth. The Aloe Vera plant contains emollients, emulsifiers and natural conditioners that can help rejuvenate the skin and firming tissues. In addition, the moisturizing and nourishing effects soothe the skin, accelerate wound healing and help to return the cellular balance.
Here is a great way to use your Aloe Vera plant: slice the aloe leaves lengthwise and use the inner sides as a biodegradable body scrub in the shower.
Sources: Domaines des Aloes http://www.domainedesaloes.fr/Ses-Bienfaits,Applications-externes.html
Passeport Sante http://www.passeportsante.net/
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