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Aloe Vera Helps Moisturizes & Reduces Inflammation
I believe many people will think of using aloe vera to reduce inflammation and moisturize after sunburn or burns.
Indeed! There is a layer of transparent gel under the skin of aloe vera. Aloe vera gel contains a lot of water, which is very suitable for moisturizing and anti-inflammatory effect!
Two parts of aloe vera leaf can be used for medicinal purposes, namely the internal jelly-like gel and the latex located between the gel and the epidermis.
The gel part is mainly 99% water, and the rest contains dextran, amino acids, lipids, sterols, and vitamins. External use is mainly related to burns, sunburn, frostbite, psoriasis, and cold sores, and internal use is for bone Arthritis, bowel disease, fever, itching, and inflammation.
The latex part is a yellow and slightly bitter liquid. The main components are quinone compounds and glycosides. It is often used to treat depression, constipation, asthma, and diabetes.
Aloe Vera - Cold in Nature
✔ Clearing heat and laxative
✔ Suitable for people with constipation
X During menstruation, pregnant women should not eat
X People with a deficiency of the spleen and stomach, prone to diarrhea, should not eat
How to use aloe vera externally?
- Put on gloves and soak the aloe vera in water for 8 minutes
- Wash away the yellow juice and then cut off the green part
- Beat the aloe vera meat into a gel or apply the whole piece
- Before applying aloe vera, you should first test on your elbow whether it will cause allergies.