Aloe Vera has been around for a long time, it has been said that Cleopatra had used it on her skin. One of the great benefits of Aloe Vera is its anti-bacterial properties which can help to control acne when applied to the skin, it is also highly moisturizing while still allowing the skin to breathe.
Aloe Vera also has a good reputation for:
- Healing minor skin wounds
- As a pain reliever eg: helps relieve the pain from shingles
- Reduce warts
- Reduces skin pigmentation
Aloe Vera contains many active ingredients that benefit the body:
- Amino Acids
- Salicylic Acid
Aloe Vera is extremely easy to grow, just put in a pot by a sunny window, give it water when needed and some natural seaweed plant feed. Once your Aloe is big enough your can harvest your own juice to put on your skin.