3 Products to Make with Homegrown Aloe Vera

3 Products to Make with Homegrown Aloe Vera

Many people love all types of plants both indoor and outdoor.  But how many plants do you have both indoor and outdoor that are considered a “super” plant?  Here are 3 products to make with homegrown Aloe Vera. 

Facts about Aloe Vera
  • Aloe vera is part of the succulent family
  • Can store water for an extended period of time making them an easy-to-maintain plant
  • Known for their hardiness and have a unique self-repairing ability.
    • If damaged, succulent leaves seal off the cut or wound using its internal gel.
    • The leaf will continue to grow from the base of the plant despite the damage.

Aloe is not a hard plant to grow, so please don’t hesitate next time you are at the garden store to purchase one.

Benefits of Aloe Vera

Did you know that the aloe vera plant contains an abundance of nutrients that make it incredibly healthy? 

  • Has vitamins like A, C, E, and B 
  • rich in antioxidants
  • antiseptic agents
  • immune-boosting compounds
  • enzymes
  • anti-inflammatory

Most people know it’s great a healing wounds such as sunburns.

But did you know it can lower cholesterol and triglyceride when taken orally.

Dental health:  has been shown to help conditions like gingivitis, periodontitis, and more. It also may be effective in helping prevent cavities, as it has antibacterial abilities.

Psoriasis relief by applying it directly to the dry patchy areas of skin.

Lastly, may assist in the healing of ulcerative colitis when taken orally.

Aloe vera can be used in these products:
  • creams – facial moisturizer
  • gels or hair conditioner
  • ointments – bug bite or skin burns

These products contain the clear gel found in aloe vera leaves. These products can be applied topically to treat various skin conditions.

Aloe is sold in capsule or liquid form to take internally to promote health and well-being.

This plant has so many medicinal benefits and uses besides its beauty. Definitely worth growing…..

Aloe Vera plant uses
Aloe Vera plant uses


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