The Aloe Vera plant has been known and used for centuries for its health, beauty, medicinal, and skincare properties. The name Aloe Vera derives from the Arabic word “Alloeh” meaning “shining bitter substance” while “vera” in Latin means “true”. In 2000 years ago, the Greek scientist regarded Aloe Vera as the panacea. The Egyptians called Aloe “the of immortality“. Today the Aloe Vera plant has been for various purposes in dermatology. The scientific name of Aloe Vera is Aloebarbadensis miller. It belongs to the Asphodelaceae (Liliaceae) family and is a shrubby or arborescent, perennial, xerophytic, succulent, pea-green color plant. It grows mainly in dry religions of Africa, Asia, Europe, and America. In India, it’s found in Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Tamil Nadu.
Aloe Vera is a stemless or very short-stemmed plant growing to 60-100 cm (24-39 inches) tall, spreading by offset. The leaves are thick and fleshy, green to gray-green, with some varieties showing white fleck on their upper and lower stem surface. The margin of the leaf is serrated and has small white teeth. The flower is produced in summer on a spike up to 90 cm (35 inches) tall each flower being pendulous with a yellow tubular corolla 2-8 cm long. Aloe Vera contains many vitamins, minerals, and other active ingredients that give it many health benefits. Each Aloe Vera leaves has three main layers, there is an inner gel containing 99% water, and the remaining parts are made of amino acid, glucomannan, sterols, lipids, and vitamins. The middle layer is made up of latex, which is yellow sap containing glycoside and anthraquinones. Lastly, the outer layer is composed of 15 to 20 cells dubbed as rind. It works by protecting the inner part of the leaf and at the same time synthesize proteins and carbohydrates.
BENEFITS FOR HEALTH
To know the home remedies of aloe vera and treat many diseases of your family. We will discuss the benefits of health with Aloe vera.
The benefit of getting Relief from Headache
You can get relief from headaches by taking the benefits of lower (aloe vera ke fayde). For this, take aloe vera gel, and add a small quantity of turmeric to it. Heat it and tie it on the painful place. It provides relief from headaches caused by Vata and Kapha dosha.
Benefit for Dental Plague
Tooth decay and disease of the gum are very common health problems. One of the best ways to prevent these to reduce the buildup of plaque and bacteria biofilms on the teeth. Mouth wash with the aloe vera juice with standard mouth wash integrated chlorhexidine. Aloe vera is effective in killing the plague producing bacterium streptococcus mutans in the mouth, as well as the yeast Candida Albicans.
Benefit for Eye diseases
You can treat eye disease with the home remedies properties of aloe vera. If Aloe Vera gel is applied to the eyes, it is beneficial in the redness of the eyes and viral eye inflammation (viral conjunctivitis).
Benefits for Ear pain
Aloe vera is also beneficial in ear pain. Heat the aloe vera juice lightly. Dripping a couple of drops in the ear on the other side of the ear, which provides relief in ear pain.
Benefits in Cough and Cold
Benefits of aloe vera from cough and cold. Take an aloe vera pulp out of it and prepare the ash with pulp and rock salt. Take 5 grams of this ash with dry grapes in the morning and evening. It provides relief in chronic cough and cold.
Improve Skin and prevent wrinkle
Aloe vera is used in traditional medicine as a skin treatment. Aloe vera gel helps to skin healthy and improve inner skin looking young. To apply it on your face, extract the juice of aloe vera from the leaves of aloe vera and apply it on your face. After applying aloe vera, massage it gently with ice and wash your face.
The benefit to Treat Spleen disorder
The use of aloe vera is beneficial if the spleen is enlarged. Mix 2-3 grams turmeric powder in 10-20 mg aloe vera juice and drink it. It provides benefits in indigestion along with the growth of the film.
Benefits for Fighting with Jaundice
To treat jaundice, taking aloe vera is also beneficial. For this, giving 10-20 mg juice of aloe vera two or three times a day is beneficial in jaundice.
Benefits to Treat Liver Disorder
Take 30-50 grams of the juice of aloe vera leaves and 20-30 grams of honey and place it in a ceramic vessel. Close the mouth of this vessel and keep it in the sunlight for one week. Sieve it after one week. Taking 10-20 milligrams of this medicine in the morning and evening benefits in liver-related diseases. It also prevents stomach problems.
Benefit for Urinary diseases
The medicinal properties of aloe vera are beneficial in many urinary diseases. For this, take sugar in 5-10 grams with aloe vera gel and eat it. It provides relief from pain and burning in the urine.
Benefit for Healing Wound
In term of skin healing and healing wound, its contain vitamin A, C, and E which are all necessary for the skin cells to reproduce, repair itself and have a healthy turnover rate. It can also be applied topically as a natural (say goodbye to wound) a great treatment before and after sun exposure to avoid or treat sunburn, to aid with acne, wound-healing and dandruff.
Benefit for Hair Loss
When a person uses aloe vera on the hair and the scalp, blood circulation flow to the scalp increases. When the scalp has been cleansed and the hair has been conditioned with aloe vera, a person might see that hair breakage and loss slowdown. Aloe vera gel is the most suitable medicine for healing wounds. It provides a very good benefit on severe wounds caused by radiation.
Benefit for Immunity boosting
Its adaptogenic plant, it helps our bodies recover from stress on any level more quickly, protecting and enhancing our immunity systems. Its has been observed as being able to send signal DNA to reset and follow its natural function instruction and offset the detrimental effect of free factor, sun damage and more other effects of oxidation and wear and tear on the body by various factor.
Benefits in fighting with fever
Fever can be treated with the use of aloe vera. Make a decoction from the root of aloe vera. Taking 10-20 mg thrice a day cures fever.
Benefits for Skin diseases
The use of aloe vera is beneficial in many skin diseases. If moles have appeared on your skin, then peel the aloe vera leaf from one side and tie it on warts. slowly warts will disappear from your skin.
Benefit for Chickenpox
The benefits of aloe vera gel also benefit in smallpox. You can use aloe vera to get relief from pain, burning, and swelling in the case of smallpox. Applying aloe vera pulp on smallpox lesions is beneficial.
Benefits of Controlling Diabetes
Taking 5 grams of Aloe Vera gel in 250-500 mg Guduchi Sat (water dried and leftover substance) benefits in diabetes. The medicinal properties of aloe vera are very beneficial in controlling diabetes and control the sugar level.
HOW TO TAKE CARE OF PLANT
Aloe vera is found to grow in hot humid and rainfall conditions. It’s grown in all kinds of soils but well-drained soil with high organic matter is most suitable. It grows well in bright sunlight. Shady conditions result in disease infestation and its highly sensitive water stagnation. Therefore well-drained high land should be selected for its cultivation. A rainfall ranging from 1000-1200 mm is ideal for aloe vera cultivation. Normally it flowers from October to January and the long inflorescence has a large number of small pink flowers all around.
If you want to the plantation aloe vera find a warm location where the plant can receive sunlight 8-10 hours a day. While they grow best in warm and hot temperatures, they are capable of surviving cooler seasons in a more dormant state. However, they may suffer harm if exposed to temperatures below 25 degrees Fahrenheit and below (-4) degrees Celsius.
Aloe vera plants are adapted for survival in dry conditions and may rot if planted in soil that collected standing water. Use cactus potting mix or create your own mix using equal parts of soil, sand, and gravel. If planting aloe vera in a container make sure the container has a hole in the base for water to drain through.
Before you start watering, give the aloe vera plant a few days to repair any roots that may have been damaged during planting. Watering damages roots increase the chance of root rot. Aloe vera plants store plenty of water in their leaves and should not be harmed by the lack of water during this time. Give the light watering the first one or two times you water the plant if you would like to be extra safe.
Water whenever the soil is dry during the growing season. During summer or any time, the weather and the soil are warm and sunny, Aloe plants will grow fastest with regular watering. However, it’s much easier to over-water aloe vera plants than to dry them out. So do not water until the soil has dried out to a depth of 3 inches. Aloe vera does not require fertilizer, and overuse can harm the plant or cause it to grow in an unhealthy manner. If you wish to grow a healthy plant use low nitrogen, high phosphorous, low potassium fertilizer such as 10:40:10 or 15:30:15. Apply once a year in late spring at the start of the growing season. The best fertilizer to use is liquid 10:40:10 houseplant mixes or mixed designed specifically for succulents. Avoid granular fertilizer, if your aloe vera plant is in container water it thoroughly the day before feeding. This should flush out any lingering salts and reduce the risk of tip burn.
If the aloe vera are thin and curled, increase the water level. The thick, fleshy leaves store water that the plant uses in times of drought. If the leaves are looking thin or curling, water the aloe vera plant more frequently. Be careful not to overcompensate water should drain quickly through the soil to prevent root rot which difficult to stop.
It takes approximately 3 years for a typical Aloe Vera plant to grow when the full-grown leaf weighs approximately 2 pounds ( 1 Kg).
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