Aloe vera plant (Aloe barbadensis) originated in North Africa, but quickly became popular in many parts of the world, including ancient Egypt, where it was used for medicinal and cosmetic purposes. The Egyptians called it the “plant of immortality.”
It has become a valuable herb in Ayurvedic medicine in India and in traditional Chinese medicine.
The benefits of aloe vera
Aloe vera plant is known for its soothing and moisturizing properties for the skin. It is often used to treat minor burns, sunburns, rashes and irritations.
Aloe has anti-inflammatory properties that can help reduce skin inflammation and relieve itching. It contains antioxidants that can help fight free radicals responsible for premature aging.
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