Saturday, May 24, 2008

Aloe vera is the drug of wonder plant

Aloe vera is the drug of wonders, whether you use it as vital ingredient in beauty products or it is consumed as dietary supplement. Aloe vera is hot fertile region plant, but now it is cultivated in most part of the world. It belongs to the onion/garlic family. There are about 300 species of Aloe vera. However the most important one is Aloe Barbadensis Miller. It is found to be full of 200 components and 74 known nutrients. This includes some of B vitamins like B12 and most of amino acids, iron, manganese, calcium, Zinc mineral, enzymes etc.

According to reports Aloe vera is found to have various medical and cosmetic properties. Today lot of Aloe vera products are available in market like aloe vera health drinks, moisturizers, cleansers, wound healing creams etc. Today’s Aloe vera is widely used in beauty products.

Aloe vera is also known to have certain medical properties. Aloe vera drink is used as tonic for patient suffering from arthritis, diabetes and high cholesterol. This is because of the dietary supplement properties, which help in healing like anti fungal, anti oxidant, anti bacterial and some other properties. It is found to boost the immune system. Doctors say Aloe vera is not a medicine. However it is found to have certain curing properties.

Doctors says they read lot of news about Aloe vera in news, but they are not sported by medical journals.

However aloe vera has very good results in skin diseases and it is often taken as health drink. Aloe vera is also found effective in treating wrinkles, stretch marks and pigmentations. Where as auravedic practitioners are in the favor of use of Aloe vera. According to them Aloe vera has very good role in diabetic. Aloe vera is found to have smaller molecular structure and cutting properties. This help breaking down fat globules, therefore reducing obesity. Medical properties of Aloe vera are still on debate, but the beauty properties are highly accepted by the world.

By Arvind Katoch Article Source: