The miracle cure with over 200 active substances. It is also called "the plant of immortality"

The miracle cure with over 200 active substances. It is also called "the plant of immortality"

Aloe vera is found in the homes of many of us, appreciated as a decorative plant, but what we do not know is that beyond the aesthetic aspect, aloe vera has therapeutic properties, proving a handy help in cases of burns, insect bites, superficial wounds, duodenal ulcer, constipation.
Aloe Vera or Aloe Barbadensis, is a subtropical plant of the lily family, related to garlic, onion, lily and tulip. It looks like a cactus, it has fleshy leaves in the form of lances that grow directly from the ground, bear the perfect lack of water, love light and warmth.
Venerated for its healing properties, aloe gave birth to myths and legends throughout its history, more than 3000 years old. The old medical treaty "Papyrus Ebers" records its many curative effects. Thousands of years ago, the Africans hung the plant in bundles above the door to expel the evil spirits.
The Egyptians used it to treat wounds and infections. They called it the "plant of immortality" and placed it among the funeral gifts at the funerals of the pharaohs, to ensure, even after death, the health of the pharaoh's spirit.
In the Egyptian realms, the magic of the aloe plant has been preserved so far, being regarded as a symbol of happiness and protection, being cultivated in the home to protect the family from various negative energies.
Nowadays, its merits are recognized and authenticated by people's experiences, but also by a series of scientific studies. There are over 250-300 species of aloe, of which aloe vera has the most notable therapeutic effects.
Aloe vera is a complex of over 240 active substances, including 18 amino acids, vitamins, minerals such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, copper and zinc, plant growth hormones that stimulate cell growth and scarring, polysaccharides, enzymes and phytosterols which helps to reduce inflammation.
Her name comes from Arabic, aloeh meaning, in Arabic, crystalline and bitter sap, bitter and shiny juice. Leaves of aloe vera contain the most valuable composition of the plant, the famous aloe vera gel. Scientific research has shown that leaf juice has a bactericidal and antiseptic action. Therefore, juice wounds heal faster, just like burns, varicose ulcers, abscesses and dermatoses.
Aloe vera was officially mentioned as a very effective laxative and skin protector in the United States Pharmacopoeia in 1820.
Aloe vera reaches maturity after 3-4 years and only then begins harvesting. Prior to harvesting the plant leaves do not get wet for 5 days.
After cutting a leaf, the juice obtained by squeezing it should be used for up to two hours because it oxidizes very quickly, losing its healing qualities.
In the case of gastritis, aloe juice is prepared as follows: a minced aloe vera leaf is squeezed through a sterile gauze and the resulting juice boils for three minutes. Take a small teaspoon of freshly prepared juice three times a day.
Aloe vera is used not only to heal people, but also to treat plants. Plants that multiply by cuttings will catch roots much faster if they are in a solution consisting of: a portion of aloe juice and nine parts of water. When a room plant gets sick or develops slowly, it is pulled out of the pot and planted in the soil where an aloe plant grows. In the case of a period of unfavorable flow of flowers, remove a glass of earth from the aloe plant and incorporate it into the flower pot with the affected flower.
Aloe vera is a plant that anyone can plant and grow in a pot on the window sill. It is not pretentious, being sufficiently aerated, much light, a temperature above 10 degrees Celsius, and moderate watering for 7-10 days. As a reward for the care shown, aloe vera, in addition to embellishing the space in the home, will always be a medicine for burns or light wounds.

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