ALOE VERA GEL isn't really a carrier oil, but is an excellent carrier for essential oils and synergy blends. We all know that Aloe is amazing for sunburns, but it also works for most skin conditions. It soothes dry skin, treats wounds, minor skin infections, hair and scalp issues, and cysts. There has been some study that it can help eczema, psoriasis, dandruff, canker sores, and even skin ulcers.
Botanical Name: Aloe barbadensis miller
Country of Origin: USA
Parts Used: Ground inner aloe pulp (from organic plants)
Method of Extraction: Cold Pressed
Shelf Life: 1 year; Refrigeration is recommended but not required.
Ingredients: 99.5% Aloe Vera Gel, 0.3% Xanthan Gum, 0.1% Potassium Sorbate, 0.1% Citric Acid
Aloe Vera Gel must have preservatives in it in order to have a shelf life of more than a few days. Having your own aloe plant is the best way to get 100% pure aloe vera. Just snap off one of the leaves, cut it open and use the fresh aloe.
Our aloe vera gel is food grade. It is not as thick as a typical gel and is a bit runny because there are no thickening agents in the gel. It is a good idea to shake the bottle before each use.
Aloe is a natural moisturizer
Aloe acts as a moisturizer and is great for oily skin because it doesn't leave the skin feeling greasy. Aloe also works for dry and flaky skin, and combination skin. It's an all-around skin pleaser!
Aloe fights mouth and gum issues
It reduces bleeding and inflammation of the gums and helps fight gingivitis. Because of its antiseptic and anti-fungal properties, Aloe helps keep the mouth clean and is instantly soothing for mouth sores and cracked or split lips.
Aloe treats acne
The hormones in Aloe offer healing and anti-inflammatory properties. This helps reduce pimples, inflammation, itchiness, and redness. it also allows the skin to heal while being moisturized which may reduce scarring.
Aloe promotes good health
There are dozens of vitamins, minerals, and nutrients in Aloe Vera Gel. Taking just a tablespoon a day of food grade aloe can benefit the skin, hair, digestive system, and more. It is said to be a diuretic for some, while other people report it relieves ulcers. It has also been suggested that it helps relieve arthritis and rheumatism.
Aloe helps aging skin
Aloe Plants contain antioxidants such as beta carotene, Vitamin C, and Vitamin E. Because of these antioxidants, it helps the skin keep its elasticity and firmness while also keeping the skin hydrated.
Quick Tip #1: In order to reap the health benefits, take 1 tablespoon of Aloe every day. You can add it to a smoothie, a cup of water, or take it by itself. It has an odd taste, but not a bad one, in my opinion.
Quick Tip #2: After you brush your teeth, rinse your mouth with Aloe to utilize the antiseptic and anti-fungal properties.
Quick Tip #3: For any skin related ailments or issues, dab a bit of aloe on the spot. Use some as a moisturizer, not only for your face, but your entire body. Use on stretch marks or cellulite, or rub on cracked heels or hands.
Quick Tip #4: Keep mosquitoes at bay. Add 3 drops of Repel synergy blend to every teaspoon of Aloe you use. Rub this blend into any exposes areas of the skin. You may need to reapply every hour or two.
Aloe Vera Gel is generally recognized as safe. However, just to keep you safer, follow these precautions.
- Some medications may interact negatively with Aloe Vera Gel. There are no specific interactions known, but consult your doctor before taking aloe vera gel internally just to be safe.
- If you plan to ingest aloe vera gel, be sure you are taking a food grade aloe vera gel. There are several brands on the market that have a lot of unnecessary ingredients. Go as pure and natural as possible.
- If you are pregnant, consult your doctor before ingesting.