3 Phenomenal Reasons To Have This Vegan Food Growing In Your Bathroom
Historically, aloe vera has been used for a myriad of purposes, among them, treatment of wounds, loss of hair, and as a laxative. Known as the “plant of immortality,” aloe was presented as a funeral gift to the pharaohs in Egypt, but you'll find this phenomenal vegan food has many great uses for healing, health and in your home.
Drink it, Wear it, Breathe it.
Whether you add it to your smoothies, use it as a moisturizer or use it to cleanse the air you breathe, aloe vera is one phenomenal plant to have growing in your bathroom and every room in your house.
Aloe Protects The Body From Oxidative Stress And More
Not many people think of it, but aloe is vegan. Whether you’re plant-based or raw vegan adding aloe in your smoothie everyday helps you to ease digestion. If you are constipated, dealing with IBS, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s disease you’ll want to have plenty of aloe plants on hand. If you’re trying to lower your cholesterol, aloe works to heal your body from the moment it enters until the time it leaves -- soothing the digestive tract, easing pain from intestinal flare ups while helping to ensure proper assimilation of nutrients.
Preliminary evidence from a study out of http://www.umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/aloe the University of Maryland suggests that aloe gel may improve symptoms of genital herpes and certain skin conditions such as psoriasis. One study found that aloe gel displayed anti-inflammatory effects superior to 1% hydrocortisone cream or a placebo gel.
What is more, aloe is also beneficial in reducing inflammation in the gut, cleansing the blood, and protecting your body from oxidative stress to prevent cardiovascular disease.
Heals Rashes And Burns
Remarkably, the gel from the aloe plant is not only medicinal, it is anti-aging. Aloe gel can be used as a topical treatment for cuts burns, insect bites, scrapes and bruises. As a beauty aid, aloe makes a soothing non-toxic facial mask and works phenomenally well to heal acne breakouts, and hydrate dry itchy skin. Many women find aloe trumps Botox for tightening the skin on the face while men prefer, aloe an as calming aftershave. With all these personal hygiene uses, you’ll want to keep your aloe plant within reach.
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Aloe Plants CleanseThe Air
Listed as one of NASA’s top air-quality plants, the aloe plant cleanses the air, releasing oxygen as you sleep. Because, it doesn’t require frequent watering, aloe is one of the easiest plants to grow and maintain, which is why you may also want one in your bedroom if lighting permits.
An aloe plant will grow as large as the pot it is housed in. Aloe plants require sunlight so be sure to keep your aloe plant in a well lighted room or near a window. Tolerant to mistreatment, aloe plants are accustomed to being cut and are easily propagated if you want to keep multiple plants in your home.
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