Aloe Vera

Category

Anti-inflammatory

Ingredient

Aloe Vera

Definition

Category: Anti-inflammatory

Type: Ingredient

Definition: Aloe Vera which is a short name of Aloe Barbedensis Miller belongs to the Lilaceae family is a botanical plant that is known for its healing and anti-inflammatory properties.

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Benefits

  • Increases collagen synthesis
  • Protects the skin from UV radiations
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Binds moisture into the skin
  • Helps with skin’s elasticity
  • Antiseptic

Danger

  • Make sure to select a high quality aloe vera as many formulations on the market today are not using this compound the right way.
  • It may cause redness & inflammation in those with a compromised barrier function.

Hint

Aloe Vera has been documented already 2000 years ago and it has been known in the world for its health, skin and medicinal properties. The Egyptians used to call it the “plant of immortality”.

Contraindications

Allergy to Lililaceae plants, compromised barrier function

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