Aloe vera

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Aloe vera is one of the most wonderful and complete medicinal plants as it is an effective natural treatment for many ailments and conditions, both internal and external, of the organism.

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Main properties of aloe vera:

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Analgesic: Its active ingredients have a remarkable ability to penetrate to the basal layer of the skin, inhibiting and blocking the peripheral nerve fibers and disrupting greatly conduction of nerve impulses that cause pain. This effect is aided by its content Aspirin and anti-inflammatory action.

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Antiinflammatory: It is similar to the action of steroids, desinflama tissues and seeks a calming effect, such as cortisone, but without the harmful effects thereof. So it is useful in problems like arthritis, injuries, bruises, insect bites, etc.

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Coagulant: Thanks to its content of calcium, potassium and cellulose, aloe vera causes lesions in the formation of a network of fibers that ensure the blood platelets, thus facilitating and accelerating clotting and healing.

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Keratolytic: Makes damaged skin tissue results in a new cell, up to 8 times accelerating wound healing for their ability to exfoliate dead skin cells and quickly produce epidermal turnover.

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Antibiotic: Your bacteriostatic, bactericide and fungicide capability eliminates a broad spectrum of bacteria.

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Cell Regenerator: It possesses a hormone that accelerates the formation and growth of new cells.

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Energy and nutritive: Aloe vera contains 19 essential amino acids necessary for the formation and structure of proteins, which are the basis of cells and tissues, and also the major vitamins and minerals, all essential elements for metabolism and cellular activity.

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Tonic and restorative: Depending on the wealth of nutrients provided by the juice of this plant can be used only as a tonic and restorative, provided it is carefully removed aloina. There are many people who drink aloe juice as prevention or as a natural detoxifier. In addition, having 8 calories per 28 grams of juice, it is also suitable for those who follow diets.

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Moisturizing rehydrating and healing: Aloe is a perfect skin humidifier, a thanks to its ability to transport nutrients and facilitating humidify all layers completely absorbed part; Moreover due to the action of the polysaccharides, which exert a barrier effect, preventing the natural water loss from the skin. Thanks to the action of lignin penetrates deep into the three layers of the skin, restoring lost fluids, and repairing them from the inside out in burns, cracks, cuts, abrasions, tissue loss, etc. Thus, it can be used as sunscreen against sunburn, and even against such burns once produced. Also after waxing prevents redness, rashes, grains, and quickly closes the pores. Aloe allows faster cicacitración without forming keloids, and reconstructing tissues without impeding the meantime, the oxygen to reach the wound.

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Antiulcer: The polysaccharides present in aloe favor rapid healing of ulcers, also inhibit the growth of Helicobacter pylori, responsible for gastric ulcers agent.

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Immune: A powerful regenerating the immune system by stimulating the concentration of interferons. Also it produces an increase in activated macrophages and leukocytes and phagocytosis action.

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Hypoglycemic has been demonstrated that aloe is a regulator of blood sugar levels.

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Hipocolesterémico: Consumed regularly aloe juice has the ability to reduce levels of LDL cholesterol and triglycerides. Such effect is due to the aloe vera plant sterols cholesterol emulsified and facilitate its removal from the body. According to some studies, a daily dose of aloe juice may reduce the level of cholesterol in the blood between 12 and 14 points.

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Antitumor: There is abundant literature that testifies the beneficial action of aloe against certain tumors. In soft sarcomas acemannan has been shown effective in both the inhibition and tumor regression. Also has this effect been observed in certain types of leukemias and melanomas. Strengthening the immune system, which helps the aloe not only hinders tumor progression, but, thanks to its powerful antioxidant action is a preventive fantastic.

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Aging: Both ascorbic acid, as tocopherol and beta carotene are present in the aloe, they are potent antioxidants, ie, free radical scavengers, responsible for premature aging and a long list of associated diseases. Aloe also contains other natural antioxidants such as cinz, selenium, copper, and cysteine.

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Wrinkle: Al aloe rejuvenating properties are attributed, and it has a great ability to increase the production of fibroblast cells, located in the dermis are responsible for collagen formation, besides providing proteins that maintain smooth skin and flexible. To accelerate the production of collagen existing wrinkles are reduced and the appearance of new ones is reduced. Recent research has proven the effectiveness of aloe vera as an adjunct in the regenerative processes of tissues: anesthesia and moisturizes tissues, dilates the capillaries and stimulates cell regeneration. It is also considered a potent antioxidant because it allows the skin always maintain an optimal level of hydration and elasticity.

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Homeostatic: call homeostasis to the preservation of health. Aloe is known for its adaptogenic quality, ie, the body tends to try everything you need to preserve the health, homeostasis. Today there have been theories that explain the mechanism of action of aloe as a result of joint action of all active constituent, with the polysaccharides in aloe, who performed the role of coordinating the action of the other components .

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Common uses of Aloe vera

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Acne

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Acne is a skin condition that occurs mainly in young people from 11-30 years. There are many factors that cause: hereditary factors, poor diet, obstructions in the pilosebaceous canal, hormonal changes, bacteria ...

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It is not easy to cure acne, however, it treated in time and in an appropriate manner can combat outbreaks and achieve never scratch. This is essential to tackle it from its first manifestations. Follow these basic guidelines will help us to prevent: 1) maintain good hygiene in the most prone to acne areas, as acne often extended due to a bacterial infection that goes from one brand to another if we do not keep the affected area very clean . And 2) take care of food and limit your intake of fatty foods.

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Fat no acne. Excess sebum production of our glands often accompanies the vast majority of acneic processes unfortunately puberty all hormones are activated, also the charge of producing fat. This process is more prevalent in men, because it is associated with male hormones, which is why acne is more virulent in men than in women.

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The most visible symptom is the dreaded acne pimples. They are produced by the accumulation of cells stuck to the skin, the sebaceous gland obstructed its natural outlet to the outside and the interruption causes a small clot that you denominas shin. This alteration can have two forms: a grain of white head, when not associated to the hair follicle, and a blackhead or pimple open when it is associated with a hair follicle. Poorly treated pimples may become entrenched, lead to pustules or infected, mainly due to the effect of bacteria, as we have said proliferate uncontrollably when tallow segregation increases. Aloe has bacterial and astringent properties that make it ideal for acne. However it requires an effective and consistent treatment, since it is a very rebellious condition often flares up after controlled.

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To combat acne is essential to attack the disease on two fronts: 1) internally aloe juice, the purifying and regulating power will lower body fat levels secreted by the sebaceous glands, and 2) from outside, on the one hand trying to free the affected cleanse it of impurities and depth, for which apply soap aloe vera acne and tonic, and secondly by applying a pure aloe gel, thereby we get dry grain, thanks to its astringent quality area, and secondly prevent the bacterial flora proliferate and infect other nearby areas.

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Hair loss

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Hair loss usually develops gradually and may be patchy or diffuse. Roughly 100 hairs every day lost head. The average scalp contains about 100,000 hairs.

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Each individual hair survives for an average of 4 ½ years, during which grows about 1.25 cm per month. Generally, hair falls in its fifth year and is replaced within 6 months by a new one. Genetic baldness is caused by the body's failure to produce new hairs and not by excessive loss of these. Both men and women the loss of hair thickness and amount tend to occur as they age. Hereditary baldness or "pattern" affects many more men than women. About 25% of men begin to bald at 30 years old and about two-thirds are either bald or have a balding pattern by age 60. Stress, poor diet, hormonal disorders or misuse of hair cosmetics will make increasing significantly among the population problems related to hair loss, and more and more people flock to queries dermatologists.

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Aloe is an effective solution to this problem, because its composition is similar to hair keratin, its amino acid complexes also have a similar hair follicle structure. All this bactericidal and fungicidal action adds regulating excess fat and facilitating the removal of seborrhea and dead cells accumulated in the scalp.

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Teeth and gums

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Aloe has a bactericide action on dental plaque, reduces its proliferation and allows a thorough cleaning of the teeth. In dentistry, the use of aloe spray prevents infections, relieves pain and speeds healing of wounds and sores. Also aloe has emerged as a product with little toxicity and therefore does not carry the side effects of other drugs used for oral problems such as indomethacin may be or prednisolone while maintaining anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antiseptic properties. Along with its low toxicity it highlights the very few cases of allergy and produces excellent results for the gums when brushing with juice or toothpaste with a high content of aloe. Robert Dehin relates in his book The healing power of aloe vera that researchers at Pace University in New York, found that both grapefruit, such as zinc and aloe vera T1 and T7 neutralized virus that damaged gums and facilitated passage of bacteria.

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Skin blemishes

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The aloe is used as a treatment, common in older people and increasingly among young people who have been exposed to too much sun skin hyperpigmentation. Thanks to its homeostatic and regenerative effect, aloe reduces the accumulation of melanin in the skin, causing dark spots. To achieve this effect just applied directly to the sheet on the darkened area or a good cigar gel. Aloe juice drunk functions as an adjunct to gel.

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You can buy the plant at any florist and only go to health food stores or pharmacies. In supermarkets many products with aloe vera are sold.

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