Aloe vera is found in many households. Often, however, it sits somewhere on a windowsill or in a corner and the plant tends to go unappreciated. Apart from being an eye-catcher in the home, it has health benefits, can be used for beauty treatments and much more. See how you can make the most of your aloe.
The fact that aloe vera, like other plants, can purify the air is incidental in its case. In fact, it offers even better properties for the health and cosmetic industries. Bring some health into your home at a minimal cost.
Get rid of dandruff
Does your hair suffer from dandruff? If expensive shampoos don’t help, try betting on a natural product. Cut a long aloe stem lengthwise and scrape out the flesh. Place it in a bowl and mix it with olive and coconut oil. Massage the entire mixture over your scalp and you will see visible results after a few applications.
Long summer days full of rays can take a noticeable toll on your skin. Aloe vera has a soothing effect that is ideal for burns. Your skin will stop itching and unsightly blisters will not form.
In addition to minerals, this plant also has an antibacterial effect. Thanks to this, aloe can rid you of all those annoying pimples and blackheads with daily treatments. Prepare your recipe so that your skin will thank you:
- Aloe vera pulp
- Two tablespoons of almond milk
- Tablespoon of lemon juice
Mix all the ingredients perfectly and apply on the face or any other affected area. Leave on for a few minutes and then wash off gently.
Do not hesitate to use the pulp also as a scrub, which should only be done once a week to keep the skin clean but not irritated.
With aloe vera, you can also have fresh breath. The plant contains a dose of vitamin C, which prevents plaque formation. It can also give you significant relief if you are suffering from swollen gums.