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Aloe Vera Gel (Aloe Barbadensis)
Aloe Vera has been used, externally, to treat various skin conditions such as cuts, burns and eczema. It is alleged that sap from Aloe Vera eases pain and reduces inflammation. It has antiseptic and antibiotic properties that make it highly valuable in treating cuts and abrasions. It has been commonly used to treat first- and second-degree burns (including sunburns), the irritation from poison oak, poison ivy and poison sumac, infections and eczema.
Ingredients: Aloe Vera is a thick, slightly sticky substance made from the gel-like substance inside the plant’s leaves. It contains a small percent of potassium sorbate, which is a salt of sorbic acid and is naturally found in some fruits (like the berries of Mountain Ash).
How to use: Aloe is a popular base for many cosmetics. It is a soothing emollient for the skin that works wonders for complexion care and helps to prevent scarring. Aloe Vera gel can be applied directly to your skin to address immediate skincare needs, such as sunburn minor cuts and skin irritation. It’s an excellent moisturizer for your face and hands and can provide a protective antibacterial barrier for minor wounds
The aloin Aloe contains is a natural sunscreen that blocks 20-30% of the sun’s ultraviolet rays. Aloe’s natural pH is about 4.3; between pH 4-6 is ideally suited for the skin.
Use directly on the skin or add to other products, such as coconut oil, other carrier oils and essentials oils.
Cautions & contraindications:
For topical use only!
This information is for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease or illness. Please consult your healthcare provider prior to the use of this product if you are pregnant, nursing, taking medications or have a medical condition. Individual results may vary.