If you’re one solution to many problems kind of girl/guy, then you should consider growing aloe vera plant in your place. Aloe vera is one of the oldest and most popular medicinal plants on the planet. In fact, it’s healing and aesthetic uses due to back to ancient Egypt this plant is called as “plant of immortality”.
With its myriad of benefits, the succulent will make a useful addition to your yard and can also be kept as a potted plant. Treating burns and rashes, aloe can do wonders to your skin as well as for your health. Not only there are they inexpensive, but they are also easy to take care of too and provide you endless benefits.
Here Are 5 Reasons Why You Should Have An Aloe Vera Plant:
1. It Purifies Air
According to research conducted by NASA Scientists on how to keep air clean while they are up in space revealed that aloe vera purifies the air by releasing oxygen and absorbing carbon dioxide at night. So, even before you ingest it to enjoy its health benefits placing aloe vera in your space is beneficial. Releasing excess amounts of oxygen and less carbon dioxide while you sleep is good for your health too.
2. It Boosts Immunity And Detoxifies
Aloe vera juice is rich in vitamins, minerals, enzymes, antioxidants, amino acids, etc. Due to its anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, alkalizing and antiseptic properties, consuming its juice will flush out the toxins out of your body.
Fewer toxins will improve immune function and hormone production in our bodies. As it helps to heal digestive issues and expels the buildup of unhealthy elements in your gut and maximizes your nutrient absorption. The vitamins and minerals present in aloe vera are enough to improve skin cells reproduce and repair themselves.
3. Good For Burns And Soothing Skin
Apart from adding aloe vera to your diet, you can also use it in your skincare products or in its pure form. Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, its fresh gel can treat all types of rashes, skin burns caused by their radiotherapy treatment.
4. Hand Sanitizer
Hand sanitizer has become a regular part of everyone’s routine, especially when we are in the winter season. But using sanitizer which contains chemicals will make our skin dry and make them look bad. So instead of choosing those chemical-filled sanitizers, use aloe vera sanitizer to clean your hands and to avoid bacteria. All you need to do is mix 2-3 tablespoons of aloe vera juice to witch hazel with few drops of any essential oil. That’s it use it as a hand sanitizer.
5. It’s Easy To Grow
If you’re not a green thumb, to grow this wonderful aloe vera plant in your home, don’t worry. This plant doesn’t need much attention and care to grow healthy. It stays pretty small, all it needs is some regular semi sunshine exposure, and watering 2-3 times in a month (except for in the winter when the plant becomes dormant and does fine with once a month sprinkle).