Aloe Vera, Plant of Immortality


Due to its numerous therapeutic uses, it was lauded by the Greeks and the Egyptians as a plant signifying immortality-a universal panacea. In India it is known as ‘Ghritkumaari’.




Over 300 species of Aloe Vera plant are now found across the world, available during all seasons of the year. The delicate greenish leaves of this shrub are pulpy and succulent. It contains gel and hormones which are known for healing and anti-inflammatory properties. It restores the skin moisture and texture without any side-effects. One can prepare juice by removing the outer pulp.

  • Available all round the year
  • Leaves contain gel, hormones
  • They heal inflammation naturally
  • It soothes skin & hair
  • Improves complexion


Aloe Vera & Ayurveda

Unknown Antiquity

It is a special herb with manifold therapeutic uses. The time when it began to be used therapeutically in India is difficult to determine. But it is believed that it is being used here for at least one thousand years in the Ayurvedic system of healthcare management. It was first discovered by the nomadic community people who were aware of its healing power. It is still being used for treatment of common ailments in traditional Ayurveda. Besides, its gel and juice are widely used by the Ayurvedic dermatologists to treat skin rashes and other skin-related problems.

  • A special herb with medicinal uses
  • Being used in Ayurveda for millennia
  • Widely used in Egypt & Greece since long
  • Used by nomadic communities as antiseptics
  • An important part of Ayurvedic treatment

Now, when the people across the world are reeling under Corona-phobia, Ayurvedic practitioners affirm that Aloe Vera can boost immunity to such an extent that the deadly virus cannot enter and stay in the body and damage it. Its uses have increased manifold in the recent uncertain time as it is known to contain vitamins, minerals and essential nutrients, all considered immunity boosters.  If you consume it regularly together with practicing yoga and meditation, it might be an excellent home-care against deadly virus and bacteria.

  • During Corona, use of Aloe Vera is increasing
  • Consuming it, you can stay free of the virus
  • Contains vitamins, minerals, essential nutrients
  • All these considered immunity boosters
  • You should practice yoga alongside


How Aloe Vera Is Used

Home Remedies, Moisturizer, Shampoo

One can extract both gel and latex of the plant from the leaves. It is widely used as magical home remedies for burns, itching and inner inflammation. It is easy to prepare moisturizer out of it at home by extracting its succulent juice and gel.  It is also used in preparing cream, shampoo and others. You can grow this plant in your kitchen garden with a little care, for it occupies less space and does not need much maintenance.

  • Gel & latex extracted from leaves
  • Home remedies for burns, wounds
  • Easy to prepare moisturizer at home
  • Used in preparing cream, shampoo
  • You may grow it in kitchen garden



Numerous & Effective


  1. Improves Digestion

It is rich in laxative properties as the juice is known to contain anthraquinone glycosides. These boost digestive power and relieve constipation naturally. Further, it is claimed that the juice if consumed regularly can lessen and even cure irritable bowel syndrome.  It can also be used in treating gastrological diseases and diarrhea.

  • Rich in laxative properties
  • Contains anthraquinone glycosides
  • Eases constipation, diarrhea
  • Relieves irritable bowel syndrome
  • Eases intestinal disorders


  1. Purifies Blood

Aloe Vera is said to contain minerals and anti-oxidants which purify blood and improve the circulatory system of body.   Ayurveda practitioners suggest that one should drink Aloe Vera juice with lukewarm water before breakfast. It eliminates harmful toxins accumulated in body.

  • Contains minerals, anti-oxidants
  • Purifies blood, improves circulatory system
  • Juice to be taken before breakfast
  • Removes harmful toxins from body
  • Blood when purified strengthens body


  1. Reduces skin inflammation

Aloe Vera extracts are used externally to get instant relief from cuts, burns and eczema. It is said to contain antiseptic and antibiotic properties. One should rub the juice directly on the skin to reduce   inflammation as one does with ointment.

  • Externally used, it heals cuts, burns
  • It may relieve you of eczema
  • Contains antiseptic, antibiotic properties
  • Reduces inflammation
  • To be rubbed like ointment


  1. Controls Diabetes

Ayurveda practitioners strongly recommend daily intake of Aloe Vera juice mixed with lukewarm water for diabetics. Ayurvedic science affirms that it helps in lowering blood sugar and blood fatty acid levels. It is believed to contain properties which stimulate secretion of insulin which remains slow in diabetic patients. It is believed to control type- 2 diabetes.

  • Should be consumed in morning
  • With lukewarm water daily
  • Reduces sugar in blood
  • Lowers fatty acid level
  • Stimulates insulin secretion


  1. Improves Immunity

Aloe Vera combined with Amla is a powerful means of detoxifying body. When consumed together with Amla, it boosts your body’s resistance power many times and will help avoid the physical disorders and mental stress caused by invading virus/ bacteria.


  • Detoxifies body naturally
  • With Amla, boosts immunity
  • Bolsters body’s resistance power
  • To fight virus & bacteria
  • Its use ends Corona stress


  1. Helps Glowing Hair

It is a widely used as an ingredient of the hair gels being sold in market.  It helps hair remain fixed and look wet for long time. It is considered the best for curly hair. It adds glow to the hair without damaging it.

  • Used in hair gels
  • Fixes hair naturally
  • Hair looks wet for long
  • Best for curly hair
  • Not damaging hair
  • As chemicals do


  1. Moisturizing Naturally

Aloe Vera can be used as natural ointment for dry skin. It keeps your skin shiny while keeping it free from aging effects. Daily massage by the plant’s pulp removes dark circles below your eyes. It is widely used in making soaps, moisturizers, sunscreens, shampoos and lotions.

  • A natural moisturizer
  • Ensues shiny, smooth skin
  • Removes aging effects on skin
  • Removes dark circles under eyes
  • Used in soaps, sunscreens, shampoos


  1. Improves Dental Health

It is claimed that the mouthwash containing Aloe Vera helps reduce dental plaque and control pain and swelling, post-oral surgery. It is further said that because of its curative properties, Aloe Vera juice offers an alternative approach to dental and oral disorder management.

  • Used in mouthwash
  • Reduces dental plaque
  • Controls pain, swelling, post surgery
  • Naturally cures gum infection
  • Used in oral disorder management


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