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Aloe vera is one of the oldest plants that has been used medicinally on record. It has been used for over 6000 years and was regarded as a sacred plant, which the ancient Egyptians believing it held the secret to beauty, health and immortality. Their dead were embalmed with aloe as it was considered that the plant had anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties which would preserve the body.
Aloe vera, also known as Aloe barbadensis is a cactus-like plant which belongs to the lily family. The long pointed fleshy leaves are filled with juice which has beneficial properties to the skin. Aloe contains over 150 nutritional ingredients including; Amino acids; includes all of the essential amino acids which when used topically help to rejuvenate skin growth.
Vitamins and Minerals; B vitamins, calcium, magnesium, zinc, iron, manganese, chromium and selenium to help maintain skin health helping to protect cells from damage. Lignans; that acts as phytoestrogens and also help aloe to penetrate into the skin. Polysaccharides; including mannose and acemannon help to destroy micro-
organisms helping to keep the skin healthy.
Organic Aloe Vera
Organic, 99% pure aloe vera inner gel has no colourings and clear gel that won’t stain clothes. Lifeplan’s gel is also Vegan Society approved and Parabens free.
Aloe Vera Gel
Aloe vera gel should be top of your list of summer skincare essentials. With natural cooling action, aloe vera can soothe skin with sunburn or minor burns, and it’s ideal for the whole family!
Drinking Aloe Vera
For general health and wellbeing, aloe vera can be drunk as a juice. Natural aloe vera juice is a great nutritional drink with no flavourings and no added sugar. Try drinking aloe vera by adding it to fruit juices.
Face & Skin Care
Aloe vera can be applied to the face and body safely. It helps dry skin conditions including eczema and psoriasis, and can also be applied to stretch marks and flaky skin.
Aloe can help to rejuvenate the skin and therefore applying natural aloe vera gel may be useful in minimalising stretch marks and other skin blemishes.
After Sun Care
Aloe vera rapidly cools and soothes sunburn or overly dry skin. It’s particularly useful as an after sun care product, as it helps to retain moisture in the skin, making the skin feel less tight.
Look for aloe vera gel with 99% pure aloe vera to ensure that you are getting the highest quality product. When buying aloe vera, go for a gel that is organic to ensure that there are no pesticides within the product. Choose one that contains no colourings, perfumes, parabens, SLS, or animal derivatives. Aloe vera gel is clear and not coloured so it will not stain the clothes or skin.
Lifeplan Organic Aloe Vera Gel is quickly absorbed, adding moisture and nourishment to the skin without it feeling greasy or tight like other aloe gels in the market can. With its hydrating qualities, aloe vera gel is an effective sunburn treatment. It can also be used as a moisturiser, helping to keep skin supple. Aloe vera gel can even be used on hair as it may help to calm frizzy hair, giving it natural moisture.
Lifeplan Aloe Vera Juice does not contain any colourings, artificial flavours or sweeteners. It is guaranteed to contain at least 10% polysaccharides, the active constituents in aloe vera. The juice is GM free and made without the use of pesticides. Lifeplan’s product is made using 100% Aloe Vera gel from the Aloe barbadensis species and is registered with the Vegan Society.
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