Probably almost every windowsill you can find agave or how is called this plant, aloe Vera. His parents, the Cape of Good Hope in Africa, it reaches 3 meters in length, and at home grows lush low bushes. Aloe has long been known for its beneficial properties. Consider its application in medicine in more detail.
Aloe juice for health is extremely useful both for internal and external use due to its composition of healthful juice. However, not all types of aloe can be used internally only and shrub varieties acceptable for cold application. Other varieties of aloe wonderful treat many health problems when applied externally.
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The composition of aloe include essential vitamins, as With (for immunity and prevention of premature aging), b vitamins (provide a good night's sleep, as well as the strength of hair and nails), And (for visual acuity and improve blood), E (for the prevention of heart disease and early wrinkles). Calcium strengthens teeth and bones, potassium helps to avoid diseases of the blood vessels and the heart, and magnesium - saves the body from stress. Also in the composition of aloe are aloin, which cosmetologists appreciate the benefits for the skin is the substance that gives the skin firmness and elasticity. However, the most valuable wealth of aloe is a natural antibiotic that provides antiviral, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory effect. In medicine aloe famous choleretic, laxative and restorative means, and in cosmetics - anti-aging, moisturizing and nourishing.
Application of aloe
Application of aloe Vera, external or internal, is shown in the following diseases:
1. Utilities (indigestion, gastritis, gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer, chronic liver disease and gall bladder).
2. Viral diseases (SARS, influenza).
3. Respiratory system (bronchitis, sinusitis, pulmonary tuberculosis, diseases of the throat)
4. Cardiovascular system (hypertension, vasospasm).
5. Radiculitis and rheumatism.
6. Skin diseases (eczema, herpes, dermatitis, inflammation on the skin as acne, burns to relieve pain.
7. Headaches, dental pain and reduced vision (cataract). Can help aloe and barley.
Contraindications to the use of aloe
Aloe is contraindicated if you are hypersensitive, and in the presence of diseases and conditions involving bleeding (menstruation, hemorrhoids, etc), as well as during pregnancy. Aloe undesirable hypertension, severe cardiovascular disease, severe forms of nephritis and acute disorders of the housing.
The use of aloe can cause side effects such as diarrhea, and increased intestinal peristalsis.