Hermes Trimegistro taught the Egyptians to use Aloe Vera to cure 200 deadly diseases, which is why they called it "the Plant of Immortality." In fact the Egyptians were so impressed with Aloe, for its ability to heal "what should not be possible to cure", that they considered it "a god" whose "blood" had spiritual and supernatural powers, and offered beauty, health and eternity. Aloe was part of the embalming ritual and thus accompanied the Pharaoh on his journey to Eternity!
Cleopatra and Nefertiti themselves used Aloe to stay young and beautiful, for which they bathed daily in Aloe, drank it several times a day and even used it as an eye drop to make their eyes shine.
If we visit the Tombs of the Pharaohs, we can see the Aloe drawings on the walls along with the hieroglyphs. We can also see it in the "Ebers Papyrus" (the largest Egyptian book on remedies and medicines). And if we walked among the Pyramids in Egyptian times, we would be amazed to see how all the roads and the Pyramids themselves were Surrounded by Aloes
For the Mayans, Aloe was a "sacred plant" for its Regenerative properties, as many other religions attributed to it the Power of Eternal Life and Eternal Youth. So much so, that even today, in some places in Mexico it is customary to have a little Aloe Vera plant, because they claim that it brings "Good Luck."
In India, 5,000 years ago, the best Indian doctors wrote in the book of Ayurveda, how Aloe is great for the liver, digestive and respiratory system, against burns, cuts, wounds, and even against vaginitis or herpes vaginal.
And in ancient China, Aloe Vera was considered "the Harmonic remedy". And if we look at the drawings of the official painter of the Emperor Fu-Hsi, 2,800 years before Christ (4,800 years ago), we see the Emperor's Physician placing Aloe Vera leaves, cut and opened, on the wounds of a Hero, to heal him.
In Babylon, Aloe was highly regarded as Medicine, as we can see in the Babylonian Tablets.
In Greek times, in 333 BC, Alexander the Great used Aloe as a medicine for his brave soldiers, because Aristotle himself used it to save Alexander's life from the mortal wound of an arrow. So convinced was Alexander the Great of the Importance of having Aloe Vera, that he abandoned all his plans of conquest and turning around went to conquer the Island of Socrota, which was "full of Aloe". Only after ensuring in this way the supply of Aloe for his Armies did he continue his Famous Conquests throughout Asia.
The Gallic people, Celts before the time of Christ, planted an Aloe Vera plant next to the grave of the dead, because they claimed that when the Aloe came into flower, it meant that the dead had entered Paradise.
The Arabs collected Aloe from the Desert, and processed it in ingenious ways, sold it as "the plant that heals everything" in Persia and India, where it was eagerly bought.
Mahatma Gandhi declared that he could only survive his very long fasts, thanks to Aloe.
Columbus on his trips to "Las Indias" carried aloe vera plants, for diseases that could arise during the voyages ...
1) Oral hygiene. Thrush. Herpes labialis
Aloe vera is an excellent preventive for cavities while protecting tooth enamel. For bleeding or swollen gums, sucking a piece of the pulp is a good option, as it reduces pain, it is also very good for toothaches and phlegmon reduction.
In the case of thrush, as it is an inflammation that affects the membranes of the mouth, very painful indeed, it can even affect eating. In these cases, it is advisable to chew a piece of Aloe pulp and then swallow it so that it also acts on the palate, esophagus and stomach, at least once a day. In cases of cold sores, aloe should be applied, and then washed with water.
Aloe vera reduces and even completely eliminates the effects of allergies or other similar reactions. To find out if a person is allergic to aloe vera, rub a little on the lower arm and wait. If the area begins to itch or turns red, it is a sign that you are allergic to aloe and should be avoided. For respiratory conditions such as asthma, several pieces of Aloe should be placed in a pot with water and put to cook, repeating the steam or rubbing the nasal passages with its juice, which considerably reduces the discomfort.
The use of aloe vera in terms of beauty is spreading every day. By easily penetrating the 3 layers of the skin. Epidermis, dermis, and hypodermis, allows to eliminate bacteria and accumulated fat that usually clogs the pores of the skin. On the other hand, being rich in vitamins, enzymes, minerals and natural nutrients, it allows the reproduction of new cells. Using aloe vera constantly can prevent early wrinkles and delay normal age wrinkles.
It can be used without any inconvenience under makeup. Another of the usual uses in terms of beauty is as a sunscreen, contributing in cases of prolonged use, to eliminate spots caused by the sun.
It is excellent to counteract the effects after shaving, when the skin is damaged by the passage of the blades, avoiding redness and rashes. It also prevents and eliminates small stretch marks.
4) Scalp and hair
Aloe is excellent for preventing scalp conditions such as dandruff and oil, when applying its juice as a shampoo or conditioner. On the other hand, it allows to achieve healthier and shinier hair by rubbing a sheet previously cut in half, all over the head and letting the hair dry for a while or even until the next day, when it is removed with water.
5) Burns and stings
When applying Aloe in burns and stings, the pain decreases considerably, in addition to helping to avoid infections and subsequent scars. Healing is much faster.
It is ideal to apply on the skin before being exposed to the sun, since it is an effective protection against ultraviolet rays. By applying the juice to the skin, minor burns are immediately relieved. For the most serious burns, a piece of aloe pulp should be rubbed on the wound, which prevents the cells from continuing to heat up, spreading to neighboring cells and causing, in some cases, death due to cell heating.
7) Cuts and wounds
Used for years as an effective home remedy, a piece of unpeeled pulp should be placed on the wound, previously cleaned, and fixed with a bandage. It not only heals wounds but also reduces scars.
To treat hemorrhoids it can be used in two different ways. As it is mildly laxative, it can be ingested (a piece of pulp) in the morning or also inserted into the rectum after evacuating. If external use is necessary, the open sheet should be applied to the affected area. Treatment must be constant until the complete disappearance of the hemorrhoid.
It is a treatment that can take a long time. It should be applied on the scars, the juice or the pulp, both in the morning and at night, being able to be combined with Vitamin E, which makes it even more effective.
10) Varicose veins
In these cases, it must be applied outside the varicose veins to obtain excellent results.
11) Skin cancer
In this type of treatment, it should be taken into account that you have to be patient and very constant, applying Aloe juice daily, between 2 and 4 times a day, until complete elimination.
To treat acne with aloe vera, it should be applied more than once a day on previously cleansed skin. Aloe allows tissues to regenerate from the inside to the outside, absorbing excess fat. During the first days it is very possible that the condition seems to get worse but this is normal and only requires patience. Used regularly, Aloe also gradually reduces acne scars. It should be applied in the morning and at night as long as necessary, also ingesting a piece of pulp in the morning for a much more effective treatment.
13) Insect stings, nettles and bites
A piece of aloe pulp is applied directly on the bite of any insect whatsoever, this allows immediate reduction of pain and faster healing.
14) Psoriasis and rashes
Psoriasis is an ailment that generally comes from an unbalanced life and the specialty sensitivity of some people. To treat it with aloe vera, two small pieces of pulp should be ingested daily on an empty stomach in addition to applying it to the affected areas several times a day.
15) Irritation and itching
Ideal for the crotch area and the groin area, which are often irritated as a result of the heat and constant friction. In this case, Aloe should be applied twice a day to the affected area, the lesion disappearing in a day or two.
16) Athlete's foot
It is an injury that generally appears in summer and more frequently in men. It is characterized by the appearance of fungi and the treatment consists of applying a gauze soaked with aloe juice around the fingers, leaving it to act overnight.
17) Female genital tract
It helps to eliminate the annoying trichomonas, candida and other vaginal infections or irritations. To do this, simply insert a piece of aloe vera pulp into the vagina, leaving it to act overnight. treatment is generally limited to a couple of days. Vaginal baths with warm water and aloe are also excellent.
20) tired feet
Putting your feet in hot water with pieces of aloe and rubbing them with them is a good treatment for tired feet. You can also massage with aloe juice, as it has a revitalizing effect.
21) sprains and pain in the joints
When applied directly to the skin in the affected area, it is absorbed directly by the blood, inhibiting pain. Applications can be done with or without heat. One of the most used home remedies is heating a leaf and splitting it in the middle and placing the gelatinous part on the painful area for as long as possible.
Aloe vera reduces body odor and is not as caustic. While it is not as powerful as common deodorants, it is ideal for those who are allergic or want a natural alternative.
23) Sinusitis and headache
For these types of conditions, a piece of aloe vera leaf should be placed on the forehead and rubbed gently, letting it act for a few minutes. In the same way you can use a cloth soaked in aloe juice to place on the forehead. If the headaches come from sinusitis, it is advisable to allow the cloth to cover part of the nostrils.
24) Painful nerves
Aloe has an incredible property: it restores sensitivity to the skin. To do this, the juice or pulp of aloe vera should be applied daily to the affected area. Treatment requires patience as it can take several months.
25) Childhood diseases
Using Aloe juice or pulp on lesions caused by measles, chicken pox or rubella, reduces itching and lesions heal more quickly. All those treatments that involve the use of alcohol can be substituted for aloe, since it is also a powerful disinfectant and does not cause burning. For those with a fever, they should rub the pulp on the forehead, the nape of the neck and the soles of the feet. It is also very useful for irritations caused by diapers (afterwards, a moisturizer should be applied).
Aloe vera helps maintain excellent health and fills the body with energy thanks to its high content of titanium, iron and germanium. Eating a piece of pulp with breakfast strengthens the immune system. It also has excellent aphrodisiac properties. It is ideal for digestive disorders and a good intestinal regulator.
To treat the ulcer, a piece of pulp should be eaten in the morning and fasting, which should be repeated at night and until the symptoms disappear definitively. It is advisable during this period, to carry out a diet according to later, progressively, to return to normality. Aloe has a bitter taste, therefore, to remove it, you can wash the piece with water, removing the yellowish juice that it contains between the leaf and the pulp (server). You can run it through the blender and even mix it with fruit juice.
28) Rheumatism and arthritis
It is an excellent pain inhibitor and a good anti-inflammatory. Eating a piece of pulp daily reduces pain in the joints.
29) Neck pain and angina
It can be treated in two different ways. The first one is by gargling with a preparation of aloe pulp and warm water passed through the blender. The second is to put a piece of pulp in the mouth, suck it for a few minutes, then chew it and swallow it. Treatment can be carried out frequently.
30) Eyes and ears
In both cases, the application of a few drops of aloe juice relieves pain and relaxes them almost immediately. You can also scrub the eyelids with a blade. It is excellent for treating cataracts and other eye conditions.
31) Chicken warts and eyes
For the treatment of warts and chicken eyes, a piece of leaf should be applied to the affected area, holding it, for two or three weeks until they are eliminated.
A treatment that will require proof. Aloe acts as a regenerator of bone mass and helps to absorb greater amounts of calcium while providing vitamins. Treatment consists of eating a piece of pulp on an empty stomach.
Aloe allows the pancreas to regain its proper functioning and proper insulin production. For this, the pulp must be ingested on an empty stomach.
34) Hypertension and atherosclerosis
Aloe Vera acts as a blood purifier and is highly recommended for people suffering from arteriosclerosis and hypertension. By promoting oxygenation of the tissues, it slows aging, increasing elasticity. Regulates blood pressure. A piece of aloe pulp should be ingested two or three times a day.
35) Excess food or drink
Chewing a piece of aloe vera until it is broken and then swallowing it can make those who feel heavy after excessive alcohol or food intake feel better.