Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is an evergreen plant

Aloe Vera is an evergreen plant which can be grown both, outdoors and indoors. It is a stem less or short-stemmed plant developing to 60– 100 cm (24– 39 inches) tall, spreading by counterbalances. The leaves are thick and plump, green to dark green, with a few assortments indicating white bits on their upper and lower stem surfaces. The green plant is grown for various purposes such as medicinal, agricultural and decorative. 

Skin Care

Aloe Vera can be used for skin care purposes. For example, by mixing it with honey and powdered walnuts it can be used to treat acne. It can also hydrate the dry skin. Mix Aloe Vera with honey, turmeric milk and rose water and apply it on the face. Additionally, The Aloe Vera’s gel can also be applied to hair to treat hair fall. Furthermore, it is also added to many beauty products. 

Weight Loss

One of the magical properties of Aloe Vera, which might interest many people is that it can aid in losing weight. It cuts the toxic free radicals and improves the immune system. The writer of the book “The everything guide to Aloe Vera for health” says, “Aloe Vera can improve the effectiveness of your diet and maximize your weight-loss potential. With ample amounts of vitamins and minerals that contribute to weight-loss, as well as amino acids, enzymes and sterols, aloe Vera ensures your diet is not only supportive of weight-loss, but also improves the body’s absorption and utilization, improving overall health as well as weight-loss success.”

Imagine if you run out of toothpaste, so if you have planted Aloe Vera in your garden you can use it as a substitute. Aloe Vera is also proven to help reduce constipation.  Not only it has medicinal uses but you can also grow Aloe Vera just to decorate your garden. Aloe Vera plant will be a different kind of plant among other leaf and stem plants. 

improve the effectiveness of your diet and maximize your weight-loss potential


Let’s talk about some nutritional facts that will leave you amazed. Aloe Vera contains vitamins such as Vitamin A, E, C, B1, B2, B3, B6 and folic acid. It also contains over 10 important minerals namely, calcium, magnesium, zinc, chromium, selenium, sodium, iron, potassium, copper and manganese. The human body needs 8 essential amino acids, and luckily aloe Vera contains all of them. Moreover, it also contains fatty acids such as HCL. 

Considering all the above uses and nutritional benefits of Aloe Vera, I would love to grow it in my garden. Instead of using beauty products are full of chemicals, I would prefer to pick up fresh aloe Vera’s gel from my garden and use it to treat all my skin and hair problems. Besides that, if the plant is present in my garden it will save my time to visit the market, instead I will just walk into my garden and get some of it in no more than 5 minutes. 

Hence it can be concluded that Aloe Vera’s uses are countless and it should be present in every household.

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