Aloe Vera is a great plant with incredible health benefits that can be found in almost all health stores and supermarkets. However, instead of buying it, you can also grow it at home and have a steady supply of the plant.

By growing your own Aloe Vera, you’re making sure you’re using a natural and organic product. Aloe Vera is a green plant with small and wide leaves full of gel that can easily be collected and used. Just split open a leaf and squeeze the gel out – it’s that easy.

Here’s a list of the most important Aloe Vera benefits:

Topical uses

  • Reduces rashes, boils and other skin disorders;
  • Treats acne and eczema;
  • Heals burns;
  • Hydrates the skin;
  • Fills in wrinkles;
  • Heals wounds;
  • Relieves bug bites and irritation;
  • Is a great hair conditioner;
  • A perfect alternative for shaving gels.

Internal uses

  • Regulates your blood sugar levels;
  • Reinforces your immune system;
  • Prevents digestive disorders (bloating, constipation, IBS, colitis);
  • Keeps your gums healthy;
  • Stimulates white blood cell production;
  • Reduces the risk of arthritis;
  • Improves the function of the heart and your blood quality;
  • Relieves heartburn and indigestion;
  • Improves the function of the urinary tract.

Aloe Vera originates from Northern Africa and its first uses are recorded back in Ancient Egypt. Papyrus found in Egypt showed twelve different recipes on how to use Aloe Vera. From that point forward, Aloe Vera has been considered the best natural remedy for numerous diseases and conditions. Its constant use in alternative and conventional medicine is a clear sign of how powerful the plant is.