Aloe Vera Has Been a Staple For Healing & Soothing Since 4000 BC
Aloe Vera is an amazing plant, capable of thriving in harsh conditions where most other plant life struggle to survive. It has been a staple for healing and soothing in many cultures and dates as far back as 4000 BC, as indicated by ancient stone carvings from the early Egyptians. Aloe Vera has also been traditionally used in places such as Greece, India, Mexico, Japan and China. Egyptian queens who reportedly possessed the beauty of Goddesses like Nefertiti and Cleopatra used it as part of their regular regimes. It was used to treat soldiers’ wounds by Alexander the Great and Christopher Columbus.
Aloe Vera Is Packed With Antioxidant, Antibacterial and Regenerative Properties
It has been widely used to treat many skin conditions including sunburn, blisters, insect bites, minor burns, itching, allergic reaction and inflammation. Aloe Vera is packed with antioxidant, antibacterial and regenerative properties due to key vitamins, nutrients, minerals and enzymes which help to fuel its miraculous healing powers. These key components include vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, C and E, amino acids, and folic acid. Minerals found in Aloe Vera juice are copper, iron, sodium, calcium, zinc, potassium, chromium, magnesium and manganese.
There are many articles and papers written about the amazing healing powers of Aloe Vera such as this 2007 article by Natural News: http://www.naturalnews.com/021858_aloe_vera_gel.html
Many Skin Care Product Companies Substitute Aloe Vera In Place of Water
Aloe Vera is capable of so many wonderful benefits that it is easy to see why skin care product companies who truly want to provide the most benefit to their customers chose to substitute Aloe Vera in place of water in creams and lotions. I Want Natural lotions are a perfect example of this. Aloe Vera makes a fine skin care treatment by itself, but when combined with other beneficial natural ingredients, it can provide the best skin care treatments to be found.