Aloe as home cosmetic

August 12, 2017 17:59 | Drug Plants

Homeland aloe - South Africa, where the plant looks like a tree.It is widely distributed in the form of ambient culture around the world, we often called aloe agave.

Description:. perennial succulent plant of the family whether Lane, stems erect, branched, densely leafy up to 60 cm The leaves are sword-shaped, succulent, fleshy with a light waxy bloom and large cartilaginous teeth on the edges contain a bitter, yellow, slimy juice.

common in our country decorative houseplant.

Composition: contains bitter-tasting glycoside complex compounds - antraglikozidy (aloin) nataloin, rabarberon, slimy and resinous substances.The juice of the plant are many enzymes and vitamins.

Growing : undemanding houseplant, undemanding to the water and fertilizer.In summer, it is transferred to the garden in pots located at a distance of 40-50 cm, in the sunny areas where Aloe is located before the first frost.Aloe hibernation occurs indoors or in greenhouses bright cool room.When it comes to indoor plant Aloe, it sim

ply transferred from the garden into the room and put on a brighter place.In winter, watering is not enough.The main method of reproduction of the aloe is the rooting of lateral shoots - the children, cut from mature plants.Aloe prefers good soil with a slightly acid or neutral reaction of the acid.

collection : usually cut lower fleshy leaves, they remain fresh in the refrigerator for days .

Harvesting and storage. For medical purposes use the leaves 15 cm long. Cut off their winter-spring period.

Application for cosmetic purposes

As the outer covering of the body, the skin is 16% of the total weight of the person.The man medium build skin surface area reaches 1.5-2 m2.Human skin is very sensitive to temperature, to heat and cold, in addition, it is extremely susceptible to injury, irritation, various infections.

Juice and Aloe Vera gel have an effective aid in the treatment of many types of skin diseases, including stings of various insects, uzhalivaniyah, pricking, abrasions, scratches, blisters, keloids, herpes, eczema, psoriasis, cuts during shaving, fungalinfections.

According to doctors, when applied externally aloe has the ability to kill bacteria and viruses, such as herpes viruses.As is known, herpes simplex virus causes fever bubble and herpes zoster virus - herpes zoster.Aloe is very accelerates and stimulates the healing process, facilitating the patients suffering.

erosion When using disinfectants and epithelizing properties of aloe vera juice is rubbed with cystic lesions of dermatitis.

to treat boils cut a thick leaf aloe, wash it, cut lengthwise, or pounded and lrikladyvayut to boils.Aloe draws pus boil matures.

following mixture is used at psoriasis.

Ingredients: 25g - aloe juice, 25 g - celandine juice, 25 g - juice calamus root, 25 g - vinegar, 25 g - linseed oil, 20 g - Netreba juice of fresh grass.

All components are mixed, steamed half cups of boiling water and allow to infuse for 2-3 hours. Apply a mixture in the form of compresses for 2 or 3 hours to the affected skin.

Herpes zoster simple and fresh or frozen aloe juice is used externally for tushirovanie rash.

When piodermitah aloe juice acts as a tonic, anti-inflammatory and adaptogenic agent.Given the importance of reactivity, and, in particular, the nervous system, in the event of piodermitov (which are a type of acne vulgaris), patients with chronic pustular skin diseases prescribed aloe juice and 1 teaspoon 30 minutes before meals 2-3 times a day or liquidaloe extract by injection of 1 ml subcutaneous (treatment from day 15 to 50).As a result of the treatment normalizes the function of the endocrine glands.

In vitiligo, cystic dermatosis and skin vasculitis is recommended to take fresh or canned aloe juice and 1 teaspoon 30 minutes before meals 2 or 3 times a day as a herbal remedies, normalizing the function of the adrenal cortex and metabolic processes.

When festering wounds, eczema, herpes, lupus, burns, cuts on the affected places with compresses applied aloe juice or fresh leaves.If you have a facial skin abscess or wound, it is recommended to impose on them a purely washed fresh aloe leaves, cut lengthwise, or gruel of them.With the leaves it is necessary to remove the thorns.In Chinese medicine for chronic skin diseases is recommended to drink fresh juice of aloe.

Those who often licks his lips, they expose to the wind, especially in the cold season, becoming rough and cracked.To unlearn this habit, try to lubricate lips a bitter taste means, for example, aloe juice.can be used to mitigate the lips olive, peach, or corn oil.Heated oil soak a piece of cotton wool between her lips tighten and hold twenty minutes.

tonic properties of aloe juice widely used in cosmetic practice.Aloe juice accelerates regeneration and the formation of new cells, so can prevent skin aging.It is used to eliminate the inflammation of the skin, acne.

reason that the skin becomes polluted and unclean, is to increase the allocation of fat, which as a result leads to the formation of blackheads and pimples.For the treatment of this "problem" skin Many dermatologists suggest a three-step process of applying aloe.The first step is the morning and evening to thoroughly clean the skin antiseptic.In the second stage should be applied to the skin juice or aloe gel and let it dry.Thus there is a contraction of the pores.This process is both a disinfectant and revitalizing skin tissue effect, since the elimination of excess fat of the skin does not create preconditions for "plugging" the pores and irritation.Moreover, the site of acne and acne scars does not remain, the skin gets a healthy appearance.In the third stage of aloe ointment they applied directly to pimples, blackheads for acceleration of the healing process and reduce the chance of scarring.

following procedure is recommended for acne .Of the several layers of gauze cut mask impregnated her aloe juice and put on face for 30-40 minutes.Over gauze advisable to put a layer of cotton wool, closing her dressing gauze, also carved in the form of a mask.The procedure is done first day, then - in a day, and then - 2 times a week.The course of treatment - 30 procedures.

prone to ugreobrazovaniyu, porous skin rubbed aloe juice canned.For the preservation of the four parts of juice add one part alcohol.Store composition in a cool dark place in a bottle with glass stopper.

use the following remedy for acne and oily seborrhea .Two tablespoons of chopped up mushy state aloe leaves pour 3/4 cup of boiling water and boil a mixture of 10 to 15 minutes, then it was filtered and obtained infusion wipe the face.

When pink acne apply aloe juice diluted in half with water.To do this, several layers of gauze or linen cloth moistened with diluted juice, slightly wring out and put on the face for 15 minutes.The course - 20-25 procedures (every other day).

When dry, wrinkled, sagging, aging skin useful the following mask:

1. Mix 1-2 teaspoons of fat cream (or lanalina) with a teaspoon of biostimulirovannogo aloe juice and 1-2 teaspoons of vegetable oil and all carefullystir.Lightweight, massaging the mixture is applied to wet after a preliminary hot compress the face and neck for 10-15 minutes.Remove the cotton swab.Then impose protein mask (one protein is ground with 1/4 teaspoon fine salt) and after 10 minutes remove with cotton wool soaked in the infusion of St. John's wort, or sage, and in the end face is rinsed in the same infusion.

2. The mashed yolk add one teaspoon of aloe juice and vegetable oil.

3. Grind in a meat grinder aloe leaves biostimulirovannye.Gruel is applied 2 times a week for 10-15 minutes, wash off first with warm, then cold water.

4. Mix in equal proportions (one teaspoon) of aloe juice, lime honey, glycerin, water, stirring slowly, add a teaspoon of oat flour (or milled oat flakes), all carefully rubbed until smooth.The mixture is applied on the face for 20-25 minutes.Applied 1-2 times per week for 1-1.5 months.After 3 months, the course can be repeated.

These masks rejuvenate, tone the skin, smooth wrinkles.

To faded, dehydrated skin lotion of the following composition is useful.Pour 100 g of the washed aloe leaves biostimulirovannyh 1 liter of cold water and insist 2 hours. Then the infusion boiled at low heat for 5 min before boiling.Ostuzhennoy and strained infusion stored in a refrigerator.The resulting lotion is recommended to wipe your face and neck.You can also apply a compress - 3 times a week for 10 minutes, followed by another wet skin should be lubricated with a nourishing cream.

following mask is recommended for oily skin .In the whipped egg whites need to pour a teaspoon of aloe juice.Here you can add and lemon juice.

following mask suitable for all skin types, they nourish and refresh it, prevent the formation of wrinkles.

1. To one tablespoon of aloe juice biostimulirovannogo add two tablespoons of warmed honey, a lot of stir.Apply on face for 10-15 minutes.

2. Mix until smooth teaspoon of egg yolk with the same amount of aloe juice and a tablespoon of sour cream.It is desirable for this purpose to use a brush.The mixture is applied to the face and neck in layers (for drying of the first layer is applied to the second and so on. D.), Keep 20-30 minutes, then rinse with warm water, and in the end rinse your face with cold water.

This mask is recommended by the famous actress Jane Fonda

3. Mix 1/2 teaspoon of aloe juice, 1 teaspoon honey, 1 egg yolk, 1 teaspoon of castor oil, 1/2 teaspoon lemon or orange juice, and 1 teaspoon of the seasonspoon the juice of red or black currant.Add oatmeal or ground oatmeal - to the consistency of porridge.Applies a mask to the pre-cleansed face.Wash with warm, then cold water.

To prevent the formation of wrinkles, especially for dry skin, it is useful in petrolatum or lanolin biostimulirovannogo add a bit of aloe juice.The juice is poured into a small jar of Vaseline and lanolin, or a mixture of rubbing.

When aging dry skin aloe juice, mixed with a nourishing cream, applied to the face in a day.

to easily sensitive skin with dilated capillaries is easy to make yourself lotion.To do this, take a tablespoon of aloe juice, dried rose petals, sage, chamomile, mint, finely chopped parsley, mix all, placed in a glass dish with a glass lid.Tablespoon of the mixture pour a glass of boiled water, in a warm place for 2 hours, filter, add a tablespoon of sour any berry or fruit juice.The skin is rubbed in the morning and evening instead of washing.

When dilation of the capillaries and persistent redness of the skin is recommended that the following recipe.

the evening or in the morning, dry, well cleaned with a solution of tea face and neck smeared with juice or a piece of aloe aged, on the one hand tentatively charged hard cuticle.Sliding movement is carried out by wrinkles on the skin of the whole face and neck, soaking her well.When all juice consumed, for 1-2 minutes pierce the skin of his face, then applied to damp skin nourishing cream.

It is also possible to use nourishing cream squeeze 8-10 drops of juice from a piece of freshly cut aloe and put his fingers to the face and neck.A month later, repeat the course.

Following this procedure the first time may feel a slight burning or tingling, which disappear after two or three sessions.The procedure 10-12 times a day or two.

Water extract of aloe leaves is used externally in the form of lotions and rubs for cosmetic purposes.For the prevention and treatment of wrinkles of wrinkled skin using infusion, which is prepared as follows: 2-3 large aloe leaf (100 g) was pulverized and poured 1 liter of cold boiled water.The infusion boil on low heat for 5 minutes, cooled, filtered and stored until use in the refrigerator (in a glass).

well cleansed face morning and evening is recommended to grease the piece of leaf aloe, which on the one hand remove the peel.The procedure is useful for all skin types.It has the same effect as rubbing the skin with pure aloe juice.

known that cosmetic recipes Cleopatra enjoyed extraordinary popularity among the ancient Roman women.The true secret of her beauty was, in their opinion, in the cream of aloe.To this day, residents of North Africa and Sicily used in cosmetics fleshy part of this plant.Modern science confirms that Aloe Vera is a natural cosmetic product that cleans the skin, slightly narrowing the pores.

Here is the recipe cream of Cleopatra: 5 grams of aloe gently stir in 40 ml of distilled water so (since the powder of aloe is prepared in the laboratory, it is possible to replace the juice of aloe [40 ml]) to avoid lumps, add 20 ml of rose wateror infusion of rose petals, a teaspoon of honey.The mixture was put in a water bath and gradually introduce it fresh lard (100 g), making sure it is not too hot.Ready cream shift in a jar and stored in the refrigerator.

cream is applied 1 time per day to the face and neck with a thin layer.


problem skin with acne, oily skin with enlarged pores face, gently clean the face of the night swab dipped in freshly squeezed juice of aloe.This home remedy helps to cleanse the skin, tones it, regulates the function of sebaceous glands, pores, gradually eliminates the "black spots".You can try to use a tampon instead of a piece of sheet, after removing it from the skin.

With such problem skin is very good and leaf lotion.To prepare the lotion, 2 tablespoons of crushed leaves insist in a glass of boiled water for 2 hours.This liquid wipe your face after each washing.

Aloe in the daily care of the face and neck can be used for daily skin care infusion of aloe leaves.The infusion is prepared

as well as in the treatment of various skin lesions: take 1 tablespoon to 1 cup of cooled boiled water, infused for several hours.Ready infusion is used to wipe the skin - it gives purifying, refreshing and invigorating effect.

Infusion of leaves can be used in another way.Pour it into molds for ice, which is in every refrigerator.Wiping the skin of the face and neck with ice cubes with the addition of herbal remedies - a great morning toning treatment for all skin types.

tonic for the skin is necessarily present in a set of tools for daily cosmetic procedures.But experienced beauticians warn that if you have dry or particularly sensitive skin, it is better not to use the purchased tonics.They can contain large amounts of alcohol or other chemical components that rob your skin of necessary moisture.Aloe juice - that's what you need to moisturize not only sensitive, but also other types of skin.

Soft skin freshener for home cooks so.You will need 10 ml (2 teaspoons) of dried chamomile flowers or 1 tea bag, 120 ml of rose water, 50 ml of aloe juice, 2 drops of sandalwood oil.Exotic ingredients - rose water and sandalwood oil - can be found in specialized fitoaptekah or eastern exotic stores.

Brew chamomile tea and let it cool to room temperature.Pour 120 ml of tea in a bottle or jar with a screw lid and add the rose water, sandalwood oil and aloe juice.all this stir well.Keep a tonic should be in a cool place - for example, in the refrigerator, and use the number of prepared for the week.

in the care of the neck is very effective tool - warm compresses with the infusion of the leaves of agave.Wet towel warmed in the infusion, wring it out well.Keep the compress should be no more than 15-20 minutes, then remove and rinse the neck with lukewarm water.