A genus of succulent plants, some classed as trees, others as shrubs, but the greater number having the habit and appearance of evergreen herbaceous plants; from some of which are prepared articles for medicine and the arts. They are natives of warm countries.
The inspissated juice of several species of aloe, used as a purgative.
or aloe vera: plant widely used as a skin moisturizer and healing agent, especially in treating cuts, burns, insect stings, eczema, bruises, acne, poison ivy rash, sunburn, and psoriasis.
( genus: Aloe) A plant with toothed, fleshy leaves. The juice of aloes is often medically useful, either as a laxative or a soothing agent.
A superb hydrator and soothing agent, very beneficial to damaged hair and dry, chapped or sun-exposed skin. We use certified organic aloe in our products.
A rich emollient containing hundreds of enzymes and vitamins. Known to promote healing of skin due to its effective cellular renewal properties.
soothing, calming, promotes circulation and hydration healing emollient that soothes irritations and prevents scarring.
a plant extract known for its healing, soothing and sun-screening properties.
succulent plants having rosettes of leaves usually with fiber like hemp and spikes of showy flowers; found chiefly in Africa
a succulent but not a cactus
A tropical herb. The translucent gel from the inner leaves is used externally to relieve burns, skin irritations, and infections. Aloe gel taken internally provides relief from stomach disorders. It is thought to act by inhibiting bradykinin, and thus assist with pain. Aloe gel is used in beauty aids and moisturizers because the polysaccharides it contains help to smooth, soften, and protect the skin. The yellow juice called latex found just beneath the leaf surface acts as a powerful laxative.
Discorides, a Greek historian, recorded the use of Aloe as a healing herb more than 2,000 years ago. The gel, extracted from the Aloe Vera plant, was used to clear blemishes, soothe itches and maintain healthy skin. It is reported that Cleopatra massaged fresh Aloe into her skin every day to preserve her beauty. Scientists have found that Aloe has anesthetic, anti-bacterial and tissue restorative properties. It heals burns from flame, sun and radiation. Aloe contains salicylates, which have both anti-inflammatory and pain killing characteristics. Aloe also contains magnesium lactate, a substance that can inhibit histamine reactions of the sort that can cause, among other things, itching and irritation of the skin.
A succulent tropical plant with thick tapering leaves and bell-shaped flowers.
Aloes are succulent, clumping plants with fleshy, toothed (non-fibrous) leaves. THere are about 300 species of aloe; they live in warm, dry habitats and most originated in northern Africa. Aloe vera is a popular plant whose gel-like sap is used as a medicinal salve; it is originally from northern Africa, the Cape Verde Islands, and the Canary Islands. Aloe vera has gray-green leaves and tubular yellow flowers that grow on a stalk that is up to 3 feet tall. Classification: Family Liliceae (lilies). Genua Aloe, Species - about 300 including A. vera, A. ferox, etc.
Blend for Digestive Problems and the Immune System; Historically one of the most healing of all herbs. This remarkable blend of natural herbs and Aloe provides amazing internal health benefits. Studies indicate Aloe provides exceptional synergistic benefits for the bodyâ€(tm)s healing process. Traditionally used externally to heal sores, wounds and burns. Used internally, it effectively supports the bodyâ€(tm)s fight against ulcers and other stomach disorders, as well as problems with the colon and bowels. Considered an effective laxative when taken in larger doses. Promotes general healing, helping to let you eat what you want to without digestive troubles.
Herbal product derived from the aloe plant, it is often added to herbal weight loss products. However, it has not been shown to effectively promote permanent weight loss. Different parts of the aloe plant may be used. Aloe gel may lower blood glucose and keep other medications from being properly absorbed. Aloe leaf lining has more side effects, including nausea, diarrhea, lowering of serum potassium and laxative effects that could be dangerous to individuals not in good health.
A moisturizer, usually in gel form, that is derived from the aloe plant.
high polysacccharide content provides humectant moisture and protects against thermal styling dryness in smoothing shine polish.
( Aloe barbadensis) Possessed of strong soothing properties, this desert succulent is a source of moisture in our Be CurlyTM Curl Enhancer, Be CurlyTM Shampoo, Hang StraightTM Straightening Lotion and Control TapeTM Extreme Style Strips.
Aloe, also written AloÃ«, is a genus containing about four hundred species of flowering succulent plants.