Aloe Vera was Cleopatra and Nefertiti’s Beauty Secret
In Egypt, Aloe Vera was called the immortality plant, based on drawings found on ancient stone carvings from 6000 years ago. It was a gift that was usually put in the tombs of most pharaohs. Legend has it that as part of their beauty regimen, Queens Cleopatra and Nefertiti used Aloe Vera. Other cultures, from Greece to China, have also used it for its amazing healing properties. It was even used to treat the wounds of soldiers by Christopher Columbus and Alexander the Great.
Aloe Vera gel heals your skin at the cellular level
Aloe Vera’s translucent gel contains 18 types of amino acids found in the body and Vitamin A, B, C and E. Another important element in Aloe Vera is acemannan. Acemannan is a complex carbohydrate, which allows nutrients to reach the cells to nourish and even remove toxins.
You can even fight cancer with Aloe Vera
Aloe-emodin found in Aloe Vera can cause the death of tumor cells and halt the development of cancerous liver cells in human, according to researchers at Gachon University of Medicine and Science in South Korea
Other compounds called Aloe-emodin and Aloe-rhein have also been shown to kill cancer cells and stop the development of cancer in 2010 study by researchers at China Medical University.
Make your own Aloe Vera gel now
What You Need:
- Six Aloe Vera leaves
- Spatula and Spoon
- Sharp knife
- Blender or food processor
- A clean Glass Container with a lid
- A cutting board
- Paper towels
- Cut the leaves with a sharp knife, making sure to make clean cuts.
2. Cut the plant close to the leaf’s base and slice away from the center.
3. Using running water, clean the leaves’ exterior skin. Then put the leaves in the bowl for at least 15 minutes.Make sure the are placed at 45 degrees to drain out Aloe Vera’s bitter juice.
4. Then remove the skin and serrated edges.
5. Extract each leaf’s gel.
6. Pour the collected gel into a blender or food processor and mix well.
7. Place the mixture in the glass container and close the lid. Place it in a fridge for storage for up to about a week.
*There is a simple way to fillet an Aloe Vera Leaf
You can eat Aloe Vera gel or put it on your skin
Adults should take 30 ml 3x daily for internal use. You should follow instructions of the health care provider or label when administering it to children internally.
For topical use, simply apply directly onto your skin as often as you like.