Since the days of our fathers, aloe vera plant is used as a cure for various diseases. Ancient Egyptians had to use it since about 1500 BC; the Samaritans, 1875 BC. Due to the extraordinary properties, aloe vera plant is considered as an eternity.
The results Antoni Femenia, researchers from the Department of Chemistry Universitat de les Illes Balears, Spain, because aloe vera has multi efficacy is due to an antibiotic, antiseptic, antibacterial, anticancer, antiviral, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, anti-swelling, antiparkinson, antiarteriosklerosis, and antiviral resistant to antibiotics. Aloe vera is also beneficial as a pain reliever.
Compounds responsible for pain relief are anthraquinone and quinone. Two compounds was also known as antibiotics. Liliaceae family that also contains salicylates that act to reduce pain. One of the enzymes in the Aloe vera can also break brandykinin pain-causing compounds. Therefore, the onion family can be used by patients with osteoarthritis.
In addition efficacious cure various diseases, aloe vera is also beneficial for beauty. In the Drugs and Cosmetic Journal writing Aloe vera contains polysaccharides (mainly glukomannan) in collaboration with the essential amino acids and secondary, oxidase, catalase, and lipase. Amino acids long been known to serve as building blocks of protein replacement of damaged cells. That is, aloe vera role is to assist the regeneration of new cells.
Besides a role in cell regeneration, the lignin content of aloe vera was beneficial to the skin. Lignin contained in it can seep into the skin and resist the loss of fluid from the skin surface. The result, the skin does not dry quickly and supple. Aloe vera makes the regeneration of skin cells for the better, making the skin appear more supple, elastic and toned.