The extraction of that extraordinary gel contained in the green casket of the aloe vera leaves is an ancient practice, to the point of being mentioned even in some passages of the Bible and of other ancient texts that hand down evidence regarding the use among the populations of the Egypt and India. We can trace the reasons for this custom in the huge quantity of beneficial properties that this plant dispenses to our organism. One of the most effective preparations that exploit the very powerful characteristics of this shrub is aloe cream. But let's try to deepen and understand in the best way what are the peculiarities of aloe vera and what the potential of the cream that is produced as a herbal preparation starting from its gel.
Properties and characteristics of the aloe plant
The aloe vera plant is a fleshy perennial shrub belonging to the Aloeacee family that grows mainly where the climate is hot and dry. It is in fact widespread throughout the Iberian Peninsula, but also in Italy, Africa, Australia, North America, Central America, South America, Russia, Japan.
The gel that is extracted from its leaves has cathartic anthraquinones among its active ingredients, enzymes that work as real natural antibiotics, with very high anti-inflammatory properties. These particular molecules intervene on our organism with different actions. We mainly remember the regenerating, protelic and healing properties, as well as a marked anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and analgesic action.