Aloe vera is a succulent plant that retains water and it’s similar to cactus. It has been used for thousands of years to treat skin conditions and some persons even utilize it as a moisturizing day cream in the cold season. The aloe vera gel and other products containing aloe are prescribed for numerous skin conditions, including eczema, psoriasis, hemorrhoids, genital infections, genital warts and genital herpes.
Genital Conditions and Hemorrhoids – Ointment Recipe
For this natural and efficient ointment, you will need the following ingredients:
– 50 g aloe vera leaves
– 150 g clean lard
Clean the aloe vera leaves thoroughly and mince them in the mincing machine. You will obtain a smooth paste that you must mix with the unsalted lard. Mix well until the mixture is homogeneous and then transfer it in a glass jar. Finally, put this jar in a pot of water and let it boil on low heat for about 1 hour. This ointment must be kept in small containers in the fridge. Apply it on the hemorrhoids and the genital infections every day until they’re completely cured.
People have been using aloe vera as a medicinal plant for more than 6,000 years. Also, it is without any doubt the best natural remedy for hemorrhoids. Its anti-inflammatory properties will reduce the irritation, the itching and the burning sensation caused by the external and internal hemorrhoids. To treat the external hemorrhoids, you must apply a little bit of aloe vera gel on the affected area and rub it gently.
Numerous lab studies have demonstrated that aloe vera contains compounds known as polysaccharides. They come with anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties and they can also boost the immune system. Other aloe substances that are beneficial for the skin are the amino acids (that promote the growth and the repair of the body tissues), the zinc and the popular antioxidants vitamin C and vitamin E.
Aloe Vera – Internal Use
Aloe vera is useful in stimulating the immune system, combating cancer and tumors, improving the nutrient absorption during digestion, reducing pain and inflammations and easing the discomfort caused by gastrointestinal problems and constipation.
Aloe vera is not useful only for the skin. In the ancient times, people used aloe for their digestive problems and for hair thinning. The recent studies have proven that aloe vera is extremely beneficial to treat colds, herpes simplex, staph infections, acne, ulcerative colitis, kidney infections, asthma, liver diseases, menstrual cramps, irregular menstruation, ulcers, allergies, nausea, burns or chronic fatigue.
Other researches have shown that aloe vera is also useful for high blood pressure, diabetes, peptic and duodenal ulcer, bug bites, constipation, sunburns, dermatitis, arthritis, tendonitis, parasites, vaginitis, radiation dermatitis, warts, AIDS, contusions, dandruff, bruisings, edema and boils.