The role of Aloe Vera in Ayurveda medicine
Posted on January 16, 2020

Aloe Vera has fast become one of the most generally used plants in herbal cosmetics and medicines. Whether it’s creams, gels, lotions, shower gels, or just plain Aloe Vera juice. In this blog, we can discuss the role of Aloe Vera in Ayurveda medicine

Benefits of Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is powerful Ayurvedic medicine, that is applied both internally and externally. Some benefits and the role of Aloe Vera in Ayurveda medicine are:

A great laxative
In Ayurveda, Aloe powder often is practiced during the Virechana procedure. (Virechana is part of Panchakarma and it is a general method for body cleansing with the help of laxatives).

Helps the method of detoxification of the organism
As pure bitterness, Aloe Vera is used in the specific Ayurveda therapy for removal of the slags from body muscles and mainly from the blood. In this case, the plant is fit for all doshas, but for Vata dosha, it should be used in small amounts.

Heals skin problems
Ayurveda promotes the medicinal plant for the treatment of various skin diseases, such as wounds, insect stings, bruises, and eczema. The antibacterial and antifungal qualities of Aloe Vera helps to improve blood flow to the injured area, thus to help the restorative process.

Improves the function of the digestive system
One of the biggest benefits of Aloe Vera is its beneficial effect on the digestive system.
Due to the high content of enzymes, as well as the anti-inflammatory result of some of its contents, aloe is valuable for people who have problems with the digestive system.

Hydrates and strengthens hair and scalp
As it nourishes the hair in depth, by giving the essential vitamins and minerals, Aloe Vera is also used in Ayurveda to nourish hair and deal with an

itchy scalp.
Due to its antibacterial and antifungal properties, aloe is also very useful for dandruff fighting. Moreover, the enzymes included in the gel of aloe, reduce the dead cells of the scalp, as well as help the quick healing of the skin tissue throughout the hair follicles.
Reduces cholesterol levels
The cholesterol is a silent killer, that blocks blood circulation and clogs the arteries. Reasons for high cholesterol may be many – from poor nutrition to immobilization or genetic predisposition.