Aloe vera, also known as Aloe vera var. chinensis(Haw.) Berg, which is belong to the liliaceous genus of perennial evergreen herbs. Aloe Vera contains over 200 active components including vitamins, minerals, amino acids, enzymes, polysaccharide, and fatty acids – no wonder it’s used for such a wide range of remedies!
The bulk of the aloe vera leaf is filled with a clear gel-like substance, which is approximately 99% water. Humans have used aloe therapeutically for over 5000 years – now that’s a long-standing track record.
Although aloe is 99 percent water, aloe gel also contains substances known as glycoproteins and polysaccharides. Glycoproteins speed the healing process by stopping pain and inflammation while polysaccharides stimulate skin growth and repair.
These substances may also stimulate the immune system.
Aloe Vera gel powder is widely used in pharmaceutical field, food additives, healthcare and cosmetic field. It is no doubt that aloe vera is the new star in the plant extract