All about Aloe Vera
Description, nutritional benefits and cosmetic virtues of Aloe Vera
The Aloe Vera which is a sort of cactus from Africa has been known since millenniums for its beneficial action on the skin, notably for its protective, soothing and nourishing action for the epidermis.
The Aloe Vera, which medicinal properties are known since 5000 years, has been considered by all the civilizations as a thousand virtues plant.
Nicknamed “immortality plant”, it was already venerated in Egypt at the Pharaohs time, Bodyas a plant that brings health, beauty and longevity, and was actually used by Cleopatra.
The many actives substances contained by the pulp of Aloe Vera are today used in the cosmetic industry, and in epidermal treatments, because of its smoothing and re-balancing virtues, and because it permits to bring back elasticity to skin by stimulating the collagen production.
That’s why this plant is more and more in vogue in the cosmetic universe, notably at the great brand names, like Yves Rocher, who created a complete line of products with Aloe Vera base : Aloe Vera Essential, which contains cold wax bands, SOS after depilatory oil, moisturizing-body milk, and a hair-removing wax.