Sunday, April 17, 2011
A Natural Healer-Aloe Vera
Aloe vera is considered a natural healer and can be used to cure multiple diseases according to latest research. Aloe vera with 250 species has been used world wide for 3500 years due to its medicinal and beauty enhancing properties. The great pharmacologist Paracelus said, " all that mankind needs for good health and healing is provided in nature, the challenges of science is to find it." Head of the Green Economics Initiative of a civil society Najma Sidiqui said around 300 varieties of Aloe Vera are being used for the last thousand years and can be used ass first aids for burn injuries, skin irritation, constipation and for moisturizing the skin. Aloe vera helps to treat kidney problems, heals cuts, sunburn, insect bites and kills fungus and bacteria and it also contains six natural antiseptics which kills germs, Najma added. Dermatologists recommend to use for healing surgery scars, reduce dandruff and vanish pimple spot from the skin. However, researchers are also working for finding its use to cure cancer and AIDs.