Aloe Vera Benefits
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Aloe Vera is the most commercialized aloe species, and processing the inner leaf gel has become a worldwide industry. Aloe Vera benefits are many with a rich source of vitamins, minerals, enzymes and antioxidants.

In the cosmetic industry, it has been used as a base material for the production of creams, lotions, soaps, shampoos, facial cleansers, and other products. Check out our own cosmetic line Curaloe.  In the food and complementary medicinal industry, it has been used as an ingredient in health beverages. At ACAP, we specialize in using good agricultural and organic farming and state-of-the-art processes to harvest Aloe Vera and process it so that all the benefits are their maximum.

There are very few plant extracts that hold the accolade of being an effective application for both internal and external conditions. Below are details regarding the origin, internal and topical uses.

The Origin of Aloe Vera: The Liliaceae family of plants includes nearly 360 different Aloe species.

Among these Aloe species, only one variety has a legendary medical reputation dating back thousands of years, to the times of Ancient Civilization: the famous Aloe Vera plant.

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Medicinal History

Internal Use

Aloe Vera falls into the category of complementary medicines and is conjunctive in the use and treatment of conventional medication. A review, released by the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tshwane University of Technology, detailed the pharmaceutical properties that have recently been discovered for both the Aloe Vera gel and whole leaf extract.

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In the cosmetic industry, Aloe Vera is one of the most popular bio-active ingredients used as a base material for skin care products because of its well-known skin soothing and moisturizing properties.

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External Use