Monday, June 25, 2018

Aloe vera


Aloe vera  is a kind of plant that has been known for thousands of years ago and used as a fertilizer of hair, wound healing, and for skin care. This plant can be found easily in the arid region of Africa.

Along with the advancement of science and technology, aloe vera plant benefits as a raw material for pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries, as well as food and health drinks.

In general, aloe vera is one of the 10 best-selling plants in the world that has the potential to be developed as a medicinal plant and industrial raw materials.

Based on the research results, this plant is rich in the content of substances such as enzymes, amino acids, minerals, vitamins, polysaccharides and other components that are very beneficial to health.

In addition, according to Wahyono E and Kusnandar (2002), aloe vera nutritious as anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and helps the cell regeneration process. In addition to lowering blood sugar levels for diabetics, controlling blood pressure, stimulate immunity against cancer, and can be used as a nutritional support for cancer, people with HIV / AIDS.

One of the substances contained in aloe vera is aloe emodin, an organic compound of anthraquinone groups that activates insulin signaling levels such as beta-insulin and -substratic insulators1, phosphatidyl inositol-3 kinases and increases the rate of glycogen synthesis by inhibiting glycogenase kinase 3beta, thereby very useful to reduce the ratio of blood sugar.

In the countries of America, Australia, and Europe, currently aloe vera has also been used as raw material for the food and beverage industry.

Aloe vera contains all kinds of vitamins except vitamin D, minerals needed for enzyme function, saponins that function as anti microbial and 20 of 22 kinds of amino acids.

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In its use for skin care, Aloe vera can relieve acne, moisturize the skin, detoxify the skin, eliminate scars and marks, reduce inflammation and repair and rejuvenate the skin. Aloe vera also contains folic acid that protects the immune system and the health of the body that is often reflected in the skin. With a variety of benefits contained in aloe vera, utilization is less optimal by people who only use it as a fertilizer hair.