Aloe vera oil is a natural product composed of 100% real aloe and oil of vegetable origin: a real concentrate of beneficial properties thanks to the precious raw material which is aloe vera which is completed and with the addition of carrier oil.
Aloe vera is known for the benefits it brings to the skin and hair, used for centuries as a natural cosmetic and panacea to be taken by mouth. Today aloe is found in many cosmetic products as an ingredient in different percentages, what we are showing you today is pure aloe vera oil, composed of only natural elements.
It is important and recommended that aloe vera oil is 100% organic in order to guarantee many benefits to those who use it, as a beauty aid for skin and hair because it helps moisturize dry skin, fights dandruff and irritated skin, reduces wrinkles in mature skin and treats various skin imperfections: in short, having it at home is also always useful to treat redness, cuts, as well as to prevent mosquito bites.
The term ‘aloe vera oil’ does not mean the oil extracted from the aloe plant, as you might believe, but a mixture composed of pure aloe vera gel dissolved in a carrier oil. The union of these two raw materials, strictly vegetable and 100% natural, are able to give life to an even more beneficial product that manages to release all the qualities of aloe, thanks also to the ease of application.
How Aloe Vera Oil is Made
An excellent aloe vera oil is obtained if the gel of the plant is mixed with:
- vegetable oil such as coconut oil, or olive oil, both cold-pressed, jojoba oil, or soybean oil
- some essential oils such as rose essential oil, peppermint oil, lavender essential oil, etc., to make the oil aromatic and add additional benefits.
Aloe vera oil is obtained by mixing, without adding water. It is cold prepared: all the peculiarities of the original products, therefore, remain active.
The Thing Contains
The aloe vera of which the oil is composed is a storehouse of precious nutrients
The oil which is made up almost entirely of gel extracted from the aloe vera plant is made up of
- about twenty amino acids including essential amino acids
- minerals including copper, magnesium, sodium, potassium, magnesium, and calcium.
- anti-viral agents such as aloin, cinnamic acid ester, and aloe-emodin.
- fatty acids such as arachidonic acid, gamma-linoleic acid
- Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2 and Vitamin B6
Properties of Pure Aloe Oil
Contains glucomannans which stimulate collagen synthesis. This works to increase hair growth and nourish dry scalp when used regularly.
Rich in vitamins and minerals, it helps keep the skin young, moisturizes, and protects the skin. It also has a soothing action.
Rich in enzymes, fat-soluble vitamins, and minerals are useful to reactivate the functions of the epidermis and to reactivate its organic defenses.
Finally, it is rich in phytochemicals that perform an important anti-inflammatory, healing, and antimicrobial function.
What is it for
Aloe vera oil is a panacea, a product that should not be missing among natural cosmetics at home because it has a thousand active ingredients and a thousand uses.
But let’s see how to use aloe vera oil, 100% pure and organic oil.
You can use it as
- moisturizer for the body and face
- anti-wrinkle for the face
- eye contour in adult skin
- on chapped lips as a natural emollient
- to reduce stretch marks
- for hair and scalp health
- anti-inflammatory to restore damaged skin
- to strengthen and grow nails
Benefits for the Hair and Scalp
Apply an oil composed of aloe vera and jojoba oil to the hair and scalp with a massage, for example, is a natural remedy recommended to reduce hair loss, to restore vigor and strength to the hair especially at certain times of the year. and to combat the formation of dandruff. It also reduces excess sebum and maintains oil balance.
Aloe vera oil is recommended after periods of stress that have caused hair loss because it promotes hair regrowth.
The hair will appear thicker also because the oil reduces the formation of split ends and eliminates the frizz effect.
Benefits for Face and Skin
There are many benefits that aloe vera mixed in vegetable oil can bring to the skin of the face and body.
- helps cure skin infections.
- gives compactness to sensitive skin.
- fights the signs of aging thanks to the contribution of collagen and elastin.
- provides antioxidants that prevent wrinkles and protect the skin.
- protects the skin from UV rays and heals sunburn.
- heals the signs of acne and scars. In particular, to reduce juvenile acne we recommend using aloe oil in tea tree oil which miraculously reduces sebum secretion.
- lightens the skin and reduces face blemishes. In this case, use aloe vera oil in almond oil and mix with turmeric before applying it to the skin.
- treats the signs of stretch marks. Apply a product based on sweet almond oil and aloe vera with a massage. Recommended during pregnancy.
Other Uses of Aloe Vera Oil
In addition to being an excellent cosmetic product for skin and hair care, it can also be used as:
- natural deodorant, throughout the body, because it controls sweating and combined with perfumed essential oils, it reduces bad odor. It should be used both on the feet and in the armpits.
- in aromatherapy combined with essential oils, it reactivates the mind and keeps thoughts fresh and free.
- in Ayurvedic medicine, it is used as a rebalancing of VATA skin: dry, thin, wrinkled, cold, chapped skin.
- For these preparations consider using about 40 drops of essential oil of your choice, per 100 ml of this prodigious oil.
Where to buy and how much does aloe vera oil cost
There are many products on the market that can be purchased both online and in herbalist shops or para pharmacies. Many more or less organic products: be careful to always check the composition of the product and the preparation method, which must be cold.
The cost of this ole olive ranges from 1 euro to 40 per 100 ml in relation to the carrier oil.
It is very easy to prepare an aloe dai oil yourself, the important thing is to get the natural raw materials.
How to make a DIY aloe vera oil
- Aloe vera leaves
- Carrier oil of your choice (coconut oil, castor oil, olive oil, jojoba oil, or even almond oil …)
Preparation. Wash the aloe vera leaves under running water, remove the corners with the thorns using a sharp knife. Open the aloe leaf lengthwise. Collect the gel in a bowl. Add an equal part of the carrier oil of your choice. Mix well and then let it rest. The aloe gel turns brown and translucent. At this point, filter the content into a glass container.
The oil thus obtained can then be further mixed to create other natural cosmetics
- 5 ml aloe vera oil
- 45 ml of sweet almond oil
- 26 ml of grapeseed oil
- 20 ml of Shea oil
- 10 drops of Mandarin essential oil
- 3 ml of vegetable silicone
Preparation. Combine the sweet almond oil with the other oils and mix well. Finally, add the vegetable silicone and mix again until you get a well-blended substance. At the end add the mandarin essential oil as a fragrance and pour the product into a glass or transparent pet container.
Treatment Against Skin Spots
- 50 ml of aloe vera oil
- 50 ml of almond oil
- turmeric oil
Preparation: Add the same amount of sweet almond oil to the aloe oil and mix. Then add a few drops of turmeric oil which naturally lightens the skin. Apply to the affected part, such as hands & face
- 3 tablespoons of aloe vera gel
- 60 ml of coconut oil
Preparation. Combine the tablespoons of aloe gel with coconut oil one at a time. Mix until the mixture is as homogeneous as possible. Apply regularly.
- 4 tablespoons of aloe vera gel (60 g)
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil (28 g)
- 1 egg yolk
Preparation: Mix the gel and the olive oil in a container. Beat the egg yolk and add it to the prepared mixture. Apply the mask on the scalp and the length of the hair with a short massage. Leave on for 30 minutes and then wash your hair well with a neutral shampoo.
Contraindications of Aloe Vera Oil
Aloe oil is a safe product that is practically free of contraindications.
Before using it, however, it is recommended to perform a patch test to be sure that you are not allergic or sensitive to the compound: aloe is generally hypoallergenic but the oil is also composed of other elements.