Useful properties of aloe - treatment of diseases, healing and cosmetic properties of aloe

Useful properties of aloe - treatment of diseases, healing and cosmetic properties of aloe


For several thousand years beneficial properties of aloe used by mankind in industries such as medicine and cosmetology. And in Ancient Egypt, aloe-based composition was prepared for embalming. One and a half or two centuries ago in Europe, doctors prescribed aloe to patients as often as medicines, and modern medicine refers to this "doctor in a clay pot" without a shadow of condescension. However, it should be borne in mind that out of more than 400 species of aloe that exist today, only aloe tree and aloe vera (aloe real or aloe barbados) have medicinal properties.

Healing properties

Aloe is a perennial plant related to succulents, which are distinguished by the fact that they can retain a large amount of moisture in their leaves for a long time. In the wild, aloe grows up to two, and sometimes up to five meters high, at home, the aloe bush does not exceed several tens of centimeters. Under the thin skin of juicy leaves is a thick gel-like mass, which is the healing basis for the medicine.

Two substances can be obtained from aloe vera that are used in both folk and traditional medicine - juice and gel. Aloe juice contains a huge amount of useful substances: trace elements (calcium, potassium, magnesium), vitamins (C, B, A, E), mineral salts, enzymes, tannins, flavonoids, catechins, glycoproteins and polysaccharides. In addition, cosmetologists claim that the aloin contained in aloe leaves neutralizes the harmful effects of sunlight on the skin and gives it elasticity.

But the main wealth of homemade aloe, often called the agave among the people, is natural antibiotics phytoncides, which are successfully used in the fight against viral diseases and inflammatory processes. After analyzing the chemical composition of aloe juice, scientists have found that the plant has anti-inflammatory, bactericidal, cleansing, immunomodulatory, anti-allergenic, antispasmodic and regenerative properties, restoring and supporting the vital functions of the body.

Aloe vera for disease

What diseases does aloe vera treat? Since ancient times, burns and wounds, including purulent ones, have healed with the juice and mass of aloe leaves. Historians claim that Alexander the Great conquered the island of Socotra solely because of the aloe plantations cultivated by the locals. After the victory, it was with aloe compresses that the conquerors treated the wounded soldiers. In addition, aloe juice successfully treats infections caused by staphylococci and streptococci, is used in the treatment of abscesses and phlegmon. Aloe-emodin in the juice, preventing the development of malignant formations, promotes the growth of new, healthy cells.

The beneficial properties of aloe in dentistry are effectively used: in the treatment of stomatitis, periodontitis and periodontal disease, it is shown to chew the leaves or rinse the mouth with plant juice; Acute toothache can be quickly relieved by placing a piece of aloe leaf on a sore tooth. With local baldness, rubbing the agave juice into the scalp with a simultaneous massage of problem areas has a wonderful effect - thus awakening the hair follicles. And they also make masks from aloe, which have anti-aging properties.

Oculists recommend aloe in the treatment of optic nerve atrophy, conjunctivitis, myopia, keratitis, blepharitis and even glaucoma. For this, an aqueous extract of a plant of industrial production is used. In the treatment of skin diseases (dermatitis, eczema, any manifestations of allergies on the skin), aloe leaves are finely cut and used as a basis for compresses. In unforeseen circumstances, with the help of aloe, you can stop bleeding, since tannins and catechins increase blood clotting.

The healing properties of aloe are also used in the treatment of diseases of internal organs, such as, for example, cholecystitis, coronary heart disease, diabetes, chronic constipation, inflammatory diseases of the stomach, intestines, kidneys, urinary and gall bladder. Aloe is also actively used in gynecology. As for cosmetology, there is not a single well-known cosmetics company that does not use the beneficial properties of aloe in its products.

But, despite the existing evidence of the beneficial properties of aloe tree, it must be used with caution, especially when it comes to consuming aloe juice internally. While improper use will not do much harm to your health, you can suffer from some side effects. Therefore, use this "elixir of life" only on the recommendation of a doctor and in strictly prescribed doses.


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Reviews (44)

Sergey23 Feb 2015 at 16:09

Aloe juice is a great help for me against heartburn. It helps for the stomach, especially if overeating. And I also raise their immunity, in childhood I often had colds. Now, thanks to the aloe juice, he quickly recovered.

Alexandra02 Feb 2015 at 21:19

I have a large aloe bush on my window. He is many years old. Yes, and high. I looked at it and decided to find out if I can use it and how to use it? I liked the recipe for the eyes. I want to try it. My eyes feel uncomfortable. Thank you.

Irina21 Nov 2014 at 20:13

I live in Italy, of course I trust Italian doctors, but they only give me pills and I all believe that there is another medicine, maybe not patented, but also good .. The doctor again told me my diagnosis and smiled, it was milking me horror ... I have to live with this, but for her it is a robot ... .ische said, “dear, don’t search the Internet, otherwise I can refuse to treat you” ... I cried, and she laughed and said you’ll get used to it ... After therapy with corteson, I have half a head of hair got out in two weeks ... it's horror ...

Irina21 Nov 2014 at 20:25

Irin, I understand you. I do not discuss or condemn medicine. In some areas, as without it? well, no way ... And medicine has stepped far ... thank God that it is so .... But we can always help ourselves with such simple recipes. Of course, this is our CHOICE and our WAY ... There is no one recipe for everyone ... That's for sure ... I would have known it, and everyone is the same ... that would be wonderful how ... I am always looking for everything that is mine ...

Irina20 Nov 2014 at 2:02

Ira, you are good, I read your articles all day .... I wanted to ask you a question a month ago, I found an inflammation of the spinal cord in neurology. Myelitis can I drink aloe from honey ... and how to drink what proportion of honey and aloe?

20 Nov 2014 at 7:11

Irina, thank you for the kind words ... You consult with your doctor. I think that recipe 1 will suit you as a general tonic. And about aloe with honey, I still have a separate article on the blog Read the recipes there too.

04 Mar 2014 at 2:49

The article (as well as all of Irina's articles) is excellent. Aloe is truly a miracle. Perhaps someone will be interested in getting acquainted with the products of Aloe Vera - these are juices, gels, ointments, creams, etc. Products of a German company, there are centers in Russia. The product is truly first class. I hear only positive reviews from all my acquaintances.

24 Feb 2014 at 22:07

The material is very useful and intelligible. To the author Many thanks!

Anastasia13 Nov 2013 at 13:48

Good day! Irina, I have a question for you! Do you think aloe can strengthen the immune system of a child (2 years old). Now they started going to children. garden and I would like the baby not to get sick so often.

Irina13 Nov 2013 at 16:26

Anastasia, aloe juice is very bitter. If the child is not allergic, I think that it is possible to give it with honey on an empty stomach on an empty stomach.

Alexander11 Nov 2013 at 22:48

Hello! Please tell me, they write that Aloe Vera is used for treatment, and Aloe tree (agave) is a stimulant of cancer cells. Is this true? We have two ages growing, but it's somehow scary to use.

20 Jan 2013 at 7:35

Irina, I really liked your site so much useful information. Thank you. I will be your guest.

20 Jan 2013 at 9:37

Valentine15 Jan 2013 at 11:52

Ira, I have heard a lot and for a long time, learned, read, got acquainted with the useful and effective properties of ALOE juice from phytotherapists, but this is the first time I have read such comprehensive information for me. Thank you, God grant you happiness, success, good luck in all days of your life.

28 Dec 2012 at 18:08

The text is promising, I will put the site in my favorites.

01 Nov 2012 at 14:26

You would clarify what is wrong ... It's still interesting to me.

Irina Tkachuk27 Sep 2012 at 21:05

Thanks for the interesting recipes! I have been using scarlet for over a year now and there are wonderful results for the whole family: my mother drinks the gel, feels much better, her 5-year-old daughter has gone eczema, my husband does not have a backache (I rub it with a cream based on aloe), it’s gone bleeding gums (I use aloe toothpaste with propolis), in general, just countless. Only I do not do it myself, but I use finished products based not on the woody scarlet growing on our windowsills, but on the aloe vera (true), belonging to the lily family, which is not a powerful biostimulant and is indicated for pregnant women and for any diseases, i.e. to have no side effects at all. This is just an amazing plant, and the more I learn about it, the more I am surprised!

Tatyana25 Sep 2012 at 13:47

As a child, my mother and grandmother always applied aloe to my broken knees))) and they also treated a runny nose, not that now everyone switched to drops from pharmacies, but they were of no use. Previously, there probably was no family, who would not grow aloe on the windowsill, and now you rarely see this "home doctor". Thank you Irina for the reminders!

Sergey25 Sep 2012 at 8:47

We also grow Aloe at home. It helps a lot, especially when coughing. But, to be honest, I did not know that he still helps with other ailments. Thanks a lot for the article. And Victoria Ivanova's voice is really magical. And the song is amazing.

Iryna25 Sep 2012 at 3:30

Aloe is really great for many diseases. But I did not know that it should not be used for neoplasms in the body. Ira, it's good that you are warning about the possible negative effects of aloe on the body. Thanks for the recipes! And for a sincere gift!

Granny Granny24 Sep 2012 at 23:14

Aloe tree rescued me from an expensive gynecological operation. True, tree-like is not recommended for women, aloe vera is safer. But this is a moot point. I could not get faith and took a chance - I bought two huge tree-like ones. For about six months, I ate them, and everything ended well. And so, in general, they were not often used. I didn’t like to grow it at home, there is not enough space, but it is very spreading. After the repair, there will be an opportunity to grow on a wide windowsill, I will use it.

23 Sep 2012 at 18:53

We use aloe at home constantly, for various ailments. It helps a lot. Thank you for the article!

23 Sep 2012 at 10:45

The voice is amazing! Thank you very much, Irochka! And I realized that I urgently needed to start aloe!)

Tamara22 Sep 2012 at 23:39

A very useful article on aloe. My mother always uses it for almost all diseases and always offers me, and I brush it off and swallow the pills. Now I will definitely use it for all ailments. The musical gift is delicious as always!

22 Sep 2012 at 11:43

To make aloe juice at home, you need to keep the leaves of a three-year-old plant in the refrigerator for 12 days, then rinse them in cold water, grind, squeeze through cheesecloth and boil for three minutes in a water bath. It is necessary to use the resulting juice immediately, as it very quickly loses its healing qualities.

Dosage forms


Aloe extract is available in ampoules for injection, in the form of tablets, syrups, nasal drops, oral solution. Aloe injections help improve blood circulation and tissue repair. They are prescribed for the following diseases:

  • eye diseases,
  • bronchial asthma,
  • ulceration of the digestive system.

Similar injections are used for intramuscular and subcutaneous injection. Aloe is injected subcutaneously into the abdomen, less often into the upper arm, and intramuscularly into the thigh or buttock. The dosage is selected strictly individually, taking into account the characteristics of the patient's body, his age and stage of the disease.

Nasal drops

When the first signs of a cold and runny nose appear, five drops of aloe extract are instilled into each nasal passage. This leads to a decrease in the swelling of the nasal mucosa, which makes breathing more free. The disinfecting effect is the destruction of pathogenic bacteria and viruses, in particular the influenza virus.

Hypersensitivity to aloe juice is an absolute contraindication to the use of such drops!

Aloe gel contains more than two hundred active components: minerals, acids, vitamins, which are necessary for the human body to regulate the functions of the brain and other internal organs. Aloe gel:

  1. cleans the gastrointestinal tract, liver with gallbladder, kidneys,
  2. used to prevent kidney stones,
  3. eliminates the symptoms of psoriasis and herpes,
  4. increases the overall resistance of the body,
  5. recommended for women planning pregnancy,
  6. prevents cancer.

You can prepare aloe gel yourself at home. With a blade, cut the thorns from the leaf of the plant and make an oblique cut on the large leaves so that the juice flows down. Then the leaf is completely cut lengthwise and the pulp of the white leaf is isolated. The pulp, juice is mixed with vitamins C and E in a blender.


Aloe tincture is an alcoholic or vodka solution made from the leaves and stems of a plant.

The best base for herbal infusions, enhancing their healing properties, is 40-70 degree alcohol. Aloe tincture stimulates the body's defense systems, increases appetite and improves digestion.

It is prepared like this: the lower leaves of the plant are cut off, wrapped in dark paper and placed in the refrigerator for two weeks. Then the leaves are crushed, poured with vodka in a ratio of one to five. Insist the remedy for ten days in a cool place.

Take the tincture half an hour before meals.

Application in cosmetology

Face masks

Aloe is a medicinal plant that has long been used in cosmetology. Face masks and creams are more suitable for sensitive, combination and allergy-prone skin. Cosmetics with aloe:

  • protect from the influence of environmental factors,
  • lighten age spots,
  • help with pustular eruptions, psoriasis and eczema.

The most popular aloe-based cosmetics are masks for dry and aging skin. Aloe juice is mixed with honey, glycerin, oatmeal, clean water, then whisk everything with a blender, leave for ten minutes and apply in a thick layer on cleansed skin. Keep the mask on your face for half an hour.

Aloe for hair

Aloe has a positive effect on the scalp, relieving dandruff, hair loss, baldness, brittleness. Aloe nourishes hair follicles, heals split ends, makes hair thicker, stronger and more shiny. For medicinal purposes, daily aloe juice is rubbed into the scalp. After the appearance of the first results to improve the condition and structure of the hair, the juice is applied twice a week. The duration of treatment is three months. To reduce the oily hair, rub in aloe juice mixed with vodka two hours before shampooing.

For those who are seriously concerned about hair problems, in particular, hair loss, we suggest that you read the article If you do not take vitamins, Hair may begin to fall out!

Aloe for acne

Aloe juice for acne is very effective due to its cleansing, healing, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and healing effects. It is these properties of aloe that prevent the appearance of scars, scars, and acne spots. The main way to get rid of acne is to regularly wipe your face with a small piece of aloe that has the flesh cut into it.

A face mask for acne is prepared as follows: cut off the aloe leaves, grind them, add protein and pass through a blender to obtain gruel. Then a couple of drops of lemon juice are added to it, applied to clean skin, held for half an hour and washed off.


Aloe medicinal products have the following contraindications:

  • diseases of the liver and gallbladder,
  • cystitis,

Leaves can be viewed as a source of beneficial resins and glycosides. Its presence on the windowsill can replace the first aid kit. The healing substances of the flower will help in the treatment of stomatitis, gingivitis, any inflammatory processes in the oral cavity and in the treatment of inflammatory problems in gynecology. This gift from the gods is able to fight against fungal tissue damage. The antimycotic property of the pulp is also capable of solving health problems in the field of gynecology. The centenary does not cause allergies, there are also no contraindications.

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The amazing qualities of aloe are not limited to the above properties. The application has no contraindications in the treatment of gastrointestinal problems. A person with such disorders can, with the help of its properties, treat problems with the production of bile and normalize the function of other organs of the gastrointestinal tract. Aloe can improve appetite, has a laxative and diuretic effect. Being a storehouse of miraculous properties is due to its ability to solve the problems of gastritis and stomach ulcers. Aloe has no contraindications for solving skin problems. It perfectly relieves sunburn, is able to restore the walls of blood vessels, stopping bleeding and improving blood clotting.

How to grow aloe

Children should be transplanted once a year. It is necessary to renew the soil of an elderly individual every three years. To propagate this beautiful flower, you should use the basal processes, or dividing the bush, as seen in the photo. In addition, agave seeds can be bought in specialized stores. They can also help you grow a healthy bush.

Application in medicine

The amazing qualities of ages are used for medical purposes everywhere.


Aloe vera extracts are part of many medicines. There are no contraindications for treating anemic people with aloe pulp. When this disease is cured, plant sap is added to syrups.

This healing plant is added to iron preparations, as it promotes better absorption of the preparation. Also, there are no contraindications to taking agave for adding to liniment. It can be used by a person with skin problems.

2. Powders

Immunostimulating properties are good for everyone. There are no contraindications for use. Powders can be used by a person suffering from immune disorders as products made from dried leaves.

3. Juice

Its extract can be used by a person with various eye diseases. There are no contraindications to use.

Industrial processing of the agave is carried out for the production of mixtures with ethyl alcohol.

4. Tablets

Tablets, which are preparations prepared on the basis of canned aloe leaves, are used by a person with immune problems. There are no contraindications.

5. Liniment

Aloe liniment is made from mixtures of eucalyptus and castor oils with the juice of this divine flower. Liniment must not be frozen, as the beneficial properties of the drug will be lost.

6. Extract

The liquid extract from the plant has the property of softening the effect on the liver and kidneys when taking a course of antibiotics. There are no contraindications.

7. Injections

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The use of aloe in cosmetology

The beneficial properties of this flower have been used for a long time in cosmetology in home and industrial remedies. The plant is used for cooking:

  • masks that moisturize the face and body,
  • creams that smooth the face,
  • emulsions for body and face,
  • cleansing gels,
  • lotions that cleanse the face.

All these drugs help relieve facial skin irritation and allergic rashes. Agave extract can penetrate deep into the skin and improve its metabolism. There are no contraindications for use, regardless of the age and gender of the person who wants to use it. All drugs have no contraindications.

The easiest homemade recipe is to wipe your face, including problem areas, with the inside of the leaves, as shown in the photo.


Aloe is used to prepare healthy dietary meals. Crushed leaves are added to drinks, snacks, salads. Light bitterness can be muffled with kefir or fresh apple. Very often, aloe leaves are added to salads of carrots, apples, plantain leaves, honey. These dishes acquire beneficial immunostimulating properties and a piquant taste. Sometimes aloe is added to other sweet fruit juices.

But don't just eat aloe. You can not give a lot of agave to pregnant women, a person with chronic severe diseases of the kidneys and liver should also be careful about taking the agave.


To make a delicious jam, the leaves must be washed and thorned. Then they need to be dried and weighed. Part of the leaves must be crushed with a blender. Take sugar in a 1: 1 ratio. Add 1 part water and simmer. You need to store this healthy jam in the refrigerator. You need to take it in a tablespoon three times a day with a strong cough.

Aloe vera dessert

Take walnuts, honey, and aloe leaves. Wash the leaves, dry, remove the thorns. Grind nuts and aloe with a blender, add honey. Take in the morning as a healthy tonic.

Aloe Vera Yogurt

To prepare this delicacy, stock up on aloe leaves, unsweetened yogurt, and sugar with one lime fruit. Remove the skin from the leaves so that the dish does not taste bitter. Then cut the leaves into small cubes and mix with lime, sugar and boil so that the mucus from the pulp of the flower disappears. Add yogurt. Store in the refrigerator.


Actually, aloe and aloe vera are one and the same plant. What do you think?

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Dosage forms of aloe

Aloe is used in the form of fresh or condensed juice called sabur, as well as ointment, syrup, alcohol tincture, emulsion.

Sabur is produced industrially. These are lumps of black-brown color or powder with a specific bitter taste. Sabur is soluble in water and 60% alcohol, it is hygroscopic, and therefore it should be stored in a dry room in a hermetically sealed container.

In surgery, not only aloe juice is often used, but also an ointment based on it. It is prescribed for purulent-necrotic phenomena, bedsores, trophic ulcers. In addition, the ointment is used in the process of preparing a wound for the imposition of secondary sutures, as well as during skin grafting operations.

Pharmacies sell aloe syrup with iron, as well as an aqueous extract for injection. These are drugs of industrial production. Outwardly, the syrup looks like a cloudy liquid, the color of which varies from light to dark brown. It has a bittersweet taste with a slight metallic flavor. Syrup is used for anemia after an infectious disease, intoxication, bleeding, radiation sickness.

The composition of an aqueous extract of aloe for injection includes biogenic stimulants that increase the body's defenses and accelerate the restoration of the damaged natural structure of cells.

Decoctions and infusions of aloe belong to dosage forms, for the preparation of which, in addition to the plant itself, water is used. Usually infusions are made from leaves, stems, and roots are used to prepare decoctions. Parts of the plant are first dried and crushed.


Decoctions are often prepared in a water bath. To do this, take the specified amount of raw materials, place in an enamel bowl, fill with water, close the lid and place in a large container with boiling water. In this way, the broth should be warmed up for about 15 minutes. When doing this, do not forget to stir the contents. Then remove the pot from the water bath and let it cool. After that, strain it, and then, if necessary, add boiled water to the broth, but not hot, but room temperature.


Tinctures are liquid alcoholic or vodka solutions based on medicinal plants.

They are made like this: the finished plant raw materials are preliminarily crushed and dried, then they are poured into special dishes and poured with vodka or alcohol. The dishes are placed in a dark place, where the medicine is infused for a certain time, indicated in the prescription. It usually takes several days.

At the end of the infusion, the plant raw materials are carefully squeezed out, and the tincture is filtered. Next, the strained tincture is placed in a cool place for several days, where the temperature should not exceed 7 ° C. After that, it is filtered a second time. A properly prepared tincture should be transparent and retain the taste and smell of the plant materials on the basis of which it was prepared.

Aloe juice

In order to get juice from aloe, cut off the fleshy (lower) leaves of the plant, wash them well with boiled water, cut into small pieces (0.2-0.3 mm in size), put in cheesecloth and squeeze the juice. It is better to use it freshly squeezed, then its healing properties are more pronounced.

It is useful to irrigate the mouth with aloe juice to prevent gum inflammation. This is done with a disposable syringe twice a day after brushing your teeth.

Aloe juice is also used to massage the gums. Disinfect your hands by rubbing them with alcohol or vodka. Massage your gums with your finger, periodically moistening it with fresh juice. If massage and irrigation of the mouth is carried out constantly, the gums and oral cavity will be protected from possible inflammation.

Treatment of diseases

Calluses, suppurations, wounds, abrasions, cuts

Make a warm foot bath and bandage freshly cut aloe leaves on the corn area. To prevent the skin from drying out, change these leaves every 4-5 hours.

After 3 days, make a warm foot bath again. The corn should soften and be cut off.

In case of abrasions and cuts, their quick healing is facilitated by bandaging aloe leaves to them or smearing them with juice.

For sight

Drink aloe juice for 1 teaspoon 3 times a day after meals and drip it into the eyes 1 time a day for 2-3 drops, preferably at night.

Aloe juice is sold at any pharmacy. After drinking 1 bottle, you need to take a break of 2-3 weeks. You can also make aloe juice yourself.


Peel a thick leaf of aloe, cut into pieces and chew but do not swallow. 2 procedures are enough for the pain to go away, and the ulcers diminish, and they will disappear in a few days.

Bronchial asthma

Take 0.5 cups of aloe juice, apple cider vinegar, 3-4 cloves of grated garlic, 0.5 cups of honey. Everything must be mixed and kept for 3-4 days, shaking regularly.

As soon as the medicine ends, make a new one so that the treatment does not stop. Drink 1 teaspoon 3 times a day for a whole year, every morning and evening on an empty stomach. The choking attacks will subside.


Recipe 1... 4 stalks of aloe (do not water the plant for a week before cutting) finely chop, add alcohol in a ratio of 1:10 and leave for 10 days.

Take 40 drops orally 3 times a day before meals until recovery occurs.

Recipe 2... Mix 15 g of aloe juice with 100 g of ordinary cuff juice, 100 g of ghee (can be replaced with lard, goose fat), 100 g of honey and 100 g of cocoa. Use the mixture in 1 tbsp. spoon at lunchtime and in the evening, washed down with 1 glass of milk.


Take 250 g of aloe, the same amount of birch buds, 0.5 kg of unsalted butter, inner lard and honey, 0.5 liters of vodka. Mix oil, lard, honey and vodka. Place the crushed aloe leaves and birch buds in a gauze bag and dip into the mixture (so that there is no "garbage" in the composition). Bring the product to a boil, remove the bag and squeeze.

Take a mixture of 1 tbsp. spoon 3 times a day before meals with warm milk (dilute 1 tablespoon of the product in 0.5 liters of milk). After that, drink a raw egg from a homemade chicken or eat a piece of butter. After 20 minutes, you can eat.

Stomach and duodenal ulcer

Recipe 1... Take 200 g of aloe juice, 250 g of brandy, 0.5 kg of honey, 200 g of chaga (birch mushroom) or 100 g of befungin (sold in a pharmacy), 6.5 tbsp. spoons of yarrow, 5 tbsp. spoons of pine buds, 5 tbsp. spoons of rose hips and 1 tbsp. spoon of wormwood.

Chopped chaga, yarrow, pine buds, rose hips and wormwood pour 3 liters of boiling water and simmer for 2 hours. Then remove from heat, wrap and put in a warm place for 24 hours. Then strain and add aloe juice, brandy and honey. Stir, seal well and leave in a cool place for 4 days.

Take the medicine in the following order: 5 days 3 times a day, 1 teaspoon 2 hours before meals, and then 1 tbsp. spoon 3 times a day 1 hour before meals. So you need to be treated until the medicine runs out. The minimum course duration is 2-3 months.

The infusion must be kept in the refrigerator, otherwise it may ferment in warmth.

Recipe 2... You need to mix 300 g of aloe, 500 g of honey and 340 g of Cahors (1 bottle).

Aloe (plant age 3-5 years) is not watered for 5 days before use, then it is passed through a meat grinder, mixed with honey, cahors and insisted for 5-7 days in a dark glass bottle in a dark place.

The finished mixture is taken 1 teaspoon 3 times a day 1 hour before meals for 5 days. Then they take a 5-day break. The total course of treatment lasts 2-3 months. This time is enough for the ulcer to heal.

Recipe 3... Take 0.5 cups of aloe juice and the same amount of juice of beets, carrots, onions, black radish, add 100 g of unsalted butter, 100 g of honey and 100 g of Cahors, mix everything.

It is advisable to cover the dishes with all the medicinal ingredients with dough on top and put in a dark place (you can near the battery) for 2 days.

You need to take the prepared medicine in 1 tbsp. spoon 3 times a day 20 minutes before meals. The treatment lasts 2 weeks. The pain will disappear and the ulcer will heal.

Gastritis with low acidity of gastric juice

0.5 kg of aloe leaves, 0.5 kg of honey, 0.5 kg of butter, 50 g of cocoa. Grind the aloe leaf by cutting along the leaf. Melt butter, mix with honey. Add aloe to this mixture, mix well. Dissolve cocoa in water until sour cream is thick and pour it into the composition, mix everything again.

Place the mass in a saucepan and place in the oven to simmer for 3 hours. Make sure not to burn. After 3 hours, remove the pan from the oven, cool, and catch the aloe skins with a slotted spoon. Pour the mixture into a jar. Store in a cool, dark place, but not refrigerate. Take 3 times a day for 1 tbsp. spoon 30 minutes before meals until all the remedy is used up.

Hair loss

Mix 1 tbsp. a spoonful of aloe juice with 1 tbsp. spoon of honey and 1 teaspoon of garlic juice. Add egg yolk to the mixture. Apply the product to the scalp, cover with cellophane, then a warm cloth and keep for 30 minutes. Then rinse your hair and apply another 1 egg yolk on your head, rinse with a decoction of horsetail, nettle or chamomile.

The mixture can be prepared for future use and stored in the refrigerator in a glass jar.


Finely chop aloe leaves, mix with honey in a 1: 1 ratio and apply this mixture on cleansed face. After 20 minutes, wash off the mask with mineral water or milk.Aloe juice is indispensable for very oily skin. It accelerates cell regeneration, eliminates inflammation.

For women

In the absence of menstruation, drink aloe juice for 1 tsp. 4 times a day.

For all disorders of the menstrual cycle, women need to take fortifying agents. Especially good is the balm made from aloe juice (200 g), honey (150 g) and Cahors wine (350 g), which should be taken 3 times a day, 1 tbsp. spoon regardless of food.

Fresh juices are very useful, especially beet and carrot juices.

Myoma of the uterus

200 g of leaves of 3-year-old aloe, which was not watered for 5 days before cutting, chop, mix with finely chopped horse chestnut fruit. Add 3 tbsp. tablespoons of crushed roots of the herbal tea, 600 g of honey and 600 g of dry red grape wine.

Boil the mixture in a sealed container in a boiling water bath for 30 minutes, then cool and strain. Take 3 times a day 20 minutes before meals, 1 tbsp. spoon for 1 month with uterine fibroids. After a 14-day break, repeat the course of treatment.

Adnexitis (inflammation of the appendages)

With adnexitis, grind 500 g of 5-year-old aloe, add 500 g of honey and infuse for 20 days in a dark place, sometimes stirring with a wooden spoon. Then strain the composition (it will be aloe juice with honey), squeeze the leaves into the same jar. Store the medicine in the refrigerator.

Before going to bed, warm up a small portion of the product in a water bath, soak a tampon with it and put it in the vagina overnight.

Runny nose

At the first manifestations of a runny nose, take 1 part of aloe juice, 2 parts of carrot juice, mix and pour into a bottle. Instill 3-5 drops into the nose every 5 hours.

For chronic rhinitis, pluck a few large leaves of aloe (do not water the plant for a week before this), chop 1 red hot pepper, chop 1 tbsp. a spoonful of celandine (you can take a dry pharmacy celandine, 1 tbsp. spoon with a top) and pour all this with 0.5 liters of vodka (50% alcohol). Leave to infuse in a cool place for 10 days.

Lubricate the bridge of the nose and sinuses with a ready-made tincture with a cold and sinusitis.


Take 1 tbsp. spoon: aloe juice, melted lard, honey, Vishnevsky's ointment, ichthyol ointment, liquid laundry soap, onion juice. Take 1 tbsp. spoon of each ingredient, Place all ingredients in a small saucepan and, stirring occasionally, heat to a boil (but do not boil), and then cool.

Apply the ointment to your feet and wrap them with a cotton cloth, bandage and do not rinse for 24 hours. Then wash off the ointment and apply a new layer. It should be treated this way until the ointment runs out.

Breast cyst

For treatment, you need to take 1 glass of aloe juice, 0.5 liters of vodka, 1 glass of honey, 2 kg of walnuts (only kernels and partitions), 50 g of birch buds and 1 tbsp. a spoonful of thousands of ash.

Chop the kernels with a knife or mince, grind the partitions in a coffee grinder. Add birch buds and centaury. Put everything in a jar and pour 0.5 liters of vodka, add aloe juice and honey.

Insist 12 days, stirring occasionally. Take 1 dec. spoon 3 times a day until the mixture is finished. It is necessary to eat the gruel without straining. After a few months, you can repeat the course.


Aloe juice mixed with honey (150 g of juice and 50 g of honey) has a very good laxative effect. Drink this mixture in 1 tsp, gradually increasing the dose to 1 tbsp. spoons, in the morning on an empty stomach and in the evening before bedtime.

It is good to eat some kind of fruit in between meals. For example, a banana. But don't eat bananas with your meals, they don't go well with other foods.


Recipe 1... Mash 3 aloe leaves together with 3 Kalanchoe leaves and squeeze out the juice. Add 1 teaspoon of honey and a little salt. Mix everything thoroughly and instill 2-3 drops in the nose in the morning and in the evening.

Recipe 2... Mix 100 g of aloe juice with 100 g of honey and 50 g of celandine juice. The mixture is instilled into each nostril, 5-10 drops 3 times a day. The mucus that will flow through the nasopharynx should be spit out.

If you lost your voice.

To restore your voice, dilute aloe juice with water in a 1: 1 ratio and rinse your mouth and throat in the morning and evening before going to bed.

Fortifying mixture

Mix 100 g of aloe juice, 500 g of walnut kernels, 300 g of honey, juice of 3-4 lemons.

Take 1 tsp. - 1 dec. l. 3 times a day 30 minutes before meals as a general tonic to increase the body's resistance.

Nutrient Blend

Cut off the largest lower leaves from a houseplant of aloe (agave) 3-5 years old, squeeze out the juice, filter through clean gauze folded in several layers, or calico cloth. Mix 150 g of fresh aloe juice with 250 g of honey and 350 g of Cahors, leave for 4-5 days.

Take a mixture of 1 tbsp. l. 3 times a day 30 minutes before meals in case of exhaustion and weakening of the body after serious illness, to stimulate appetite, etc.

Healing Blend

Keep aloe leaves at the age of 3-5 years in the dark at a temperature of 4-8 ° C for 12-14 days for biostimulation, then rinse the leaves in water, grind, squeeze the juice (100 ml).

Chop 400 g of unsalted lard into small pieces with a knife. Also chop 1.5 kg of green apples without a core with a knife, mix with chopped bacon and simmer over low heat in the oven until a homogeneous mass is formed. Then add 100 ml of aloe juice and 400 g of honey to the mixture with continuous stirring.

Grind the yolks from 10 fresh eggs with 1 glass of granulated sugar and add to the mixture, mix, filter through cheesecloth.

Take 1 tbsp. l. 1 glass of hot milk 3-4 times a day before meals with depletion of the body. The mixture can be spread on bread and eaten.

Aloe juice storage

It is recommended to squeeze juice not from freshly cut leaves, but from those that have been stored in the refrigerator for at least 10-12 days, tightly wrapped in cellophane.

During storage, beneficial substances and biogenic stimulants in aloe juice begin to form with even greater intensity. The juice becomes more effective in the treatment of inflammatory skin diseases.

If you need to store the juice for a long time, then it can be diluted with alcohol (medical grade) in equal amounts. The juice is best preserved in dark glass containers (bottles are suitable). Before pouring the juice into bottles, it should be properly sterilized and tightly closed with lids. The juice stored in this form retains its properties for a very long time.

Pure juice is stored for no more than two to three days and after a while it loses its healing properties during oxidation, so close the container tightly with a lid

If alcohol is contraindicated for medical reasons, there are other ways to preserve the beneficial properties of aloe juice. The juice can be diluted with honey in the same proportions, mixed thoroughly and poured into the same dark bottles, tightly closed and refrigerated. In this form, the juice can be stored at home for a year.

The healing plant aloe (also called the agave) grows on the windowsill in many houses. Despite the fact that it does not have a very presentable appearance, its properties can be safely called miraculous. With its help, people have been cured of many diseases for a long time. At the same time, not only the fresh juice of the plant is considered healing, but also its extract, as well as the leaves. To keep their beneficial qualities in full, you need to know how to store aloe at home.

Benefits of aloe for the skin

Another property of aloe juice is its bactericidal effect. Fresh aloe juice is able to cope with any inflammation, redness, itching. Therefore, aloe is effectively used in the fight against acne, blackheads, boils. Aloe penetrates deep into the skin and suppresses the site of inflammation from the inside. Aloe is useful for various skin diseases - lichen, allergic rashes, psoriasis, herpes, trophic ulcer, eczema. For severe pain and itching, you can simply cut a fresh aloe leaf lengthwise and attach it to the affected area of ​​the skin. Aloe can help you if you get cut or burned. The pulp of the plant also helps with frostbite.

How to make aloe vera gel at home

Aloe gives beauty! Under the skin of aloe vera there is a translucent jelly-like substance, which is precisely the healing gel that is actively used in medicine and cosmetology. In order not to ask the question “Where to buy aloe vera gel?”, We offer detailed instructions “How to make aloe vera cosmetic gel”. What is required for this?

  • Ascorbic acid (vitamin C)
  • Vitamin E as a preservative
  • 60 ml derived from aloe leaves

    If you just pluck a leaf of aloe vera and squeeze juice out of it, then it will not bring much benefit, because that very substance is lost - the gel. And if you also use the inner side of the sheet, then you can get unique medical cosmetics created by your own hands and store it for a long time.

    • This will require the lowest and largest aloe leaves. They should be trimmed with a sharp blade, making a neat oblique cut. Remember that after 2 hours the oxidation process will take over and there can be no more talk about any gel.
    • Place the leaves upright so that the yellow juice drips off. After 20 minutes, you can move on to the next step. The yellow juice should not get into the desired substance.
    • Now all you need to do is to be careful and attentive. Cut off the tips and cloves of the leaf. Cut the sheet lengthwise into two pieces. Separate the white mucous part from each half. This is aloe vera gel.
    • Now take a blender, mix the gel with vitamins C and E and your natural gel is ready!

    What else is useful for the juice and pulp of aloe

    Aloe is a powerful natural antiseptic. In the treatment of purulent wounds, burns and trophic ulcers, aloe flower is used. Now we will tell you why. It helps to stop inflammation and accelerate tissue regeneration.

    Preparations made on the basis of aloe juice - analgesic, immunostimulating effect. They help to strengthen the body's defenses. Aloe - lowers cholesterol levels by breaking down plaque in blood vessels.

    A separate topic is the use of the agave in the beauty industry. Even at home, you can arrange procedures that are in no way inferior to expensive sessions, and maybe even produce a greater effect. Aloe juice has a beneficial effect on hair and skin. There are a lot of reasons to plant aloe on your windowsill if you don't have it yet.

    Reckless use of aloe at home can be harmful. Be careful!

    External use of agave juice will not harm the body. Rarely, it can cause mild tingling and itching of the skin. But, the internal use of juice without a doctor's prescription is unacceptable, because it can cause a number of undesirable effects: heartburn, diarrhea, insomnia, increased heart rate, colic in the abdomen, impaired kidney and liver function, etc.

    It is strictly forbidden to use any treatment with aloe for pregnant and breastfeeding women. This can cause miscarriage and abnormal development of the fetus. Do not use aloe during your period.

    Interesting facts about aloe

    To tell you even more about this incredible plant, we have collected some interesting facts about aloe:

    1. This plant is unique in that it can go without water for about seven years.
    2. The jelly contained in the plant can be added to your favorite drinks - this helps with sore throat.
    3. One of the rulers of Egypt used aloe for cosmetic purposes - she applied its juice to her face. The plant extract is still added to cosmetic products.
    4. The homeland of the plant is North Africa.
    5. At home, the plant blooms extremely rarely and only when favorable conditions are created. Aloe flowers of various colors - orange, white, yellow.
    6. In Japan, the agave is popular as a food supplement. Aloe chunks are often added to drinks or yoghurts.

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