Studies show that aloe vera contains compounds like, polysaccharides, mannans, anthraquinones, and lectins, which are believed to be responsible for its health benefits. Use of aloe vera gel is said to be effective for improving the texture and complexion of the skin. This is evident from the fact that numerous beauty products have aloe vera as an ingredient.
~ It is a good moisturizer thus beneficial for dry and cracked skin.
~ It is useful for removing dead skin cells, and this facilitates effective absorption of the healthy ingredients in this herb.
~ Aloe vera is very rich in vitamin C and vitamin E, which can nourish the skin and prevent aging.
~ Aloe vera gel lightens dark spots on the face, and thereby reduce pigmentation.
~ Regular use of aloe vera may reduce acne and scars.
Disclaimer: This article is only about topical application of aloe vera. Intake of aloe vera in any form, must be started only after seeking the opinion of your doctor and as per the instructions of a qualified herbal practitioner.