I saw lot of people want remedies consisting of aloe vera, some of them also want to know how to extract gel and all.
Here is some information:
How to take out Gel:
Take an aloe vera leaf, make a vertical slit and just press a bit, you will get the gel.
The leaf is always filled with gel, so its not difficult taking out the gel.
Uses of Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera can be affectively used in skin care and hair care. It has excellent anti-bacterial properties, so it can be used for acnes too.
Aloe Vera gel directly applied to skin helps in acne, sun tan, sun burn etc.
It gives a glow to your face and can be directly used as a toner too.
If you apply aloe vera gel directly to your scalp, it would make your dandruff a problem of past.
You have to keep the aloe vera gel on your hair or skin for 30 minutes to see desired results.
aloe Vera gel helps after waxing too.
After waxing apply aloe vera gel, it will give a soothing sensation and prevent ingrown hair too.
Some masks of aloe vera gel:
Oats & Aloe Exfoliant ( for dry skin)
1 tablespoon finely ground oats
1 tablespoon finely ground almonds
1 teaspoon honey
1 tablespoon aloe vera gel
Combine ingredients in a bowl and stir until well mixed. Apply to face and neck skin after cleansing and before toner is applied, using gentle circular motions. Rinse well with warm water and gently pat excess moisture from face. Follow with facial mask.
For all skin types(except dry):
Mix some multani mitti(fullers earth) with aloe vera gel to make a paste and apply on your face, keep for 20 minutes, wash with water.
Scrub for all skin types
Take 2 tbsp of oatmeals
add 2 tbsp sugar(dont grind it, use it whole)
2 tbsp aloe vera gel
1 tbsp lemon juice
Mix them all and your scrub is ready.
One more Face Pack:
* Take five teaspoons of aloe vera gel.
* Half teaspoon of turmeric powder.
* One teaspoon of ground apricot.
* Two teaspoons of almond oil.
* Four teaspoons of orange peel powder.
Mix all of the ingredients together and apply the mixture evenly on the face. Make it stand for one hour and then wash it off with water.