Aloe juice for beautiful face
Aloe tree – perennial herbaceous tenderloin, juicy plant. Leaves of length 15 cm and more serve as medicinal raw. They are cut in winter-spring period. Aloe leaves are used as raw materials for manufacture of drug (aloe extract), used to treat eye diseases, ulcers, etc.
People knew about aloe healing properties 3 thousand years ago. Translated from Arabic, the word «Aloe» means «bitter», and indeed, juice of this plant has bitter taste. The Arabs believed aloe was a symbol of patience due to its resistance to drought and unpretentiousness. Initial information about aloe tree belong to the days of Alexander the Great.
Planting aloe at home is easy. It is reproduced by radical shoots or apical layers, which should be slightly dried in the air before planting.
Ground mixture for aloe should consist of turf and ground sheet, humus, sand in a ratio of 2:1:1:1, with addition of brick chips and charcoal. The plant likes light, should be watered moderately in summer, seldom in winter, and grown at moderate temperature. Young plants are replanted each year, old – one year later.
At home, the juice is produced from indoor plants. To prepare it, chap large leaves, mince, squeeze juice, filter through a dense material or several layers of gauze and boil for 3 minutes. Use immediately, as during storage it loses its potency.
Aloe leaves extract is prepared for subcutaneous injections. It strengthens resolution and regeneration processes in the body, and is also used while conjunctivitis, inflammatory diseases. Aloe leaves juice and aloe juice ointment are used while acute and chronic diseases of skin, ulcers, wounds, burns.
Aloe juice in folk medicine
Pure aloe juice for ointment. Wipe cleaned face with a piece of aloe leaf in the morning and evening. The procedure is useful for any skin.
To prevent appearance of wrinkles and treatment of wrinkled skin, they apply lotion, which is prepared as follows: take 100 g aloe (2-3 large sheets), cut, pour with 1 l cold boiled water. Boil infusion on low heat for 5 minutes, cool, strain and store until use in a refrigerator (in glass).
If lips are weather-beaten
Those who frequently lick lips, suffer from chapped lips, especially during cold season, they become rough and crack. To unlearn this habit, try to lubricate lips with a bitter remedy, such as aloe juice. It rapidly treats border of lips, making lips gentle.
You will need: 2-3 tablespoons aloe juice, 1 / 2 cup sage infusion. Mix sage tea and aloe juice, pour resulting solution in special ice cups and put in freezer. Wipe skin in the morning. The procedure clears face from eels very well.
Aloe face pack with sour cream
Take 1 table spoon aloe, 1 table spoon sour cream, 1/2 table spoon hypericum tincture, 1/2 table spoon honey. Connect sour cream with honey, add hypericum tincture, mix thoroughly. Apply the mixture to facial skin and leave it for 12-15 minutes. Then wash away the mask alternately with warm and cool water. Mask rejuvenates skin, smooths wrinkles.
Aloe face pack with aubergine
Take 1 table spoon aloe juice, 50 g aubergine, 1 table spoon bee honey, 2 table spoons hypericum tincture. Wash eggplant, peel and grate. Add some hypericum tincture and aloe. Melt honey on a water bath, connect it with other components. Apply on face firstly a part of the mixture, and then, when the mask is slightly embedded into skin, apply the remaining mixture. After 10-20 min remove the mask with a cotton pad, and then wash face with hot water, wipe with a piece of ice, do not use towel, allow it drying itself. Then apply any face cream for dry skin. Mask can be used 2 – 3 times a week, alternate it with other masks.
Aloe and carrot face pack
Take 1 table spoon aloe, 1 small carrot, 1 / 2 cup of concentrated broth (40 g herb to 200 ml of water) of John’s-wood herb. Wash carrot, peel, grate small, add aloe and John’s-wood herb broth. Apply the resulting pulp evenly on a gauze and attach to face. Lie for 15-20 min, then rinse face with warm water.
Aloe and pumpkin face pack
Take 1 table spoon aloe, 2 table spoons boiled pumpkin, 2 table spoons concentrated broth (40 g per 200 ml of water) amber herb, 1 table spoon yarrow broth (30 g per 200 ml of water). Mix these ingredients to obtain a homogeneous mass and apply a thin layer on face. In 10 – 15 min wash away the mask with warm water.
Aloe and walnuts face pack
Take 1 table spoon aloe, 3-4 walnuts, 2 table spoons waybread, 2 table spoons amber, 2 table spoons ash juice. Peel and chop nuts. Add ash juice. Pour dry crushed ribwort grass and amber with water and bring to a boil. Cool and strain. Mix herb broth with nuts and ash juice. Apply mask on face. After 20 min wash away with warm water.
Aloe and rose petals face pack
Take table spoon aloe, 1 table spoon rose petals, 2 table spoons fresh chamomile flowers, 2 table spoons John’s-Wood, 1 table spoon lime flowers, 1 / 2 table spoon peppermint leaves. Mix all these components, chop and apply on face, smearing it with greasy cream beforehand. After 15 min wash away mask with warm water.
Nourishing mask for oily skin
Take a whipped egg white and add 2 tea spoons aloe juice and 1 tea spoon lemon juice. Apply mask using a brush. Once the first layer becomes dry, put a second and all subsequent. When the last layer is dry, wash away the mask with cold water. This face pack helps to remove fat shine.
Mask for dry skin
Mix aloe juice, lime honey, glycerin and water in equal parts. Mixing slowly, add 1 tea spoon oat flour. Stir all carefully until homogenous composition. Apply mixture on face for 20-25 minutes. Mask tones and rejuvenates skin well. It is recommended 1-2 times a week during 1-1,5 months.
Let your face will always be gentle and well-groomed!