Aloe Vera has properties which rival the most nutritious plants on Earth. Its gel interior contains most of the bioactive compounds in the plant, including vitamins minerals, amino acids and antioxidents. Its powerful antioxidants, (called polyphenols) help inhibit the growth of certain bacteria that can cause skin infections. Thus it not only cures but prevents skin and scalp conditions.
The Gel’s intense moisturising, and curative properties leaves it as a fundamental ingredient in natural hair and skin care. It prevents acne due to it’s antibacterial properties and it’s astringent properties remove dirt and excess oil from the skin, and can even help with scar regeneration on the skin and scalp. Conditions like Psoriasis benefit greatly from Aloe Vera’s antitoxic and antipsoriatic properties, reducing redness, itchiness and inflammation.
Aloe Vera is renowned by many cultures for assisting against alopecia, dermatitis and hair loss. An international study in 2010 that was published in the International Journal of Pharmacology has shown that the topical application of Aloe Vera on the skin of test subjects actively promoted the regrowth of the hair.
At Scrummy U, Aloe Vera is seen as a must within our range. We classify it as nectar for the skin and hair and could not do without it! Find it within our Shikakai & Rich Black Pod Shampoo Gel, Raw Honey, Mango & Amla Conditioner, Hair Custard, Babies Bottom Balm, Soothing Salve and Aloe Vera Deep Conditioning Hair Mask.