Aloe vera is one of the oldest known medicinal plant species and its historical usage goes back to ancient times. Known as 'nature's miracle plant', it's been associated with myth, medicine and skincare since pre-biblical times in many cultures.
The high water content Aloe vera plant has bioactive compounds that are rich in vitamins A, B, C, D and E as well as minerals like magnesium, potassium and zinc. These are all thought to aid in the 'healing', anti-inflammatory benefits of aloe.
Aloe Vera is well known for its soothing and calming effects and as such is a great ingredient for use in skincare products.
Aloe is particularly recommenced to soothe and calm sensitive, delicate and dry skin. It enhances natural cell renewal, improving texture and elasticity so the skin is firmer, more supple and luminous.
It also nourishes and protects the scalp maintaining healthy hair.