Aloe vera oil is made by soaking aloe vera leaves or gel in a carrier oil, which extracts many of the active ingredients and nutrients. Aloe vera oil isn’t a true essential oil, but it is extremely potent and popular for topical applications and herbal remedies. Nutritionally speaking, aloe vera oil is rich in vitamin C A, E, and various B-complex vitamins, along with key amino acids and minerals, such as calcium, selenium, zinc, and magnesium.
- Massage Oil:The soothing effects of this oil can stimulate circulation and relax muscles tension.
- Aromatherapy Oil:Aloe Vera oil can have a soothing effect when distributed with an aromatherapy diffuser, and is known to reduce stress levels and headaches.
- Hair Care:Rub the oil into the scalp and pull it through all of your hair strands for best results.
- Insect Bites:Applying a drop or two of aloe vera oil on an insect bite can reduce inflammation and discomfort.
- Dental Care:Rubbing a drop or two on the lips and gums can prevent gum disease.