Lily family perennial with long, fleshy leaves which grow directly out of the bottom of the stem. Its flowers are red, white, and sometimes yellow.
It originated in north and east Africa and grows in tropical and subtropical climates. Nowadays, it is mainly grown in South Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean and in the Canary Islands in Europe as it requires a temperature above 10ºC and many hours of sunlight.
There are more than two hundred species of ALOE. However, the varieties that have the most properties are ALOE BARBADENSIS and ALOE VERA. The juice is extracted from the leaves of these plants. The plant takes 4 or 5 years to reach maturity and attain all its properties.
ALOE VERA AND YOUR SKIN
Aloe Vera maintains the skin’s natural moisture.
Natural regeneration stimulant
Natural anti-aging and repairing complex
Aloe Vera, the miracle plant from Antiquity
Nowadays, no other plant contains more regenerating substances, such as vitamins A, B, C and E, minerals, amino acids, enzymes and valuable polysaccharides.
All these substances from the Aloe Vera plant included in our cosmetics stimulate the metabolism, natural regeneration and irrigation of the skin’s tiny capillaries.
Aloe Vera looks after, protects and regenerates our skin.
Natural Aloe Vera extract contains:
Folic acid, niacin, carotene, betacarotene,
Amino acids: Lysine, asparagine, serine, glutamic acid, glycine, alanine, tyrosine, histidine, proline, hydroxyproline, cysteine, leucine, isoleucine.
Enzymes: Oxidase, catalase, amylase, bradkinase, cellulase, lipase, alliinase, phosphatase, creatine phosphokinase, dehydrogenase, SGO transaminase, SGP transaminase
Mono and polysaccharides: Aloverose, arabinose, galactose, glucose, mannose, rhamnose, xylose, hexuronic acid, glucuronic acid, galacturonic acid, cellulose, pentosan
Amino sugars: Glucosamine, galactosamine.
Vitamins: A, B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, C, PP, E
Minerals: Calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium, copper, iron, zinc, manganese, phosphorus.
Its “miracle” ingredient is germanium.