I have perfumed my bed with Myrrh, aloes and cinnamon. Proverbs 7:17.
For more than 3,500 years ago, healers and physicians have praised the benefits of this fragrant desert lily. There are about 100 species of this amazing plant, but the aloe vera, meaning "true aloe"in Latin, is considered the most effective healer. The leaf of aloe contains the special "gel" or emollient that is used in externally in cosmetics and skin creams. Aloe gel is regarded as one of nature's best natural moisturizers. The bitter juice, which is extracted from the whole leaf, may be taken internally for digestive disorders.
Cleopatra regarded the gel as a fountain of youth and used to preserve her skin against the ravages of the Egyptian sun. The bible is full of references to aloe, and it is still widely used in Africa to heal burns and wounds.
Some benefits of aloe; soothes and promotes healing of sunburn and other minor burns, great for skin irritations, keeps skin soft and supple, a natural antiseptic and completely non-greasy. Aloe vera helps other skin ingredients be absorbed and penetrate better into the skin. We picks the aloe fresh from our aloe farm and process it into every product , always the 1st ingredient. If you can't eat the 1st ingredient in your skin care product, it should not be on your face.