Things you should know about aloe vera

Medicinal plant. Aloe vera is one of the oldest medicinal plants in the world. The gel contained in its leaves helps especially with skin problems.
Easy care. The lily plant is native to desert areas. It needs sandy soil, only little water and can easily be pulled in the flower pot.
Effect. The gel in the leaves relieves itching, is anti-inflammatory and has a slightly antibacterial effect. The resin from the yellow juice is digestive.
Sofortkur. The gel is the ideal immediate aid for minor burns, insect bites, small wounds, acne or eczema. Simply break off a leaf from the plant and apply the exuding juice to the affected area.
Available. One can also buy the juice and the resin of the Aloe Vera: in health food shops, superfood shops or online, eg. B. on

Recipe tip: smoothie with aloe

The juice of aloe vera strengthens the immune system. Therefore, process it z. B. in a smoothie. Puree 150 ml of coconut water, 1 handful of spinach leaves, 100 g blueberries, 1/2 banana and one sheet of aloe vera (without skin) in a blender.