Aloe Vera is amazing plant which has numerous benefits for health, skin and hair. It is also known as plant of immortality. Aloe Vera is a miracle plant. It is used to treat so many skin diseases like sunburns, normal surface cut. Aloe Vera is also helpful in repairs your collagen and elastic, giving you healthy skin. How to make Aloe Vera gel?
Prepare aloe vera gel at home.
¼ cup of aloe Vera pulp
1 tbsp coconut oil
1/8 teaspoon citric acid
¼ Vitamin E oil (for every 1/4 cup of gel) or 500mg powdered Vitamin C
Process for preparation:-
Step1. First of all wash your hand properly so that gel doesn’t get contaminated.
Step2. Collect outer leaves of aloe Vera (around 500g) from plant. Outer leaves are mature leaves. They contain plenty of pulp which will generate a good amount of gel. One large mature outer leaf is sufficient for making for 1 cup of aloe vera gel.
When you take leaves from plant, it also contains resin and resin contains latex which can be irritating for skin. Keep these leaves in a cup till resin drain out.
Step3. Take a vegetable peeler and remove green part of leaves carefully. For gel, we use inner pulp of leaves so it should be intact with peeler. Extract all pulp carefully and collect in a cup. Blend all collected aloe Vera pulp.
Step4. Now add all ingredients which we have collected like coconut oil, citric acid and vitamin E oil while stirring continuously. In making of Aloe Vera gel ,the ideal proportion of vitamin E oil is ¼ cup for ¼ cup of aloe Vera pulp Or 500mg powdered vitamin C for ¼ cup of aloe Vera gel.
Step5. Now since you have mixed all with proper composition, keep it for few times stable. Now take a jar. Clean it carefully and dried it. Now keep your mixture in jar and your home made aloe Vera gel is ready. If you wish to use it for log time, use preservative. Without preservative I will hardy last for 1 or two weeks.
USE: Now your gel is ready to use on skin as you wish. Use it on normal skin burns and as moisturizer cream. Aloe Vera gel is very beneficial in sunburns. For Details read –