Aloe has an abundance of minerals and they are all absorbed by the skin. The minerals are the building blocks of skin cells. The mineral content in Aloe balances cellular ionic liquids and the electro chemical activity of nerve cells. The nerve cells, or neurons, are specialized to carry electro chemical processes to the nervous system.
Aloe Vera offers a store house of beneficial amino acids, enzymes, hormones, vitamins, and minerals.
Aloe Vera contains 19 of the 20 known amino acids. We produce only 12 of the 20 the other 8 must be consumed via food and or applied to the skin. Remember, essential amino acids the body does not produce, aloe contains 7 of the 8 essential amino acids. They are Lysine, Leucine, Isoleucine, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine, and Valin.
Aloe Vera also contains 12 non-essential amino acids. They are Alanine, Arginine, Cysteine, Asparagine, Glutamic acid, Glycine, Histidine, Proline, Serin, Tyrosine, Glutamine, and Aspartic acid. The amino acids are important elements involved in the construction of proteins and muscles tissue.
The enzymes in Aloe when applied to the skin reduces inflammation, pain and accelerates wound healing.
Aloe contains two hormones, auxin and gibberellin. Auxin and Gibberellin, they mend wounds, prevent infection and inflammation. Gibberellin regenerates cells and stimulates the growth of new skin, it is a growth hormone.
Aloe Vera is a precursor, it gathers nutrients and medicinal constituents.
Lignin a plant fiber, it has a synergistic bond with nutrients and chemicals supporting the assimilation of all these constituents in the skin. The skins holistic system continues effortlessly as the nerves collect the chemicals and they flow to the central nervous system for the neurological transfer to specific cells for further processing.
The Saponins have a cleansing and antiseptic effect. An anti-microbial, this antiseptic protects your skin against viruses, bacteria, and fungi.
The Salicylic Acid has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. It is also a natural painkiller. Its action is gentle with no adverse side effects.
Sterols in Aloe Vera have anti-inflammatory properties and the Lupeol has antiseptic and analgesic effects.
Vitamins in Aloe Vera
Vitamins A, E and C are antioxidants and neutralize free radicals. Thiamine (B 12), Riboflavin (B 2), Niacin (B 3), Pyridoxin (B 6) and Choline supports the skins metabolism. Folate is s natural B vitamin, necessary for proper cell development. While folic acid is the synthetic version of folate and you may find it in some of your skin care products. It works similarly to natural Folate.