Aloe Vera Juice (Aloe Barbadensis) is reconstituted Pure Aloe Vera, which is then protected, with a 100% natural, food grade, preservative, to protect the wonderful qualities.
Aloe Vera Juice (Aloe Barbadensis) is one of the most beneficial carriers that are available, to us, in the personal care industry, where Aloe Vera juice improves the surface of the skin making it smoother because of its cohesive effect on the superficial, flaking epidermal, cells by making them stick together.
Aloe Vera Juice (Aloe Barbadensis) has the ability to interfere with the enzyme that produces melanin deposits in the skin, preventing the formation of 'liver spots', which tend to form in aging skin. Aloe Vera juice has been said that if Aloe Vera is applied regularly and for long enough it will often cause established spots to disappear.
Polysaccharides:: act as moisturizers, hydrating the skin. It is proven to be absorbed into the skin, where it stimulates the fibroblasts to replicate themselves faster, and it is these cells that produce the collagen and elastin fibers, to repair the skin, which results in the skin becoming more elastic and less wrinkled.
Vitamins:: It is rich in all vitamins excluding Vitamin D, especially the antioxidant Vitamins A (beta-carotene), C and E and even contains a trace of Vit. B12, one of the very few plant sources of this vitamin. This is important for vegetarians and vegans.
Enzymes:: Several different types of these biochemical catalysts when taken orally aid digestion by breaking down fat and sugars. One in particular, Bradykinase, helps to reduce excessive inflammation when applied to the skin topically and therefore reduces pain, whereas others help digest any dead tissues in wounds. Lipases and proteases which break down foods and aid digestion are present.
Sugars:: These are derived from the mucilage layer of the plant which surrounds the inner gel. and are known as mucopolysaccharides, which enhance the immune system and help to detoxify. Aloe Vera contains both mono and polysaccharides, but the most important are the long chain sugars involving glucose and mannose or the gluco-mannans which I have already referred to. These sugars are ingested whole from the gut, not broken down like other sugars, and appear in the bloodstream in exactly the same form. This process is known as pinocytosis. Once in the blood stream they are able to exert their immuno-regulating effect. Some of these polysaccharides are not absorbed but stick to certain cells lining the gut and form a barrier preventing absorption of unwanted material so helping to prevent a "leaking" gut syndrome. In topical preparations the sugars are also the main moisturizers.
Anthraquinones:: There are twelve of these Phenolic compounds which are found exclusively in the plant sap. In small quantities, when they do not exert their purgative effect, they aid absorption from the gastro-intestinal tract and have anti-microbial and pain killing effects. In some commercial health drinks, the anthraquinones are removed because of the fear of producing abdominal pain or diarrhea, but I feel that they are actually beneficial in small amounts. The important ones, Aloin and Emodin, act as painkillers. They also function as anti-bacterials and anti-virals.
Lignin:: This in itself is an inert substance but when included in topical preparations it endows Aloe Vera with a singular penetrative effect so the other ingredients are absorbed into the skin.
Saponins:: These soapy substances form about 3% of the Aloe Vera gel and are capable of cleansing, having antiseptic properties. These act powerfully as anti-microbials against bacteria, viruses, fungi and yeasts.
Fatty Acids:: Cholesterol, Campesterol, b. Sitosterol and Lupeol. These four plant steroids are important anti-inflammatory agents.
Salicylic Acid:: An aspirin-like compound possessing anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties.
Amino Acids:: The body needs 22 amino acids, the gel provides 20 of these. More importantly, it provides 7 out of the 8 essential amino acids which the body can not synthesize.
||Light Amber Non Viscous Liquid
||Cool, Tightly Sealed, Protected from Heat / Freezing / Air
||18 Months when Properly Stored / Handled
||3.5 to 5.5
- Skin Care
- Bath and Body Care
- Hair Care
- styling products
- Benefits all Personal Care Products
- May be Used to Dilute, or Thin, Bases
- May be Used to Improve Nutrient Profile of Bases
- May be Used Straight as a Spritz, Poultice, or Clay Base
- 3 to 100%
- Add to Water Phase
- When using as 100% of the Water Phase Aloe Vera Juice Liquid may Challenge Stability due to High Electrolyte Levels. In such cases a chelating agent will be helpful to stabilization
INCI: ORG Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice (and) EcoCert Gluconolactone (and) Sodium Benzoate