- Aloe Vera is one of 300 species and is the most popular one.
- Aloe Vera grows in subtropical and tropical areas. It is commercially grown in Florida, California, Texas, Cuba, Mexico, Spain and Australia.
- The leaves of the Aloe plant grow from the base in a rosette pattern. Mature plants can grow tall as 4’. Each plant usually has 12-16 leaves, that, when mature, may weight up to three pounds. The plant can be harvested every 6 to 8 weeks by removing 3 to 4 leaves per plant
- The earliest record: 3500 years old, usage written on Egyptian Papyrus.
- Called the «Miracle Plant».
- Used by legendary beauty: Cleopatra, Nefertiti: to keep skin soft and young.
- Used by Ancient Greeks, Arabs, and Roman doctors and American Herbalists from 18th to 19th century
- From leaves is produced fresh gel and latex.
- Aloe Vera extract is made bypulverizing the whole leaf of the plant
- Aloe Vera gel and juice are madefrom the substance of the inner leaf
- Trusted ingredients to help to fight wrinkles and achieve a smooth skin and a youthful appearance
MEDICINAL PARTS USED
8 ESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS (essential to human body, but can not be manufactured by body)
- Acemannan and Polyssaccharides – Acemannan being the most effective ingredients of Aloe Vera having healing properties
- Vitamins, A, B1, B2, B6, B12, C and E
- Enzymes: most of them beneficial to human metabolism
- Saponins: natural soapy substances: cleansing and anti-septic properties
- Mineral and trace elements: iron, calcium, magnesium, manganese, selenium, zinc
- Lignin: gives Aloe Vera its penetrating powers
- Essential oils
Mypa Aloe Vera uses Aloe Vera plants commercially grown in California. The brand carries the international Aloe Science Council seal of approval. It guarantees customers against imitation of « Natural » cosmetics and skin care products.
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