Aloe vera (lu hui) September 11 2014

Aloe, with its many antioxidants, nutrients and vitamins, is an ancient herb with a long history of use for skin beauty.

Chinese Medicine properties: purifying, cooling, regenerating

SCIENCE

With its cooling anti-inflammatory action, it is well known for healing sunburned or damaged skin.  Aloe's value in treating acne comes from this quality as well, along with its antiseptic properties.

HISTORY
Aloe has an ancient tradition of use as a beauty and medicinal herb.  The ancient Egyptians called it "the plant of immortality".   Eastern and Western herbalists have cherished it since antiquity for its skin-regenerating properties and soothing coolness.