Aloe Vera aids Burn Treatment, Wound Healing and Scars
Aloe Vera speeds up the healing process of burns and skin wounds, stimulates the growth of new healthy skin cells, and limits the body's production of
scar tissue.The species Aloe Barbadensis is recommended extensively by naturopaths, Doctors & Specialists throughout the world. Aloe Vera is able
to hydrate, heal and encourage skin renewal.
Aloe Vera's natural soothing components ease your skin, whilst it begins work on the damaged areas. Aloe Vera is a mild anaesthetic, antibacterial &
antifungal and contains anti-inflammatory acids. Aloe Vera soothes inflammed, burned skin and irritated skin and reduces the chance of skin
infections. Aloe Vera will relieve itching, swelling, redness and pain.
Modern research on Aloe Vera began in 1935 when CE Collins M.D began treating burns, caused by unsophisticated X-ray techniques, with Aloe
Vera. They discovered that burn wounds healed more quickly and left less scar tissue when fresh aloe Vera gel was applied than when other skin burn
treatment was used. Other medical researchers found that aloe Vera also worked to reduce pain, itching, scars and to fight infection.
Applied to skin burns and wounds, Aloe Vera is a mild anaesthetic, relieving itching, swelling, and pain: it is antibacterial and antifungal, increases
blood flow to wounded areas, and stimulates fibroblasts, the skin cells responsible for wound healing.
Aloe Vera is recognised for its ability to soothe burns. In a study in the Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand, 27 patients with moderate burn
wounds were treated with a gauze coated in either aloe vera gel or Vaselineâ„¢ (petroleum jelly). The burns healed more quickly in the group using
Aloe Vera for burns, with an average healing time of 12 days compared to 18 days for the group using Vaseline.
According to Elizabeth Burdick, MS., a microbiologist and skin therapist who treats burn patients in California, scar tissue is thick like cactus and is
produced by basal cells that are found in the las