Aloe Vera Powder / Kathalai Powder / Kalabanda / Ghritkumari / Kattarvazha / Ambudhisrava
Aloe Vera Powder / Kathalai Powder / Kalabanda / Ghritkumari / Kattarvazha / Ambudhisrava
Hindi - Gheekumari Tamil - Kathalai Powder, Kattralai Powder, Sothu Kathalai Powder Telugu - Kalabanda Kannada - Kathligida, Raktapavala Malayalam - Kattar Vazha, kattarvazha, Cherukattazha Sanskrit - Ghritkumari , Gwarpatha, Ghritkumari, Ambudhisrava
Common English Names - Aloe Vera Powder Botanical Name - Aloe Vera
This package has 100% pure and organic Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder with out any chemicals or preservatives.
About Aloe Vera / Kathalai:
Aloe Vera / Kathalai is a succulent plant species of the genus Aloe. An evergreen perennial, it originates from the Arabian Peninsula, but grows wild in tropical, semi-tropical, and arid climates around the world. It is cultivated for agricultural and medicinal uses.The species is also used for decorative purposes and grows successfully indoors as a potted plant. It is found in many consumer products including beverages, skin lotion, cosmetics, or ointments for minor burns and sunburns. There is little clinical evidence for the effectiveness or safety of Aloe Vera / Kathalai extract as a cosmetic or medicine. Aloe Vera / Kathalai is a stemless or very short-stemmed plant growing to 60–100 cm (24–39 in) tall, spreading by offsets.The leaves are thick and fleshy, green to grey-green, with some varieties showing white flecks on their upper and lower stem surfaces.The margin of the leaf is serrated and has small white teeth. The flowers are produced in summer on a spike up to 90 cm (35 in) tall, each flower being pendulous, with a yellow tubular corolla 2–3 cm (0.8–1.2 in) long.Like other Aloe species, Aloe Vera / Kathalai forms arbuscular mycorrhiza, a symbiosis that allows the plant better access to mineral nutrients in soil. Two substances from Aloe Vera / Kathalai – a clear gel and its yellow latex – are used to manufacture commercial products. Aloe gel typically is used to make topical medications for skin conditions, such as burns, wounds, frostbite, rashes, psoriasis, cold sores, or dry skin. Aloe latex is used individually or manufactured as a product with other ingredients to be ingested for relief of constipation. Aloe vera is used on facial tissues where it is promoted as a moisturizer and anti-irritant to reduce chafing of the nose. Cosmetic companies commonly add sap or other derivatives from Aloe Vera / Kathalai to products such as makeup, tissues, moisturizers, soaps, sunscreens, incense, shaving cream, or shampoos. A review of academic literature notes that its inclusion in many hygiene products is due to its "moisturizing emollient effect"
Aloe Vera / Kathalai is extensively used in beauty products and for good reason. It's got antiviral and antibacterial properties, and the ability to help treat everything from constipation to diabetes. Over time, aloe vera has seamlessly integrated itself into everything we use. There are some incredible benefits of Aloe Vera / Kathalai . The Aloe Vera / Kathalai plant is about one or two feet tall with prickly and bitter leaves, which act as a defence to keep animals and insects from feeding on the plant. The leaves hold a gooey translucent gel, also extremely bitter, and known all over the world for it's unbelievable healing properties. Another part of the aloe vera plant which is used is the 'sap', a yellow-coloured liquid stuck to the skin of the plant from the inside. When dried and purified, the powdered aloe is often used as a laxative, though it's effectiveness is questionable. One of the most crucial elements found in aloe vera gel is a complex carbohydrate known as acemannan. It allows nutrients to reach the cells, nourish them and at the same time relieve them of toxins.Ayurveda, Chinese herbal medicine and British herbal medicine have all advocated Aloe Vera / Kathalai as a healer, when applied or consumed orally. Let's go over some of its most prominent benefits. There are many Aloe Vera / Kathalai uses, like aloe vera for face and skin. Bill C. Coats writes, "Since the skin needs nutrition of its own, Aloe Vera / Kathalai, when formulated into a properly designed personal care regimen, can treat, exfoliate, restore, reveal and provide constant, impressive nutrition to the human skin." And we're about to show just how you can do that. Once you move past the slimey texture of natural aloe vera gel and apply it to your skin, you'll notice how soothing and cooling it is. And it's for these exact reasons that Ayurveda refers to Aloe Vera / Kathalai as the miracle herb that can be used to treat wounds, minor cuts, dry skin and severe burns.
Amazing Health Benefits of Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder:
- Relief from Sunburn:
Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder most well-known usage of soothing sunburned skin. Because of its naturally moisturizing, and subsequently healing, properties, research has shown that Aloe Vera Powder / Kathalai Powder may help heal first- and second-degree burns on the skin, although the mechanism in which it does so has yet to be fully understood—probably because it is a combination of factors. aloin, a compound found in the aloe plant, has anti-inflammatory properties that aid in the skin-healing process. Aloe Vera Powder / Kathalai Powder is also chock-full of antioxidants, and one antioxidant protein, in particular, called metallothionein, has been found to have a protective effect on skin that's been exposed to and damaged by UV rays. The plant is also incredibly hydrating, which could help combat the skin peeling that usually takes effect post-sunburn.
- Cure Dark Spots:
Dark spots on the skin, also known as hyperpigmentation, can leave their mark for a variety of reasons. Whether from sun exposure, acne, or just the normal aging process, all dark spots typically have one thing in common. They're stubborn. However, a compound called aloesin, found in the Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder plant, could help lighten things up. According to one study, when applied four times per day for 15 days, aloesin was found to be effective in treating UV-induced and post-acne hyperpigmentation.
- Treatment for Moisturizes Skin:
Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder moisturizing properties the leaf of the Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder plant is rich in water, particularly in the innermost layer, so it helps to hydrate the skin and lock in moisture, aloe plant, help retain moisture in the skin. When applied topically, Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder has been shown to increase the water content of the outermost layer of skin (called the stratum corneum), making it an ideal ingredient for dry skin types.
- Restorative Scalp Mask:
Though there is little research specifically on Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder as a scalp mask, all of the plant's beneficial properties for skin—namely, moisturizing, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial—also lend themselves to the scalp (which is also skin, after all). Applying it as a scalp mask can help soothe irritation, exfoliate, replenish hydration, and even strengthen and smooth hair follicles. It can also be used to keep hair smooth and shiny and also for the scalp to help eliminate dead skin cells.
- Healthy Aging for Skin:
Hydrated skin is happy, healthy skin, and as we know, sufficient moisture also helps stave off the visible signs of aging like fine lines and wrinkles. In addition to its ability to help replenish and retain moisture in the skin, Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder also stimulates the production of hyaluronic acid and collagen and elastin fibers in the skin all of which are necessary to keep skin hydrated, firm, and supple, and all of which decline naturally with age. Applying Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder topically has been shown to help restore skin elasticity and decrease the appearance of fine lines.
- Treament for Acne:
Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder may have antimicrobial properties and may help acne-prone skin. It should not take the place of your traditional acne medications but can be used alongside them. In addition to its antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties,Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder is also a natural source of salicylic acids, which can also help with breakouts such as blackheads and whiteheads.
- Relief from Psoriasis:
Skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis signal general inflammation and a compromised skin barrier both of which can be helped by Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder. Additionally, skin with a broken barrier is also more prone to fungal and bacterial infections, and Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder can be considered an antiseptic acting against fungi, bacteria, and viruses. Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder cream on psoriasis may also help reduce the scaling, redness, and irritation caused by the disorder.
- Treatment for dandruff:
Dandruff is a form of seborrheic dermatitis, and Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder has been found to be an effective treatment for the scalp irritation, scaliness, and flakiness caused by seborrheic dermatitis.Participants who applied Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder onto the scalp saw a significant reduction in symptoms, namely scaling and itching. According to another body of research, the antibacterial and antifungal properties of the plant help prevent and treat dandruff altogether.
- Remove Stretch Marks:
Another unwanted skin signal of aging, as well as pregnancy, are stretch marks. According to some research, the topical application of Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder has been shown to be effective in lessening the appearance and preventing the spread of stretch marks. Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder ability to help fade stretch marks is likely in part due to its skin-restoring and anti-inflammatory properties.
- For Hair Problems:
Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder contains something called proteolytic enzymes which repairs dead skin cells on the scalp. It also acts as a great conditioner and leaves your hair all smooth and shiny. It promotes hair growth, prevents itching on the scalp, reduces dandruff and conditions your hair. Diane Gage, author of Aloe Vera: Nature's Soothing Healer says, "Keratin, the primary protein of hair, consists of amino acids, oxygen, carbon, and small amounts of hydrogen, nitrogen, and sulphur. Aloe vera has a chemical make up similar to that of keratin and it rejuvenates the hair with its own nutrients, giving it more elasticity and preventing breakage. Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder adds moisture to your ayurvedic and natural hair care recipe. Aloe Vera Powder / Kathalai Powder conditions the hair. Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder nourishes new growth. Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder soothes and heals irritated scalp. Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder stimulates hair growth.
How to use Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder :
Add 1-2 tsp of Organic Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder to any moisturising, herbal, Ayurvedic or protein treatment to amp up the conditioning and moisturising (when mixing 100 grams).
Blend Organic Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder with water, herbal tea or Soapnut/Shikakai tea until the consistency resembles commercial shampoo. Massage the gel gently into the hair and scalp, leave on the hair for up to 5 minutes, then wash out. There’s no need to follow with a diluted acidic rinse as the pH of aloe is slightly on the acidic side, closer to the pH of the hair and scalps acid mantle.
To Boost Growth:
Combine 2 TBS each of Bhringraj Powder and Organic Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder and 1 tsp Shikakai Powder with water and 1/4 tsp Organic Camellia Oil. Apply to scalp for at least an hour and wash out. Repeat once a week.
As a Post Wash Conditioner:
Gradually add water to 1 tsp OrganicAloe Vera / Kathalai Powder and stir until there are no lumps. Stir in another 2 cups of water and shake until all lumps are gone. Pour the liquid over washed hair and leave on the hair for up to 10 minutes. Rinse well.
Organic Aloe Vera Powder For Skin Care:
Mix a little (about 1/2 tsp) of Organic Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder in your palm with a little water until a paste is formed. Dampen the face and massage the gel in with circular motions for up to 5 minutes and rinse well. If the gel is not rinsed well from the skin, it can create a slight tingling sensation for some.
Mix Organic Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder with tea made from Egyptian Chamomile Flowers and apply to sunburn as often as needed.
Spot Treatment for Acne:
Blend Organic Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder with green tea and a pinch or two of Organic Rhassoul Powder and apply to spots for quick healing.
Blend 4 TBS of Organic Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder with either water or herbal tea until it is of gel consistency and massage all over.
For General use:
5 Grams of Aloe Vera / Kathalai Powder can be mixed with hot water and drink it twice a day.
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