Herbs of the month
Hindi Name: Ghee Kunwa
Sanskrit Name: Ghritkumari
English Name: Aloes
Application: It use is recommended in Ayurveda as a skin conditioner and in the treatment
of non-healing ulcers, burn injuries and in treating the liver diseases like
jaundice. Experimental studies on Aloe suggest its positive cosmetic value and
wound healing properties. Also it was observed that internal use of Aloes
evokes positive immune response in experimental animals.
The use of Aloe vera is bestowed with multifaceted benefits for skin. By virtue of
these properties, it is used frequently in the skin care preprations across the globe.
Chemical Composition: It contains three pentosides mainly barbaloin, isobarbaloin and betabarbaloin.