Aloe juice is a light green liquid that tastes bitter and has a strong odor. Aloe juice is often included in many cosmetics, as it contains vitamin C, mineral salts, trace elements and other useful substances. Cosmetic preparations based on aloe juice smooth wrinkles, soothe and tighten the skin, protect against ultra-violet rays, have bactericidal properties, and are suitable for all skin types. You can make aloe juice at home.
It is necessary
- - cut leaves of aloe;
Cut off the required amount of aloe leaves. Place the leaves in the refrigerator on the lower shelf for 10-12 days.
Remove the aloe leaves from the refrigerator. Rinse in cool, boiled water as they may be dusty.
Carefully remove the thorns from the leaves.
Cut the aloe leaves into 0.3-0.4 millimeter pieces.
Cut the leaves into pieces, wrap in sterilized cheesecloth and squeeze out the juice.
Boil the resulting juice for 3 minutes.
The resulting aloe juice can be used for a long time if it is preserved.
For preservation, you need to mix juice and rubbing alcohol in a ratio of 8: 2. The resulting solution must be stored in the refrigerator.
When used externally, fresh and canned juice from aloe leaves has no contraindications.