Aloe vera is a succulent green plant commonly found in tropical climates. Its thick, fleshy leaves contain sap that grows into white or red tubers (or ‘aloes’) when the plant matures. Its medicinal properties are used to treat burns, cuts, insect bites and sunburns. There are indeed countless of aloe vera benefits when it comes to its effects and usage.
The aloe vera plant has many uses including medical, dietary, cosmetic and for household purposes. Some health benefits of aloe vera include the aid of the skin healing process, preventing dehydration and treating respiratory infections. If you have skin conditions, using aloe vera gel will potentially benefit the condition of your skin. It also has vitamin E, which is a good antioxidant that prevents ultraviolet (UV) damage, and nourishes and protects your skin from free radicals.
Aloe vera has been used as a natural remedy for the skin for hundreds of years. Its characteristics include: antibacterial, astringent and anti-inflammatory properties. Since it is a natural product, its impurities and contaminants cannot be passed into the body through food or water. Therefore, it does not pose a risk to health and can be consumed by humans safely.
Aloe vera gel can be found in various products such as soaps, lotions, shampoos, toothpastes and even cleansers. It has a mild taste and a green color. Aloe vera gel is good for the skin because it gives you a cooling effect on your skin. It is commonly used as an ingredient in cosmetics and lotions to help moisturize the skin or to treat wounds.
Let’s take a look at the aloe vera benefits that you will get when using adult diapers with aloe vera gel:
1) Protects the skin against irritation, itching and rash
Aloe vera gel has a soothing effect on the skin. It is an excellent solution for diaper rash. When your skin becomes irritated because of its combination with urine, heat or dryness it will be fixed by aloe vera gel.
It will stop the inflammation and reduce redness. It also helps to heal wounds, so you do not have to use ointments for this purpose. As a result, your skin will heal faster.
2) Aids in the healing of open wounds
With its healing properties, aloe vera gel works as an excellent ointment for treating sunburns, first-degree burns and second-degree burns. It is also useful for keeping wounds clean, so they do not get infected or be difficult to heal. You can put aloe vera gel on them at every diaper change and it will help speed up the wound healing process. If you have burns, you can apply it directly to the affected area, as it will provide relief and make the skin heal faster.
3) Used to prevent stretch marks on the skin
Many people use aloe vera gel to make their stretch marks disappear. Just remember, this cream will only work if you use it properly. It’s important not to use too much of it, as it can make your skin very oily and cause acne.
An average amount is enough for normal usage. If you want to get rid of your stretch mark completely, the best way is to apply it on yourself every day after getting out of the shower or bathtub – that will help to heal the stretch marks.
4) Used as an antiseptic agent against infections
Aloe vera gel will help you fight with infections, so you do not have to use antibiotics for this purpose. The effects of aloe vera help eliminate bacteria and viruses on your skin, so it is an excellent solution for preventing infection of open wounds or sores caused by germs that are transmitted during diaper changes. You can apply aloe vera gel on them immediately after removing the diaper, or you can put it on before putting on the diaper.
5) Used as an anti-inflammatory agent against inflammation
When your skin becomes irritated because of its combination with urine, heat or dryness it will be fixed by aloe vera gel. You can use it to reduce the redness and speed up the healing process of irritations caused by diaper rash. Part of the aloe vera’s attributes act as an excellent topical anti-inflammatory agent for treating wounds and burns, which will help to prevent infections.
6) Used as an analgesic agent against pain
Aloe vera gel will relieve pain and swelling, so you don’t have to use strong medications for this purpose. It will reduce the pain from sores and infections, so you will be able to sleep a lot better without being in a bad mood.
7) Used as a natural astringent agent against dry skin
You can use aloe vera gel on your skin that is itchy and dry. It will help your skin to get moist and heal faster. You can apply it directly onto the skin, or put it on a washcloth and wipe off the exudates and moisture from the skin.
8) Used as an antifungal agent against infection caused by fungi
There are some bacteria that cause infections in your digestive systems, so they need to be kept under control at all times. Aloe vera gel will help to fight them. You can apply it directly onto the infected area, or put it on a washcloth and wipe off the exudates and moisture from the skin.
You will be able to see the aloe vera benefits with your diapers, as this amazing natural product is an excellent solution for many problems that might occur. It will help you to heal the skin faster, stop infection and reduce itching. You can apply it directly onto the skin or put it on a washcloth and wipe off the exudates and moisture from the skin, so you will be able to sleep better and heal faster.
About Absorba Nateen’s Incontinence products
Understanding the underlying benefits of aloe vera, we have designed our products to have aloe vera extracts in our incontinence products to provide some protection against ammonia which can be found in urine.
Aloe vera can be found in our Absorba Nateen Incontinence products:
- Absorba Nateen Soft Adult Diapers
- Absorba Nateen Plus Adult Diapers
- Absorba Nateen Maxi PLUS Adult Diapers
- Absorba Nateen Super Cloth Air Adult Diapers
- Absorba Nateen Super Adult Pull Up Pants
- Absorba Afina Adult Pull Up Pants
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