Aloe Vera – Another Favourite MiSMo Ingredient
In addition to MiSMo’s star ingredient MSM (source of organic Sulphur) that features heavily
in the natural skincare and pain relief range, there’s another key ingredient that is just as important. Aloe Vera.
Aloe Vera itself contains over 200 identified ingredients. They include 20 of the 22 amino acids with other active ingredients consisting of minerals,
vitamins, enzymes and glycoproteins, each with very specific properties.
For example Lupeol and Salicylic Acid are effective pain killers; Vitamins A, C, E, B12 & F are strong antioxidants that help to regenerate cells
deep in the skin while naturally present enzymes speed up the exfoliation process.
Further to this, Aloe Vera’s healing abilities are well known and documented. Which makes this one super plant in our eyes!
Natural Aloe Vera is a translucent pale golden shade, not green as you see in some products and has been used for centuries to help with a range of
health conditions and skin ailments including dermatitis and psoriasis.
MiSMo has utilised Aloe Vera’s benefits in a couple of ways. To heal and soothe certain
problematic skin conditions, to provide hydration, to assist with rapid cell regeneration (which means younger, smoother looking skin) and to help with
reducing inflammation from muscle and joint pain thanks to its powerful anti-inflammatory powers.
There are over 240 species of Aloe Vera growing in various parts of the world however, there are only 4 types of Aloe Vera that provide nutritional value
to humans with the best for consumption being Aloe Barbadensis Miller.
MiSMo uses Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice and sources locally grown Aloe Vera.
An interesting Aloe Vera fact;
“In the ancient Egypt, Aloe Vera was popular as ‘plant of immortality’, and Egyptians also used it as a part of their burial rituals. Cleopatra included the plant in her beauty regimen and used the plant on her body and face.”