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Aloe Vera Concentrate
Aloe Vera Concentrate
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Aloe Vera Concentrate

Aloe Vera is a well known plant for the gel that can be pressed (or scraped) from the leaves. It is grown in warm climates, and cannot tolerate frost or extreme cold. It has a long history of use in herbal and traditional medicines.

Aloe Vera Concentrate is a concentrated liquid from the leaves of Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis miller). The concentrate is prepared from the leaves, which are gently hand-filleted to remove the rind, and then the inner gel is expressed, filtered and concentrated using low temperature evaporation techniques. The final stage is the removal of impurities and color, to produce a pale brown liquid that will be clear when reconstituted. The Concentrate is a 1:10 ratio. To extend this back to original levels add 1 part Aloe Vera Concentrate to 9 parts water. This makes 100% Aloe Vera Gel. It is important to note that Aloe Vera gel is not a solid gel, as with Sclerotium Gum, rather it is a watery liquid.

Aromatherapy uses for Aloe Vera Concentrate

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Specific Uses: Aloe Vera is soothing and cooling, it can help decrease redness and irritation on the skin. It can be added to water-based products and formulations including gels, lotions, shampoos and conditioners.

Instructions for the use of Aloe Vera Concentrate

Store below 30 degress Celsius (86 degress Fahrenheit) away from direct sunlight. For maximum shelf life, we recommend that Aloe Vera Concentrate be stored in a cool, dark place, in tightly closed containers.

Safety information for Aloe Vera Concentrate

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Specific Safety Information: Not to be taken internally. Discontinue use if skin irritation occurs. Always check for skin irritation when using with essetial oils.