At Plunkett’s we like to keep our products as natural as possible using nature’s purest ingredients with the least interference from artificial or synthetic components. Plunkett's Aloe Vera uses 100% pure certified organic cold-pressed aloe barbadensis extracted from the aloe vera plant.
How is Plunkett’s No 1 Australian pharmacy Aloe Vera brand
Being certified organic and with added natural Allantoin known for its skin restoring properties, means it is free from chemicals, fertilizers, pesticides, toxin traces and fragrances to help minimise the possibility of skin irritation. Plunkett’s No 1 Australian pharmacy Aloe Vera brand is a great skin refresher. It’s light, effective, easy to apply and readily absorbed. This quintessential purity is why Australian pharmacists choose Plunkett’s Aloe Vera over other national and international Aloe Vera products.
Aloe Vera - the green jewel of the desert
Aloe Vera has been a home remedy for thousands of years. It was first found in arid and harsh desert climates of Africa, Egypt, the Middle East. Its evolution to grow in exposed and parched environments has endowed it with active elements that have made it so sought after. Its star shape seen in an arid landscape is a guide to its purpose; we now use it to solve numerous skin conditions, particularly over exposure to irritants.
Aloe Vera isn’t from the cactus family
Though this prickly plant looks like a cactus, it is in fact a succulent. Incredibly popular as indoor and outdoor plants, succulents in general have seen a resurgence and are trending everywhere. If you haven’t got an Aloe Vera plant, don’t worry, you can get your hands on the health benefits of the Aloe Vera by trusting the No 1 Australian pharmacy Aloe Vera Brand – Plunkett’s 99% pure Aloe Vera Gel.
Aloe Vera in beauty and battle
Aloe Vera originated in the Arabian Peninsula, where trade routes were established along the Red Sea and Mediterranean in 4th Century BC. No wonder Queen Cleopatra applied it to her skin as a natural beauty treatment. Even on the battlefield, Alexander the Great heard of its therapeutic uses when soldiers were seen to use it by appling the sap from the leaves to battle wounds to improve the healing process.
Australian made Aloe Vera gel
Plunkett’s 99% Pure Aloe Vera Gel is certified organic and is low irritation is due to its purity. It is made in Australia and contains no added water, no parabens or PEG’s, no artificial colours or perfumes or alcohol. Aloe Vera Barbadensis, as used in Plunkett’s 99% Pure Aloe Vera Gel and Cooling spray. It soothes, cools and restores the skin. Perfect for nourishing your skin all year round.
Aloe vera for longer lasting suntan 96%
If you are naturally tanning always ensure you use sunscreen. Aloe Vera gel when used after tanning helps your tan last longer as it provides a long lasting protective skin on your epidermis
Aloe Vera 's multiple nutrients and skin benefits
The Aloe Vera plant’s gel contains the strongest benefits. The skin soothing properties of Aloe Vera gel originate from healthy nutrients, amino acids, vitamins, minerals and enzymes. The Aloe Vera plant gel contains saponins; compounds with antimicrobial properties, making it a treatment to help wounds, cuts and scrapes amongst all its other uses
Plunkett’s 99% Pure Aloe Vera Gel, is Australia's No. 1 Pharmacy Aloe Vera Brand. The gel can also provide relief against insect bites, burns, chaffing, sunburn, windburn and even snow burn or frostbite.
Aloe Vera for dandruff
Check out our earlier blog post for treating dandruff by combining it with your shampoo. The natural healthy benefits of aloe for dandruff work to seal the scalp surface from flaking and calm any irritation. There are also these alternative uses for Aloe Vera for your hair routine.
Aloe Vera for burns
Plunkett’s Aloe Vera Gel is recommended for minor burns, whether it is sunburn or a small scald or kitchen burn, think burns from the barbecue and outdoor cooking.
Aloe Vera for blisters
After working in the garden, weeding or general DIY work indoors or outdoors skin can become sore from repetitive handling of tools. Blisters on the hands or feet can be soothed with repeat applications of Aloe Vera’s hydrating gel.
Aloe Vera for itching
Address the first sign of itching with Aloe Vera Gel as its application provides cooling (not from alcohol) and soothing to the affected areas.
Aloe Vera for irritations
Those who suffer from eczema or dermatitis can find cooling relief from aloe vera gel as it forms a protective layer whilst Aloe’s nutrients, amino acids, vitamins, minerals and enzymes help calm the skin surface.
Aloe Vera for rashes
You can apply Aloe Vera gel on breakouts, skin contact dermatitis like grass allergies as the gel will calm and soothe whilst giving long lasting protection.
Aloe Vera helps soothe inflammation
As we have already discovered Aloe Vera gel soothes inflammation generated by surface irritants like dust, pollens, animal dander and hair. At the first signs of the tell tale inflammation, like heat on the skin, burning or stinging, use Aloe Vera gel across the area to soothe the skin.
Aloe Vera soothes itch of Rosacea
Whilst Rosacea is a skin condition that should be diagnosed and treated by a doctor or dermatologist the itch and redness can be soothed with Aloe Vera Gel.
Aloe Vera soothes the itch of Psoriasis
Psoriasis sufferers may find relief from the itch associated with this condition. Here’s a tip from the Plunkett's team. Use Plunkett’s 99% Pure Aloe Vera Gel combined with your dedicated Psoriasis shampoo. The inflammation and heat can be diffused as the gel forms a barrier on the skin.
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