Aloe Vera Gel contains more than 75 bio-chemicals including enzymes, minerals, vitamins, amino acids that possess anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. The substance called lignin in the herb has penetrative effects on skin and makes soapy formation which is found in gels. This property helps to cleanse skin and works as a sterile agent. The compound Glucomannan in the gel has healing properties. It can increase collagen content and promote wound contraction. Study show the herb accelerates wound contraction and increases the breaking strength of scar tissues. The natural aloe vera moisturizing gel increases synthesis of compounds dermatan sulfate and hyaluronic acid which helps in the healing of wound in the granulation tissues of the skin.
The study on aloe vera shows it can restrict the impact of ultraviolet and gamma rays on skin. The herbal aloe vera moisturizing gel prepared from the herb extract has protective effects on skin against harmful radiation. The herbal components can help in reducing the formation of oxidating agents to boost skin health. The bio chemicals in the herb work as antioxidants, especially, the protein metallothione which can suppress superoxide dismutase and scavenge hydroxyl radicals. The herb reduces the production and release of skin keratinocyte collected from immunosuppressive cytokines. The gel of the herb contains C-glucosyl chromone that has anti-inflammatory properties and it contains components that can reduce the production of prostaglandin E2 from arachidonic acid.
Aloe vera helps in improving water retention as it enhances mucus secretion. The herb has anti-aging effects on skin because it stimulates fibroblast which can enhance the production of elastin and collagen fibers to make the skin look less wrinkled and more elastic. It prevents flakiness of skin as it can have cohesive effects on the flaking epidermal cells. The improved moisture content in skin helps in reducing wrinkle and erythema. The pure aloe vera skin moisturizing cream also helps in getting rid of acne like eruptions to boost skin health. The bio compounds salicylic acid, Lupeol, urea nitrogen, phenols, cinnamonic acid and sulfur are 6 agents that work as antiseptic (anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, anti-viral) agents in the gel.