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Here's How To Cut And Use Aloe Vera Leaf Gel.

Here s How To Cut And Use Aloe Vera Leaf Gel.

Want to use aloe vera gel from a fresh leaf?

You are quite right ! Aloe vera is a miracle plant with a thousand virtues.

But beware of aloin, this yellowish-white substance, naturally present in the aloe vera leaf.

Be aware that it is a toxic and irritating latex for the skin.

Fortunately, there is a easy and effective technique for cutting and using aloe vera gel safely.

Don't worry, it's very simple, anyone can do it. Watch:

Here s How To Cut And Use Aloe Vera Leaf Gel.

  • How to
  • Result
  • Uses of aloe vera
  • Why does it work?
  • How to store aloe vera?
  • Precautions
  • Where can I find aloe vera?

How to

1. Cover your work plan with Sopalin.

2. Put the aloe vera leaf on it.

Here s How To Cut And Use Aloe Vera Leaf Gel.

3. Cut a slice of about 2 to 3 cm in the widest part of the leaf.

Here s How To Cut And Use Aloe Vera Leaf Gel.

4. Wait 5 minutes for the aloin in the leaf to drain.

Here s How To Cut And Use Aloe Vera Leaf Gel.

5. Slice the ends of this piece again about 1 to 2 mm to be sure to remove all the aloin residue.

Here s How To Cut And Use Aloe Vera Leaf Gel.

6. Then cut a slice of the size you need.

7. Cut the thorns.

Here s How To Cut And Use Aloe Vera Leaf Gel.

8. Cut the slice in the middle lengthwise.

9. Apply one of the two pieces to the skin, holding it by the outer shell.

Here s How To Cut And Use Aloe Vera Leaf Gel.


Here s How To Cut And Use Aloe Vera Leaf Gel.

There you go, now you know how to cut and use the gel from an aloe vera leaf :-)

Easy, fast and efficient, right?

By following this method to extract the gel from the plant, you are sure to be able to use it without taking any risks.

Finally it's simple to prepare aloe vera, don't you think?

You will now be able to enjoy all the benefits of the aloe vera leaf!

Uses of aloe vera

What to do with a branch of aloe vera?

- It's very simple:apply the gel-side sheet to the raw wound that you want to heal. No need to press hard!

- If you want to treat a blister on your foot, aloe vera gel quickly relieves pain and accelerates healing. Find out how here.

- It is also an excellent remedy to cure a cold sore quickly. Here's how.

- Aloe vera can also relieve and cure psoriasis naturally.

- You can also use it as an after-sun to moisturize your skin, especially in case of sunburn, as explained here.

- You can also use aloe vera in hair care. Discover the trick (n°8).

- Or you can also make a nourishing and tightening mask for the face. Discover the recipe for this mask here (n°16).

Why does it work?

The pulp contained in aloe vera is an excellent anti-inflammatory.

Thanks to the salicylic acid and gibberellin it contains, it promotes wound healing.

It also has antiseptic, antibacterial and antifungal properties. It's a real miracle plant!

How to store aloe vera?

A nice, fresh, good quality aloe vera leaf can be stored for up to 3 months.

Provided, however, that certain storage conditions are respected!

It is best to store it at room temperature or in a cool room.

But be careful never below 5°C! Otherwise the most powerful active ingredients of the plant will be destroyed.

To discover: 3 Tips To Preserve Aloe Vera Gel FOR MONTHS.


Once you have started using your aloe vera leaf, it can be stored for 10 to 15 days, making 3 daily applications.

But be careful, each time you use it, it is essential to cut a first thin slice of the aloe vera leaf.

The objective is to eliminate the layer of aloin that has formed on the lead since the previous use.

This yellow-brown colored compound is normal and unavoidable. It is a very bitter and laxative substance. It is strictly not recommended to use it, especially for pregnant women, breastfeeding women and children.

To get rid of it, just cut a small thin slice (1 or 2 mm thick for example) in the base of the sheet, as we saw above. Then allow the aloin to drain for 3-4 min before using the leaf gel.

Where to find aloe vera?

By planting seeds, you can easily grow aloe vera in your home, garden, patio or balcony.

It will then be very easy to cut a leaf at its base to enjoy its benefits.

You can also buy aloe vera leaves in organic stores (about €3.50 per kg), in supermarkets such as Auchan or Carrefour, or order them on the Internet.

You can also directly buy good quality aloe vera gel, like this one.