Aloe vera is kumari, which means ‘a beautiful young girl.’ Aloe vera is known in Ayurveda as that which keeps a woman always youthful. It is a rejuvenating herb, part of a special class of Ayurvedic herbs known as rasayana. Rasayana herbs are anti-aging, immune system-building, healing agents that help protect your body from the natural wear and tear of everyday life and stress. Long revered for its potent ability to support natural beauty, skincare and digestion (the key to overall health, according to Ayurveda), aloe vera is a perfect herb for women to befriend throughout their lives.
Studies have shown this herb to have the following actions:-
Hormone Regulator: Kumari (Aloevera) contains phytoestrogens, a compounds that mimic the effects of estrogen. It improve blood flow to the decidual membrane and induces ovulation by stimulating the uterine musculature. Aloevera decrease atretic follicles and revert ovary to normalcy by modulation of key steroidogenic enzymes activities.
Insulin Sensitizer: Aloevera is an insulin sensitizer and has influence on pancreatic ß-cells, it helps to relieve insulin resistance in women with PCOS.
Antihistamine & Anti-inflammatory: Kumari reduces acne inflammation and itching by lowering histamine levels and producing natural cortisone by adrenal glands.