Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, or Aloe Vera as it is more commonly known, is extracted from the leaves of the plant Aloe. It has been used medicinally for several thousand years in many cultures.
This plant, which carries the status of super star, contains an impressive number of vitamins, including A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12, C, E, Choline and Folic Acid. These vitamins are great for protecting the skin from free radicals, dangerous compounds that cause signs of premature aging due to damaging effects on the DNA and other cell structures.
The herb also contains beneficial enzymes. These organic molecules rejuvenate aged tissues and promote healthy skin.