Are you looking for natural remedies to treat your baby’s skin problems? Did you know that aloe vera could help you do just that?
Aloe Vera is a species of the cactus plant that can be easily grown as a potted plant at home. It require minimum care and you don’t have to water the plant every day and trim it every week. Aloe vera for baby skin is quite safe. Here are some ways you can use aloe vera gel for babies.
You can use aloe vera for baby eczema. Eczema can inflame the skin with itchy and red patches. Allergies and a weak immune system can also lead to eczema and worsen the condition. You can use natural remedies like aloe vera gel on your baby’s skin without any side effects.
Excellent treatment for sunburns. Baby’s skin is very sensitive. Prolonged exposure to the sun can easily cause sunburns. It is the condition of redness, burning and inflammation of the skin which is caused by exposure of the baby’s skin to sunlight. Aloe Vera is very soothing on sunburns and brings a cooling effect on the skin.
Nourishes and promotes hair growth. Aloe Vera is very useful in improving hair growth in babies. The fleshy insides of the aloe vera are scooped out of the leaves and it is nicely blended with distilled water. The thick juice that is obtained can used as a last rinse on baby’s hair. It helps in maintaining the pH balance of the scalp and also serves as an excellent conditioner.
It is a natural healer. Aloe Vera can be used to heal minor burns, bruises, scrapes or cuts on baby’s skin. Due to its moisturizing effect it prevents air from drying the wound and improves blood circulation through the area. You can use aloe gel to treat minor cuts, burns and bruises. Aloe gel can also soothe your baby’s itchy skin that occurs due to mosquito or insect bites.
Soothes various rashes including the diaper rash. It is also a great home remedy for any kind of rash that occurs because of bacterial, fungal or viral causes. Aloe Vera is also very effective in treating any kind of nappy rash due to the presence of an anti-inflammatory component called B-sistosterol.
Using aloe can provide quick relief for your baby which is why we have it in our nappies and wipes.