Re: How do I stabilize Aloe gel
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Posted by NonneiyMcMaster on December 09, 2002 at 03:56:22:
In Reply to: Re: How do I stabilize Aloe gel posted by Newt on December 02, 2002 at 05:19:15:
: : Hi, I am a novice Aloe fanatic..... I cannot find any books on stabilzing Aloe gel, I am told that if not done within 4 hours of cut, it no longer has any affect.
: : thanks
: : Nonneiy
: Hi Nonneiy,
: Here's a conversation you should find helpful.
: Hope this works for you,
I still haven't found any substantial literature need to visit the library, but out of desperation I visited my local pharmacy (drug store). Here is his advice.
10 ml Pure Aloe Gel (cold press - no aloin from green skin layer)
1 x Ascorbic Acid tablet ground very fine (vitamin C)
80 ml Pure Aqueous (water) cream
Mix and seal in air & light tight container.
Store in refrigerator.
Can be used on all sorts of skin problems, e.g. sunburn, dry tired looking skin.
He even suggested I could use this for my Staffies dry skin.
Shelf life +- 2 weeks, in refrigerator +- 6 weeks
If you source any other recipes / advice, please post them for me
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