Aloe Vera Liquid- Aloe Vera liquid is thick when the Aloe leaf is first cut, but after a few minutes, an enzymatic reaction causes it to become liquid. It is the consistency of water and is often used to replace water in lotion and soap recipes. Aloe Vera Gel is reputed to be an excellent moisturizer.
Ingredients: Botanical Name: Aloe Barbadensis Leaf JuiceCommon Name: Aloe Vera Liquid
Reply from Bramble BerryHi Priscilla! I'm so glad you like the aloe vera liquid! Because aloe vera liquid is used as a water replacement, we would recommend adding a preservative to prevent mold and bacteria growth. Optiphen would work great in your lotion. It is used at .5-1.5% of your recipe. You can read more in the Talk It Out Tuesday: Preservatives post. I'll be emailing you personally to talk more!
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