The first known written reports on the nourishing juice of the aloe vera plant reach as far back as 6,000 years ago. It was then regarded as a sacred plant that produced a liquid that held secrets to beauty, health, and immortality. Not much has changed in our view of this incredible succulent in modern times. Aloe Vera Gel makes an excellent choice for practically any formulation because of its skin softening natural and anti-aging properties.
This version of aloe is comprised of a few different ingredients to give the juice a gel-like texture. Therefore any recipe that requires a thicker consistency may benefit from aloe vera juice. Please note that this product uses a USDA certified thickening agent for organic formulations. The thickener, sodium alginate, tends to thicken on its own. The viscosity of our aloe vera gel does have some body to it, but it’s still pourable. If at all worried about product compatibility, we recommend purchasing one of the smaller sizes for testing purposes.
INCI (unpreserved aloe gel): * Aloe barbadensis (aloe) leaf juice, (and) ^ sodium alginate, * glycerin, ^ xanthan gum.
(*) Denotes a certified organic ingredient. (^) denotes an ingredient approved by the USDA in certified organic formulations.
INCI (preserved aloe gel): Aloe barbadensis (aloe) leaf juice, sodium alginate, glycerin, xanthan gum, gluconolactone (and) Sodium Benzoate.
This product will arrive 100% preservative-free unless you select the optional preservative when ordering.
It’s our opinion that this product should be preserved as close to the manufacture date as possible since water-based gels are easily compromised. If they become contaminated, mold and bacteria can lead to serious health risks. A well-researched preservative is better than the risks of using/selling non-preserved ingredients.
We manufacture this item daily, which guarantees that your gel will be super fresh and made just for your order!
If you choose the non-preserved option, use the product immediately as it holds a short shelf-life. If you opt for the additional preservative, this product should be used within a formulation within 30 days of receiving or preserved further to retain a longer shelf life. We do not refund this item, due to the product being highly perishable.
If you would like the optional preservative added to your aloe gel, please first select yes, then select the size of bottle you wish to order. If you would like to learn more about this preservative, click here: GSB Preservative (formerly Neo-Defend)
GSB preservative is:
- ECOCERT and COSMOS Approved
- Widely Globally Acceptable
- GRAS, (Generally Recognized as Safe)
- Broad Spectrum
- Gluten-Free, Non-GMO
- Not Tested On Animals, Vegan
- Provides Minor Skin Moisturizing Benefits
- Compatible with a wide range of ingredients (please read the link provided above for more information on this topic)
The USDA only certifies agricultural ingredients. If you select ‘yes’ to add GSB to extend the shelf life, this item can no longer be considered a certified organic ingredient and will arrive to you without the certification seals on the label.
|Pack Size||Approx. Product Weight|
|1/2 gallon||3.3125 lbs.|
|1 Gallon||7.625 lbs.|
|5 Gallon||37 lbs.|