What are its Health Benefits?
1. Aleppo Soap is Both Gentle and Moisturizing
The gentleness and moisturizing nature of this soap is attributed to the presence of olive oil. Olive oil, particularly the virgin ones have antioxidants that restores the skin’s pH balance, anti-inflammatory traits to reduce redness as well irritation, something that is preferred by most sensitive skin types.
2. Aleppo Soap is Safe for Problematic Skin Types
In line with the fact above, Aleppo soap is of course safe for problematic skin types, such as acne, eczema, herpes, psoriasis, fungal infections, bacterial dermatitis, up to scalp problems like seborrheic dermatitis and dandruff. This is possible thanks to the presence of laurel bay oil.
3. Aleppo Soap is Antibacterial, Antiviral and Antifungal
Again, in relation to the laurel bay oil as mentioned above, laurel bay oil is also what makes the Aleppo soap to be antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal. Laurel bay oil is an essential oil that is sourced from the “Laurus nobilis” plant, which is an aromatic evergreen tree or shrub from the laurel flowering plant family. Indeed, because of this Aleppo soap also be used as a supplementary remedy.
4. Aleppo Soap is Biodegradable
Being made entirely from natural oils, this has caused the Aleppo soap to be biodegradable. A substance or object that is biodegradable is capable of being decomposed by bacteria or other living organisms.
5. Aleppo Soap has Simple and Mild Ingredients
By only containing olive oil, laurel berry oil, lye, water and perhaps some other forms of essential oil, this makes the Aleppo soap’s ingredients to be mild and simple. Indeed, the mild and simple nature of Aleppo soap’s ingredients lead to the fact that it is also organic, because it does not contain nor does it pose risks to chemical effects, which means less impact on the environment.
6. Aleppo Soap Contains High Vitamin Reserves as well as Unsaturated Fatty Acids
Aleppo soap is nutritious in terms of containing high reserves of vitamins A, C, E and F as well as unsaturated fatty acids. Vitamin A is needed for the maintenance of immune system and vision, vitamin C provides growth, development and repair of all bodily tissues, vitamin E is an antioxidant, whereas vitamin F is also known as linoleic acid, an omega-6 essential fatty acid.
7. Aleppo Soap Reduces Dandruffs
Dandruffs are disturbing in terms of causing continuous itch to the scalp, and its flakes degrades one’s level of confidence. Aleppo soap is beneficial for dandruffs by being an anti-dandruff shampoo, which moisturizes the scalp to stop flaking while nourishing the hair to get a smooth and bright one.
8. Aleppo Soap Can be Used for Shaving
Aleppo soap is also possible to be used for shaving because it moisturizes the area of the skin where shaving takes place, while also reducing the common side effects of shaving such as redness, itchiness or other allergic reactions.
9. Aleppo Soap is Rich in Minerals
The ingredients list above prove that Aleppo soap contains rich amounts of three vital minerals, which are manganese, phosphorus and potassium. Manganese is an antioxidant that reduces inflammation plus improves skeletal health, phosphorus has functions in the bones, teeth, as well in the management of carbohydrates and fats, whereas potassium is for the maintenance of bodily functions such as the heart and muscles.
10. Aleppo Soap has a Scent that Can be Used for Remedies
Finally, Aleppo soap has a scent that is derived from the forests where the ingredients originate, which uniquely also serves as a remedy for muscular spasms as well as chronic rheumatism spasms.