Aloe Vera is a plant which has been used for centuries for its healing properties and the health benefits it provides. You can easily grow this plant in your home so that you will always have it nearby in case you need it to treat burns, cuts, scrapes or minor wounds.
Aloe Vera is powerful due to the 200 biologically active ingredients it contains such as enzymes, vitamins, minerals, polysaccharides and amino acids that promote the digestion and nutrient absorption. Aloe Vera also has the ability to strengthen the immune system, detox the body and protect it from pathogens due to the antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties. These are some of the most prominent health benefits of aloe Vera:
-Aloe Vera promotes production of red blood cells because it contains vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B12, C and E which are also very beneficial for vegans and vegetarians.
-Aloe Vera contains most of the amino acids that the body needs in order to treat inflammation and fight bacteria.
-It is rich in numerous minerals that support the metabolism such as magnesium, selenium, sodium, potassium, manganese, iron, copper, chromium and zinc.
-It encourages fat and sugar metabolism due to the enzymes such as amylase and lipase it contains.
-Aloe Vera cleanses many vital organs such as bladder, colon, kidneys, spleen and liver from toxins and also helps treat ulcers, upset stomach, indigestion and gut inflammation.
-This plant strengthens the digestive tract and alleviates joint inflammation which make it perfect for treating arthritis
-When used as a mouthwash, aloe Vera successfully removes plaque and also treats sores and ulcers in the oral cavity.
You can consume aloe Vera juice by adding it your favorite smoothies and drinks or you can drink pure aloe Vera gel that can be found in health stores.
Always consult your doctor before trying aloe Vera juice for the proper dosage.