Aloe Vera (aloe barbadensis)

When applied externally, aloe vera restores skin tissues and promotes faster healing of wounds, burns and sores. Aloe is said to improve collagen repair and prevent wrinkles. It can also be used on blemishes, dandruff, psoriasis and eczema. Internal intake of A. vera normalizes blood sugar and helps in stomach disorders. It has anti-inflammatory properties. It is a powerful detoxifier, antiseptic and tonic for the nervous system. Studies have proven that adding Aloe Vera to ones diet improves digestion. Folks claim relief from arthritis, bladder and kidney infections, leg cramps, constipation, hemorrhoids, insomnia, and for vaginitis.


Vitamins and minerals: Aloe contains around 200 active compounds including many enzymes missing from food, 20 amino acids, vitamins like A,E,C,B1,2,3 and 6 as well as minerals iron, manganese, calcium and zinc.


Effect in body odor and bad breath: Aloe vera juice is said to be one of the finest body cleansers, cleaning matter from the stomach, liver, kidneys, spleen, and bladder. A. vera extract deodorizes and cleanses the body. It has antibacterial and antifungal properties.

Remedy: A simple 1 - 4 ounces daily is all a person needs to reap the benefits of aloe vera juice.


Warning: Aloe vera juice may sometimes still contain tiny quantities of the laxative compound found in aloe latex. Should you begin to have cramps or diarrhea do not ingest any more of the juice. If you are using oral corticosteroids,it is essential not to overuse Aloe vera juice. A potassium deficiency can develop, and you may experience toxic effects from the medication. 

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