Aloe Vera is very beneficial plant. It is used as a powerhouse wound healer and has more than 75 bio-active components which aid the body in many ways. You can Aloe Vera to calm your acne or to improve the function of the immune system.
Aloe Vera is one of the best medicinal plants that can be grown at home.
Aloe Vera Benefits
The Egyptians called Aloe Vera the plant of immortality, and Native Americans said that Aloe Vera was gift from heaven.
Aloe Vera contains antibacterial- anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antimicrobial properties.
Take a deeper look to what Aloe Vera do in your body.
Aloe Vera holds lot of vitamins, including A, B1, B2, B6, B12, C, E, folic acid and choline.
People who are aged 65 or more can be deficient in Vitamin B12.
Deficiency of vitamin B12 can be also common in people who don’t include meat in their diet. Supplemental vitamin B12 is not always well absorbed in the body.
Luckily, studies have shown how the intake of Aloe Vera increases the bioavailability of vitamin B12, and make its absorption easier.
Aloe Vera holds lot of vitamins, too! Namely, Aloe is great source of cooper, potassium, calcium, zinc, selenium, manganese and chromium. All these minerals work to improve the enzyme functionality and to boost the pathways of the metabolism which keep the cells in prime condition.
Amino Acids & Fatty Acids
Aloe Vera has even 20 out of 22 amino acids. Aloe Vera together with its 7 essential amino acids, aids to boost the immune system and ensure adequate synthesis of proteins, hormones and enzymes.
Even more, Aloe Vera contains anti-inflammatory acids such as: beta-sitosterol, campesterol and lupeol. Aloe Vera contains also healthy plant sterols such as: linolenic, palmitic and stearic acids.
Aloe Vera is great source of enzymes like amylase, lipase, bradykinase and six others. Aloe Vera naturally boosts your metabolism and digestive system.
Most of the Aloe Vera’s enzymes eliminate the sugars and fats, while bradykinase lowers skin inflammation.
Enjoying the Health Benefits
Although a lot of people use the thick gel of Aloe Vera to soothe burns and to wound heals, the gel can be added to hand lotions and shampoos for extra moisturizing.
Aloe Vera juice (aloe gel filtered and mixed with water) is another option for people who wish to intake aloe internally.
By using Aloe juice, people can obtain lot of benefits such as: balancing pH levels, detoxifying the kidneys and liver, calming acne, IBS and colitis, ameliorating the health of heart and the immune system.
People that want to consume Aloe Vera for reasons other than constipation, should make sure they bought decolorized, low anthraquinone aloe vera juice, which doesn’t contain high amounts of emodin and aloin laxatives.
People should choose inner leaf/inner gel aloe juice in order to avoid these laxative compounds, which can cause toxicity if consumed too often.
In the end, a study, which was published in the Ethiopian Journal of Health Science, said that you can lower dental plaque and inflammation if you use aloe juice as a mouthwash in the same effect when you use commercial mouthwashes.
Definitely, Aloe Vera is very powerful plant. It can aid the body to heal inside and out. Buy and grow Aloe Vera plant and obtain its powerful benefits.
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