Aloe vera or better known as aloe vera is a succulent tropical plant that has a fleshy-like shape. This leaf has many benefits both as a medicine and for cosmetics.
Aloe vera is a unique plant because it contains various active biological compounds such as mannans acetate, polymannans, anthraquinones and various lectins.
Aloe vera also contains about 75 types of substances that have been known useful and more than 200 other compounds that make it feasible to use in herbal medicine.
These substances include: - Enzymes that help digest and reduce inflammation - All kinds of vitamins except vitamin D - Minerals needed for enzyme function - Long chain sugar to rebalance the digestive system - Saponin, which acts as an anti-microbial - 20 of 22 Amino acids The
following are some of the benefits that you can get from aloe vera:
Aloe vera juice is a natural toxic venom, but also contains a variety of vitamins and minerals that help our body cope with stress in everyday life.
- Digestive disorders:
Aloe vera is useful especially in cases of stomach heat, intestinal irritation and peptic ulcer. Aloe vera is known to soothe the esophagus and overcome acid reflux.
- Oral health:
Aloe vera is very useful for mouth and gum problems, especially in repairing the worsening gums.
- Skin care:
Eliminates acne, moisturizes the skin, detoxifies the skin, removes scars and marks, reduces inflammation, repair and rejuvenation of the skin.
Half a spoon of aloe vera juice given for 14 weeks, proven to reduce blood sugar levels by 45 percent.
- Helps bowel movement:
Aloe latex contains antrakuinon glycosidesaloin A and B which is useful as a powerful laxative.
- Maintain weight:
Aloe vera juice has been used for years to lose weight.
Aloe vera is a free antioxidant counter radical to boost the immune system.
Aloe vera gel can heal and repair burned skin, including burns due to exposure to sunlight.
Aloe vera can help in reducing itching and dandruff. Aloe vera can also be used as a hair treatment before you shampoo.