Aloe Vera is a member of the lily family and also part of a larger group known as Xeroids. Aloe Vera is regularly used both internally and externally by at least two thirds of the world’s population as a natural remedy for many conditions.
Aloe Vera juice has been used for thousands of years for its medicinal benefits, and modern science is just now validating many of its wide
reaching healing properties.
The medicinal benefits of aloe vera and applications of pure, properly processed Aloe Vera are subjected to continuous research and development. Aloe Vera is revered for it’s healing properties and has been commonly used to relieve pain and has natural anti-inflammatory properties.
One of lesser know benefits of aloe vera is it’s role with weight loss. Aloe Vera has been found to both reduce and stabilize the body mass index by stimulating the metabolic rate in our liver cells so that we burn more energy.
Topically, aloe vera is used in everything from shampoos and soaps to skin moisturizers and suntan lotions. Because Aloe Vera contains a wide range of vitamins, minerals, enzymes, amino acids and natural sugars it has a large number of uses for nutritional supplements in
both liquid and capsule form.
There is promising preliminary support from laboratory, animal, and human studies that topical aloe gel has immunomodulatory properties that may improve wound healing and skin inflammation.
Reported Aloe Vera Juice Benefits :
Adaptogen – which corrects imbalances witin the body
Healing accelerator - to stimulate normal cell regeneration
Anti-pruritic- relieves itching
Antipyretic - reduces heat of sores
Bactericicidal - acts as a strong antibiotic
Dilates capillaries- increases circulation
Increases blood flow in the skin
Immune System Support
Pain inhibitor- contains three analgesics
Aloe vera is considered one of the most versatile and effective natural healers. And it is especially desirable as it is completely non toxic and has no known side effects.
Many people have found that taking aloe vera juice daily helps to maintain overall health and can be used as part of a health weight loss program.
Sources: Me, My Best Friends and Aloe Vera by Adrian Baker