Aloe Vera is an amazing plant with enormous health benefits for your overall health. It’s often referred to as the plant of immortality which is indicative of its healing properties. It’s commonly used to treat minor wounds, burns and cuts but it can be used for virtually any disease. It abounds in over 200 bioactive compounds, including minerals, enzymes, vitamins, polysaccharides and amino acids.
The aloe gel possesses potent antimicrobial and antifungal properties and has the power to stimulate your immune system and cleanse your body from toxins. Aloe Vera also contains an abundance of minerals including iron, copper, manganese, zinc, selenium, calcium, potassium and chrome. These minerals boost healthy weight loss by speeding up our metabolism.The gel also contains enzymes lipase and amylase, which participate in fats and sugars decomposition, reducing inflammation in your body.
The plant is abundant in vitamin B12, an essential vitamin for the production of red blood cells. It’s especially beneficial for people on a vegetarian diet because they’re usually deficient in vitamin B12. Aloe Vera contains 20 from the 22 amino acids our body needs for its vital bodily functions, salicylic acids that reduces inflammation and fight bacterial infections and is excellent for full body detox. Many people use it as a natural remedy against ulcers and indigestion, it sooths digestive problems quite effectively. Studies also show that aloe gel can help in the treatment of oral ulcers and remove the plaque deposits from your teeth.
You can take it undiluted but since it has a rather bitter taste we recommend you take it with some juice. Aloe Vera gel can be found in almost every health store and if you have an Aloe plant you can even extract the gel yourself.
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