The Aloe Plant
Part of the lily family known as Aloe Barbadensis commonly called Aloe Vera. Health benefits of Aloe Vera have been propagated internationally impacting a great majority of the world. The gel of Aloe Vera has as many as 75 nutrients, augur good health, and is a very popular remedy for burns and wound. The gel of Aloe Vera possesses potent medicinal properties, which is extracted from their leaves. In fact, minor cuts, bruises, and scrapes heal quickly on the application of the gel. One important point to note is that it must be immediately applied in order to obtain relief from pain.
Severe skin disorders, such as shingles, have been successfully treated by Aloe Vera application and ingestion. Along with providing relief from itching, it also helps to heal blisters and sores. For instance, Aloe Vera has provided relief for people suffering from Psoriasis, by reducing the pain and itching. Its powerful gel provides significant improvement to people suffering from skin lesions. Although the benefits of applying Aloe Vera have proven to be advantageous to those with skin disorders, ingesting its juice is used to alleviate heartburn, ulcers, and other digestive conditions. People suffering from indigestion or the irritable bowel syndrome have claimed that the juice of Aloe Vera provides actual comfort and relief. The juice helps in the promotion of bowel movements and relieves constipation as an effective laxative. It maintains a balance by restoring the number of healthy bacteria.
The recommended dose of Aloe Vera juice is 1 tablespoon of water before each meal. This will help to repair damaged tissue within the stomach and stimulates all the digestive glands to function properly; stomach, kidneys, gallbladder, and liver. Aloe Vera juice also helps to rid the intestinal tract of the build-up of fecal matter and toxins, all the while acting as a cleansing colonic. No to mention, its anti-inflammatory agents are known to reduce the number of stomach juices that are secreted. Several Japanese studies and clinical trials have verified the practical impact Aloe Vera has on digestive system disorders.
Aloe Vera is used to stimulating the production of natural collagen and elastin, which are both necessary to slow the process of aging skin. As a moisturizer, Aloe Vera is very popular as it removes dead cells and also aids in the penetration of healthy substances. It reduces the intensity of pigmentation and lightens dark blemishes on the face. The cosmetic industry is combining Aloe Vera in various products and biochemists worldwide continue to explore its potential within this arena. Muscular and joint pain, such as arthritis, has been treated by the application of Aloe Vera gels and sprays. In fact, if used regularly, it can actually help regress arthritis.
The gel of Aloe Vera is said to have a beneficial effect in the decrease of total cholesterol, triglycerides, and blood fat lipid levels; as these are major factors that contribute to coronary heart disease. The extract of Aloe Vera is known to stabilize blood sugar levels. The full power of Aloe Vera and its health benefits have yet to be discovered. It contains almost 20 amino acids, vital minerals like calcium, magnesium and sodium in sufficient quantities, enzymes, vitamins, polysaccharides, nitrogen, biological stimulants, and other components validate its claims as a miracle substance. With that said, Aloe Vera offers the following potent, natural medicinal assistance:
- Halts the growth of cancer tumors
- Lowers high cholesterol
- Repairs “sludge blood” and reverses “sticky blood”
- Boosts the oxygenation of your blood
- Eases inflammation and soothes arthritis pain
- Protects the body from oxidative stress
- Prevents kidney stones and protects the body from oxalates in coffee and tea
- Alkalizes the body—helping to balance overly acidic dietary habits
- Cures ulcers, IBS, Crohn‘s disease and other digestive disorders
- Assists in the treating of HIV/AIDS
- Reduces high blood pressure natural, by treating the cause, not just the symptoms
- Nourishes the body with minerals, vitamins, enzymes, and glyco nutrients
- Accelerates healing from physical burns and radiation burns
- Aids in the improvement of bad breath
- Replaces dozens of first aid products, such as antibacterial ointments and sprays
- Halts colon cancer, heals the intestines, and lubricates the digestive tract
- Ends constipation
- Strengthens weak bone
- Stabilizes blood sugar and reduces triglycerides in diabetics
- Prevents and treats candida infections
- Protects the kidneys from disease
- Functions as nature’s own ―sports drink‖ for electrolyte balance
- Boosts cardiovascular performance and physical endurance
- Speeds recovery from injury or physical exertion
- Hydrates and moistures the skin and accelerates skin repair
- Improves low sperm count
- Effective for labor inducement