Dried Aloe Vera
Aloe vera is the most biologically active of the Aloe species; astonishingly, more than 75 potentially active components have been identified in the plant, including vitamins, minerals, saccharides, amino acids, anthraquinones, enzymes, lignin, saponins and salicylic acids. It provides 20 of the 22 human-required amino acids and eight of the eight essential amino acids.
Aloe vera is generally known for its soothing, skin healing properties. However, aloe can also be be used in a myriad of other ways. Health benefits include:
Soothes and helps reduce irritation in the digestive tract. From irritable bowel syndrome to colitis or constipation, aloe vera powder helps to make food and other supplements more bioavailable to your body.
Activates white blood cells in the body to help fight viral and bacterial infections.
Has been shown to reduce blood sugar levels in diabetics by as much as 48%.
When taken orally, it can be used as a laxative and purgative.
When used internally, can also be a remedy for many other ailments such as coughs, wounds, ulcers, gastritis, diabetes, headaches, arthritis, and immune-system deficiencies.
Known for improving kidney, gallbladder, and liver functions as well as helping with blood circulation.
Has been used as a medicine for centuries to treat sunburns, scrapes, cuts, rashes, and dry skin.
Helps to treat acne and rosacea, and also to remove stretch marks after pregnancy.
Helps to stimulate the creation of collagen and elastin which prevent aging of the skin.
Should not be used internally while pregnant or nursing.
Safe for children, however, effects can be stronger in children under 12.
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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.