Aloe Vera is fabulous and very powerful plant, known as “plant of immortality“. Aloe Vera was used long time ago, ancient Greek used it for cure for everything, from insomnia to baldness. Even, Cleopatra applied Aloe Vera gel for body care. Native Americans called this plant the wand of heaven. There are many reasons why this plant was used as a cure, because of its great and numerous benefits.
High in vitamins and minerals
Aloe Vera is rich in A, C, E Vitamin, Folic acid, Choline, also has a high content of B1, B2, B6 Vitamin. Aloe is one of the few plants that contains Vitamin B12. There are 20 minerals found in Aloe Vera and some of them are: calcium, zinc, magnesium, sodium, selenium, iron, potassium, copper, manganese…
High in amino acids and fatty acids
Estimates of the amino acids found in Aloe Vera range from 18-20 amino acids, with all 8 essential. Also contains three plant sterols: cholesterol, campesterol and B-sitosterol which are helpful in reducing symptoms of allergies.
Aloe Vera is an adaptogen
Aloe Vera has the power as an adaptogen which balances the body system, stimulating the adaptive and defense body mechanism. This allows you an increased ability to manage stress.
Helps in digestion
Aloe is known to soothe and cleanse the digestive tract. Aloe also helps to decrease the amount of unfriendly bacteria and keeping your healthy intestinal flora in balance.
Alkalizes the body
Disease cannot manifest in an alkaline environment. Aloe Vera is associate alkaline forming food. It helps to alkalize the body, helping to balance excessively acidic dietary habits.
Helps in detoxification
Aloe Vera is a gelatinous plant food, like Chia seeds and seaweeds. The main benefit of consuming gelatinous plant foods in your diet is that these gels move through the intestinal tract absorbing toxins along the way and get eliminated through the colon.
Improves cardiovascular health
Research shows that Aloe Vera extract injected into the blood, increase the oxygen transportation in the blood.
Boosts the immune system
The high level of antioxidants in Aloe Vera help combat the unstable compounds known as free-radicals contributing to the aging process.
Great for the skin
Aloe Vera provides oxygen to the skin cells, increasing their strength and skin tissue synthesis.
Antibiotic, antibacterial, antifungal, antiseptic, antiviral and germicidal
Aloe Vera`s active ingredients are sulphur, salicylic acid, urea nitrogen and phenol which are substances that prevent the growth of disease-causing microorganisms.
Helps reduce inflammation
Aloe contains 12 substances, including B-sitosterol which helps slow down or reduce inflammation. This can help with painful joints because of stiffness and help improve joint flexibility.
Weight loss-secondary effect
Improving your digestion and detoxifying you will have a secondary effect in promoting weight loss, because when we start to improve our digestion, we naturally eliminate more.