Aloe Vera is once again attracting attention as it can provide many great benefits to our lifestyle and health and without any ill side effects. Aloe Vera is a great and wonderful plant full of surprises as it contains over 75 active ingredients including vitamins, calcium, minerals, sugars, digestive enzymes, powerful amino acids, plant sterols etc, to name a few. This wonderful plant grows in the hot fertile regions of the earth and is very commonly found in Central America and the islands of the Caribbean were it grows in the wild. This great plant has been used for centuries not only to treat and heal injuries but to keep those who eat it strong and healthy.
Although there are many medicines out there that can be very effective in treating diseases long term use usually means bad and nasty side effects and consequently many out there are turning to more traditional ways to treat disease and sickness.
The benefits of Aloe Vera are many as their healing properties and therapeutic advantages have lasted for more than 5000 years. Some examples of the greatness of Aloe Vera is that its juices have the power to aid in a person digestion, greatly improve circulation, detoxify and heal a person from the inside and it is very safe to drink every day. It also has an effect on the small intestine and stimulates the muscular coat of the large intestine which causes purging in 15 hours thus giving you better bowel movements and keeping your bowels clear of anything that may stick around and cause sickness. Continued use will not cause you to increase your dosage as drugs out there cause you to do and thus keep your body from the pollutants that are basically in all drugs which will laden your body with more chemicals.
Aloe Vera has also been shown to lower a diabetic person’s blood sugar levels and is a essential laxative that has many anti-cancer effects on humans and is now being studied as a treatment for those suffering from asthma.
Aloe Vera is used to treat many skin conditions such as burns, cuts and even acne and has a powerful sap which can ease and reduce inflammation and pain. It was shown in a recent study that the healing of a moderate burn was sped up by six days when covering the wounds with aloe Vera soaked gauze bandages. Aloe Vera can be drank as a tonic for those with diabetes, high cholesterol and arthritis because of its dietary properties which aid in healing like anti-oxidant, anti fungal, anti bacterial.
This wonder of a plant can be used quite effectively to treat and deter illnesses that can otherwise keep us down so give it a try and buy yourself a plant and see the great effects that it will have on you.