One of the many healing functions that aloe vera has is the detoxifying function. Because of its beneficial effect, Egyptian people call it “plant of immortality”. Besides its healing properties, this plant can be grown very easily.
Aloe vera is effective against viruses, inflammation, bacteria and it is excellent for your overall health. It is full with vitamins and minerals. Some of them are vitamins C, A, B1, B6, E, zinc, magnesium, calcium, iron, potassium and selenium. It is also rich in amino acids that can help you to alkalize your body.
This juicy plant has thick leaves filled with gel that can easily be collected. You simply need to cut the leaves with a knife and squeeze the gel. It is recommended to use the largest and most mature leaves. They contain the highest amount of the gel.
5 healthy benefits of oral intake of aloe vera:
- Improves the urinary health
- Improves the digestion
- Stabilizes the blood sugar
- Reduces the inflammation caused by arthritis
- Promotes the growth of white blood cells
5 healthy benefits of external use of aloe vera:
- Hydrates the skin
- Treats acne and eczema
- Soothes rashes, ulcers and other skin problems
- Soothes the itching after a mosquito bite
- Reduces wrinkles
Make your own juice for detoxification:
The juice is a great choice for detoxification. Considering the fact that it purifies the body, it also helps in weight loss. It prevents the absorption of cholesterol and reduces the level of triglycerides.
- Aloe vera leaves
Take out the gel from the leaves and put it in a blender. After that, squeeze the orange until you fill one glass. Then add the juice into the blender. If you want, you can add one glass of water too. Blend all together for about 1 minute. Now, the juice is ready for consuming. Fill your body with vitamins and energy! Cheers!
Caution: You should not to take more than 2 spoons of this gel per day. It should not be consumed by breastfeeding and pregnant women. Also, if you are taking certain types of medications, you must consult with your doctor about the oral consumption.