Aloe vera juice, the inner gel of the leaves of this succulent plant, has a long held reputation for its amazing healing properties.
Wound healing, digestion and inflammation are all improved by the soothing action of aloe vera gel.
Aloe Vera Benefits
The efficiency of the digestive system improves with aloe vera’s soothing action on the mucous lining of the stomach and its enzymatic action enhances nutrient absorption. It helps maintain healthy intestinal bacteria and bowel regularity, improving elimination. Aloe vera is a strong immune system activator, anti-inflammatory and allergy inhibitor. It helps balance fluid levels and pH levels in the body. Skin, circulation, musculoskeletal and lymphatic systems all benefit from aloe vera’s tonic action.
Both internally and externally aloe vera enhances tissue repair and helps heal burns and wounds. It is rich in nutrients and active components of cell growth and renewal.
Aloe Vera Side Effects and Contraindications
Aloe vera is nontoxic and there are no side effects reported. It is not recommended during pregnancy as it may cause uterine contractions.