If you don’t have that small green spiky houseplant known as Aloe Vera in your home today, you might want one by the time your finished reading this… But, you’ll definitely want to stock your fridge with Aloe Vera juice. Aloe Vera juice is one of the closest things to a “health elixir” we have on hand.
Aloe is one of the most popular and versatile plants on the market right now. It’s can be bought as a plant, a gel, and even as a powder. It’s most often used to soothe irritated skin after too much sun but, it does just as much on the inside of your body. Aloe Vera juice is an incredibly effective—and underrated— product. Keep reading to find out more about its benefits and uses!
Aloe Vera juice works wonders on a number of issues—inside and out. We know it can be used on irritated skin to soothe and provide moisture but, taking Aloe Vera internally has a plethora of benefits too! Taking Aloe Vera internally helps to flush out toxins from your body, helps with digestion issues, constipation, high blood pressure, and hydrates you!
Aloe Vera has a bitter taste that makes it difficult for some people to drink. Try diluting it in water, and if it’s still too bitter try mixing in a juice or smoothie to mask the taste. Or, if you can’t stand the taste of aloe vera juice you can use aloe powder mixed with water to reap the benefits without the taste.
Aloe Vera juice is one of the most flexible forms of Aloe Vera, making it very easy to use! Bottom line: Aloe Vera juice is good for you. But what makes it so effective in so many different areas of the body? Keep reading to find out! What makes Aloe Vera Juice so effective?
Aloe has been called “the worlds oldest medicine”—and for good reason! Aloe Vera loves to multi-task. Not only does it provide incredible hydration when drunk, it works to solve numerous issues—some problems we suffer with, but might not even notice! And, when Aloe isn’t problem solving, it’s building you up! Your immune system, bones, blood cells, liver— and even your eyes— will be thriving.
Read this chart to see what Aloe Vera can do for your body!
|Vitamins: vitamin A, Vitamin E, Vitamin C, and Vitamin b12||Good for your eyes, immune system, reproduction and blood healthy blood cells.|
|Minerals: Calcium, potassium, zinc, sodium and magnesium||Promotes strong bones, helps your immune system and metabolism.|
|Enzymes||Helps to regulate the ph of the body, lower blood pressure, promotes healthy liver, and breaks down toxins.|
|Fatty acids||Is anti-inflammatory, and lowers cholesterol.|
|Hormones||Help to heal wounds and act as anti-inflammatory|
Aloe Vera is most popular for its topical treatment of sunburns—and for good reason— but the small but powerful plant is so much more than that! Aloe Vera cools imitated or itchy skin, locks in moisture, and helps to heal small cuts.
Aloe Vera can be mixed with your go-to body lotion or oil to reap these benefits as well as used alone. Aloe juice can also be used as an after shower gel to keep skin soft and supple. Because of the more watery consistency of Aloe Vera juice, its best to add it to something thicker like a heavy lotion or cream.
Aloe juice can be used alone and a little will go a long way! Aloe Vera juice is also free of harmful chemicals that are often found in aloe gels— and sometimes absorb into the skin. If you have sensitive skin, it’s likely that aloe juice is for you!
The internal benefits of Aloe Vera are often overlooked when compared to the topical uses. But the fact remains, Aloe Vera can be used almost everywhere. Aloe Vera juice is especially effective when used internally. Its thinner consistency makes it easy to drink or add to smoothies or other juices.
And, unlike aloe vera gel which is mostly intended for topical use, Aloe Vera juice is meant to be just that—a juice! While results might not appear overnight, be patient! Over time you’ll see the benefits of Aloe Vera juice. And while you wait for the long term results, enjoy your hydration!
To learn more about the marvelous Aloe Vera succulent read our other posts. Find out which kind of aloe best fit your personal needs—and where you can purchase it. Aloe is a very popular ingredient in beauty and health products. While it can seem complicated it is something that anyone can incorporate into their routines! You can also learn how to plant, grow, and care for your own aloe vera plant at home by reading our posts on gardening.
My name is Jimena and I'm the the founder of Easy Succulents! I'm fascinated by this wonderful plants and I want to share with the world everything I know about them!
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