Saturday, January 4, 2014

Aloe Vera and Its Many Benefits

Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is actually a lot more incredible than most of us think. It has a lot of benefits and medicinal uses in store for us.  For instance, Aloe Vera is very high in minerals in vitamins. It has vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, C, E, choline and folic acid. It has minerals such as zinc, calcium, sodium, iron, copper, magnesium and manganese.
Aloe Vera also has such adequate amino acids and fatty acids content. The body needs about twenty-two amino acids, eight of which are essential. More than eighteen amino acids can be found in Aloe Vera, with all the essential eight present. For fatty acids, it has the three sterols that can be used to treat indigestion and allergies.
Aloe Vera also helps your body in adapting to environmental changes. It improves your body’s ability to defend itself from foreign materials and makes you more capable of coping with stress. In the same way, Aloe Vera also has its contributions to digestion. So many diseases nowadays are caused by digestion problems. It helps with diarrhea and constipation through regulating your excretions. For those who have annoying bowel movements, Aloe Vera has been part of their diet.
The juice also helps detoxify your body. Aloe Vera, as can all notice, is very gelatinous, and the best thing about gelatinous plants is that they move through our intestines and absorb toxins. Proper waste elimination and detoxification, as a result, are expected. Aloe Vera also interestingly turns our body into an alkaline environment, and research studies have shown that alkaline environments aren’t ideal for diseases. Aloe Vera balances the acid in our body.
It’s also been proven that Aloe Vera is pretty good for the cardiovascular system. It increases the diffusion and transportation capabilities of the red blood cells, thus making oxygen flow much more desirable. Also, what better way is there to keep the body healthy than by boosting the immune system? Aloe Vera also does its part in enhancing the immune system through its anti-oxidants.
A little more on the aesthetic part, Aloe Vera has also been found out to very good for the skin. It has healing properties, making it one of the biggest secrets in the cosmetic industry. You can apply Aloe Vera to burns, bites and other scars. This is due to its very high water content (that’s about 99%), making it very desirable for skin hydrating and moisturizing.
These are only some of the benefits Aloe Vera has for us; there are so much more. One thing’s been proven though, it won’t hurt to have Aloe Vera in our homes and Aloe Vera juice in our system!

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