Aloe Vera

 

Aloe Vera, what an incredible plant! Have you got one at home?

Aloe Vera has many health benefits, from soothing an insect skin, to soothing sun burns all the way to many products out there used for things like toothpaste and skin products. 

We all suffer from Heartburn at times, it’s an uncomfortable feeling with a burning sensation in your esophagus.  A study shows that Aloe Vera juice can reduce the symptoms of heartburn. 

Aloe Vera can have a laxative effect which can be helpful when suffering from Constipation. Aloe Vera has anti inflammatory properties which can improve the debilitating effects of IBS.

Aloe Vera is an excellent source of several Vitamins, which include:

  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin E
  • Folic Acid
  • Beta Carotene
  • Magnisium
  • Calcium 

Nutrition

Aloe vera juice is a rich source of antioxidants, which help fight free radicals. This lowers oxidative stress on your body and reduces the risk of chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, or even cancer. 

Your Aloe Vera plant can help instantly with Burned skin. Slice open one of it’s leaves and lay directly onto the affected area.  There are many products on the market that include Aloe vera in it’s sun bathing products. 

Aloe has amazing moisturising properties and eliminates the greasy feeling that many products can leave behind. It locks in moisture and leaves skin beautifully smooth and soft.  it’s also great for irritating skin conditions as it has anti inflammatory properties. 

 

 

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