Benefits of Aloe Vera
Posted on: November 3, 2017
Aloe vera is a plant that has been gaining popularity over the years for its many health benefits and medicinal uses. In tropical climates, it grows wild, and elsewhere people grow it indoors to be used for decoration or as a healing plant.
Here are some of the many benefits this amazing plant offers for the human body
Aloe vera is alkalizing for the body, which helps to level out its ph balance. It also contains anti-inflammation properties as well as laxative properties that assist with digestion and certain diseases that affect digestion in people. It has been reported to encourage healthy bacteria growth in the gut and decrease discomfort caused by Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), and it is also commonly used to heal and ease the pain associated with stomach ulcers.
Detoxification and Benefits for The Skin
Aloe supports the detoxification functions of the liver by providing it with a spread of minerals, vitamins, and other nutrients that help it to optimally carry out its task of cleansing the body. It also encourages bowel movements for people who are having trouble in this area, which further helps to clean the body out of toxins.
The plant is a great remedy for the skin, and its juices can be rubbed directly on the skin when it is sunburned to treat it. It also acts as a moisturizer and can be used to treat acne. Many people are surprised when they discover that the plant can also fight aging and lessen the visibility of stretch marks. One other way that it is a natural remedy for the skin is its ability to make the skin firmer yet more elastic, at the same time.
Aloe vera has a spread of internal healing benefits and some of these include:
- Immune system benefits
- Anti-diabetes properties
- Reduces cholesterol levels
- Improved heart health
- Heals the gut