Aloe Vera – Benefits and Uses

Medicinal Plants with Thousand of Possible Uses

Once used as simple balm for skin burns, nowadays Aloe Vera is widely used for several different reasons. Drinking the Aloe Vera juice assures a series of health and beauty benefits.

If you are interested in knowing more about the secrets of this wonderful plant, be ready to take notes:


Aloe Vera is an anti-inflammatory that purifies the digestive tract. Regularly drinking it can reduce stomach and intestine irritation, it allows the body to heal and restore the stomach lining and reduce inflammatory disorders, helping to keep the entire length of the digestive tract free. Furthermore it increases the good bacteria that are necessary for a regular digestion.

Energy Cocktail

Thanks to its antiseptic properties, the aloe juice has to be considered as a cocktail of vitamins, mineral salts, amino acids and trace elements. It contains 20 out of the 22 amino acids required to produce proteins and 7 out of 8 essential amino acids. It is also rich of vitamins: A , C , E , B1 , B2 , B3 , B6 , B12 and folic acid and rich of minerals such as: calcium, magnesium, zinc, iron , folate, copper, selenium and potassium.

The juice absorbs all the toxins in the gastrointestinal tract and allows a perfect restoration of the needed vitamins, minerals and amino acids.

Fight Fatigue

The regular consumption of aloe juice enhances the digestion and helps to eliminate the excesses in a more efficient way through a rehabilitation process, as a consequence, our body functions, and first of all our metabolism, work at a better and perfect level. Relieved by the excessive toxic load, our body will have much more energy! Every day our body meets substances that cause fatigue and tiredness, the aloe vera juice helps to clean, increasing the energy levels!

Stress Reduction

It may seem weird but aloe vera is an adaptogen, that is, helps to adapt to changes in our own environment. It is able to stimulate the body's defensive and adaptive mechanisms, the aloe vera juice offers a higher ability to deal with any kind of stress: physical, emotional and environmental.

Healthy Immune System

The aloe vera juice contains polysaccharides which are an important component for a healthy immune system because they stimulate the white blood cells to fight viruses.
The juice has antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties. Since aloe vera is a good source of vitamin C, it helps to protect the body from infection and it fosters the healing from existing diseases.

Foster Hair Growth

Rich of natural vitamins and enzymes that directly foster hair health, the aloe juice is alkalizing, it allows the scalp to have an optimal pH for growth stimulation. Drinking aloe vera helps hair hydration, health and growth.

Healthy Skin

As explained above, the aloe vera juice is a cocktail rich of vitamins and nutritive substances and thus it has a series of advantages for the skin as well. It has been demonstrated that it contains natural hormones that stimulate the growth of new cells and enhance the production of collagen.
It also has a high level of antioxidants that fight free radicals.

by Francesca Cavallari