Aloe Barbadensis - Aloe Vera
Aloe vera is a plant that has been used in medicine since ancient times. Aloe is member of Lily family. It has a bitter taste, which protects this plant from animals. Among existing 240 species of this plant only 4 are useful for us. Aloe barbadensis grows in dry parts of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and America as the most suitable temperature for aloe to grow is 40 degrees above zero. It has been used topically and internally as a treatment of many illnesses and diseases. There are many other aloe vera uses: its extracts are used for cosmetics, the gel of this plant is used as an ingredient in beverages, yogurts and other desserts or even as a dietary supplement.
As you probably know aloe vera benefits including benefits of aloe vera juice are amazing. It is rich in calcium, protein, zink, magnesium, vitamins A, B12, C, E, salicylic acid, amino acids, enzymes, minerals, fatty acids, saponins, lignins, sugars, anthraquinones It is uses for such skin conditions as eczema, acne, sunburns, burns, rashes, herpes, conjunctivitis, allergy, sties, psoriasis, insects bites. It helps to prevent warts, wrinkles, rosacea, scarring. Aloe vera also cure digestive tract problems, gum disease (including bleeding gums), arthritis, rheumatisms, congestion, indigestion, insomnia, constipation, intestinal worms, haemorrhoids, stomach ulcers, liver problems, asthma, kidney infections, prostate problems, urinary tract infections, it helps to fight against cancer and lower the blood sugar levels. Aloe also acts as a powerful immune booster, as it has anti- bacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-viral qualities. As you see the list of aloe vera juice benefits is huge, so it’s worth taking.
You should know about possible side effects. It is unsafe to take aloe latex in high dosed, but it is often said that this product may be unsafe at any dose. So it’s better not to use it. Internal aloe taking is unsafe for children, pregnant or breast feeding women.