The Egyptians called it the plant of immortality.

The Aloe Vera plant some know it as the Miracle Plant and why not with it’s many known health benefits, it can be dates as far back as the Egyptian times, named the plant of immortality and as the wand of heaven to the Native Americans.

It can be grown in the comfort of your home and used in the cases of minor wounds, scrapes, cuts, and burns. Yet, it often not known for its benifits when used internally.
This miraculous plant contains more than 200 biologically active, naturally occurring constituents, such as amino acids, polysaccharides, enzymes, vitamins, and minerals that help the absorption of the nutrients.
The Journal of Environmental Science and Health reports that it has potent antibacterial, antiviral, and anti-fungal properties which boost the immune system, cleansing the body and protects it from invading pathogens.

This plant is a rich source of vitamin C, A, E, B1, B2, B3, folic acid. Scientists have found that it aloe Vera is high in vitamin B12, which is needed for the production of red blood cells.

Therefore, it is excellent if you are a vegetarian or vegan.  It also helps the bioavailability of vitamin B12, as it assists the body to absorb it and use it easily.

Amino Acids
It also includes 20 of the 22 essential amino acids needed by the body, as well as salicylic acid, which treats inflammation and fights bacteria.

Aloe Vera is high in magnesium, iron, copper, calcium, zinc, chromium, selenium, sodium, potassium, and manganese, which support the metabolic pathways.

This plant is abundant in important enzymes such as amylase and lipase which help digestion by breaking down fat and sugar molecules.

Additional Uses
Aloe Vera effectively cleanses the body and removes the toxins from the liver, colon, bladder, stomach, kidneys, and spleen, and it is thus extremely helpful in the case of gut inflammation, ulcers, indigestion, and upset stomach.

It is also great in the case of arthritis, strengthens the digestive system and relieves joint inflammation.

Most people don’t know the outer part of the Aloe Vera leaf is Latex and some people are allergic to it, the yummy goodness comes from inner gel.
Use aloe Vera and enjoy its numerous health benefits!

Kerry x


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