Aloe Vera

What are the benefits of drinking aloe vera?

Aloe vera is the most efficacious natural plant used both externally and internally and there are numerous benefits that are derived from this wonderful plant. The health benefits of Aloe vera have been propagated throughout the world.

There are two parts of Aloe vera that are commonly used. The bitter exudate is used as a natural drug for its cathartic effect and is widely employed as a bittering agent in alcoholic beverages and as a laxative. The dried latex, with a high barbaloin content, is a strong laxative, but its use should be limited to no more than one week, and it should not be used during menstruation, pregnancy and nursing. The suggested medicinal use of Aloe vera is based on its historic and traditional use, and an analysis of modern pharmacological and toxicological research. The inner gel, or “pure gel”, is the more readily known part of the Aloe vera plant. This is the section of the plant that is most commonly known to be used for treatments of sun burns. But if prepared properly, the inner gel can be consumed to help treat certain internal ailments.


  • Penetration – aloe has the ability to reach deepest body tissues some 7 layers deep
  • Antiseptic – aloe has at least 6 antiseptic agents which kill bacteria, viruses and fungi
  • Stimulates cell growth – aloe stimulates the birth of new healthy tissue
  • Settles nerves – aloe has a clearing effect on the body’s nervous system
  • Cleanses – aloe detoxifies and normalizes the body’s metabolism

External Uses of Aloe vera

  • Skin Care – Aloe Vera is used widely in Dermatology, as it acts as an astringent, moisturizer, humidifier and cleanser. It softens the skin, diminishes wrinkles and cures acne, herpes, red spots, psoriasis, eczema, mycosis, fever blisters, skin irritation and provides protection to the skin against pollution. Also, it is ideal for sunburns, fragile skin, and for removal and repair of dead skin and cells.
  • Aloe vera cures gum disease – The Aloe Vera actually heals gums and eliminates gum disease, mucositis, lip fissure and mouth herpes lesions.
  • Relieves Itching Aids Healing – Aloe Vera Juice relieves itching that occurs due to allergies and insect bites and aids healing.
  • Aloe Vera relieves joint and muscle pain – Pain in the joints and muscle pain occurred due to a

Internal Uses of Aloe vera

  • Provides Relief in Liver Infections – Aloe vera Juice improves the liver function and is an excellent antidote in case of excessive ingestion of alcohol. In addition to this, it also prevents scarring of the liver.
  • Cures Stomach & Intestinal Problems – Aloe vera Juice prevents stomach ulcers, facilitates digestion and intestinal transit.
  • Acts as an Anti-inflammatory Agent – Aloe vera Juice contains 12 essential nutrients that inhibit inflammation with rare incidence of side effects. Also, the juice of Aloe Vera improves joint and muscle mobility.
  • Aloe vera stabilizes blood sugar and reduces cholesterol in diabetics – Laboratory studies show that aloe can stimulate insulin release from the pancreas and can lower blood glucose levels in mice.
  • High cholesterol and triglyceride levels can be lowered naturally with Aloe vera – High cholesterol is a risk factor that may often lead to heart disease and strokes. According to medical studies that were conducted, the benefits of the Aloe vera gel when taken internally were proven. The results confirmed that when the Aloe vera gel was administered to patients with heart disease and high cholesterol, these conditions were reduced to a lowered risk.
  • Antiviral and Anti-tumor Activity – Aloe vera facilitates the stimulation of immune system that in turn protects the body against viral and tumor related disorders.