Many old Egyptian books write about aloe vera numerous health benefits and use. As such, this plant has been used in alternative medicine long before the rise of modern medicine.
People used to call it “the plant of immortality”, and used Aloe Vera for dealing with many diseases, fix small cuts, bruises or even skin burns.
A study explains that Aloe Vera Plant has over 200 bioactive components such as vitamins, enzymes, minerals, polysaccharides, and amino acids.
Its potent antimicrobial and anti-fungal elements can cleanse the body, enhance our immune system, and as it is rich in calcium, selenium, iron, potassium, copper, zinc and chrome, it can stimulate weight loss and accelerate the metabolism.
Aloe Vera also contains lipase and amylase, which give this plant the ability to fight against chronic inflammation and decompose fats and sugars.
Aloe Vera abundance in vitamin B12 gives its ability to boost the production of red blood cell as well as the presence of over 20 out of 22 essential amino acids that are vital for a normal function of our body and overall health.
Aloe Vera is also known to heal indigestion, ulcers, and cleanse the body, and the salicylic acid found in the Aloe Vera gel can combat skin problems and bacteria.
According to various studies Aloe Vera gel can treat and relieve symptoms of over 50 common diseases. It has the ability to remove oral ulcers, and it can remove plaque buildup on our teeth and gums. To balance Aloe Vera bitter taste, mix it with some sweet natural juice.
Aloe Vera leaves can be found at any local health store, or you can easily grow it at your home and extract the leaf gel out of it. Either way, every home should this plant and rip its many health benefits!