If you take any medication, you should consult your doctor before taking aloe vera, as this could be counterproductive. This is the case, for example, when taking cortisone orally.
The medicinal properties of aloe vera have long been known. This plant is very popular because of its numerous health benefits. You can also use aloe juice to improve various health aspects. It can be used both externally and internally.
What are the benefits of aloe juice?
This wonderful plant has incredible healing properties that benefit the digestive tract in particular:
- Real aloe stimulates the intestinal flora, which is extremely important for proper digestion. This can also prevent constipation and diarrhea.
- Aloe helps against stomach and intestinal ulcers as it relieves irritation and promotes wound healing.
- It also helps treat irritable bowel syndrome and other ailments and inflammations such as colitis.
- It removes pollutants and metabolic end products from the organism, as it stimulates the digestive process in general.
- Aloe also helps with an overly acidic stomach: It has an alkaline effect and therefore brings relief after too much coffee, tea or acidic foods, for example.
- Aloe can also support the desire to lose weight. Since it improves digestion, weight loss can be a pleasant side effect.
Other interesting properties
- Aloe has an antiviral, antifungal and antibacterial effect. This is why this plant supports the immune system in the fight against various pathogens.
- It has a wonderful energizing effect, which is particularly interesting because it is a natural remedy.
- Aloe vera helps reduce bad cholesterol (LDL).
- It helps in the fight against oxidative stress, as the vitamins it contains (especially E and C) have an antioxidant effect.
- Aloe vera soothes inflammation, for example in rheumatoid arthritis.
- It regulates the blood sugar level and is therefore also very helpful for diabetics.
- Real aloe is also recommended for seasonal allergies.
- You will also improve your heart health , as it improves the oxygen supply and blood flow.
- Aloe juice should not be consumed during pregnancy or breastfeeding as it can stimulate the uterus and cause contractions. Aloe can cause discomfort in babies through breast milk.
- Oral ingestion of cortisone should also avoid aloe juice as it could lower potassium levels, which in turn can affect heart health.
Start with a daily glass of aloe juice first to get your body used to it. After a few days, you will drink two glasses a day in order to best benefit from the wonderful properties.
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