Aloe Vera Juice Health Benefits

by GuestPoster on June 8, 2010

Aloe vera has been used for thousands of years as “natural miracle plant”. There is evidence that aloe vera and its juice was used by ancient civilizations such as the Egyptians, Sumerians and the Romans for treating burns, cuts and wounds. Believed to have originated from the tropical regions of Africa, the healing properties of aloe vera has lead to its introduction into every continent and it is now grown extensively across the planet.

Aloe Vera Juice Health Benefits
Although aloe vera gel is used mostly for treating external burns and wounds, aloe vera juice is taken as a drink for a variety of other medical conditions. Modern research believes that the health benefits of aloe vera juice can be attributed to its diversity of nutrients and plant chemicals. Aloe vera juice is a great source of vitamins, enzymes, mineral, amino acids, polysaccharides and biological simulators. This rich concentration of nutrients makes aloe vera juice useful for many ailments –

  • Aloe vera juice benefits skin infections because of its anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. This can help reduce the inflammation, itchiness and pain associated with rashes and other skin conditions such as psoriasis as well as assist in speeding up wound healing.
  • Aloe vera health benefits include healing constipation. Aloe vera juice helps to regenerate and build strong mucous membranes along the colon wall. These membranes are important for keeping us regular and helping to heal constipation because they are the lubrication of the colon.
  • Promoting overall colon health is another potent health benefit of aloe vera juice. Aloe vera juice is used in some colon cleansing products and programs because it is very effective at removing old fecal matter that is stuck to the inside of the colon wall. Old fecal matter hinders our overall health and well being because it slowly rots away producing bacteria that pollutes us and takes its toll on the immune system.
  • Aloe vera juice is a great anti-inflammatory agent. It contain plant chemicals that have been shown in studies to help block some of the chemical pathways in the body that cause inflammation of the joints. For this reason aloe vera juice can be useful for inflammatory disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, degenerative arthritis and also effective as a home remedy for gout.

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