What Does Aloe Vera Do In Your Body: Why Did Egyptians Call in the Plant of Immortality

We all know the great healing properties of Aloe Vera. This magical plant was even known as the plant of immortality among the Egyptians, and as the wand of heaven among the Native Americans. These days, people usually have this plant in their homes and they use it for minor emergencies such as cuts, burns, and scrapes.

Aloe Vera can be also used internally and what’s more, this way of usage provides even greater benefits to our body.

This magnificent plant also possesses anti-fungal, anti-viral, and anti-bacterial properties which help our immune system in the elimination of the toxins and invading pathogens from our body. Beside this, Aloe Vera gel/juice can do many health benefits.

Minerals

Aloe Vera is rich in magnesium, calcium, zinc, selenium, chromium, sodium, potassium, iron, manganese, and copper.

Enzymes

Aloe Vera contains amylase and lipase too. These enzymes break down sugar fat molecules and with that they help in the digestion process.

Vitamins

According to some studies, Aloe Vera includes the Vitamin B12 or the vitamin that is essential in the red blood cells production. This discovery is great for vegetarians and especially vegans, but they should remember they can’t solely rely on Aloe Vera to reach their B12 daily requirements. Aloe Vera also contain Vitamins A, C, E, B1, B2, B3 (niacin), B6, choline, and folic acid.

Amino Acids

This plant includes 20, of the human body requires 22 essential amino acids.

More uses of Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera provides effective relief for some momentary disorders like upset stomach, gut inflammation, and indigestion.

If Aloe Vera juice is taken as a mouthwash, it will successfully get rid of plague in the same way as the active ingredient chlorhexidine found in the typical mouthwash.

How to Take Aloe Vera?

The miracle Aloe Vera can be taken right on spot from the plant, the easiest way is if you take it as Aloe Vera juice which is available in many health food stores. Or you can harvest or buy aloe leaves, found in many grocery stores, and prepare the juice.

Always keep in mind that you should buy pure Aloe Vera gel/juice produced from whole leaf or the inner filler. If the taste of it is a bit bitter, you can easily combine it with other things.

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Source: Health and Beauty Power

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