Aloe Vera – Health Properties

Aloe Vera gel is used in traditional Indian and Chinese medicine. It’s used for constipation, skin diseases, worm infestation, infections and as a natural remedy for colic. It is also often recommended in the treatment of fungal diseases, and in the Western world, it has found widespread use in the cosmetic, pharmaceutical and food industries.


Aloe Vera gel produces two substances for medicine:

1)      The Gel: Obtained from the center of the leaf

2)      The Latex: obtained from the cells beneath the leaf skin

The gel can be used to treat burns, sunburn, frostbite, cold sores, psoriasis, and can be used to treat bowel diseases, fever, itching, osteoarthritis, and most importantly inflammation.

Aloe as a natural remedy can also be used for asthma, diabetes, stomach ulcers and can even sooth side effects from radiation treatment.

The great thing about the latex is that it can naturally treat depression, constipation and diabetes.

Aloe Vera contains a number of vitamins and minerals which include:

        Minerals: calcium, copper, selenium, chromium, manganese, magnesium, potassium, sodium and zinc

        aloin and emodin, which act as analgesics, antibacterials and antivirals.

        Vitamins: A, C, E, Vitamin B12     

        Folic acid, choline

        enzymes, including aliiase, alkaline phosphatase, amylase, bradykinase, carboxypeptidase, catalase, cellulase, lipase and peroxidase

         fatty acids: including cholesterol, campesterol, beta-sisosterol and lupeol

So how will Aloe Vera really help?

1)      Soothes rashes and skin irritations

2)      Treat Burns

3)      Heals Cold Sores

4)      Moisturizes Hair and Scalp

5)      Boosts Immune System

6)      Treats Diabetes

7)      Helps with Digestion

8)      Treats Constipation

9)      Provides Antioxidants and Reduces Inflammation

How to get an Aloe Vera plant?

Buy a potted plant, keep it in a window that gets a good amount of sunshine because aloes love the sun. The all natural organic way.


Related Posts

Eczema: Causes and Natural Remedies

Eczema: Causes and Natural Remedies

Eczema: Essentially, it is sensitive skin. It doesn’t function like regular skin because of its weakened ability to retain moisture and keep toxins out which causes the dry and itchiness. People can have eczema in different places on their body and some people only get it […]

We All Have Parasites – Help!

We All Have Parasites – Help!

One in three Americans is infected with parasites. Continue reading to learn more about what parasites are, how to know if you are infected, and finally how to get rid of them. Parasites can rob you of energy, steal your oxygen, and leach off the […]

1 thought on “Aloe Vera – Health Properties”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Stay Connected & Subscribe below