We all know the wide range of medicinal properties that the Aloe Vera plant possesses, but the truth is that its list of benefits does not seem to have an end. In fact, we could assure you that he has well deserved that some cultures have given him the nickname of "plant of immortality" or "wand of heaven."
This extraordinary plant can be grown in our home and be used to heal minor wounds , chafing, cuts or burns. However, it offers even more benefits for our body if we know how to take advantage of them.
The miraculous plant contains a multitude of natural constituents such as amino acids, polysaccharides, enzymes, vitamins and minerals that help the absorption of nutrients. And not only that, it also contains powerful antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal properties that enhance the immune system, detoxify the body and protect it from invading pathogens.
What can Aloe Vera bring to our body?
This plant is a rich source of vitamin C, A, E, B1, B2, B3, folic acid. Scientists have found that aloe vera is also a rich source of vitamin B12, very important for the production of red blood cells.
] Aloe vera also includes 20 of the 22 essential amino acids our body needs, including salicylic acid that helps against inflammation and bacteria.
Aloe vera is rich in magnesium, iron, copper, calcium, zinc, chromium, selenium, sodium, potassium and manganese, which improve the metabolic pathways.
This plant is abundant in enzymes as important as amylase and lipase, which help digestion through decomposition of fats and sugar molecules.
Aloe vera cleanses the body and removes toxins from the liver, colon, bladder, stomach, kidneys and spleen, which makes it an extremely useful plant in the case of intestinal inflammation, ulcers, indigestion and upset stomach.
It is also very effective in treating cases of arthritis, strengthen the digestive tract and relieve joint inflammation.
If used as a mouthwash, aloe vera juice removes plaque and produces more beneficial effects than many commercial products. It has also been used for hundreds of years to heal wounds from ulcers and sores in the mouth.
Best of all is that Aloe Vera can be consumed directly from the plant, although perhaps the most bearable option is to add the juice of the aloe to your favorite smoothies or juices.
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Source: Healtyfoodhouse Collectiveevolution , Ncbi Herballegacy
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