Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Oriental, Persian, Greek and Roman physicians have used aloe vera to treat a wide range of illnesses; from tonsillitis to insomnia. Some people believe that drinking aloe flower essence , diluted in water, daily can increase your sensitivity to others. It includes vitamins A, C, and E making it ideal as part of a great beauty regime. The aloe gel can be use to treat a large range of skin ailments including; burns, wounds, acne, eczema, bedsores, allergic reactions, inflammation, psoriasis, insect bites, blisters and dry skin. It can also be used to treat constipation as a mild laxative. This amazing plant helps boost you immune system if you drink aloe juice daily. This juice also naturally replenishes your body because of it's many amino acids, vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, B12, C and E, Folic Acid and Niacin. Minerals also found in the juice include; copper, iron, sodium, calcium, zinc, potassium, chromium, magnesium, and manganese, making it a good source of daily nutrients. Along with improving your energy levels it can help you maintain a healthy body wait by helping your digestive system. This herb also helps with heartburn, arthritis, and lower blood sugar and cholesterol. Aloe vera plant juice is also helpful for common reoccurring disorders such as colds, flues, bronchitis, herpes, stuffy noses, and other respiratory disorders. This plant is also commonly called a miracle plant because of it's ability to help heal people suffering from AIDS and cancer as it halts the growth of cancerous tumours. Not only does it help with all these ailments the list of benefits is still even longer. It prefers well-drained soil in sun, it can grow indoors out of direct sun. It can grow from sown seed indoors during spring or from offsets taken from the base. Lower leaves can be harvested any time, cut the leaf diagonally across base. This leaf should be allowed to stand in a jar to drain out the sap; this should be stored separate from the rest. The gel is scraped out of the inside of the leaf.