Lower triglyceride and LDL level (bad cholesterol) and increases the
HDL (good cholesterol)
As an antioxidant guards against damage by free radicals and toxins
Regulates blood pressure, acts in rheumatism, arthritis, infections of
the kidney, urinary tract and prostrate.
Averts allergies, sinusitis and bronchitis.
Aids in treatment of peptic ulcers, stomach disorders, acidity, indigestion,
gastritis, ulcers, colitis, hemorrhoids, cirrhosis, hepatitis and diabetes.
Stimulates Cell growth and enhances the restoration of damaged skin
Protects the mucous membrane of the stomach especially when irritated or damaged by liquor
Various research studies are underway to explore the potential of Aloe Vera components to boost immunity and combat the
HIV virus, and to treat certain types of cancer particularly Leukemia
Speed healing of first-degree burns, including sunburns.
The gel is excellent for easing first-degree burns (including sunburns) and certain minor second-degree burns.
If applied after the burn has cooled, it will relieve pain and inflammation and accelerate healing.
In one study of 27 people with moderately severe burns, those who used Aloe Vera healed in about 12 days on average, whereas the control group, who covered the affected areas with a regular gauze dressing, took 18 days to heal.
Soothes and hastens healing of cuts, scrapes, and other minor wounds and skin irritations.
The gel contains a number of active ingredients, including substances known to help relieve pain, reduce swelling, quell itching, and increase blood flow to an injured area.
Some research even indicates that the gel has antifungal, antibacterial, and anti viral properties.
Reduce symptoms of psoriasis.
The ability of Aloe Vera gel to promote healing and quell itching and pain offer relief to those who suffer from this troubling condition.
In a recent study of 60 people with chronic psoriasis, 83% of those who applied Aloe to lesions three times a day for 8 months experienced substantial improvement.
Only 6% of those using a placebo benefited from its effects.
Ease heartburn, ulcers, divetricular disorders, and other types of digestive upset.
A juice made from the aloe gel acts as an anti-inflammatory and can be taken internally as a remedy for certain digestive complaints.
European folk medicine calls for using Aloe Vera juice to relieve heartburn and ulcers. Preliminary research has shown promising results.
In one Japanese study, 17 of 18 patients who took Aloe Vera juice found relief for their peptic ulcers.
Other clinical trials in Japan indicate that certain compounds in Aloe Vera reduce the secretion of stomach juices and the formation of lesions.
Lowers serum cholesterol
Controls Blood pressure and diabetes
Wonder healing plant for skin &GI Tract
Boosting the immune system
In a Bible its said that:
“The fruit will be for food and their leaves for medicine”
“And the leaves of the plant for the healing of the nations”
Aloe Fibrous is a natural storehouse of health.
It helps to
Improve Immune System
Detoxify the system
Relieve GI disturbances like Hyper Acidity, Constipation
Reduce blood sugar levels in diabetic conditions
Boosts energy in stressed out ill & geriatric conditions
Ease orthopedic problems
Release energy gradually
Rectify Dry & Scaly skins
Supply rich Antioxidants & Nutrients
Regulates healthy digestive system
Treat all kinds of Ulcers
Regulate blood pressure
Maintain healthy Oral cavity & gums
Lower Triglyceride & LDL levels (Bad cholesterol)
The Aloe vera plant has been used for thousands of years to heal a
variety of conditions, most notably burns, wounds, skin irritations and
constipation. It is grown in most subtropical and tropical locations,
including South Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Aloe was
one of the most frequently prescribed medicines throughout most
of the 18th and 19th centuries and it remains one of the most commonly
used herbs in the United States today. However, oral use of aloe for
constipation is no longer recommended, as it can have severe side effects.
Aloe gel, made from the central part of the aloe leaf, is a common household remedy for minor cuts and burns as well as sunburns. It can be found in many commercial skin lotions and cosmetics. Aloe contains active compounds that may decrease pain and inflammation and stimulate skin growth and repair. For this reason, aloe vera gel has gained tremendous popularity for relief of burns, with individual success in helping minor burns. However, scientific studies show mixed results. Some show that aloe speeds healing, but at least one study showed that aloe actually delayed healing. Aloe is best used for minor burns and skin irritations, and should never be applied to an open wound.
Herpes and skin conditions
Preliminary evidence also suggests that aloe gel may improve symptoms of genital herpes and certain skin conditions such as psoriasis.
Aloe juice or aloe latex, a yellow, bitter liquid derived from the skin of the aloe leaf, is a powerful laxative. However, it can cause painful cramping and is not recommended. Other gentler, herbal laxatives from the same plant family as aloe (such as cascara and senna) are generally recommended first.
A few preliminary studies suggest that aloe juice may help lower blood sugar levels in people with type 2 (adult onset) diabetes. However, these studies do not show enough results to suggest using aloe for diabetes.
Aloe vera is a perennial, succulent plant (meaning its leaves hold large quantities of water). The plant can grow up to 4 feet tall. The plant's tough, fleshy, spearlike leaves can grow up to 36 inches long. The clear, thick gel found in the inner part of the leaf is most commonly used for minor cuts and burns.
What's It Made Of?
Although it is 99 percent water, aloe gel also contains substances known as glycoproteins and polysaccharides. Glycoproteins speed the healing process by stopping pain and inflammation, while polysaccharides stimulate skin growth and repair. These substances may also stimulate the immune system.
Aloe gel can be obtained by simply breaking off leaves of the plant (which can be grown as a houseplant), but it is also available commercially in ointments, creams, and lotions. Aloe gel is often included in cosmetic and over-the-counter skin care products as well.
How to Take It
Pure aloe gel may be applied to the surface of the skin for minor skin irritations.
Slit the leaf of an aloe plant lengthwise and remove the gel from the inside, or use a commercial preparation. Carefully clean affected area and then apply aloe gel liberally to the skin. Do not apply to open wounds.
The use of herbs is a time-honored approach to strengthening the body and treating disease. Herbs, however, can trigger side effects and can interact with other herbs, supplements, or medications. For these reasons, herbs should be taken with care, under the supervision of a health care provider.
Aloe gel is considered safe when applied to the surface of the skin, but should not be applied to open or deep wounds. In rare cases, it may cause an allergic reaction, mainly a skin rash. If you develop a rash, stop using the gel.
Taking aloe latex orally may cause severe intestinal cramps or diarrhea and is not recommended for use. Pregnant women should never take aloe latex because it may cause uterine contractions and trigger miscarriage. Nursing mothers should not take aloe latex either because the effects and safety for infants and children are not known.
If you are currently being treated with any of the following medications, you should not use aloe vera without first talking to your doctor:
Medications for diabetes -- The combination of aloe vera and glyburide, a medication used to treat type 2 diabetes, may help control blood sugar and triglyceride (fat) levels in the blood. People with diabetes who use aloe latex either alone or in combination with other medications must be monitored closely by their doctor to make sure blood sugar levels don't fall too low (a condition called hypoglycemia).
Hydrocortisone -- Aloe gel may enhance the ability of hydrocortisone to reduce swelling.
Digoxin and diuretics -- Because taking oral aloe can decrease levels of potassium in the body, aloe latex should not be used by people taking diuretics (water pills) or digoxin (a medication used to treat irregular heart rhythms and congestive heart failure). These drugs also lower potassium levels in the body, so a combination of aloe and digoxin or diuretics could cause potassium levels to fall too low.
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