Aloe vera is a natural gift from Mother Nature. Its uses are many, its benefits robust and its ingestion is easier than ever, now and fit precisely into our A.M.P. Floral Capsules.
Amongst the plant’s antioxidants, minerals, enzymes, fatty acids, sugars, and hormones is one of the aloe’s most potent ingredients, known as the Aloe Mucilaginous Polysaccharide Molecules. This molecule is absorbed by the intestine to create essential gut flora and to soothe and lubricate the digestive tract. As research points toward malfunction in the digestive tract causing 90% of all known illnesses, protecting and promoting gut health are essential to all our well being.
Aloe vera has long been used as a remedy for the skin (sunburn, cold sore, frostbite, etc.), bowel disease, fever, inflammation, itching, and osteoarthritis. People all around the world use aloe to find relief from diabetes, asthma, ulcers, and stomach ulcers. And this is just the beginning!
Let’s take a look at 9 Uses of the Aloe Vera Plant:
- Hair and scalp. Aloe vera does wonders for dry hair and itchy scalps. Aloe is antibacterial and antifungal, fighting dandruff and dead cells on the scalps and helping to restore and regrow the skin tissue at the affected hair follicles.
- Digestion. One of the most important conditions in the gut is the acid/alkaline and PH balance, which aloe vera helps to normalize. Properly balanced alkaline and PH levels promote optimal digestion and regular bowel movement. Aloe can heal stomach ulcers, reduce gastric acid and treat symptoms of IBS.
- Constipation. Aloe vera can naturally fight constipation by increasing intestinal water content, mucus, and peristalsis. These are the elements associated with excretion, so stimulating them will naturally push contents through the digestive tract.
- Rashes and skin problems. Aloe can be applied topically to treat a range of skin problems. This includes dermatitis, surgical wounds, burns, and psoriasis. More recently, research orally ingested aloe can also work from the inside out. Aloe capsules help heal wounds, reduce tumors, treat fungi, remedy skin irritation and even shrink skin growths.
- Immune system. Aloe protects against disease, kills bacteria and protects our cell membranes. It naturally boosts the immune system by helping break down proteins into amino acids, which bring energy to all the cells in our bodies, promoting optimal function.
- Diabetes. Aloe can lessen the effects of diabetes by reducing blood glucose and triglycerides. It also works in the body to cure chronic hyperglycemia, a common issue in the diabetic profile.
- Cold sores. Cold sores are uncomfortable and frankly, unsightly. Treat them with aloe by applying the gel directly to the affected area; since the plant is natural, it’s safe to accidentally ingest via the mouth. Aloe’s anti-inflammatory properties reduce pain associated with the sore and quicken the skin’s healing time.
- Burns. Aloe can be used to heal thermal, and radiation burns on the skin. You are probably most familiar with applying aloe to a sunburn, which cools the skin and prevents UV suppression, promoting a faster healing process.
- Inflammation. The natural antioxidants of aloe vera help reduce inflammation throughout the body, which we know by now to be the cause of most diseases and ailments. For some of the inflammations most common manifestations, such as acne and eczema a little aloe can go a long way.
Using an aloe immune supplement is a natural and safe way to promote optimal health. Check out our organic aloe vera capsules, and reach out to our team to learn more about the many benefits of aloe vera in the body.