Aloe vera is a popular medicinal plant that has been used for thousands of years. Aloe vera has been found to contain 75 potentially active constituents – these include vitamins, minerals, enzymes, sugar, amino acids, salicylic acids, lignin, and saponins. Briefly put, the vitamins in aloe vera juice include vitamins A, C, and E, folic acid, vitamin B12, and choline. It also contains minerals like calcium, copper, magnesium, manganese, selenium, sodium, zinc, and potassium. The juice has laxative properties that can aid in digestion. It encourages gut bacteria and regulates bowel movements. It also has been found to soothe and cure stomach ulcers. It is best known for treating skin injuries, but also has several other beneficial effects on health. Aloe vera contains various powerful antioxidant compounds. Some of these compounds can help inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria. It helps to accelerate the healing of burns. Early evidence suggests that Aloe vera may have anti-aging effects on the skin.
Recommended intake: Take 30 ml till 50 ml daily, either pure or mixed with fruit juice or the food