Aloe Vera

It resembles the cactus but in effect it is belongs to the same order as lilies.

Effective against several disorders, such as:

♦ inflammation and dermatitis ♦ excoriation and wounds ♦ sunburns and light burns ♦ atonic constipation

Aloe Vera’s healing properties

It contains

♦ The gel contains a large variety, but the most important ones are antioxidants such as Vitamin C and E, Beta Carotene; Is also one of the few plants in the world source of Vitamin B12, which is very useful to vegetarians.
♦ Minerals: magnesium, manganese, zinc, copper, chromium, calcium, sodium and potassium.
♦ Acids: The three main types are powerful anti-inflammatory agents.
♦ Lignin: This component gives the Aloe Vera the ability to go deep into the skin.

Properties and benefits

  • Thanks to acemannan, a natural mucopolysaccharide, it has a protective effect on gastric and intestinal mucosa, useful in cases of ulcerative colitis and gastritis, as well as immunostimulant properties and indeed it aids the production of interferons and stimulates the activity of macrophage. This way the body is well-defended from virus and bacteria attack. One of the main reasons for which one takes Aloe Vera juice is precisely to stimulate the body’s natural defenses during the periods when is mainly put to the test, meaning in autumn, winter or in the transit periods from one season to the other.
  • It acts against some types of bacteria, virus or fungi, including Escherichia coli and Candida albicans.
  • Detoxifying and antioxidant properties, able therefore to stimulate the production of collagen and elastin and to fight the free radicals that contribute to our bodies’ cellular aging, improving the look of the skin, hair and nails.
  • It treats burns and injuries since it contains enzymes and amino acids that allow cellular renewal.
  • Substantial hydrating properties that allow the skin to hydrate itself, helping it to transport and absorb healthy substances.
  • It reduces pains related to arthritis and tendinitis.
  • It aids the treatment of ulcers and reduces intestinal diseases like colitis, irritable bowel syndrome and digestive disorders, improving bacterial flora, regulating gastric pH and the functions of the pancreas and limiting the action of bacteria in the colon.
  • It reduces cholesterol, triglyceride, phospholipid and fatty acid levels.
  • It produces a beneficial effect on HIV/AIDS patients, reducing symptoms like fever, sweating, infections and diarrhea.
  • It has been demonstrated recently that its use can effectively prolong life for people suffering from tumors because it is able to prevent the destruction of the immune system and activate a part of it that is capable of attacking cancer, favoring the development of healthy cells at the same time.
  • It is excellent for the health and hygiene of teeth and gums.
  • It has a laxative effect, aiding the liver and kidneys in the expulsion of toxic waste and blood circulation.