In the past decade Aloe Vera juice, supplements and beauty products have gained immense popularity. There is a long history about the use of this herb and the benefits that one stands to gain by continued use.
Topical Treatment and Benefits
The anti inflammatory property of Aloe Vera soothes irritation on the skin. In the form of a gel or as a natural extract the herb can be used to treat conditions like acne, eczema, burns, cuts and bruises. If you are using the gel from the plant then make sure that you use the transparent part of the gel and not the yellowish gel.
If the wounds are severe then Aloe Vera is not suitable as a cure. Aloe Vera gel can also be used to treat stretch marks and ease acne and burn scars.
Consuming Aloe Vera juice
You will find bottles of Aloe Vera juice at several health care stores. The juice is known to be effective in curing issues like constipation, irregular bowel movement and ulcers. Doctors claim that the juice can also be used in the cure of diabetes and also cures gall bladder and kidney infections.
Drinking the juice regularly increases blood circulation thereby providing a relief from immunodeficiency diseases, cardiac disorders and circulatory problems.
Aloe Vera juice is also used to detoxify your body and colon. Some of the benefits that have been reported are improved digestion, and improvement in the immune system and better dental hygiene and lesser cavities.
Over consumption of Aloe Vera juice also has a few side effects. Some of these include nausea, stomach pain and thyroid issues. Pregnant women must not drink Aloe Vera juice as it can lead to contractions in the uterus and lead to miscarriages. Aloe Vera juice also passes through the mother’s milk and this is not recommended for the child.
Thus we can safely state that Aloe Vera can be used as a topical treatment to cure skin related issues however when you are consuming the juice you must do so only under the supervision of a doctor in order to prevent any side effects.