Aloe Vera:  A super food that is to be included in your daily diet

Aloe Vera: A super food

By Devina Bangotra  on: 06 June 2018
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Aloe can be easily seen in our garden. It is very easy to grow and requires minimal care. This plant also purifies air hence it is apt for keeping indoors. Aloe Vera is full of vital nutrients required by the body. It is a very good source of Vitamin A, C, E, B12, Folic acid and Choline. It is not only rich in Vitamin but also in essential minerals such as Calcium, copper, iron, zinc, selenium, magnesium, manganese, potassium. Is it not a reason enough to add Aloe Vera juice in your daily diet?

Aloe Vera also contains essential amino acids and enzymes required by humans in huge quantity. Now let’s talk about the digestive benefits of Aloe Vera.

Aids Digestion: There is inflammation caused by food, environment and pollution in the body. Being  anti inflammatory in nature, Aloe Vera sooths and relaxes the gastrointestinal tract and help in proper assimilation of food during digestion.

Preventing Leaky Gut Syndrome: Aloe Vera gel helps in soothing the damaged internal lining of the intestines. It prevents the bacteria from entering the blood stream during absorption of nutrients through intestines.


Helps in Constipation: Aloe Vera acts as a laxative in body. It has gel which increases the water content in the intestines and stimulates mucus secretion. It also contains enzymes that help the body break down food. 

Weight-Loss: Being rich in Anti oxidants, minerals and enzymes Aloe Vera helps in proper assimilation and absorption of food making weight-loss solutions successful.

 

Hair Growth: Aloe vera contains something called proteolytic enzymes which repairs dead skin cells on the scalp. It also acts as a great conditioner and leaves your hair all smooth and shiny. It promotes hair growth, prevents itching on the scalp, reduces dandruff and conditions your hair.

Medicinal properties: Antioxidant and possible antimicrobial properties. Aloe vera may be used on skin conditions or superficial cuts for its antimicrobial and antioxidant properties.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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