Health benefits of Aloe Vera

Since the ancient time, Aloe Vera has been considered a source of invaluable medicine and is used in Oriental as well as Western medicine. Discovered in the 3rd century B.C., Aloe Vera belongs to the Liliaceae family that has about 240 variants. Although most of Aloe Vera variants in the 3rd century stem from Africa, Barbadensis miller Aloe Vera was first found in the Mediterranean area, making it popular among the European people.

Traces in ancient caves, temples and medical documents of old Persian, Arabian, Roman, Indian, tribes in Africa, America… proved that Aloe Vera had been used to cure many kinds of diseases and for energy and beauty enhancement purposes. Images and documents found in the Pyramids showed that Aloe Vera had been used by Nofretete and Cleopatra, the two most famous Queens of Egypt, to take care of their beauty.

Nowadays, Aloe Vera has widely been considered to have tremendous healing powers as follow:

  • Balances and normalises the digestive system (and bowel movements).
  • Stimulates the immune system-cleanses and rids the body of unwanted materials.
  • Boosts your internal healing powers-assists in the repair of damaged tissue.
  • Is is an anti-inflammatory and eases many sources of pain and irritation.
  • It is an antioxidant and protects against damage by free radicals and many toxins.

According to Professor Doctor Ivan Danhof (Australia), who is named "The father of Aloe vera", some Medical Centers in Japan have used no treatment other Aloe Vera and have received out-of-expectation results.

Aloe vera juice/gel contains over 200 active ingredients, making of miraculous value, with 8 main elements:

  • Lignin: helps subcutaneous cells to absorb food and drinks nutritional values, accelerates blood circulation and acts as a skin cleanser minimizing the threat of pimples and smoothing the skin.
  • Saponins: has a purifying effect on our body and boosts our internal healing powers.
  • Anthraquinones Complex: acts as anti-inflammatory agent – eases several sources of pain and irritation: reduces pain, cures dermatitis, maximizes the body defenses against bacteriological infections.
  • Minerals: stress reducers and energy support: Calcium, Sodium, Potassium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Zinc, Copper and Chromium
  • Vitamins: A, E, C, B1, B2, B3, B6, B12 necessary to body natural defenses and the digestive process as well as antioxidants that protects you against damaging action of free radicals and toxins.
  • Amino Acids: Human body needs approximately 20 amino acids. Among them, there are 8 essential amino acids that can’t be self-reproduced and thus, need to be found and absorbed in a daily diet: aloe Vera contains 7 of these 8 essential amino acids as well as 11 non-essential amino acids.
  • Enzymes: Aloe Vera contains enzymes that are essential to stimulate the digestive system and ease the digestion.
  • Mono and poly Saccharide: Mono saccharides and glucose poly saccharides are fibrous matters, providing a laxative effect.