What is aloe juice used for in the human body?

With the help of existing written records, it can be said that the unique properties of aloe were used for medicinal purposes more than 3, 000 years ago. Aloe vera was used for medicinal and cosmetic purposes in ancient Egypt, Rome, Greece, Algeria, India, and China.

Chemical composition and caloric value of aloe juice

Aloe is a unique plant, which contains in its composition about 250 biologically active substances. Aloe leaves contain up to 97% water, the remaining 3%

  • esters;
  • Phytoncides, substances that fight pathogenic bacteria;
  • Flavonoids, which have antioxidant properties;
  • tannins;
  • Folic acid, a water-soluble B vitamin essential for growth and development of the circulatory and immune systems;
  • resins;
  • vitamins;
  • Carotene: antioxidant and anticarcinogenic;
  • Choline – a vitamin-like substance that protects cell membranes from destruction and damage, lowers cholesterol levels and has a calming effect;
  • Amino acids, which strengthen muscle tissue, restore the body after a great effort and influence weight loss;
  • Mono- and polysaccharides, one of the main sources of energy;
  • Essential oils;
  • Antraglycosides, which have laxative, antiseptic, and anti-inflammatory properties;
  • Allantoin: stimulates tissue regeneration;
  • Simple organic acids;
  • Anthraquinone, has a laxative effect;
  • Trace elements.

The caloric value of aloe juice is 20 kcal. per 100 grams of product.

juice properties

Modern research confirms the medicinal properties of aloe juice, which are attributed to the unique components that this plant contains. Advice on aloe vera seems to match that of modern medicine, based on scientific evidence.

Benefits and medicinal properties

Aloe has been used successfully for various medical conditions, maintaining health and prolonging the age of the patient. Its power is used by traditional healers and doctors, beauticians.

It has been revealed that the main effect of aloe is to stimulate the body, increase vitality and immunity. In addition, taking preparations based on this plant improves appetite, has a beneficial effect on the general condition of a person, and also improves the activity of the gastrointestinal tract.

Relieves muscle, joint and dental pain.

Harm and contraindications

Today it is scientifically demonstrated that Aloe has a general tonic, stimulating and strengthening effect. But despite this, all medications and even popular remedies based on it must be taken with caution. Especially when taken oral (by mouth). Aloe juice, under certain conditions, can do as much damage as well. Therefore, you should know in which cases it is contraindicated (or indicated, but with caution):

  • Children under 3 years;
  • Pregnant women;
  • Acute period of gastrointestinal diseases;
  • Cardiovascular system anomalies;
  • Inflammation of the gallbladder, bladder and kidneys;
  • Serious form of hypertension;
  • Hemorrhages of various origins;
  • Hepatitis A.

How to make juice at home

To get the juice at home it is recommended to use a plant that is three years old. It should not be watered for two weeks before cutting it, which increases the concentration of nutrients in the leaves. ALOE leaves are composed of 97% water, concentrated in a jelly pulp with a rather hard roof.

Aloe leaves can become juice by moving them into a blender or chopper and filtering the pulp through a gauze or a fine strainer. If you don’t need much juice, you can get it even easier. To do this, the leaf is cut along, cut with a knife or spoon to separate the pulp, put into gauze and squeeze the healing liquid by hand.

The benefits of Aloe juice increase to a large extent after bio-stimulation, which consists in the fact that the washed aloe leaves wrapped in a napkin or dark cellophane bag are placed in the refrigerator for 12-14 days.

How and how much to drink a day correctly

When choosing a recipe with aloe juice for you, do not forget that you can do both badly and good. So how much juice can you drink up to date?

Popular medicine recipes limit the unique intake of juice at 10 ml. For the treatment of some diseases, a few drops are enough (by taking), while other recipes suggest using 5-10 ml of juice 2-3 times a day. The juice and aloe mixtures are usually taken half an hour before meals.

Special uses

Pure Aloe juice has a bitter taste. Consuming it without additives is unpleasant, and in large quantities it is even harmful. It can cause allergies and, in some cases (very rare), even an anaphylactic shock. Therefore, healing mixtures are prepared more often by adding honey, decoction of skames or medicinal herbs, red wine or alcohol.

Pure juice is usually used for cosmetic purposes.

In popular medicine

Popularly, aloe juice, with its beneficial properties, is effectively used to treat various ailments, from nasal secretion to cancerous tumors. Here are the most popular and simple:

  1. The nasal drip can be treated with 2-3 drops of aloe juice in each nasal pit, 3-5 times a day for 1 week.
  2. Herpes and warts can be cured by cleaning the skin affected areas with a freshly cut aloe leaf.
  3. Adults will heal the cough 2 tablespoons of newly squeezed aloe juice dissolved in 1 cup of red wine, which must drink during the day for 2 times. If desired, honey can be added to the mixture.
  4. The newly squeezed aloe juice mixed with honey in proportion 1: 2 will help fight cough. This delicious medication is suitable for the treatment of children. 1 tablespoon is taken 3 times a day.
  5. Bronchitis is effectively with the following mixture, taken by 1 tablespoon 2 times a day: chopped aloe leaves – 15 g of fat (pig or goose), butter, honey – every 100 grams.
  6. As an additional tool in the treatment of patients with popular healing cancer, they suggest 20-25 grams of the following mixture before meals: 0. 5 cup of aloe juice, tincture of queen of the meadows, calendula, millenrama, 45 gOf mixed licorice dust, pour the water, hot in a water bath, strain.
  7. For the treatment of hemorrhoids use lotions with aloe juice or rectal juice suppositories. They are manufactured freezing juice or aloe pulp in con e-shaped paper shapes. The wrapping is removed before use.
  8. In the initial phases of joint diseases the pulp of 1-2 crushed aloe leaves that are applied in the painful places, fixing the bandage is used. The action time of such a compress is 6-8 hours.
  9. It helps eliminate chronic constipation 1 teaspoon of aloe juice, drank 30 minutes before a meal 2-3 times a day.
  10. A compress of 1 tablespoon of honey and 1 teaspoon of aloe juice with 2 tablespoons of vodka will help in cases of arthritis, osteoarthritis, osteochondrosis, sciatica and rheumatism. Repeat the treatment until pain disappears.
  11. For the treatment of inflamed gums it is necessary to mix aloe crushed with water 1: 1 and infuse the resulting liquid for 1 hour, then heat it to a boil in a water bath and strain it. Rinse your mouth with this decoction.

In traditional medicine

Research and practical experience have demonstrated the effectiveness of Aloe Vera in Medicine. The pharmaceutical industry widely uses its useful properties in the production of medicines. The pharmaceutical industry widely uses its beneficial properties in the production of medicines:

  • infections caused by streptococci and staphylococci;
  • inflammatory diseases and radiation;
  • diphtheria and dysentery;
  • tuberculosis;
  • blood diseases;
  • purulent and infected wounds
  • ocular diseases;
  • Headaches;
  • bronchial asthma;
  • stomach and intestinal diseases.

In small doses, juice has a beneficial effect on digestion and has a reconstituent effect.

In homemade cosmetology

Aloe Vera contains a unique substance complex capable of activating the healing mechanisms of the human body. Its sap improves the elasticity of the skin, tensing it and delaying its aging.

In cosmetology, aloe is used thanks to:

  • Bactericidal and ant i-inflammatory properties that are used to treat skins with problems, eruptions, acne.
  • Its healing and regenerating properties, which are useful against cracks and other skin lesions, and are also widely used for the repair and rejuvenation of the skin.
  • Moisturizing and toning action, which improves firmness and elasticity.
  • Soothing action that quickly relieves any irritation.
  • Antifungal properties to eliminate dandruff and cure skin diseases.

Natural homemade cosmetics based on Aloe Nutre and hydrates the skin, with ant i-inflammatory and soothing properties. In addition, the available ingredients allow to prepare cheap and effective cosmetics adapted to the skin type. Thus, for example, the simplest tonic is a frozen aloe juice that cleanses the skin (contraindicated in cuperosi s-fine vascularred in the face-).

The freshly squeezed aloe juice can be used as a mask. It is applied to the face for 20 minutes and then washed with warm water. This mask is suitable for any skin type.

After applying a mask for withered and dry skin, made in equal parts of day moisturizer, aloe juice and olive oil, your face will simply shine with freshness and health.

Revitalizing facial masks are easy to make oneself with eas y-t o-get ingredients. For one of these masks, heat 1 tablespoon of honey and combine it with 1 tablespoon of aloe juice. This mask is universal: it serves any skin type.

How to use it in the kitchen

In the Slavic culture, neither the leaves nor the aloe juice are used in the kitchen. They are used (or added) to make mixtures of vitamins and drinks. For example:

  • Aloe juice with honey and wine is a general, topical tonic during the time of colds and viral diseases;
  • A nutritious mixture of 300 grams of honey, 500 grams of chopped nuts, the juice of 3 lemons and ½ cup of aloe juice will help the body weakened and exhausted after a disease. Take 1 tablespoon of dessert 2 times a day before meals.

Juice conservation

Freshly squeezed aloe juice without loss of healing properties stored in the refrigerator no more than 3 days. For longer storage, dilute the juice with alcohol in a proportion of 2: 1. Use Aloe juice to make an ointment based on vaseline or lanolina. You can also make ice that can be used later for cosmetic purposes. A nutritious mixture of 300 grams of honey, 500 grams of chopped nuts, the juice of 3 lemons and ½ cup of aloe juice will help the body weakened and exhausted after a disease. Take 1 tablespoon of dessert 2 times a day before meals.

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