This popular succulent plant grows wild in tropical climates and has been harvested for thousands of years (back to ancient Egypt!) for its many health benefits.
Aloe juice is slightly alkaline and may help offset stomach hyperacidity.
One study reported that consuming 2 tablespoons of aloe vera juice a day may help improve blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes (Phytomedicine: International Journal of Phytotherapy and Phytopharmacy). More research is needed in this area.
Aloe naturally contains vitamins, including B12, C, E and folic acid. It also contains small amounts of key minerals.
Consuming aloe juice can help increase the water content in the bowel, which helps with regularity and elimination.
Some people use aloe as a light skin moisturizer or makeup remover. Others use it to moisturize the scalp.
Aloe contains complex carbohydrates that make it a moisturizer when applied topically.
Nature’s Sunshine offers:
- Aloe Vera Juice—the juice from the inner leaf of the aloe plant
- Aloe Vera Whole Leaf Juice from the fresh, whole aloe leaf is filtered to remove intense cleansing components.
- Aloe Vera Gel is soothing and moisturizing and may help to support skin health. For topical application only.
- Freeze Dried Aloe capsules provide a powdered version of the inner leaf of the aloe vera plant. No refrigeration required.