The Healing and Nutritional Benefits of Aloe Vera


Aloe Vera is a very powerful tool in the fight against many diseases and medical conditions. This is plant looks like a cactus but belongs to the lily family (Liliaceae). Aloe vera is found in many supplements, gels, creams, lotions, ointments, shampoo and even drinks. Scientists have established that the gel of aloe vera contains over 240 nutritional and medicinal ingredients, including Vitamin A, B1, B2,B3,B6,B12,C,E and folic acid.  Aloe Vera has more healing properties than most plants or herbs on the planet!

Aloe Vera gel (the natural substance extracted from the Aloe Vera plant) is an excellent hydration for dry or damaged skin. A mixture of Aloe Vera gel and Olive oil can relieve the symptoms of Psoriasis dramatically. Mixing the two together and applying to the affected area will help with the pain of Psoriasis and assist in speeding up healing acting as a moisturiser with antibacterial properties preventing the skin from drying out and becoming itchy. This method is also very effective in treating : Acne, Chicken pox, Blemishes, Dermatitis, Inflamed skin, and Stretch marks. Be patient and consistent for best results. You won’t and can’t go wrong with using aloe vera as part of your acne skin care regime.

Aloe Vera is known to kill the fungi that causes Athlete’s foot and ringworm by 80%. The gel of Aloe Vera can be mixed with Tea tree oil to create an ointment and applying to the feet. Allow the feet to dry completely before any kind of footwear or socks are worn. Repeating this twice daily should clear up athlete’s foot within ten days. As an alternative Aloe Vera Foot Cream is widely available online.

The juice of Aloe Vera taken internally produces a strong laxative effect on the bowels for constipation. It encourages the bowels to move and helps with elimination if a person is constipated.  It has detoxifying power that allows the digestive system to work more efficiently and helps break down the nutrients in food. Chronic gastrointestinal disorders are often caused by a candida fungal infection of the digestive tract. Aloe vera has antifungal properties that work to obstruct candida and keep the digestive tract moving smoothly.

Enriched with Anti-Bacterial & Anti-cavity properties the aloe vera in tooth gels is used to cleanse and soothe teeth and gums, and is as effective as toothpaste to fight cavities, It nourishes, strengthens and protects teeth and gums whilst fighting plaque and whitening …aloe vera is thought to have some natural teeth whitening capabilities.Other oral disorders such as Candidiasis, Desquamative Gingivitis, all respond to Aloe Vera.

Aloe Vera is also a traditional medicine for : Asthma, Conjunctivitis, Herpes, Vaginal infections, Sore throat, Sties, Urticaria, Warts and much more.

Dogs similarly benefit from Aloe Vera. It can help soothe and heal dog skin allergies, flea bites, fungal infections and relieve eczema by applying a thin layer of aloe vera cream or gel to the affected areas. It is essential to consult a veterinarian before using Aloe Vera or any other herb on your dog.

It is advised to either introduce this houseplant to your home or to make sure the Aloe Vera product you are going to use is of such a high standard containing at least 90% ultra Aloe Vera ensuring you can be sure to take advantage of the many healing properties of this healing plant.

Before undergoing any aloe vera treatment, it is best to consult your healthcare provider.

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About Soul To Sole Uk Remedies

I have created this blog because I have an enormous passion and interest for nutrition, natural health, healing and herbal medicine. I believe in good natural whole food nutrition. I have a great knowledge of 6 years in the fields of herbal medicine and nutrition. I have been using herbal medicine and nutrition for a number of years and it has been a blessing to my health and the health of those around me. Author, writer, owner of six blogs. Lifelong animal lover also studied animal care and have had the honour to own and love a variety of pets. Fulltime mother, health care professional, blogger, multi-tasker also practising Aromatherapy, Holistic therapies and Yoga. My goal is to introduce more comprehensive ways to use nutrition and herbal medicine to allow humans and animals the benefits of all viable systems of medicine. ..... ..... And so this blog was born :-) If you have any questions feel free to email me Follow Me on twitter
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