Is Aloe Vera Safe To Drink?

Aloe vera has a broad history of medicinal use—but is the gel or juice of Aloe vera safe to drink? Given the vast array of information available online, you can easily find arguments to support either side of any topic. My search on “eggs are good for you,” for instance, returns 246,000 results in praise […]

Aloe Vera and Acid Reflux

Millions of Americans, including young people, suffer acid reflux (also called heartburn and GERD -gastroesophageal reflux disease), a painful condition where stomach acid gets regurgitated up the esophagus and rises into the throat and sinus cavity. The result is a burning pain and discomfort, typically following a meal and especially noticeable when you bend over […]

Aloe Vera and Arthritis

Aloe Vera and Arthritis Aloe vera has been used as a natural healer for thousands of years. Many doctors have referred to the tropical succulent as the “first aid plant”. Most commonly known as a wound and burn ointment, aloe vera is also a natural treatment for arthritis. There are over 100 kinds of arthritis, […]

Aloe Vera and Cholesterol

Aloe vera has been used medicinally for thousands of years. Most commonly prescribed for burn wounds and digestive issues, aloe vera has also been shown to lower cholesterol. For many Americans who suffer from high cholesterol, which provokes heart disease, heart attack and stroke, aloe vera is a natural supplement (food). Cholesterol has a negative […]

Aloe Vera Gel and Diabetes

  23.6 million people struggle with diabetes in the United States. Diabetes is the fifth-leading cause of death and an underlying factor behind serious complications like heart disease, stroke, obesity and cancer. Aside from these life-threatening diseases, diabetes also contributes to a decline in one’s quality of life, sometimes leading to blindness and other vision […]

Aloe Vera on AIDS

  Potential Impact of Aloe Vera on AIDS Housed in the leaves of the aloe vera plant is a treasure trove of vital nutrients and minerals beneficial to the human body. Long-used to soothe skin burns and dermatological diseases, aloe vera has antibacterial and antifungal properties. Evidence also shows aloe vera’s potential to boost the […]